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Council approves 2.97 per cent tax increase

King Council approved the 2015 business plan and budget Monday after a little tweaking.

Proposed York budget calls for 3.79% hike

York Commissioner of Finance and Regional Treasurer Bill Hughes tabled the draft four-year Business Plan and Budget. It includes approval of the 2015 budget of ...

Enjoying winter activities

Despite our rather unpredictable weather, winter offers a host of fun activities. Parker, 7, enjoys some snowshoeing through the King Trail at Seneca College with his parents. The site offers 14 kilometres of groomed cross-country trails. Photo by Jake Courtepatte

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GreenScience offers the ultimate organic waste recycling process

Our planet was never designed to accommodate seven billion people. So, the onus is on all of us to ensure our sustainability. When a piece of trash or organic garbage leaves our hands, it’s out of sight, out of mind.

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Author sheds light on divisive ideologies

William Gairdner is fearless. He’s a risk-taker and a bit of a daredevil. Gairdner’s thrills don’t come from skydiving or bungee jumping, but rather from elevating the level of frank discussion of important issues.

Neighbourhood Network eyes expansion into King Township

A seven-year anniversary is not a particularly important milestone for most organizations, but most organizations aren’t Neighbourhood Network.

Cold Creek strategic plan released; input sought

The future looks bright for one of King’s most precious natural resources.

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Passion, commitment run deep in fire service’s ranks

Passion and commitment to the community run deep within the ranks of the King Fire & Emergency Services. The municipality, and its most precious commodity – its residents – are well served by the large volunteer team of firefighters, some considered the cream of the crop in this part of the province.

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Local author publishes slew of fiction books

Our lives are filled with incredible, unforgettable moments and people. Capturing the essence of our journey and sharing it with others is what makes our roller coaster rides enjoyable. And for King’s Frank Watt, there’s a reason for his longevity.

ASK making 2015 a banner year

Teri Hastings and the board of King’s venerable arts organization is aiming high, promising to make 2015 a banner year.

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Documentary will reveal ‘The Other Side of the Hero’

It’s all about revealing the true face of humanity and all of its frailties. Heroes are all around us. Remove their stiff outer shell and perhaps you can catch a glimpse of “the other side.”

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Cougars set up interesting finale to GMOHL season

As the Georgian Mid-Ontario Hockey League season winds down, the standings remain as unforgiving as ever.

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Schomberg atom reps start the playoffs with a win

In an exciting series opener on Jan. 25, the Schomberg atom rep team started their playoff series against Newcastle Stars with a 5-0 win.

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Eric Lamaze unstoppable in recent competition

Eric Lamaze, mounted on Artisan Farms LLC’s Fine Lady 5, is presented with a $3,000 bonus from Jennifer Ward on behalf of SSG Gloves for ...

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Schomberg Red Wings win juvenile Silver Stick title

As a result of winning the Regional Silver Stick tournament on Dec. 7, 2014 in Lucknow, the Schomberg Red Wings juvenile hockey team advanced to ...

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Plasa steals the show in shutout over rival Aurora squad

In what was mostly a goaltenders’ battle at the Nobleton rec. centre on Saturday afternoon, the Knights’ Matthew Plasa came out on top for his team.

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Social leagues crown 2014 champions

For the King Curling club, 2014 has come to an end but not without crowning the first half champions in the club’s Social Leagues.

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Local tennis player makes his mark on historic tournament

King City’s Christian Lakoseljac took the doubles title at the recent Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships.   It was just the right mixture of athleticism and ...

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