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Public weighs in on updating King’s official plan

The Township is looking to gather public input for King’s new official plan.

Developers react to proposed hike in development charges

The development community in King is concerned about the proposed increase in development charges (DC).

Township presents ‘Walking School Bus’

King Township is trying to safeguard the safety of Schomberg students through its new “Walking School Bus” program.

Fire station open house

To mark Fire Prevention Week, the Schomberg station opened its doors to the public last Thursday night. Visitors of all ages got a chance to meet their local firefighters and watch some interesting demonstrations. Fire Chief Jim Wall helps this youngster use a hose. Photo by Mark Pavilons

General News

Strategic plan for Cold Creek in the works

Cold Creek Conservation Area is one of King Township’s natural resources.

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Local businesses highlighted with plaque presentations

Four of King’s successful businesses were honoured with the King Township Spotlight on Business Plaque Presentation Sept. 22.

Tema tells first responders – ‘you are not alone’

While suicides of front line emergency personnel are making the headlines, the deep-rooted issue still hasn’t fully surfaced.

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Holland Marsh Soupfest draws record crowds

A nice, crisp fall day enticed visitors to the annual Holland Marsh Soupfest, enjoying the best of local produce.

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King offers up its own unique brew

The smell of fresh coffee is one of the most recognizable scents on the planet. For coffee drinkers, there’s nothing like a good cup of java.

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CDS honours Terry Fox and one of its own with a splash of colour

While every Canadian family has been touched by cancer, the Country Day School “family” found this year’s run to hit especially close to home.

King City Councillor Candidate Ward 5 :: Chris Gafoor

Ward 5 candidate wants to inspire and engage

A political newcomer wants to engage the public, reflecting the future generation of decision-makers.

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King company ushers in the future of UAVs

There are simply no limits to what technology can offer society these days. In fact, a King-based business likes to think the applications for its aerial platforms are “infinite.”

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Scotiabank opens its doors in King City

Scotiabank has christened the newest commercial development in King City.

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Financial manager wants Ward 5 council seat

A political newcomer wants to help get King’s financial house in order.

Sports

Cougars hit their stride, pick up fifth win in six games

The Junior C Schomberg Cougars have moved into a position as a contender in the Georgian Mid-Ontario Hockey League, turning their poor start around for a successful run over the past few weeks.

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Steve Franjic ready to defend his undefeated pro record

A professional boxer and Schomberg business owner, “Silent” Steve Franjic has his hands busy this year in the ring and in the kitchen. The 6’3”, light heavyweight orthodox fighter takes to the ring Nov. 15 at the Hershey Centre in an international battle against a relatively unknown Roberto Santos from Mexico.

Team Pink Tree w Township of King, Mayor Steve Pellegrini, and Ward Councillor Peter Grandilli

Home Run for the Cure bats cancer out of the park

Cancer can be a terrifying journey and no one should have to go at it alone. On a mission to help those in need, the ...

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Villanova in top 10 Terry Fox Run fundraisers

Students take off at the start line at Villanova College’s annual Terry Fox Run last Friday. Now in its 10th year, the run has raised ...

Nobleton’s Sam Walker shines at interprovincial equestrian championships

After three days of competition against 70 determined athletes from across Canada, Team Ontario brought home the hardware from the Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships, which took place from Oct. 3-5 in Blainville, Quebec.

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NobleKing Knights team up with local dentist to protect athletes’ teeth

Hockey parents in the Nobleton area can rest easy, knowing their athlete’s pearly whites are in good care behind custom-made mouthguards this season.

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Rosie MacLennan shines as ambassador for 2015 Pan Am Games

King City’s own Olympian Rosie MacLennan took to the court at the Mattamy Athletic Centre on Monday, showcasing her slam-dunk skills with the help of Toronto Raptor Greivis Vasquez.

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