Despite concerns about costs and time schedules, King councillors okayed preliminary design work on the second phase of sewers in Nobleton.
The Restoration Classic Pond Hockey Tournament held Sunday at Spray Lake was a huge success. The weather cooperated and teams took to the ice, all in support of raising funds to help restore two antique fire trucks owned by the Schomberg firefighters. Photo by Jake Courtepatte
The official launch of the 2015 review of environmental legislation has all groups fully engaged in this important process.
Leaders at a King animal sanctuary rallied the troops once more, saving some magnificent horses from the worst fate of all. Dog Tales staff visited an auction Saturday (Feb. 28) that is frequented by “kill buyers” who purchase horses that are put to hard labour or go to sale for slaughter (meat).
The simple fabric patch on a firefighter’s sleeve is a badge of honour, a signal they’re willing to put it all on the line for someone else. Their sense of duty runs deep, no matter where they serve.
In an effort to make the King Township Museum and property a hub of the community, it’s getting a face lift and name change.
Nearly 30 years ago, Don Walker, an eight-year employee of General Motors, prepared to leave the company to strike out on his own.
A King native has received a prestigious honour for contributing to modern learning techniques.
The looks on their faces says it all. Residents of a remote area of the Dominican Republic, as well as migrant workers, praised God for the donations they received.
Abigail Eveson is exceeding all expectations. This sentiment doesn’t come from her pre-school teacher about her latest report card. It comes from world-class cardiologists and specialists at Toronto’s SickKids, who are cautiously optimistic that Abby will beat the odds one day soon.
The public is not shy about coming out and airing their concerns. More than two dozen citizens came out swinging at the first Meet the Mayor and Ward Councillors’ night of the new term, held last Tuesday night in Nobleton.
Blood is thicker than water. Just ask Dave and Alf Budweth, volunteer captains with King Fire and Emergency Services. The Budweths have been serving their close-knit community as local entrepreneurs and “community firemen” for decades.
The stage is set for the final act of the Georgian Mid-Ontario Hockey League season.
In a regular season that saw Country Day School dominate from start to finish, the Cyclones took home the Senior Boys’ DII CISAA championship in a 6-4 win on Friday.
Six members of Nobleton TKD, participated for the first time Feb. 21, at the 7th annual Legacy TKD tournament, run by Master Facciolo in King City.
Chelsea Ricci-Martire and Connor Woolsey both returned to King with medals from the 2015 Special Olympics Ontario Winter Games in North Bay. By Jake Courtepatte ...
Seven young athletes will get the chance to represent King City in the Provincial Starskate Championships next month after owning the podium at the Central Ontario level.
The hosting organizations of the 2015 International Special Olympics Bocce Tournament announced on Friday that York Region will host the tournament at Seneca’s King Campus this spring.
The atom A Knights attended the Toronto Aeros winter Challenge Tournament in Toronto last weekend, holding strong as a team to become victorious.
Development threats to rural King are everywhere but hardly more critically at the moment than in the area of the East Humber River valley lands ...
We recently had a community meeting about the new community park that is to be constructed east of Nobleton School in one of the new ...
I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to the many people and organizations who contributed to The Nobleton Christmas Drive this ...
As King Township Food Bank enters its 10th year of helping others make ends meet, we celebrate the significant community support that allows us continued ...
In 2002 we considered ourselves among the most fortunate to have found a comfortable home on five acres in beautiful, rural King Township. What ...
I am writing to thank the men and women who so kindly gave up their free time on Saturday, Dec. 13 to clean up the ...
Thanks very much for your coverage of the grand opening of the new nature trail at the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Goldie Feldman Nature Reserve ...
Canada will have legislation governing physician-assisted suicide, ending decades-long debates about the touchy subject of euthanasia.
Children. Seemed like such a good idea we had three of them. What were we thinking?
Well, there you have it. You might not believe that the planet is continuing to warm, especially if you are living along the northeast coast of North America right now, but 2014 is absolutely the warmest year on record! How do I know this to be a fact? NASA and their Goddard Institute for Space Studies said so.
A community’s strength is its ability to look after its older adults – safely and with compassion.
Nihil fit ex nihilo – Nothing comes from nothing.
“I'd rather die standing, than live on my knees.” That 2012 statement by Stéphane Charbonnier, editor of the satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo, was a compelling battle cry, and the tragic murder of him, his staffers, and two policemen in Paris on Jan. 7 guaranteed its place in the modern democratic liturgy. He was willing to die a martyr for the sacred principle of “free speech,” and he did.
Taxpayers deserve accountability. And they deserve an open, frank explanation of where their money goes.
Every year our esteemed local politicians and staff set about a laborious and delicate task of creating a multi-million-dollar game plan for this municipality. Regardless of the upper-level expertise, it’s never easy and the process is fraught with hurdles, pitfalls and ramifications.
People love a juicy conspiracy theory. From the assassination of JFK and the moon landings to Elvis, people cling to their beliefs.
After gazing into my green crystal ball, and consulting with several legitimate scientific organizations (like the mythical anchor William Duncan McAvoy on The Newsroom, I protect my sources) I can pronounce with more certainty than a long-term Weather Channel forecast, the top environmental issues of 2015.