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Seneca College seeks bylaw amendment to expand King Campus

Seneca College is asking King for a little help in facilitating their expansion plans.

David Boyd running for Ward 2 council seat

Nobleton resident David Boyd has announced he will be a candidate for the Ward 2 (Nobleton) seat on King Township council in this fall’s municipal ...

King Fire and Emergency Services takes on Ice Bucket Challenge

King firefighters dumped buckets of ice cold water on themselves to raise money and awareness for ALS.

Ice Bucket Challenge

Fire Chief Jim Wall douses his colleagues during Saturday’s Ice Bucket Challenge, in support of the ALS Association. The local members of King Fire and Emergency Services raised more than $2,000 for the cause. Photo by Angela Gismondi

General News

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King City resident Amanda Piron making huge impact in A&W’s Cruisin’ to End MS

Amanda Piron took part in the A&W Cruisin’ to End MS campaign. She’s seen with the A&W Root Bear.     By Brittany Spencer People ...

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A day for James fundraiser

The Oak Ridges Retirement Community hosted a fundraiser recently for a very deserving youngster.

King’s taxes in line with GTA neighbours

King may have the distinction of having high residential taxes, but the truth is the local rates are reasonable, when stacked up against other GTA municipalities.

Nobleton brothers tour Europe with band for third year

The world is our oyster, it’s been said. And two Nobleton brothers are opening all they can get their hands on.

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Nobleton family brings goodwill and baseball to Honduran community

Last month, the Orlandi family of Nobleton embarked on a missionary trip to the north shores of Honduras to give the locals two of their passions: philanthropy and baseball.

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Salon and Spa D’Alba an oasis in King City

Stepping through the doors of King City’s Salon & Spa D’Alba is like entering a secluded oasis, protected from the hustle and bustle of everyday living.

Giant teen art program coming this fall

Local teenagers will get some first-hand mentoring by top-notch artists, thanks to a new, massive art project.

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Resident helped put Canada in the space game

Many people reach for the stars. For a King City man, his handiwork has been to space and back. Right now, far above us, the fruits of Jim Middleton’s labours are operating aboard one of mankind’s greatest achievements – the International Space Station.

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Local musician Cynthia Tauro emerging as key talent in Jazz community

Cynthia Tauro, a Schomberg resident and graduate from King City Secondary School, is quickly emerging as an inspiring local talent within the community. The young jazz pianist and vocalist is completing a degree in Jazz Performance at Carleton University in Ottawa after she was awarded an admission scholarship for her many musical talents.

Sports

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Rosie MacLennan finishes atop the podium in Pan Am qualifier

The top trampolinists from across North and South America converged on the Hershey Centre in Mississauga last weekend looking for a spot at the 2015 Pan Am Games.

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King golfer wins title at Copetown Woods

Junior golfers were treated to one of the newest championship courses in south-western Ontario when the Boston Pizza-presented Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s two-day tournament at Copetown Woods Golf Club in Copetown, played Aug. 23-24.

KTBA teams fare well in season-closing tourney

The 2014 KTBA season wrapped up with a year-end tournament in Aurora.

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Howard wins Synoil cup, Graham takes open

U.S. Olympic gold and silver medalist Leslie Howard topped an international starting field to win the $100,000 CSI2* Synoil Energy Services Cup at the CSI2* Summer Festival held Aug. 6-10 at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park in Palgrave.

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Rosie MacLennan takes home double gold in Canada Cup competition

King City’s own Rosie MacLennan continues to shine on the world stage, winning double gold at the Canada Cup recently in women’s trampoline.

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Local 10-year-old rides for Parkinson’s cure

For the second year in a row, King’s Nat Bannister participated in the 370-kilometre “Pedaling for Parkinson’s” ride in Parry Sound. The purpose of the ...

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Work progresses on Hickstead park in King

King’s Hickstead Memorial Park is getting some improvements, thanks to a decision by council recently.

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Women’s football league launched

CCWFL players are joined by Premier Kathleen Wynne and Vaughan MPP Steven Del Duca. By Jeff Doner   When Nobleton resident Aaron Ellis’s daughter, Tianna, ...

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