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Dew Street development moves ahead

A development proposal on Dew Street in King City has undergone significant changes since it was first introduced last year, but some residents are still concerned about how it will affect the established surrounding community.

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Municipal leaders, candidates, pledge support for greenbelt

Municipal leaders and candidates in the coming election, have put pen to paper, pledging their support for the environment. Politicians and others across the greenbelt gathered in Toronto recently and launched the 2014 Municipal Election Greenbelt Pledge. The goal is to add one million acres to Ontario’s greenbelt and create a protected “Food Belt.”

Offer input into the future of transportation in King

Come out for the second round of public info sessions concerning the King Master Transportation Plan next week. Do you care about improving road safety ...

Cornhuskers eye playoff berth

The Nobleton Cornhuskers split their games last week, but are still aiming for a spot in the playoffs in the North Dufferin Baseball League. Here, Troy Mcloughin slides home during the loss against Bolton Sunday. Photo by Jeff Doner

General News

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Special guests, rare guitar highlight the annual Cruise for the Cure

The area’s largest outdoor car show and star-studded event is coming to King Township July 20. The 4th annual Cruise for the Cure car show and family festival raises money and awareness for Prostate Cancer Canada and the Alzheimer Society of Ontario. It’s likely one of the best shows in the country and if you visit only one car show this summer, make it this one.

King Township elevates status with modern marketing tools

King Township residents fully understand the qualities and benefits of the place they call home. And now, more will know about this gem in the northern GTA, thanks to a couple of recently published Township booklets.

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Tiny ‘superhero’ is battling the odds

Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes. Schomberg’s Abigail Eveson is only one year old and she already has a sidekick, her three-year-old brother Charlie. And let’s not forget the “dynamic duo” mom Becky and dad Craig.

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Entrepreneur Helga Schmidt keeps the dream alive

Mothers have a boundless capacity to love, and give advice. Great-grandmothers are among the wisest people on the planet. King Township’s Helga Schmidt has all of these qualities, and just a little bit more.

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It’s never too late to steal the show

With his starring role as Fagin in Villanova’s musical theatre production of Oliver!, senior student Mark Polese undeniably stole the spotlight at the Richmond Hill ...

Learning opportunities abound at ASK Festival

ASK Festival King invites you to change up your summer with new learning opportunities at the Festival workshops, July 10-26. This year’s Festival workshop offerings ...

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King roots anchor local band Elmer’s Lane

When close friends get together, fun usually ensues. When friends with talent combine forces, the results can be amazing.

Trustee wants to continue contributions to education

Peter Adams-Luchowski knows about being a mentor. The former teacher and trade school advocate wants to continue making a contribution to education in York.

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Inaugural King City Craft Beer and Food Truck Festival a big hit

“King-palooza” or “Kingstock.” These were terms tossed around by visitors to Saturday’s successful King City Craft Beer & Food Truck Festival.

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King resident honored by American society for solar innovation

Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, George Westinghouse, Willis Carrier, the steam engine, the Panama Canal and King Township’s John Hollick.

Sports

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King’s Badcock dominates jumpers at Caledon events

A King equestrian is on a tear. Neil Babcock, competing after recent heart surgery, has come back with a vengeance. Babcock was a star at the Caledon Pan Am Equestrian Park as it wrapped up its second phase of the Caledon Premier on Sunday.

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Cornhuskers have a chance to make the playoffs

At the start of the season, the Nobleton Cornhuskers senior men’s baseball team set out with the goal of making the North Dufferin Baseball League playoffs. With just six games left in the regular season, they have a solid chance of reaching that goal, currently sitting in seventh place with 16 points.

Township, Villanova explore field partnership

King Township and Villanova College are joining forces to investigate a mutually beneficial deal.

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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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Mission trip to Honduras a family affair

Joined by some friends, the Orlandi family of Nobleton is heading to La Ceiba, Honduras on a mission to build a house for a single mother and her five children at the end of the month.

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Annual relay attracts hundreds

The Oak Ridges Trail Association had a fantastic showing for its eighth annual Moraine Adventure Relay Race, with 35 teams and hundreds of participants in this year’s competition last weekend.

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Inaugural Friends of We Care tourney raises $3,000

Brent Morning (front) joined by former Olympic skier Brian Stemmle and members from Friends of We Care just before tee-off at Kettle Creek last week. ...

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