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Bylaw enforcement report coming

Resident complaints have led one King councillor to ask staff for some ideas on tackling bylaw enforcement.

New subdivision slated for Northcott Way

A new subdivision on the south side of Northcott Way in Nobleton has some neighbouring homeowners concerned about the potential impact it will have on their on their property.

Cougars in the hunt for title

For the first time in 12 years, the Schomberg Cougars have made it to the finals of the Georgian Mid-Ontario Hockey League. Here, John Gage (#19) leads the Cougars in post-season scoring with 14 points through 10 games. Photo by Jake Courtepatte

General News

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Magna’s Walker looks to the future as Canada’s CEO of the Year

Nearly 30 years ago, Don Walker, an eight-year employee of General Motors, prepared to leave the company to strike out on his own.

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Ground-breaking ESL textbooks recognized at New York gala

A King native has received a prestigious honour for contributing to modern learning techniques.

Students open their hearts during mission trip

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.

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Abby Eveson is exceeding all expectations

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.

Residents engaged in issues at Nobleton session

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.

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Budweth brothers are King Fire’s dynamic duo

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.

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Serving the public is Woolley’s ongoing mission

Cam Woolley is on a never-ending mission. If there’s a lesson to be learned, he’ll be the first to share it with the public.

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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.

Sports

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Cougars heading to GMOHL championship

The Junior C Schomberg Cougars are heading back to the Georgian Mid-Ontario Hockey League championship for the first time in 12 years.

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Special Olympians skate to the podium in North Bay

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 ...

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Pond hockey tourney in aid of classic fire trucks

The stage is set for the 2015 Restoration Classic Pond Hockey Tournament March 1. This tournament is being organized and hosted by the Schomberg Firemen’s ...

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King City skaters clean up at Central Ontario figure skating championship

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.

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Seneca College set to open international Bocce competition

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.

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Atom Knights claim tournament gold in Toronto

The atom A Knights attended the Toronto Aeros winter Challenge Tournament in Toronto last weekend, holding strong as a team to become victorious.

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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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