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Mayor, councillor acclaimed

King Township’s mayor has been returned to office, without a campaign being waged.

Asnorveldt residents struggle with ‘blockade’

The road closure due to the construction of the Dufferin Street Bridge near Asnorveldt has created some concern among local residents.

Intersection improvements spark debate between councillors

A report on a sidewalk streetscaping and improvement project at King Road and Keele Street in King City sparked a debate between two councillors at the Aug. 25 committee of the whole meeting.

Bringing smiles to kids’ faces

Smile Cookies are back at Tim Hortons and 100% of the sales will go to local charities. Nobleton franchise owners Len and Rita Mizzoni have offered their proceeds to the Nobleton Kids’ Christmas Drive, founded by Mary “Mimi” Buchanan (front). She’s worked tirelessly to help local children for the past 20 years. Joining them were local supporters and council candidates. Photo by Mark Pavilons

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Streb tosses hat in the ring in Ward 2

Another candidate has entered what appears to be the hottest race in this year’s municipal election campaign.

Buscema jumps into the Ward 2 foray

A community minded resident has entered the race in Ward 2.

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Distinguished academic, East Gwillimbury native seeks federal Liberal nomination

A York academic hopes to bring a fresh, new perspective to federal politics. In fact, Liberal candidate Shaun Tanaka hopes to help restore voters’ faith in the federal government.

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ASK Adventure Car Rally offers new views of King Township

Arts Society King has designed their first-ever fundraiser, but it is no black-tie dinner.

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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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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.

Sports

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Alliston Hornets spoil Cougars home opener

Looking to rebound off their best finish in a season since 2003, the Schomberg Cougars kicked off their regular season last week in the 2014-2015 Georgian Mid-Ontario Junior C Hockey League.

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Royals win silver in Kia Cup event

The King City Royals 1999 Girls team took part in the first-ever Kia Cup and gain a silver medal.

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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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Local physiotherapy clinic a leader in athlete concussion management

With the Ontario minor hockey season hiting the ice, once again the topic of player safety becomes an issue.

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Hundreds of cyclists roll through King for charity

Anyone in downtown King City Sunday morning may have encountered groups and groups of avid cyclists in their top-of-the-line cycling outfits and aerodynamic helmets.

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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.

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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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