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Accolades pour in for Henry Verbruggen

The community has lost one of its most engaged citizens. Henry Verbruggen, a mainstay of the Schomberg community, passed away last week. He was 64.

Ansnorveldt residents make concerns known

Ansnorveldt may be a small, quiet hamlet in northern King, but make no mistake, its residents are very engaged.

Volunteers gather to clean up King

Simon, Richard, Jeremy and Karen help collected trash at the Dufferin Marsh on Saturday, as the township hosted a community-wide spring cleanup. Environmental Stewardship Coordinator Mary Asselstine leans over the Dufferin Marsh sign.

General News

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Martin shares his passion for ancient rock carvings

Humankind’s odyssey is a remarkable one. It makes for some really good reading, if you can find some ancient texts.

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Resident creates life-size TARDIS on his property

We all like to get away from it all at times. For one resident, all he has to do is walk across his front lawn and be sent clear across the galaxy. Or at least that’s the idea. Alan Hart, who lives on Mount Wolfe Road on the Caledon-King border, created a full-scale replica of the TARDIS, an iconic piece of hardware from the long-running British science fiction show, Doctor Who. The TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space) is as recognizable as the starship Enterprise, but less cumbersome.

Council considers future N6 collaborations

There was a lot of discussion surrounding the current and future collaboration of the Northern 6 (N6) at the committee of the whole meeting March 23.

Mayors’ summit heralded as precedent-setting

Mayors in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) are a pretty astute and powerful bunch of political leaders, representing a substantial portion of the electorate.

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Longest-serving firefighter would do it all over again

We owe a great deal to our forefathers and all those who’ve laid the foundations of our communities.

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King Township supports little Abby Eveson

The Township of King believes in Abby.

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Engel & Völkers extends its service into the heart of York

Today’s home-buyers are a savvy group. Making the biggest investment of our lives demands a certain amount of quality and attention to clients’ needs.

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Labour of love results in beautiful creation

A King man’s two-year labour of love has resulted in a beautiful equine showpiece.

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Passion never wanes for long-serving firefighters

“I’m just a firefighter.” That humble sentiment says a lot about the commitment by members of the King Township Fire and Emergency Services.

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King’s ‘Diva in the Rough’ set to release CD

Wearing her heart on her sleeve, King’s singing sweetheart is set to pull on the heartstrings of music lovers with her newest CD release.

Sports

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Juvenile Red Wings take a joyride through Schomberg

It’s always nice to earn some recognition for your achievements, and for the Juvenile Red Wings minor hockey team, that recognition came in the form of a victory parade.

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King’s hockey champions help YSMHL to East/West Championship

Two of King Township’s regional champions can add one more piece of hardware to their successful minor hockey seasons.

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King City’s Chiovitti becomes synchronized skating champion on world stage

An influx of King City Skating Club success stories has culminated with a new world champion.

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Pellegrini earns snowboard bronze at B.C. Nationals

On the biggest stage of her life, young snowboard cross competitor Emma Pellegrini came through in the clutch to claim a bronze medal in national competition. “I started snowboarding when I was about seven or eight,” said Pellegrini, who turns 15 next week. “I moved to boardercross about five years ago.” Wanting to move out of the casual-snowboarder persona early on, the relatively new sport of boardercross jumped out at Pellegrini as a challenge to pursue.

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Schomberg Midget Reps are York-Simcoe AE champs

With the same determination shown by so many of our Red Wing Teams this year, the Schomberg midget reps recently captured the York-Simcoe AE championship.

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Former Cougar invited to Alaska Junior A summer camp

For some, chasing their athletic dream means travelling to the ends of the earth to do so.

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Juvenile Red Wings win OMHA championship

The Juvenile Red Wings were the final representative of Schomberg hockey on Saturday as the last team standing, and ended the 2014-15 season in dramatic fashion.

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Novice LL team wins York-Simcoe title

The Novice LL Red Wings are the Simcoe region champions!

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Schomberg novice reps win York-Simcoe championship

The Schomberg novice reps captured the York-Simcoe championship trophy.

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A Parade of Horses is coming to the region

The world is coming to the region for the Pan Am Games this summer and the equestrian industry is gearing up for the world-class show.

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