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Bid for Nobleton plaza raises concerns

Residents are concerned a new commercial plaza proposed for Nobleton will not fit in with the quaint character of the community.

Neighbourhood Networks to add King to its umbrella

King Township is the last piece to the puzzle in a large-scale non-profit network that will bring together all municipalities of York’s N6.

Creatures thrill youngsters

Kids were given the chance to meet a number of reptiles, including Gizmo (pictured), at Schomberg Public Library on Thursday. The event held by Reptilia in Vaughan was just one of many things happening at King Township’s three library branches over March Break. Photo by Jake Courtepatte

General News

Parade of Horses program looking for artists

King will be home to several horse statues this summer, and local artists are encouraged to jump on the bandwagon and lend a hand.

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Elementary school kids reach for the stars

While space may be the final frontier, for elementary students in Bolton and Virginia, it’s gotten a lot closer. St. Thomas Moore School in Arlington, Virgina, and Bolton’s St. John Paul II Elementary School have teamed up to build, launch and monitor a micro satellite.

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Precision Arms meets the needs of consumers

Precision Arms is renowned the world over for its resident gunsmith, and the venerable King business is just as astute when it comes to outfitting outdoor enthusiasts from head to toe.

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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.

King councillor praises farmers, stresses importance of plan review on TV show

As the province launches its 2015 review into the Greenbelt and Oak Ridges Moraine plans, the subject got a boost on national TV recently from a King councillor.

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Visitors meet King’s four-legged residents at 11th Farm Tour

From young emus and piglets to well trained horses, visitors to the 11th annual Farm Tour Saturday got a glimpse into a wide variety of agricultural operations.

King trying to meet bylaw enforcement challenges

Enforcing municipal bylaws is a challenge. Residents may be quick to criticize the Township, but King has upped the ante in 2015.

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Remarkable journey to the fire hall

We never want to see a full equipped firefighter at our front door, but we take comfort knowing they’re only a few minutes out. But for little Timmy or Suzie, they look up to the men and women in uniform in so many ways.

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Resident’s family has grown immeasurably

Family journeys are as unique as its members. For some, it’s a rather uneventful path, but for others, the journey is quite remarkable.

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Lloyd finds her niche as a volunteer firefighter

A desire and commitment to be part of a life-saving community team is what drives members of the King Fire & Emergency Services.

Sports

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Juvenile Red Wings a tie away from OMHA Championship

The Juvenile Schomberg Red Wings have been close to tasting OMHA gold for over a week, but so far it’s only left a sour taste in their mouth.

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King City’s Moyer gets a taste of international snowboarding competition

It’s been a whirlwind of a winter for King City-born Haili Moyer, a 17-year old snowboarder looking to make her mark in the expanding sport of snowboard cross.

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Lam takes gold in provincial skating championship

King City’s Jordan Lam is quickly establishing himself within the provincial skating community, earning his second first-place finish in competition in just over a month.

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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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Hundreds of supporters for Schomberg charity pond hockey

Two pieces of local history are closer to being back on the road after a charity pond hockey tournament raised thousands of dollars for repairs.

Villanova freshman takes home OFSAA swimming bronze

Brooklyn Wodehouse, a freshman at Villanova College in King City, demonstrated just how much of a powerhouse she is in the pool last week with ...

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CDS Cyclones cap off perfect season with CISAA Championship

In a regular season that saw Country Day School dominate from start to finish, the Cyclones took home the Senior Boys’ DII CISAA championship in a 6-4 win on Friday.

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Nobleton Taekwon-Do takes medals at tournament

Six members of Nobleton TKD, participated for the first time Feb. 21, at the 7th annual Legacy TKD tournament, run by Master Facciolo in King City.

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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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