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New recreational facilities coming to King

Residents will enjoy a new, modern recreational facility in King, thanks to an agreement between Seneca College and King Township.

Celebrate Canada Day in Kettleby

King’s only public display of Canada Day fireworks will light up the sky at Tyrwhitt Park in the charming hamlet of Kettleby.  Starting at 6 ...

King City Lions boost Canine Vision

King City Lions donated $6,000 to Canine Vision Canada recently. This donation is enough to provide a sight-challenged individual with a guide dog. Lion David Ground presented the cheque to Bev Berger from Nobleton. Bev is now using her 4th guide dog provided by Canine Vision Canada.

General News

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TV star opens dance studio in Schomberg

Samantha Grecchi’s life so far has been “epic.” With a sky’s the limit attitude, Grecchi has decided to put down stronger roots in her home town, and become a business woman.

King secures conviction in large illegal dumping case

A Sharon man pleaded guilty in a Newmarket court to illegally dumping more than 40 fire extinguishers in a King Township ditch back in March. ...

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KCSS music program gifted with unique instrument

King City Secondary School band will have a new addition to their wind ensemble next school year. A graduate of the school in the 1970s presented a unique donation to the class at the band’s annual end-of-year performance, a didgeridoo he acquired while on a trip with the school as a chaperone in the 1980s.

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Buddy Bench unveiled at St. Mary school

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” No one need feel excluded or alone. With these sentiments, a small yet powerful gesture at a local elementary school can send ripples throughout the community.

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Morning & Sons backed by strong service

Honesty and integrity will take you a long way. Just ask Kettleby’s James Morning.

King residents want to shop locally, survey says

Almost 80 per cent of King residents try to shop locally whenever possible, according to the results of the recent ShopKING survey conducted by King ...

Enjoy home-cooked meals through Pops’ Kitchen

The best investment we can make is in our own wellbeing. Eating healthy meals together isn’t a luxury, but rather a necessity.

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Cavaleiro Farm ushers in a new era of cooperative farming

Our entire species is rooted in living off the land, and we can thank our forefathers for creating sustainable agricultural practices. You’d be hard-pressed to find a truly natural farm operation, but public interest has generated a place for the ecological farm.

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King’s Tahedl presents family exhibit in Austria

Human beings are unique in their imaginative forms of self-expression. Simply put, it’s who were are. To be free to create large canvasses and have them embraced by the public is amazing. King’s Ernestine Tahedl is living proof.

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Thermal Concepts rolls out the red carpet for customers

We take great pride in our homes. When we invite service professionals into our homes, it’s nice to know they take great pride in their work. An HVAC company, owned by a King resident, literally rolls out the red carpet, treating customers with utmost respect. Customer service, actually listening to clients, is the key to success, according to Joe DiDonato, owner of Thermal Concepts of Concord. Now in its 16th year, Thermal Concepts has a solid reputation of quality service and products.

Sports

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Soccer championships highlight Villanova spring season

The CISAA (Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association) season has come to a close, and with it comes some hardware for student athletes at Villanova College in King City.

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Five figures raised for camp charity through golf tournament

A sell-out crowd of 72 golfers hit the links at Kettle Creek Golf Club for the Charity Golf Challenge, raising the most money yet in its three year history to send kids with disabilities to camp.

Tessier shines in academics, sports and community work

A flood of memories, overwhelmingly good and inspirational, consumes the mind of Arielle Tessier these days. Still, there is something that stirs her emotions. Tessier knows the inevitable is not far off.

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Spray Lake Watersports a wakeboarder’s paradise

Calling all wakeboarders/skaters: Southern Ontario’s premier cable wakepark is once again open for business.

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Eric Lamaze Selects Fine Lady 5 as Olympic mount

Olympic Show Jumping Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, has selected Fine Lady 5 as his mount for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Conor Swail takes two events at Equestrian Park

Conor Swail enjoys his visits to Palgrave, with good reason. He was victorious recently in the $50,000 FEI Jumper Classic at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, riding Dillinger. And that came after a successful afternoon, when he won the $35,000 FEI Open Welcome aboard Grafton. That performance narrowly beat the second-place combination of Swail and Cita.

King trampolinists gain competitive edge heading into Rio

Two of King Township’s high-flying Olympians will have at their disposal a training device owned by only two other countries, thanks to a fund for developing high-performance athletes.

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