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King residents facing increased costs for water, waste water

Water has never been thought of as a pricey commodity. The cost of water is getting hard to swallow for King residents, who will be faced with some substantial increases over the next few years.

Utility hikes drive user fees up in King

Rising hydro rates are the driving factor for King’s user fees. Councillors approved increases which take effect Jan. 1, 2016.

Santa visits King City

Christmas came a bit early to King City Saturday, thanks to the efforts of the annual holiday event, put on by the King City Business & Community Association. Santa was a big hit and he posed with youngsters for photos. Photo By Mark Pavilons

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King scientist exploring the fundamentals

We are often encouraged to see the big picture, but the answers to some fundamental questions are found at the microscopic level.

King For Refugees holding meeting

There are many in King who would like to contribute something or give our time and talents toward helping a refugee.  King For Refugees (KFR) ...

Township puts local businesses in the ‘spotlight’

Recognizing the contributions of local businesses was in the spotlight at King council recently. The mayor and councillors recognized four local companies during the 2015 Spotlight on Business presentation.

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Colourful Ta Lii Towels raising the bar

Lisa Iafrate is leading a very colourful life lately. And she wouldn’t have it any other way. In fact, she’s having the time of her life, but her version is thinking, planning, marketing and pitching her products, 24/7.

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Chamber honours its dedicated businesses

Business in King Township is wonderful. With that sentiment, the King Chamber of Commerce honoured a handful of local businesses during the annual Business Awards Gala, held at Nobleton Lakes last week.

RBC Foundation announced a $300k donation for mental health initiatives at Seneca's King Campus. (Photo courtesy of Seneca College) (CNW Group/Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology)

Seneca and RBC collaborate to champion mental health in York Region

Seneca College celebrated a $300,000 gift from RBC Foundation for mental health initiatives at its King Campus. RBC Foundation has pledged $150,000 to fund the ...

King is most regulated in the GTHA, study says

While King Township is growing quickly, this municipality is the most regulated in the Greater Golden Horseshoe in terms of new home construction.

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Properties to receive heritage designation

Two King Road properties that have defined the streetscape for more than 100 years, will carry a heritage designation.

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Monument helps mark church’s 100th

A lasting reminder of our roots now sits proudly on Church Street, in Schomberg. St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Schomberg is marking its 100th anniversary this year and the congregation gathered Sunday to unveil its new monument.


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Cougars’ road struggles continue over weekend

Vince Michelizzi stopped 35 of the 40 pucks he faced against the Stayner Siskins on Sunday, but the team could manage only a 5-5 tie. ...

Bantam Red Wings take consolation final in home tournament

It was a successful weekend for the home squads at Schomberg Minor Hockey’s annual Novice/Bantam Red and White Tournament.

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Speed skaters converge on Trisan Centre for regional meet

For the third year in a row, the King Speed Skating Club played host to the Ontario Speed Skating Association Central Ontario Meet at the Trisan Centre on Saturday.

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King Lions run away with YRAA Tier 2 title

King City Lions, we hear you loud and clear. A heartbreaking final week loss to move down to the YRAA’s consolation bracket was an anomaly – the Lions proved they deserve to be among the top football programs in York Region after another blowout victory to claim the Tier 2 title on Saturday.


Shortill shines in first season with Alouettes

Heading into the final week of the Canadian Football League, Nobleton’s Nicholas Shortill is in only his eighth year of playing football. The King City Secondary School graduate, now a Montreal Alouettes linebacker, only joined the Lions football program in his Grade 10 year. Now, the second-round draft pick is fresh off his best game of professional football yet, filling in at middle linebacker due to injuries against the Edmonton Eskimos and recording a week-high 11 tackles.

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NobleKing peewee Knights strike gold

    Congratulations to the NobleKing peewee A team as they captured the gold medal at the Can/Am Challenge Cup in Lake Placid, NY Oct. ...

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 28: Daniel Carcillo #13 of the Chicago Blackhawks holds the Stanley Cup Trophy during the Blackhawks Victory Parade and Rally on June 28, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

King City’s Carcillo announces retirement from NHL

After nearly a decade of journeyman hockey, Dan Carcillo has hung up his skates on the heels of his second Stanley Cup victory.

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