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‘Priceless’ volunteers honoured in King

King’s priceless volunteers were honoured for their valuable efforts Thursday night. The Township’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Night was held in the packed Performing Arts Centre at The Country Day School in King City. The mayor and councillors handed out 13 awards to committed and dedicated volunteers who contribute to improving the quality of life in the community.

Nobleton Victoria Day festivities May 23

Come join in the festivities on Monday, May 23 starting with a spectacular parade of marching bands floats, classic cars and more. It starts at ...

Blair Day was named King’s Citizen of the Year, at last week’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Night, held at The Country Day School. This is one of the most special nights of the year, when Township officials and residents have the chance to honour those who volunteer and contribute selflessly to their communities. Photo by Angela Gismondi

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Area poised to become ‘Canada’s Horse Country’

Local residents are keenly aware of the importance of the equine industry in this region. It’s much more than a sport or a hobby. Led by a passionate and talented group of equine experts, Headwaters Horse Country is poised to become nationally significant, with a goal of becoming “Canada’s Horse Country.”

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Group from China tours local farm

Local agricultural operations attract attention far and wide, even from as far away as China. King City area farmer Tom Dobson spent part of last Wednesday showing his operation to a group of students from Soun College.

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Schomberg family urges Province to reinstate autism program funding for children over five

Schomberg parents are fighting to get their autistic son the treatment he needs to improve his quality of life.

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Space opening up for private enterprise

We are living in exciting times. There’s a new space race taking place across the globe, one that will engage the public as we move forward together into the final frontier.

King Fire Master Plan is in the works

King Township, in keeping with its desire to have comprehensive strategies in all areas, has given its approval for preparing a Fire Master Plan.

King City businesses identify needs at forum

Marketing businesses in King City and revamping its core are on the minds of local business owners.

King takes next step in its MOVE

The Township has taken the next step in moving its municipal offices.

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Rexlea Jerseys earn Master Breeder honours

There’s a lot of star power at a Schomberg area farm. In fact, it’s home to some international celebrities.

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Mathews plans record-breaking Moraine trek

Completing a marathon is a lofty goal, and one that’s on many people’s bucket list. But a marathon a day, for an entire week? That’s the challenge Kelly Mathews has created for herself. She’s put together the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail 300km hike (ORMT300), to raise money for both the Oak Ridges Trail Association and Seneca College’s King Campus expansion.

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Kingscross becoming the most sought-after community

The word is out. As much as King residents may want to keep this oasis in the GTA all to themselves, discerning home buyers are eyeing an exclusive area near King City for their dream homes.

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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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‘Younger, smaller’ CDS rugby girls still finding success

The Country Day School girls’ rugby team of 2016 has picked up exactly where they left off in 2015: winning game after game.

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Spray Lake welcomes summer season

Time flies when you are having fun – especially on the water! Adam Noyek, co-owner of Spray Lake Watersports and Activity Centre, sits back in ...

Local diamonds are packed for AKBA’s second season

It has been no secret that the resurgence of the Toronto Blue Jays has made a lasting impact on minor league ball. Jose Bautista’s epic bat flip and the Jays’ thrilling 2015 season has inspired a new generation of players across the country, with local organizations feeling the pressure to provide for such large numbers.

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Schomberg cyclist raising thousands annually to conquer cancer

As an eight-year participant of the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, Jason Ortepi has seen some amazing sights. Ortepi recalls seeing one female participant some years that stands out from the crowd – she had only one leg and rode a specially-made tricycle.

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Nobleton Taekwon-Do doubles medal count

Students from Nobleton Taekwon-Do (15 Old King Rd) participated in the annual Legacy TKD Charity tournament held in King City recently. The well run event ...

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King City tennis star leaves the junior ranks a champion

What a way to wrap up a junior career. Christian Lakoseljac has cemented his name as a champion of the future in the tennis world, earning both singles and doubles national titles in Markham last week at the U18 Indoor Junior National Championships.

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