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King’s Official Plan review moving along

The review into King’s major planning document is moving forward at a steady pace.

King man charged in fatal collision that claimed three children

There has been an outpouring of support for a Brampton family devastated by the loss of four family members.

Country Run supports clean water

The Anglican Parish of Llloydtown hosted its fifth annual Schomberg Country Run on Saturday with close to 100 participants, raising money for the town of Pikangikum, Ontario through the “Clean Water for the North” program. Photo by Jake Courtepatte

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Australian farmers tour local farms

Cattle producers from Queensland, Australia got a first-hand glimpse into Canadian and American cattle operations recently.

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Local bounty abounds at Holland Marsh Soupfest

The largest soup-centred culinary event of the fall is fast approaching. The Township of King and the Holland Marsh Growers Association and The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury are once again presenting the Holland Marsh Soupfest Saturday, Oct. 3 at Ansnorveldt Park.

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Keeping residents safe aim of fire open house

Family fun awaits at the annual open house sponsored by King Fire & Emergency Services. But what’s more important is the information and lessons learned may just help save a life.

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Book launch showcases majestic Eaton Hall

The majesty of King’s Eaton Hall was in the spotlight last week, as some very special guests gathered to turn the page of the next chapter of this historic landmark.

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Move over TIFF, get ready for Food Bank’s Sip & Savour

Hot on the heels of the Toronto International Film Festival, King Township is hosting its own star-studded affair.


Pioneer gets the most out of its worker bees

The tireless honeybee is one of nature’s most impressive creatures. Bees bring us liquid gold and man has fostered a unique relationship with these tiny workers. It’s a relationship that must weather any storm, or anything nature throws at you.

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Event marks 400th anniversary of expedition

King Township has entered the history books by marking a special anniversary. Last week, La Société d’histoire de Toronto and partners are commemorating the 1615 Brûlé-Wendat expedition with a re-creation of their journey along the Toronto Carrying Place Trail from Samuel de Champlain's monument in Orillia to the mouth of the Humber.

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Refugee session inspires King residents

We have all been shocked and horrified by the news reports of the world’s burgeoning refugee crisis, most recently focused around the situation in Syria that is causing a mass exodus into neighbouring countries and Europe.

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Local teen touches lives around the globe

The middle class in Canada takes so much for granted. In fact, we don’t think twice about water and sanitation. And yet, the bulk of the developing world would see a well, a visit to a doctor or a school as godsends.

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Student reflects on one-of-a-kind experience

Collaborating with teens and finding the importance of remembrance were the lessons learned by one King student during a recent European excursion.


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Ex-Cougar sinks Schomberg with hat-trick

It wasn’t the most welcoming sight when forward John Gage returned to the same ice as the Schomberg Cougars, this time in a white, yellow and green Alliston Hornets jersey.

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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Rookie Jays are provincial champions

The Aurora King Rookie level Jays took their game to the highest provincial level and came out the victors after dominating the competition.

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Kitchener comes from behind to stun King City in Ontario Cup thriller

The King City Royals and the Kitchener-Waterloo under-16 teams took similar paths to the girls Ontario Cup finals on Sunday, both finishing on top of their divisions in round-robin play.

CDS athlete commits to OHL Ice Dogs

Last Thursday night, 17--year-old Christian Mitri left the Meridian Centre ice in Niagara as the star of a major junior hockey camp.


King City teen races to motocross titles

The first time Nick Denniston got behind the handlebars of a motocross bike was at the tender age of three. Thirteen years later, his experience and dedication is paying off in the form of hardware. The Country Day School student recently dominated the field in the Parts Canada TransCan Grand National Championships, held Aug. 12-15 in Walton, Ontario.

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