March 15, 2017 · 0 Comments
Agricultural interests in York and King are being brought to the forefront, thanks to work by York Region officials. The Regional Municipality of York, with the support of the York Region Agricultural Advisory Liaison Group, is developing an agriculture and agri-food strategy to provide direction for the long-term growth of the agricultural and food production sector in York Region.
York Region is taking the lead on trying to secure federal funding to boost internet services in rural areas like King Township. York’s Committee of the Whole last week approved a staff report to seek federal funding through the government’s Connect to Innovate Program. The plan in York is to expand the broadband network in King, Georgina, East Gwillimbury and Whitchurch-Stouffville through a massive, 175-kilometre network.
Backed by “exceptional leadership,” King Township is well on its way to creating a comprehensive, up-to-date Fire Master Plan that will guide it for the next decade. King councillors received an update from Darryl Culley, a consultant with Emergency Management & Training Inc., regarding the plan’s progress.
Picking up momentum locally, federal Conservative candidate Maxime Bernier made a stop in Nobleton Tuesday afternoon, during a tour of the area. Bernier paid a visit to venerable landmark Nobleton Feed Mill, joined by owners Alf and Dave Budweth. Bernier was also greeted by Mayor Steve Pellegrini.
One of King’s newest parks was recently crowned with a provincial award for its innovative design. Tasca Park in Nobleton was named the winner of ...
King Township and its lead cultural group – Arts Society King (ASK) – are working towards a concrete partnership. Council recently endorsed staff’s recommendations to pursue a more formal agreement with ASK, to take the traditionally informal partnership to a higher level.
Continuity and riding the wave of momentum will be key to the King Chamber of Commerce’s success in 2017. That message was delivered by Tom Allen, president-elect, at the Chamber’s AGM held at the Cardinal last week. Sustainability, and continuity with a solid core of board members will give the Chamber a solid footing to build on past successes, and create new partnerships.
Police have charged a 20-year-old man with attempted murder, following a shooting on King Road last week.
Speeding through subdivisions and the coming improvements to Nobleton’s core were the hot topics at the year’s first “Meet the Mayor & Ward Councillors” night held last week at the Nobleton Library.
A Richmond Hill man died following an early morning collision on King Road. Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following this fatal collision.Next Page »