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Mulroney seeks nomination

August 15, 2017   ·   0 Comments

Discussing the issues – Stephen Lecce with Caroline Mulroney, candidate for nomination in York–Simcoe, at Coppa’s in King Township. They met to discuss what matters ...

Cross Canada for the 150th Birthday Party

When our Humberview grad got his acceptance to the cooperative program in Engineering at Waterloo, we realized that this could be our last summer holiday ...

Mindfulness Reflection Group in King

A new, 8–week Mindfulness Group for Youth and Adults who Experience Anxiety, Depression and Pain Management, will be starting in King, led by Mary Ventrella. ...

MPAC provides assessment details

King Township is supporting the Country Day School’s push for traffic signals in front of the prestigious private school. Councillors passed a recommendation to inform York Region they support the CDS request for immediate installation of the signals, at the school’s expense.

King City resident wins $100,000 with ENCORE

Giuseppe di Mambro of King City said “yes to ENCORE” for the June 16, 2017 Lotto Max draw, and won $100,000. He matched six of the ...

Township reserves bolstered by surplus

A surplus from King Township’s 2016 operating budget has been put into reserves. King’s 2016 audited financial statements were received by councillors recently. The 2016 operating surplus came to $817,405.

Priestly celebrates Canada’s 150th

Employees at a King company came up with a unique idea of showing their national pride. Priestly Demolition invited its 350 employees to design a Canada 150/Priestly t-shirt. The winner, Nuno Vitorino, received $150 for his efforts, along with bragging rights. He came up with the winning idea.

King City and Schomberg have new zoning bylaws

Long-awaited planning documents have now been approved for both King City and Schomberg. King councillors approved the new zoning bylaw for the villages at the June 26 council meeting. Councillors were pleased to see this come to fruition. Consultant Bobby Gauthier, from consulting planners MMM Group, noted there have been many revisions to the zoning bylaw and they were driven by key issues – core area zoning, the character of established neighbourhoods, and a special policy area around the King City GO station lands.

Historic take-off for Global Odyssey

As Canadians gathered to celebrate a milestone national birthday, history was in the making for King Township. The crew of C150 Global Odyssey, led by Kingscross resident Steven Dengler, took off from National Helicopters bright and early Saturday morning. Dozens of supporters, sponsors and King residents gathered to witness the start of this historic adventure – a first in Canadian aviation.

Heavy downpour causes widespread flooding

The recent heavy rains have created some headaches for Township staff and King homeowners. The downpour last Thursday night and Friday morning saw roughly 89 millimetres of rain, as measured at a King public works yard.

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