Residents vocal in opposition to drive-through plan

June 6, 2018   ·   0 Comments

Residents in King City made it clear that a proposed Starbucks drive-through is not welcome in their neighbourhood. Increased traffic, congestion and safety were all cited as major reasons this drive-through would have a negative impact on the neighbourhood.

King-Vaughan candidates hash out the issues at events

Candidates vying to be the first MPP for King-Vaughan engaged in back-to-back discussions at two local events. The six candidates in King-Vaughan came together, thanks to the efforts of the King Chamber of Commerce and Concerned Citizens of King Township. These were informative, cordial discussions, with all candidates expressing a genuine commitment for constituents.

Former councillor Rupke passes away

The King community lost one of its long-time residents and former councillor. On Saturday, May 5, Jack Rupke unexpectedly passed away peacefully in his Holland ...

Candidates quick off the mark for municipal election

Several residents wasted no time in filing their papers for this fall’s municipal election. On the first day (May 1), four people registered. First out of the gate were Mayor Steve Pellegrini and Ward 6 Councillor Avia Eek.

Locke to carry the Green Party banner in election

The Green Party will be represented in the June provincial election. Greg Locke, King resident, local businessman and environmental advocate, has been named the candidate in King-Vaughan.

King’s political leaders provide bang for your buck

The salaries of civil servants and politicians often come under fire. But in King Township, residents are getting pretty good value for their tax dollars.

King’s promotion is paying dividends

More people from far and wide are “experiencing King.” The Township’s website, marketing and Experience King branding are paying off and boosting local tourism.

Amendment bid raises questions about land’s future

The possibility of some excess Magna lands being used for warehouses has created quite a stir among King residents. Magna International has applied for a zoning bylaw amendment to permit warehousing on a large swath of land it owns at the corner of King Road and Jane Street. Recently, Magna deemed the majority of these lands as surplus, save a portion in the northwest corner, reserved for its future headquarters. Magna has plans to sell off these surplus lands.

Community mourns loss of long-time editor and journalist Bill Rea

The Caledon community was shocked to learn about the sudden passing of veteran journalist, editor and resident Bill Rea. Rea, 60, passed away early Sunday morning at his home in Caledon, of an apparent heart attack.

CHATS Walk for Wellness supports seniors

CHATS (Community & Home Assistance to Seniors) will be hosting its 9th annual Walk for Wellness, with a $25,000 goal to support the programs and services our senior community relies on to live independently.

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