King Township buys former Nobleton Jr. school site for $5.5 million

May 8, 2019   ·   0 Comments

King Township has added an 8.4-acre property in Nobleton to its valuable inventory. Councillors voted to purchase the former Nobleton Junior Public School site from the York Region District School Board for $5.5 million.

Residents call for protection of Kingscross estates from intensification

Residents of Kingscross Estates gathered Sunday evening to object and protest the potential opening of a road linking Manitou Drive and two proposed new subdivisions ...

Best night of the year honours King’s volunteers

The atmosphere was electric as King celebrated the most important night of the year – the annual Volunteer Appreciation Night. The event lit up the new municipal centre and residents packed the venue to show their support our cherished citizens who give back.

Roberts runs for PCs in federal election

A local volunteer, engaged in her community, is carrying the PC banner in the upcoming federal election in King-Vaughan. Anna Roberts has spent the majority of her adult life giving back to the community and helping to affect change in a positive way.

Council approves 2020-22 capital budget

After receiving comments from King councillors, staff tweaked its capital budget, which was approved by council recently. The draft 2020-2022 budgets were presented to council in March and politicians directed staff to hold a working session with councillors. Concerns with specific projects were brought up at the April 1 session. From that, the total budgets for that time frame were not adjusted.

King Township takes over valuable archives

King’s archives are a rich source of documents for residents who want to find out more about this historic municipality. King council voted recently to take over the Archives from the volunteers at the King Township Historical Society. The archives will be operated out of the King Heritage and Cultural Centre on King Road.

Santorelli is new Chamber president

The King Chamber of Commerce has a new president. Well known King business owner and community supporter Angelo Santorelli, of Trisan Construction, takes over the lead of the local business association.

King reviewing streetscaping projects

Spring is in the air, and King Township staff are looking at ways to spiffy up local towns and villages. At a public meeting recently, Chris Fasciano, director of parks, recreation and culture, delivered a presentation on various improvements and streetscaping work across King.

York lauds subway extension

The Regional Municipality of York, together with York Region Rapid Transit Corporation, are thrilled to see a commitment from the Ontario government today of $5.6 ...

King businessman receives prestigious award

A long-time King businessman is simply doing what he loves. And for his passion and longevity, Jose Melo, of Allstone Quarry Products, received the Business Excellence Award from the Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business & Professionals (FPCBP).

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