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Annual Terry Fox Run is this Sunday in King City

September 11, 2019   ·   0 Comments

King residents are helping to keep the hope alive by participating in the annual Terry Fox Run for cancer research. The King Township Terry Fox Run is on Sunday, Sept. 15 at Wellesley Park, King City (northwest corner of Keele Street and King Road). Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with an open start, any time between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a 2-km, 5-km and 10-km route that is bicycle, stroller and wheelchair accessible, dogs are also welcome but on leash only.

Skunk tests positive for rabies virus in King

The Regional Municipality of York has received confirmation a skunk has tested positive for the rabies virus in the Township of King. This is the ...

Municipal leaders share ideas to improve provincial requirements

Provincial and municipal leaders met to discuss simplying the process, at the recent annual conference of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario in Ottawa.

Firefighters host mixer Sept. 14

The Schomberg Firefighters Association, in partnership with Art Society King, is hosting a 19+ event called the Main Street Mixer at 214 Main in Schomberg ...

Municipal voices were heard at AMO conference

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference in Ottawa chalked up some huge wins for municipalities like King. King was well represented at the annual forum, attended by Mayor Steve Pellegrini and councillors Bill Cober, Debbie Schaefer, David Boyd and Jordan Cescolini. They hit the ground running at the conference, paying close attention to announcements made by provincial leaders.

King ranks 4th in top richest communities

While it’s no surprise to local residents, King has made the list of richest communities in the country. Maclean’s Best Communities in Canada ranked hundreds of cities across the country based on several categories, including wealth. Once heralded as the most affluent community in all of Canada, King sits at 4th.

Young artist impresses art-lovers

A young Schomberg artist is being praised for her passionate, colourful abstract paintings. And she has yet to celebrate her second birthday! While many toddlers show a liking for artistic endeavours, Gabrielle Wojtiw’s creations show something much more than childish scribbles. Gabrielle first started painting at 5 months when a family friend and artist gave her free reign of her workshop.

King adopts Parks, Recreation & Culture Master Plan

King’s newly adopted Parks, Recreation & Culture Master Plan will allow the Township to keep pace with population growth and meet recreational needs for its residents.

Schomberg artist releases new song

Following rave reviews of his first published song, a Schomberg artist has released his second original piece. Singer-songwriter Derek has been writing songs and performing for about two years and has released his own music to the public.

Schomberg Community Hall benefits from funding

Schomberg Community Hall will get some improvements, thanks to some federal funding. Deb Schulte, MP for King-Vaughan, on behalf of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of ...

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