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Nobleton mother, son lost in tragic crash

January 15, 2020   ·   0 Comments

A vigil was held Monday to remember the Canadian, and York Region victims of last week’s horrific downing of a Ukrainian airliner in Iran. King Township joins communities across the country, mourning the losses from Ukraine International Flight 752. In all, 176 were killed.

Nobleton mother and son perish in airline crash

King Township’s Mayor Steve Pellegrini, councillors and staff were deeply saddened to hear about the Jan. 8 plane crash in Tehran that claimed the lives ...

Residents band together to bring Internet to Laskay

After facing the pains of slow speed and high overage rates, the community of Laskay pulled together to solve their own internet issues. The story began two years ago when Dennis and Tracy Prce were perplexed with the internet speed and the rates they were paying on data overage.

King City home grand prize of Princess Margaret lottery

A King City home is the record-breaking grand prize in the 2020 Princess Margaret Home Lottery. The 9,390-square-foot home on Elmers Lane comes in at $5.2 million, making it the biggest home prize ever.

Schulte gets direction from PM on ministry

King-Vaughan MP Deb Schulte will play an integral role in helping this country’s seniors. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released the mandate letters recently for all ministers, which outline their duties and responsibilities.

Applications set the stage for Nobleton development

The groundwork is being laid for a large development north of Nobleton. King council heard from representatives regarding two parcels of land in the vicinity of Highway 27 and Concession 9. Crisdan Holdings and TG Nobleton LP hope to one day develop the northwest quadrant of Nobleton. Staff will continue to review the applications in a coordinated manner and move them forward in a joint manner.

Increase in water rates necessary for cost-recovery

Water rates are going up again in King in 2020, and some residents aren’t too happy about it. A staff presentation at council Dec. 2 revealed the rate hikes coming in the new year are the result of a multi-year phased increase by the Region of York. Municipalities are being encouraged to make their water and wastewater services pay for themselves. Mandates from the Province have added to the burden, which is being passed on to homeowners.

King extends road work contracts to 2020

n keeping with its emphasis on road improvements, King council agree to extend 2019 contracts into the 2020 construction season. King okayed the extension for asphalt resurfacing and gravel to asphalt conversion contracts to Lisbon Paving Ltd. for roughly $2.9 million. The company agreed to guarantee its current rates through the 2020 construction season.

Azur Fit apparel demonstrates strength through quality

Success in the e-commerce world comes with many challenges. But for a Schomberg native, focus, strength and quality combined to sent Azur Fit apparel to new heights. The company, founded by sisters Erin and Ashley Ward-Williams, has grown exponentially over the past couple of years, to the point it’s set to blast into orbit, with a new launch coming Nov. 29 (Black Friday).

Hush blankets ensure comfort and a good night’s sleep

We are stressed for many reasons. People are now sleeping less than they did in the past, and sleep quality has decreased as well.

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