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Council bans heavy trucks on municipal streets

January 9, 2019   ·   0 Comments

King council has toughened up its parking regulations, banning oversized trucks on municipal roads. Councillors approved staff recommendations and a bylaw amendment to ban the trucks.

YRP posting names of those charged with impaired related offences

In an attempt to curb a continuing problem, York Regional Police are posting the names of people charged with impaired driving related offences.

King won’t close Toll Road

King Township wants alternatives to closing Toll Road. Councillors didn’t buckle to a request by Metrolinx to close Toll Road, and instead, want to explore other options. Councillors also felt Metrolinx was being a little presumptuous in asking the municipality do close the road to meet their requirements.

Cougars tame Terriers in home win

 Slowly but surely, the Schomberg Cougars are clawing their way back into the Provincial Junior Hockey League picture. The Junior C club picked up three ...

Townhouse development moves ahead

A proposed multi-unit townhouse complex in King City has moved one step closer to reality. King council gave their approval in principle, and amended the zoning bylaw to permit the planned 60-unit townhouse complex on Keele, just north of Station Road.

Impaired charges laid in August fatal in King

More than four months after a tragic accident in King, charges have been laid. York Regional Police investigators charged a 23-year-old Newmarket man with numerous impaired-related criminal charges stemming from a fatal four-vehicle collision in August, that claimed the life of a young girl.

Inaugural launches 2018-2022 King council

With all the pomp and ceremony fitting a regal event, officials christened King’s new building, and its new council Dec. 3. Local business owner Rory MacKinnon piped in the King Fire & Emergency Services Honour Guard, that led the procession into the council chambers.

York police find results disappointing

Over the past week, 25 impaired drivers were removed from York Region roads in another “disappointing week of enforcement efforts,” according to police. So far ...

Provincial government lauds $50,000 grant for Schomberg rejuvenation

Main Street in Schomberg is getting a huge boost to the village’s revitalization project. King-Vaughan MPP Stephen Lecce made his first announcement in Schomberg on Friday since assuming his office in Queen’s Park in June, announcing a $50,000 grant towards the project.

Province launches environmental plan at Cold Creek

Ontario’s new environmental plan will meet global reduction targets without “picking the pockets of taxpayers.” King’s rural topography drew officials from Queen’s Park last week, to officially launch the new Preserving and Protecting our Environment for Future Generations: A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan.

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