June 2013 Archive

New citizen’s group fights to protect the Oak Ridges Moraine

A newly formed citizen’s group has been formed in opposition to a proposed banquet facility in King, vowing to protect the sensitive Oak Ridges Moraine. ...

Speed limit reduced on township’s gravel roads

Members of King council have differing views when it comes to reducing the speed limit on gravel roads in the Township.

Efforts to prevent future Marsh flooding

Parts of the Holland Marsh were flooded May 25 with a rush of water from a breach in the dyke that protects it. Subsequently another breach on the morning of June 16 further overwhelmed the area.

Spend Canada Day in Kettleby

Volunteers and residents in Kettleby are helping to mark Canada’s 146th birthday. Gary Vogan, with the help of village volunteers, is staging the annual event ...

Annual garden tour showcases King’s well kept splendours

Undisturbed in several private oases, participants in the annual Schomberg Horticultural Society’s Garden Tour Sunday were treated to hidden gems.

ASK Festival King continues

Next week the ASK Festival King presents three highlights: an evening of cocktails and classical music,  the first of three Family Nature Days, and the ...

Local cyclist pedals across Canada

On May 11, 23-year-old David Koncan left his home on Nobleton on two wheels to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime trip that not many people have accomplished or even tried – David is cycling across Canada.

Moraine relay wraps up in King

The 7th annual Moraine Adventure Relay wrapped up in King June 15.

KTBA teams continue winning ways on the diamonds

It was a light week of baseball action but a successful one nonetheless for King Township teams as they garnered 3 wins against a single loss.

Eric Lamaze and Wang Chung Score Spruce Meadows Victory

Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze was in the winner’s circle after claiming the $40,000 ATCO Structures & Logistics Cup on Sunday, June 9, at the Spruce Meadows “National” Tournament in Calgary.

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