December 2013 Archive

Ice storm mars Christmas celebration

This year’s Christmas celebration was anything but merry for thousands of residents across York Region.

King tables 2014 budget with 2.59% tax hike

King is looking at increasing property taxes by 2.59 per cent in 2014.

York approves its 2014 budget with a 1.54 per cent tax increase

York Region now has bragging rights for record-low tax increases over the past term. And that translates to a softer impact on homeowners.

King firefighters honoured with long service medals

Front-line emergency workers put public safety ahead of their own.

York Region made ‘significant progress’ in 2013, chairman says

The past year has been one of “significant progress” at York Region, according to its chair.

Separate board meeting challenges

Staffing and funding issues continue to challenge the York Catholic District School Board. Despite the challenges, the board is working on a strategic plan that will outline a four-year direction.

Cougars’ rise to the top a pleasant surprise

With so many new faces on this year’s version of the Junior A Schomberg Cougars, head coach Jim Egerton said he isn’t surprised that his team is fighting for a top spot, but he wasn’t so sure it would happen this quickly.

Skating duo finish 3rd

The King City Skating Club is proud to congratulate Lucas Kitteridge (KCSC club) and his partner Ceduna Magee, who placed 3rd in Novice Dance at the 2014 Skate Canada Challenge, held in Regina Dec. 4-8. The pair will move on to the National Figure Skating Championships on January 9-15, 2014 in Ottawa.

Re-evaluating our existence

Human beings constantly try to figure out this enigma known as existence.

Past year a very busy one at King Township

Happy New Year! The past year has been extremely busy at the Township.

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