May 2016 Archive

Police Services Board gives green light for new police station in King City

King is one step closer to having its own police station. At the annual Regional Chair’s Luncheon, hosted by the King Chamber of Commerce at The Manor in King City this past Monday, Regional Chair Wayne Emmerson, announced the Police Services Board had authorized a lease agreement be executed with the Township of King for office space for the new station.

King discusses campaign contributions

King councillors, sparked by a motion from Debbie Schaefer, debated the pros and cons of political campaign funding sources, at times, leading to some heated exchanges.

Conor Swail takes two events at Equestrian Park

Conor Swail enjoys his visits to Palgrave, with good reason. He was victorious recently in the $50,000 FEI Jumper Classic at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, riding Dillinger. And that came after a successful afternoon, when he won the $35,000 FEI Open Welcome aboard Grafton. That performance narrowly beat the second-place combination of Swail and Cita.

‘Diva’ headlines song-filled fundraiser for church

Residents can help maintain a local landmark and enjoy a spring concert this Saturday in Kettleby.

Thermal Concepts rolls out the red carpet for customers

We take great pride in our homes. When we invite service professionals into our homes, it’s nice to know they take great pride in their work. An HVAC company, owned by a King resident, literally rolls out the red carpet, treating customers with utmost respect. Customer service, actually listening to clients, is the key to success, according to Joe DiDonato, owner of Thermal Concepts of Concord. Now in its 16th year, Thermal Concepts has a solid reputation of quality service and products.

Densities no longer the ‘elephant in the room’

King councillors are warming up to the idea of increasing densities in new residential development. After hearing from the Township’s consultants, who are leading the review of the Official Plan, councillors felt more at ease with the recommendations that densities in King be increased to seven units per hectare, particularly in expanding King City.

Nobleton zoning bylaw moves closer to fruition

Planning policies for Nobleton are nearing completion. King planning staff presented the draft Nobleton Zoning Bylaw to council recently. Staff will put the finishing touches on the plan, reviewing all public and agency input provided.

Lefties have a better chance of surviving the Zombie Apocalypse!

I’m referred to as “awkward, gauche, sinister” all because I’m a southpaw.

King trampolinists gain competitive edge heading into Rio

Two of King Township’s high-flying Olympians will have at their disposal a training device owned by only two other countries, thanks to a fund for developing high-performance athletes.

‘Younger, smaller’ CDS rugby girls still finding success

The Country Day School girls’ rugby team of 2016 has picked up exactly where they left off in 2015: winning game after game.

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