February 2017 Archive

Putting the brakes on proposed hockey merger

First and foremost, we would like to thank the executive for everything that they have done so far with respect to the merger of our ...

Acquisition of former Christian school site a big win

King Township’s acquisition of the Holland Marsh Christian School is a big win for everyone. Councillors voted to approve the move and accompanying staff report recently. The deal closed Feb. 10.

Juvenile Red Wings moving on

Chalk up another series victory for the Juvenile Red Wings. To no surprise, Schomberg is once again in the OMHA semi-final round, the fourth straight year reaching the top four in all of Ontario.

Speeding, core improvements top the list at Nobleton meet & greet

Speeding through subdivisions and the coming improvements to Nobleton’s core were the hot topics at the year’s first “Meet the Mayor & Ward Councillors” night held last week at the Nobleton Library.

Richmond Hill man killed in King collision

A Richmond Hill man died following an early morning collision on King Road. Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following this fatal collision.

King Township hockey organizations open merging process

King is one step closer to a jointly-run King Township minor hockey rep program for next season. Executives from both the Schomberg Minor Hockey Association and NobleKing Minor Hockey Association last week approved last a motion to merge the two programs at the representative level, creating one organization for all of King Township.

Robotics team Tecking 6046 in full swing in King City

Students from King City Secondary School Robotics Team  Tecking 6046 attended Kingbridge Centre for the 2017 FIRST Robotics Canada Kick-off “Steamworks” Jan. 7. This is ...

We can, and do, help change the world

It is possible to change the world. In fact, it’s being done, little by little, in every corner of the globe. I just returned from Mission Team 2017’s humanitarian adventure in La Higuera in the Dominican Republic. This work trip is an annual campaign led by St. Michael Catholic Secondary School in Bolton and Father Goetz in Mississauga.

Few homes added to heritage registry

Adding a handful of homes on Keele Street to King Township’s Heritage Register met with mediocre success recently. Township staff and heritage committee members recommended 13 properties along Keele in King City, given their significance in the community. After opposition from homeowners, only five were added to the Register.

Permits drop in King in 2016, but values rise

The amount of building permits and municipal revenue may have dropped in 2016, but the value of construction has risen. King councillors received a report recently highlighting permit activity in 2016.

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