March 2017 Archive

Growth plan riddled with holes

I read with interest the Neptis Foundation’s recent report concerning the loopholes within the provincial Growth Plan and wondered why it has taken Neptis so ...

Novice Knights capture Simcoe title

NobleKing Knights Novice LL2 were victorious as they brought home the Simcoe Region Local League Champion title. In a hard fought battle against the Lefroy ...

King Township Food Bank seeks fundraising director

King Township Food Bank is seeking an energetic and passionate volunteer to lead its fundraising. This is a working role, and well suited to a ...

Marsh Muckers tie up the laces for annual fundraiser

It’s that time of year again, when the King Marsh Muckers don their running shoes to raise funds for Southlake Regional Health Centre. Teams also ...

Top regrets should motivate us all

As human beings, regret remains as one of our frailties. That being said, we can avoid the host of emotions associated with regret if, in fact, we leave no stone unturned in our lives.

Plans for Nobleton strip mall moving forward

Responding to input from residents, the proponent of a Nobleton strip mall has made substantial changes and improvements to the design, making it much more palatable. King council hosted a public meeting on a bid by Condor Properties to amend the zoning bylaw to rezone the lands to permit the commercial operation.

King supports York’s Internet funding initiative

Teaming up with York Region will help fill some gaps in Internet service across the region. King Township officially voiced its support for York’s move to seek millions in funding from the federal government’s Connect to Innovate Program. The plan in York is to expand the broadband network in King, Georgina, East Gwillimbury and Whitchurch-Stouffville through a massive, 175-kilometre network.

Earth Day aims to preserve, conserve, renew

The year was 1969. I was in my second year of teaching in Canada when an American environmentalist named John McConnell proposed a global holiday to celebrate peace, justice and the integrity of creation. It was named, simply, Earth Day.

King pilot’s historic adventure marks Canada’s anniversary, supports charities

A King pilot has combined his love of flying and adventure, into a very special goodwill trek part-way around the world. Kingscross resident Steven Dengler and his father Bob have created the C150 GlobalOdyssey (C150GO). It will be the world’s first Canadian around-the-world helicopter flight, and the first-ever father-son global circumnavigation by aircraft.

York Simcoe Express minor Atom AAAs win gold

Some local hockey players captured gold recently. The minor atom AAA team secured the gold medal game after a great performance in the round robin ...

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