August 2017 Archive

Local women in semi-final golf championships

Nobleton Lakes Golf and Country club was host to The Executive Women’s Golf Association Semi Final Championship tournament this past weekend, and the beautiful sunshine and a pristine canvas of golf greens were picture perfect. Blue skies and the crisp morning temperatures welcomed approx. 100 enthusiastic ladies for the Semi-Final Championships in what was anticipated to be an exciting round of golf.

Many venues join Doors Open in King Sept. 23

  The King Township Historical Society is excited to partner with the King Township Heritage Advisory Committee in announcing the return of Doors Open King ...

King actor part of powerful Canadian drama

Good stories make for great TV drama. Canada’s organized crime is the subject of the City original series Bad Blood. The first screening of the mini-series takes place Sept. 1 at Fan Expo Canada in Toronto.

King hopes to create stormwater management plan

King Township will begin the process of creating a comprehensive stormwater management plan for the municipality. As well, councillors agreed to add a flood study component, and will look into the feasibility of a stormwater utility.

Humans are drawn to our home – the water

What is it that draws us to the water so? The water and lapping of the waves against the dock, or a boat skin, is soothing, almost medicinal. Some say it’s even maternal.

Council okays economic review

King councillors approved a request from staff to hire a consultant to review the Economic Development Strategy. Economic Development officer Jamie Smyth requested that council opt for the sole source contract, allowing MDB Insight Inc. to continue with their work.

GO ramps up commuter service this September

Local commuters will have more options on their morning commute next month as GO Transit expands its train service along the Barrie – Toronto corridor. Starting Sept. 2, there will be two morning train trip extensions from Maple to Allendale, and the length of the regular trains will be doubled from six cars to 12 to make the commute significantly more comfortable.

Muzzo, De Gasperis families make record donation to hospital

Two development powerhouses have teamed up to make the largest contribution ever to the Mackenzie Health. The $15-million joint gift from the De Gasperis and Muzzo families will help build the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. The De Gasperis and Muzzo families, separately and together, have a long history of philanthropy, including many contributions to Mackenzie Health.

Mulroney seeks nomination

Discussing the issues – Stephen Lecce with Caroline Mulroney, candidate for nomination in York–Simcoe, at Coppa’s in King Township. They met to discuss what matters ...

King Township Food Bank open Saturday

This Saturday, August 19th, marks the regular monthly Distribution at three centres across King. The Centres are open from 9–11 a.m. to distribute to registered ...

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