February 2018 Archive

Town, Region, TRCA support New Oak Ridges Moraine park proposal

King Township is “ground zero” in the next phase of the battle to protect and preserve the Oak Ridges Moraine. This time, however, unlikely allies ...

Community rallies to help local family

The community is coming together in support of one of its own. The Scruffy Duck in Schomberg is the scene of a fundraiser for Marjolaine Alexandre, who sustained serious injuries in a car accident recently.

Juvenile Rebellion open OMHA campaign with a win

The Juvenile Rebellion are off on the right foot in their attempt to reach their fifth OMHA championship in a row. Opening the 2017-18 provincial campaign on Sunday against the Bradford Bulldogs, the Rebellion earned a decisive 7-4 victory to take the lead in the first round series.

King Christian School marks its 75th

From one teacher and 19 students, to a staff of 19 responsible for the education of 130 students in a new facility, King Christian School ...

The fire of love needs to be constantly stoked

Love is the predominant theme of the human condition. It’s what makes us humans unique in the universe. Love may be all we really need, but some sweets now and then are pretty good, too.

Zero doesn’t really mean zero

As I read the Feb. 8 edition of the King Weekly Sentinel, I did so with a great deal of skepticism and incredulity. There were ...

Staff, public concerned about plan for 88 homes

A plan for 88 homes near King City drew concerns from both Township staff and residents. Bushland Heights Ltd. is looking for amendments to both the Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw to permit their plans for 88 detached homes, east of Jane Street and north of King Road. The applicant is looking for relief to increase residential density and reduce environmental buffer zones on the property.

Road works, taxes topics explored at Nobleton forum

The first the “Meet the Mayor and Ward Councillors” gathering of the year was held Feb. 6. Residents joined Mayor Steve Pellegrini and Councillor David ...

Reader questions intentions of Bill 139

One has to question the Provincial government’s motivation with its new legislation, Bill 139, “Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act 2017,” wherein it plans ...

A better me through self-hypnosis

How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb? Only one, but the bulb has to really want to change! Joking aside, if you think about this, it’s a fundamental truth about human nature and yes, change. We all have the power, determination, strength and intelligence to strive, achieve and work towards our goals. Sure, some are harder than others, and some may seem impossible.

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