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Council pleased with Magna proposal

Magna International has taken the first step in bringing its global headquarters to King.

ASK Summer Festival has arrived

    The ASK Summer Festival is here again! This year’s festival, planned for Saturday, June 27 through Thursday, July 9,  is celebrating 10 years ...

Elvis spotted at car show!

The King joined a field of classic automobiles for the Father’s Day “Let’s Rock ‘n Roll MS Away Car Show,” held at the Schomberg Fairgrounds. The second annual event was another success. The army of volunteers pulled together an amazing family day. Photo by Mark Pavilons

General News

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Five-figures raised for charity at Hickstead Park grand opening

Schomberg’s Hickstead Park, named after Canada’s most successful show jumping horse, held its grand opening on Saturday to a large crowd of families and supporters.

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Diva entertains the ‘troops’ at CD launch

Time stood still and radio listeners were lulled by a local songstress, during the recent Diva in the Rough Radio Hour. “Wireless without a net,” a 1940s-style CD launch event, drew visitors to the Kettleby, Pottageville Lions Hall. King’s Catherine Hughes belted out several classics of that time period. Accompanied by Don Guinn, who tickled the ivories, Hughes provided two flawless sets, sprinkled with stories, anecdotes and jokes that only the Diva could deliver.

Celebrate Canada Day in Kettleby

King’s Canada Day celebration takes place July 1 in Kettleby Park. Bring the family and join them for games, hotdogs and birthday cake served up ...

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Events, monument help mark church’s 100th

The neighbourhood church has been a focal point of our communities for generations. They were the gathering place, social venue and distribution centre for all major community events and activities.

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BamBoo getting to where they want to be

Members of BamBoo have undergone some self-realization. And this personal epiphany of sorts has led to the indie band’s newest album, one that could pave the way for future success.

King’s comprehensive efforts are paying off

King Township has spent a great deal of time and effort creating well crafted master plans and strategies. It’s all in an attempt to help plan for the future and make King attractive to prestige employment.

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Schomberg Horticultural Society celebrates its 80th anniversary

Since its inception on April 12, 1935, the Schomberg Horticultural Society has been an integral part of King Township.

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Join discussion, film about famous ‘SHIFT’

Hearing the word SHIFT, do you immediately think of a job schedule, or maybe a tectonic plate upheaval?

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Sustainability not just a catch phrase in King

King Township is serious about its long-term sustainability. The term could almost be synonymous for this idyllic place at the edge of the largest urban centre in the country.

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Mysteries of Eaton Hall unearthed by author

The history of Canada’s power elite is as colourful as you can get. The legendary Eaton Family’s contributions to our history are well documented. There’s no denying their role in the shaping of our province and our nation.

Sports

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Gould wins prestigious OMHA award

A King volunteer was one of five deserving recipients recognized for outstanding contributions to minor hockey in Ontario.

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Spray Lake opens season with wake competition

The Roots Wake Series made their first stop of the season at Spray Lake in King over the weekend, hosting the best wakeboarders and wakeskaters Ontario has to offer.

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Charity golf tournament sends kids with disabilities to camp

A crowd of 70 golfers took to the links at Kettle Creek Golf Club for the second annual Charity Golf Challenge, in support of Friends of We Care.

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Lamaze, Foster, Candele, Millar all named to Pan Am Team

Yann Candele of Caledon, Tiffany Foster of North Vancouver, BC, and Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, have been named to the Canadian Show Jumping Team for the 2015 Pan American Games to be held from July 10 to 26 in Toronto.

MacLennan leads York-centered trampoline team at Pan Am Games

As thousands of athletes prepare to tackle just under 50 different disciplines at the Pan Am Games in Toronto this summer, the Canadian trampoline team is thriving with local talent.

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KCSS football player signs with University of Windsor

For King City Secondary School slotback Cody Knights, football is about more than just what happens on the field. He has chosen to suit up for the University of Windsor Lancers in September, not only for the up-and-coming football program, but for the personable people that represent it.

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Women’s softball league opens in King

With a ceremonial pitch from King Councillor David Boyd, the inaugural season of Queens of King softball has opened.

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CDS graduate ready to lace up for Canada in FIFA World Cup

Under the tutelage of a budding Canadian junior women’s soccer program, Adriana Leon grew up watching Christine Sinclair lace up the boots for Team Canada for three straight FIFA World Cups.

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