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King fine-tunes its transportation master plan

King Township’s long-awaited Transportation Master Plan (TMP) is going back for some last-minute fine-tuning before getting its stamp of approval.

Magna site plan coming

Magna Internation has filed a zoning amendment application with the Township of King regarding their new headquarters just west of King City.

Gas leak forces evacuation

Students at Nobleton Public School had some unexpected excitement last week.

Colour Run at Nobleton P.S. a hit

Nobleton Public School held its first Colour Fun Run on the weekend. The fundraiser was a huge success, attracting hundreds of participants. It helped the school raise money for computer equipment. Photo by Jake Courtepatte

General News

Enjoy the 165th Schomberg Agricultural Fair

The 165th Schomberg Agricultural Spring Fair returns with the theme “Past, Present, Future - 165 and Still We Thrive.”

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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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King’s ‘Diva in the Rough’ holds 1940s-style CD release event

Laced with nostalgia, King’s “Diva in the Rough” Catherine Hughes will take us on a sentimental journey during her upcoming CD release gala.

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Nobleton garage sale raises funds for a cancer centre

  Victoria Day went out with a big bang for the Pink Tree Foundation Charity Garage Sale held in Nobleton. Masses of people swarmed in ...

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Berger and Lotus gear up for guide dog walk

A Nobleton woman has a special buddy, affectionately referred to as “the tank.” But he’s not a former linebacker – he’s the key to her mobility.

Street names celebrate King’s identity

Five new street names in a King City area subdivision celebrate the municipality’s heritage.

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KCSS foursome win gold for slam poetry

King City Secondary School is known throughout the region for its sports teams – soccer, basketball, and of course the infamous football team. But this year there was a new team in the mix, called the King Royals.

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Volunteers are the heart and soul of King

King’s steadfast volunteers are very heart of this municipality.

King resident spearheads hemochromatosis awareness, holds golf tourney

Hereditary hemochromatosis, is tough to say. It’s iron overload. It’s an iron metabolism disorder common in people of northern European descent particularly whose forefathers came ...

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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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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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Senior boys’ rugby team wins gold

The Country Day School’s Senior Boys’ Rugby team crowned an undefeated season with a championship win over Greenwood College. It was the first Senior Boys’ CISAA championship in eight years and the first in the Sevens competition.

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CDS Rugby girls earn 11th consecutive CISAA championship

Pushed to the brink by a Trinity College squad desperate to end a dynasty, the Country Day School girls’ rugby team was able to pick up their 11th CISAA title in a row over the weekend.

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Teams come together for tournament to honour slain officer

Const. Garrett Styles loved to play baseball. He was a seasoned pitcher, playing with the Newmarket Baseball Association for many years. But in the early hours of June 28, 2011, Styles was killed in the line of duty following a routine traffic stop in East Gwillimbury.

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Spray Lake Watersports gearing up for a big summer

    King’s aquatic jewel is preparing for a jam-packed summer lineup. Spray Lake Watersports and Activity Centre opened its doors in the summer of ...

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Spring varsity baseball season in full swing in King

With spring in bloom, King’s varsity athletes have moved from the rink to the diamond to kick off the 2015 baseball season.

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International Bocce tournament at Seneca in the books

Circilo Richiardi celebrates a well-placed shot in the bronze medal game against the Sacred Heart Crusaders on Sunday at the 2015 International Special Olympics Bocce ...

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Schomberg man cycles to conquer cancer

For Jason Ortepi, charity has taken on a number of meanings, from exercise, to rehabilitation, and most importantly, philanthropy.

Special guests at 2nd charity golf challenge

Community support and special guests are combining to make the 2nd annual Charity Golf Challenge a success.

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A Parade of Horses is coming to the region

The world is coming to the region for the Pan Am Games this summer and the equestrian industry is gearing up for the world-class show.

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