Aurora and Newmarket have made details of their joint courtship to York University public. The two municipalities made their pitch to York on Thursday afternoon on why “Aurora-Newmarket” would be the ideal place for a new satellite campus for York and Seneca College.
Members of Aurora United Church are looking into their faith following Friday’s fire which gutted not only their spiritual centre, but also a building which has served as the spiritual home for generations of their families spanning nearly 140 years.
Easter services will continue as planned for parishioners of Aurora United Church. As plans for the future started falling into place, parishioners were overjoyed when demolition crews found their beloved hand bells virtually unscathed in the remains of a burnt-out closet.
As the fire raged in his spiritual home on Friday, Reverend Andy Comar never shied away from the positive. Holy Week, he said, always signals a sign of new life. What new life would come from the blaze which...
Aurora’s tennis players hoping to have a warm place to play tennis during the long winter months will have a while to wait yet as Council last week put the brakes on a potential tennis dome at Stewart Burnett Park.
Volunteers are spending this week practicing their hammer wielding and their skills around a paint roller, all in preparation of tackling Aurora’s first Habitat for Humanity build.
When Aurora Councillors signed off on the next steps to make the Town’s new Joint Operations Centre (JOC) a reality earlier this year, it was amid calls that those who opposed the project failed to offer solutions to their objections.
Do you have a spare hour or two on your hands? Alex Auger, Nicolas Chethuan, Sydney Cobbold, Alexander Harrison, and Mathilde Paré could give you some sage advice...
Prospective Aurora residents looking to relocate to, or purchase a new home within Aurora, can expect to pay a little bit more to do so with the approval of an update in Aurora’s development charges.
Local leaders from all levels of government praised York Region’s first responders in their handling of the fire which tore through Aurora United Church on Friday.
Throughout the year, the Aurora High School (AHS) debate team has spent countless hours preparing and practicing their craft every Thursday night after school. After all their hard work, the team’s skills will be on display next Wednesday when they host their...
As 2013 came to a close, Aurora was just one York Region municipality gearing up to spend money on treating street trees that would otherwise be killed by the Emerald Ash Borer.
Newmarket-Aurora MP Lois Brown is mourning a “mentor” in former cabinet minister Jim Flaherty. Mr. Flaherty, who served as Canada’s Finance Minister from 2006 until...
After dropping the first two games of the OJHL championship final against the Toronto Lakeshore Patriots, the Aurora Tigers fought their way back in Game Three on Monday night.
Students at Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School will be spinning their way to their school’s athletic success this week – and giving kids in the community a Jumpstart to boot.
The Aurora Community Centre has been a venue for a variety of events over the years, but availability for the coming week sent two long-time tenants back to the drawing board to find a solution.
As the newly appointed project manager for the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHoF), Nancy Black is looking forward to getting right to work.
On a visit to the Mariposa Folk Festival in the 1970s, something “tweaked” inside Aurora’s Arnie Naiman when he was hit by the sounds of Pete Seeger and Michael Cooney.
The second annual Celebrate Aurora Music Festival is officially a go, after Council gave the green light last week.
Stepping back into the past at Georgina’s Pioneer Village doesn’t often provide a chance to take a significant step forward.
Teacher Ronen Grunberg has lived in Aurora for over 20 years, and over the past year he has come to know the Town almost like the back of his hand. He, and members of the Aurora Public Library Camera Club, put a close...
Pauline Holancin and Jake Mol are two artists who find their most vivid inspirations in the sights and sounds of nature. Every year, they travel to a lake to...