February 4, 2016

2016-02-04-01

AHS students share VISIONs of the world

From the Syrian Refugee Crisis to autumn and the comforts of home, Aurora High School's upcoming grads used art to shine a light on the issues that matter to them.

Mavrinac land should be sold, says parks consultant

Money from sale could be used to secure parkland in other, less-serviced neighbourhoods around Aurora, according to draft master plan.

Council issues call to action on OMB reform

The adage of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” does not apply when it comes to Aurora Council’s relationship with the Ontario Municipal Board

Four straight goals not enough for Aurora Tigers comeback

Superstar siblings spoiled the party in the Tigers’ den on Friday, as a late goal from the Georgetown Raiders prevented what would have been an epic comeback.

2016-02-04-02
THUMBS-UP – Ellen Campbell, CEO of the Canadian Centre of Abuse Awareness was joined at their warehouse Saturday by Carol and Helena as they opened their doors to sell furniture to benefit the organization. The sale, which also includes other furnishings and housewares, continues this Saturday, February 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 125 Edward Street. Parking and entrance at rear. Auroran photo by Glenn Rodger

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2016-02-04-03

Chamber members seek “accountability” in new path forward

As they continue their efforts to get “back to business”, the Aurora Chamber of Commerce is placing an increased emphasis on being advocates for local businesses. Members, however, said they want to see action – and soon.

Joint Operations Centre falls just short of the Gold standard

It isn’t even done yet and already Aurora’s new Joint Operations Centre is falling just short of getting the Gold. Nearly a further $100,000 will need to be spent on the

2016-02-04-04

Our Lady of Grace C.E.S. gears up for 60th anniversary

Parents, teachers, student and community collaborate on May celebration.

Aurora adopts Blue Dot environmental movement

Aurora has joined a growing list of Canadian municipalities to adopt David Suzuki’s Blue Dot movement. Council adopted the resolution last week, which...

2016-02-04-05

Quality – and a bit of magic and nostalgia – are formula for young entrepreneur’s success

“We just decided to put a modern spin on it,” says Viktor Grabovskyy. Followed by a pause and a slight chuckle. The laugh is followed by a “no pun intended,” but...

New five year plan charts growth for parks and recreation

New sports facilities, arenas and pools could be part of the Aurora of 2021 if the Town’s new draft master plan for parks and recreation is approved by Council next month.

2016-02-04-06

Country Day School formally unveils new senior school

Country Day School has added another milestone to its long and storied 43-year history in King City.

2016-02-04-01

AHS students share VISIONs of the world

From the Syrian Refugee Crisis to autumn and the comforts of home, Aurora High School's upcoming grads used art to shine a light on the issues that matter to them.

Mavrinac land should be sold, says parks consultant

Money from sale could be used to secure parkland in other, less-serviced neighbourhoods around Aurora, according to draft master plan.

Council issues call to action on OMB reform

The adage of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” does not apply when it comes to Aurora Council’s relationship with the Ontario Municipal Board

Sports

2016-02-04-08

Tigers d-man Locke commits to UOIT Ridgebacks

By Jake Courtepatte Kyle Locke is capping off his five-year junior hockey career with a step into the OUA. The 6’1”, 207-lb. defenceman has signed ...

2016-02-04-09

Saints fall short in retaining home tournament title

By Jake Courtepatte St. Andrew’s College’s pipes and drums band opened the 33rd annual Macpherson Tournament Friday night with a rendition of “When the Saints ...

2016-02-04-07

Four straight goals not enough for Aurora Tigers comeback

Superstar siblings spoiled the party in the Tigers’ den on Friday, as a late goal from the Georgetown Raiders prevented what would have been an epic comeback.

Soccer Club looks for continued relationship with Town

The Aurora Soccer Club is now in its 62nd year of providing sporting opportunities to men and women within and beyond the community, now based out of their Highland Park home.

2016-01-28-10.

Aurora Tigers peewees put on scoring clinic at Toronto tournament

With a series against the rival Newmarket Redmen looming, the Minor Peewee A Tigers picked up an extra boost of confidence at just the right time.

2016-01-28-08

Panthers come home with Gold again

By Cynthia Walters The Aurora Panthers Midget BB team travelled to Chicago, Illinois to compete in the 2016 Winter Classic from January 16 – 18 ...

Arts & Culture

2016-02-04-01

AHS students share VISIONs of the world

From the Syrian Refugee Crisis to autumn and the comforts of home, Aurora High School's upcoming grads used art to shine a light on the issues that matter to them.

2016-01-28-02

Coffee House musicians look to provide Aurorans their moment of Zen

Do you ever have those weekend moments of standing by the window, coffee in hand, watching the snow fall, or watching the sunrise, completely at peace with the world? For musician Jared Stafford, that ...

2016-01-21-01

Note to Self honours heroes and “beautiful weirdos”

At 91, veteran Carl Bedal proves its never too late to try something new.

2016-01-14-03

Unconventional love song lands local singer-songwriter UK title

2016-01-07-01

Looking backward is looking forward for local photographers and subjects

If you could go back in time and give some advice to your younger self, what would you say? 101 Aurorans take on the challenge.

2015-12-17-04

Sports history comes to life through playing with a full deck

Think wrestling a bear will earn you a place in local sporting history? Think again. As far as Aurora’s concerned, it’s a matter of been there, done that – and rather than getting the proverbial t-shirt, you can soon get a deck of cards to prove it.