April 2, 2020

Residents thank frontline heroes one ribbon at a time

Schools will remain closed through to May 4

Publicly funded schools across Ontario will remain closed to students through at least May 4, the Province announced Tuesday afternoon. Students were supposed to return ...

Region asks seniors to stay home as Town closes public spaces

People 70 and over are being told to stay home as the fight against COVID-19 continues. This was the message delivered by both Premier Doug ...

A whole digital world to explore at Aurora Public Library

If you’ve explored every last inch of your home during this time of self-isolation, there’s a whole digital world to explore via the Aurora Public ...

2020-04-03-04

SPECIAL THANKS – Residents across Aurora are showing their appreciation for healthcare workers with these lawn signs that have been increasingly dotting the landscape. Auroran photo by Brock Weir

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CHATS takes caregiver support groups to virtual world

Home visits, group support, and meals on wheels are just some of the vital services that have been provided by Community & Home Assistance to ...

Social distancing proving a challenge to Yellow Brick House

Social isolation and physical distancing are necessary to address COVID-19 but, at the same time, can be “absolutely detrimental” to the health and wellbeing of ...

Food bank implements door-to-car-door service for community members

The Aurora Food Pantry has instituted door-to-car-door service in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The good news is, for the most part, the local food ...

Artsy Baker brings sweet smiles – and a few chuckles – at challenging time

Can you spare a square? Toilet paper is a hot commodity these days as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, but, during these challenging times, one local ...

Restaurants change menus, service to stay open for delivery and pickup amid COVID-19

When they opened up their new restaurant in Aurora’s downtown core last year, Romy and Natasha Jolly were pleased to bring a new culinary experience ...

Residents thank frontline heroes one ribbon at a time

Schools will remain closed through to May 4

Publicly funded schools across Ontario will remain closed to students through at least May 4, the Province announced Tuesday afternoon. Students were supposed to return ...

Region asks seniors to stay home as Town closes public spaces

People 70 and over are being told to stay home as the fight against COVID-19 continues. This was the message delivered by both Premier Doug ...

A whole digital world to explore at Aurora Public Library

If you’ve explored every last inch of your home during this time of self-isolation, there’s a whole digital world to explore via the Aurora Public ...

Seniors’ Centre goes virtual to continue delivering services to seniors

The Aurora Seniors’ Centre is not letting a facility closure keep them from delivering important services to the community. Amid Aurora’s State of Emergency following ...

Sports

Aurora Barbarians men’s team welcomes back Tom McLeod

By Robert Belardi The Aurora Barbarians senior men’s team has welcomed back former senior men’s player, and current head coach of Trent University, Tom McLeod ...

A great season for Aurora’s Rob Thomas

By Robert Belardi Before the season was halted due to COVID-19, Aurora native and centreman for the St. Louis Blues Robert Thomas was showing signs ...

Alexiya Falconi ready for Taekwondo Championships this year

By Robert Belardi Alexiya Falconi is preparing herself for the Taekwondo World Championships in the fall of this year. Alexiya, sister of St. Andrew’s College ...

Aurora FC Women’s League 1 ready for new season, whenever that is

League 1 Ontario released a statement on March 20to immediately postpone the beginning of the 2020 soccer season until further notice. The decision is made ...

Alpine skier takes Provincial cancellation in stride

“We can’t control what happened, but we can control how we react to the situation”

Senior Women Barbarians prepare for 2020 season

By Robert Belardi The Aurora Barbarians’ Senior Women’s rugby team is gearing up for the summer of 2020 after a third-place finish last season in ...

Saints player ready for chance to be noticed by Canada Football Chat

Processing the very thought of Canadians having the opportunity to play football at a high level, is not as far down the pecking order as ...

Minor Tigers got Mad in March

The Aurora Minor Tigers trademarked the Canadian version of March Madness with a minor hockey tournament at the Aurora Community Centre this past weekend. Atom, ...

Saints bring home Silver at Conference tourney

The St. Andrew’s College Saints U16A Junior basketball team brought home silver in this year’s Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario championship game this past ...

Tigers end season with loss to Pickering

Season-ender featured poignant ceremonies The Aurora Tigers ended off their season on the road against the Burlington Cougars and were welcomed back home last Saturday ...

Arts & Culture

Documenting Aurora showcases Town’s recently lost landscapes

If you’re a recent arrival to Aurora, the time when St. John’s Sideroad was little more than a country road seems like a world away ...

Art grads let public in on their creative process

They have been hard at work since returning to the classroom for their high school victory lap, and now local Grade 12 students are ready ...

Aurora actor lands role of lifetime in We Will Rock You

Actor Trevor Coll may have landed the role of a lifetime, but his heart roots for his hometown of Aurora. Coll plays the lead part ...

“Saying the unsayable” one brushstroke at a time

Art therapy helps Canadian Mental Health Association express what words can't describe.

“Great Artists” help Aurora Cultural Centre mark tenth anniversary

The Aurora Cultural Centre will mark its tenth anniversary next month with a new set of “Great Artists” set to grace its Brevik Hall stage. ...

Beatbox trio shares stories of song with kids

Music tells a story. It can tell a story from the standpoint of the composer or song-writer, but often the interpretation of the story can ...

Theatre Aurora’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses

A Review by Scott Johnston Theatre Aurora continues this season’s theme of “The Furious Five” with the drama “Les Liaisons Dangereuses”. Adapted by Christopher Hampton ...

Students get creative juices flowing for Mayor’s Celebration of Youth Arts

They have grown up together sharing their passion for art, but as local Grade 12 students start the New Year by preparing to say goodbye ...

OBOA 2020 novel “Scarborough” is hoped to spur conversation on how empathy creates action

Aurorans will soon have the chance to get fully immersed in Scarborough, the acclaimed debut novel of Catherine Hernandez, which is the Aurora Public Library’s ...

Acclaimed novel “Scarborough” selected for One Book One Aurora 2020

It is said that the best authors write what they know, letting their personal experiences inform what they put down on the page. That’s exactly ...

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