January 23, 2020

Students come together to help Australian wildlife following bushfires

New proposal delays decision on Hallmark Lands

Aurora King Baseball Association, private partnership pitch indoor baseball dome for portion of lands slated for diamonds.

Police investigate two bank robberies

York Regional Police are seeking the public’s help in ongoing investigations into two Aurora bank robberies last week. Two male suspects are currently being sought ...

Tigers blanked vs Collingwood Colts, Georgetown game postponed

The Aurora Tigers fell to the Collingwood Colts 5-0 at home Friday night and Saturday’s matchup against Georgetown was postponed. Near the tail end of ...

2020-01-23-02

MEMORIAL – Community members have continued to leave flowers, candles and other mementos outside of Aurora E&E Dentistry on Wellington Street East, following the deaths of Dr. Parisa Eghbalian and daughter Reera Esmaeilion in the Tehran plane crash on January 8. On Thursday, Premier Doug Ford, accompanied by Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill MPP Michael Parsa and others, announced the creation of a scholarship fund to honour the victims. The program will be in place for the 2020-2021 school year. Auroran photo by Brock Weir

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Sports

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Arts & Culture

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