November 26, 2020

Ron Wallace, founder of The Auroran, dies at 76

Ron Wallace, founder and long-time editor of The Auroran newspaper, has died. Wallace, who had been battling an atypical parkinsonism-related disease for nearly a decade, lost his battle on Sunday afternoon. He was 76. A former member of Council, a ...

Stanley Cup champion receives Key to the Town

Mayor Tom Mrakas reached out to the Goodrow family to set up a time to meet the recent Stanley Cup champion and former Aurora resident ...

“It is so easy to forget, but we try to keep our memories clear”

Aurora Remembers amid global challenge

Aurora passes 300 total cases of COVID-19 amid ongoing residential outbreak

Aurora has surpassed 300 cumulative cases of COVID-19 since the start of the global pandemic. The community passed this grim milestone over the weekend, with ...

Vaccine announcement factors into 2021 Budget outloook

Aurora’s financial outlook could return to a further degree of normalcy near the end of 2021, should a COVID-19 vaccine be rolled out in the ...

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WE WILL REMEMBER THEM – Veteran Carl Bedal, second from left, salutes alongside comrades after laying a wreath at the Cenotaph on Wednesday. Auroran photo by Glenn Rodger

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Ron Wallace, founder of The Auroran, dies at 76

Ron Wallace, founder and long-time editor of The Auroran newspaper, has died. Wallace, who had been battling an atypical parkinsonism-related disease for nearly a decade, ...

We’re “staring down the barrel” of another lockdown: Premier

Ontario is “staring down the barrel” of another lockdown and further restrictions to battle this second wave of COVID-19 could be coming in order to ...

Business park set to move forward with auto dealerships, self-storage

The next phase of Smart Centres’ footprint in Aurora near Wellington and Highway 404 is set to move forward next week. Council is poised to ...

Santa looking forward to re-thought Christmas parade

November is a time of year Santa Claus always looks forward to. Taking a break from making toys and fulfilling wish lists at his North ...

Working from home could pose additional budget pressure on Town: Mayor

Having municipal staff continue to work from home could cause additional budget pressures for the year ahead, according to Mayor Tom Mrakas. The Town kicked ...

Random Acts of Kindness can help spread some Christmas cheer: YRPA

Have you ever had your morning commute made a little bit brighter by pulling up to the drive-thru window and finding the driver ahead of ...

Cultural Centre continues redevelopment of season after initial successes

It was a return to some degree of normalcy as a limited number of music lovers found their seats at the historic Aurora Armoury last ...

Aurora moving towards recording closed-door meetings

Aurora is making tentative steps towards recording closed-door meetings of Council. Council is set to consider a recommendation from staff this week to proceed with ...

Feds invest in charging stations, water improvements

The Government of Canada has made investments to promote the use of electric vehicles locally and to further protect drinking water as flooding continues to ...

“It is so easy to forget, but we try to keep our memories clear”

Aurora Remembers amid global challenge

Sports

St. Andrew’s football stars confirm university commitments

St. Andrew’s football players officially confirmed their university commitments this past week. Linebacker Liam Taylor is off to Western University and quarterback Cameron Mitchell is ...

Stanley Cup champion receives Key to the Town

Mayor Tom Mrakas reached out to the Goodrow family to set up a time to meet the recent Stanley Cup champion and former Aurora resident ...

What’s it like to be a female coach in a man’s league? Ask Irene Skanderis

Irene Skanderis has always loved baseball. She’s played the game since her high school days in Toronto. As a young athlete and the eldest of ...

How improving mindset and exercise will enhance your Winter

It all begins with your mindset: how you view the world and what comes with it. And then comes your actions, and how you handle ...

Former Barbarian begins first pro rugby season with the Exeter Chiefs

McKinley Hunt didn’t quite know what to expect when she went to the national rugby tournament in her first high school year at The Country ...

ABKA elite team program won’t run in 2021

It was supposed to be a historic year for Aurora-King Baseball Association. The AKBA organization was set to field their very first 15U elite baseball ...

York9 FC re-sign Spanish striker

When Alvaro Rivero recently spoke to The Auroran, his mind was fixed on a few simple goals he wanted to accomplish. “Win the season, for ...

Breakfast of Champions Spotlight: Redbirds Lacrosse Club – Midget Boys Box Team

By Lori MacDonald – ParentNewmarket Redbirds It’s the final 27 seconds of the Championship game. The score is 3 to 2 and a time-out has ...

Gonzaga guard and Barbarians coach win Athlete & Coach of the Year

One of Canada’s rising basketball stars and a chiropractor who is also a rugby coach have taken home...

Meet Your 2020-2021 Aurora Tigers

Ontario Junior Hockey League players rarely find a home. Players are constantly on the move. They’re traded, released or simply opt to sign elsewhere. Wherever ...

Arts & Culture

One Voice Project provides creative outlet for Theatre Aurora – and entertainment for community

Theatre Aurora’s doors might still be closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there’s still magic happening within its walls for the entire community to ...

Trailblazer Music Festival returns for second evening October 16

If you missed last Friday’s performances at the 2020 Trailblazer Music Festival, there is a second chance to see emerging local artists perform at the ...

Realtor Lind honoured for decades of Giving

Portraits of Giving exhibition on now at Armoury

Bands prepare to take over historic Armoury for Trailblazer festival

There aren’t that many opportunities for musicians to perform live in front of an audience these days, but when the chance to play before a ...

Culture Days begins Saturday with outdoor concert

Tribal Vision Dance Company and Aurora Cultural Centre help launch month-long series of family-friendly programs and activities.

Cultural Centre launches new season – in new locations

The Church Street School might be closed for the redevelopment of Library Square, but the Aurora Cultural Centre is set to re-open its doors – ...

Multicultural Festival returns in a new, limited way this month

Over the last few years, Aurora’s Multicultural Festival has become a late summer staple – and the family-favourite is set to return to Town Park ...

Aurorapalooza strikes just the right note for Canadian Mental Health Association

Planning a music festival in the midst of a global pandemic is a tall order for even the most seasoned event producers, but 23-year-old Aurora ...

Camp Counsellor lends voice to online singalongs

What do moose, bumble bees and Princess Pat have in common? They have kept young Aurorans busy in a virtual way since March – and ...

“Don’t take a single breath for granted”

Local artist sends powerful message through public art

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