May 19, 2022

Community Tree Planting kicks off busy – and colourful – spring for Arboretum

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Train whistle cessation inches forward at Committee

Efforts to implement a train whistle cessation program in Aurora inched forward last week. Sitting at the Committee level, Council voted to consider $95,000 in ...

Legal questions remain over potential whistle cessation program

The amount of liability the Town might have to take on when it comes to pedestrian safety at Engelhard Drive remains at the heart of ...

Positive signs as York Region lifts COVID-19 State of Emergency

Little over a week after York Region formally lifted its COVID-19 State of Emergency after more than two years, positive signs continue to be seen ...

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Cycle Aurora gets residents pedalling for the community

Explore the scenic and historic neighbourhoods and businesses around Aurora next Saturday, May 21 – and throughout the month of June – as the Town ...

Historical move at a historical time for Oakridge’s Fashions

There was once a time where Deb Clark lived a fast-paced commuter life. She would get on to the GO Train from her residence in ...

Community park plan for Hartwell Way hit by rising costs

Plans for a more natural-style community park on Hartwell Way have been hit by rising costs, leaving some Councillors wondering if some features can be ...

Students sought out opportunities to contribute to community despite uncertainty, closures

Despite uncertainty on whether their education would continue in person or virtually, local students continued to seek opportunities to contribute to their school communities and ...

Walk, roll and stroll to support end-of-life care provided by local hospices

Spring is in full swing and as you look for opportunities to get more active in the great outdoors, each step you take can help ...

TiKA brings musical journey to Cultural Centre and you’re invited along on the ride

As a former youth worker for more than seven years, there came a time where TiKA felt overextended. Almost instinctively she turned inwards and began ...

Ontario Votes 2022: Liberal candidate Kasirlou focused on health, affordability and community

As a registered nurse, Oak Ridges resident Marjan Kasirlou has been a vocal advocate to politicians on the importance of healthcare and those working within ...

Community Tree Planting kicks off busy – and colourful – spring for Arboretum

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Train whistle cessation inches forward at Committee

Efforts to implement a train whistle cessation program in Aurora inched forward last week. Sitting at the Committee level, Council voted to consider $95,000 in ...

Legal questions remain over potential whistle cessation program

The amount of liability the Town might have to take on when it comes to pedestrian safety at Engelhard Drive remains at the heart of ...

Sports

York United take out Forge FC in CPL semifinals rematch

Magic is, of course, the art of deception. What else can make your eyeballs bulge out of your head? Like when magicians saw someone in ...

Sports Hall of Fame aims to expand membership

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame has amended their General Bylaw with the hopes of increasing membership. The announcement, which came at the organization’s Annual ...

Aurora gym owner representing Team Ontario in Calgary

Tara Jokar Deris, owner of K.O. Club Martial Arts Fitness in Aurora will have the honour of representing Team Ontario between May 12 and May ...

All Sport One Day returns to Aurora this spring

Sport Aurora’s popular All Sport One Day will be held on June 11 and September 24 this year. The organization, took to Facebook to publicly ...

Cardinal is ready to host the charity golf challenge yet again

The ninth annual Charity Golf Challenge is underway in support of We Care as patrons can begin purchasing their e-vouchers online. At press time this ...

Sport Tourism plan aims to make Aurora a destination for athletes, supporters

Aurora is one step closer towards its goal of becoming a sport tourism destination. Council last week approved the Town’s Sport Tourism Plan, which will ...

Local player declared for NBA draft

Aurora native and point guard for the Gonzaga Bulldogs Andrew Nembhard announced over Instagram last week he has declared for the upcoming 2022 NBA Draft. ...

Nash earns first win against former club

York United manager Martin Nash earned his first win as a head coach in the Canadian Premier League last Friday against his former club Cavalry ...

Aurora Minor Tigers U13 AA crowned champions of OMHA

The Aurora Minor Tigers U13 AA defeated the Oakville Rangers in the finals 6-0 to bring home the OMHA gold medal for their age group ...

York United draw FC Edmonton on the road

Many fans had thought York United sealed three points when Osaze De Rosario fired home his first ever Canadian Premier League goal of the season ...

Arts & Culture

Theatre Aurora’s “Lonely Planet” helps actors grapple with challenging times – on stage and off

Over the course of COVID-19, York Region teacher Chris Cluff saw his world close around him. Remote learning paused face-to-face interaction with his students, COVID ...

TA’s Lonely Planet: A Review

After a pandemic-induced winter shutdown, live productions are back at Theatre Aurora starting with “Lonely Planet”. The play by Steven Dietz tells the story of ...

Aurora Film Circuit lifts the curtain on new in-person season

Local film-lovers rejoice as the Aurora Film Circuit returns to in-person screenings next month. The Aurora Film Circuit (AFC), is a non-profit organization which brings ...

Aurora Art Show & Sale returns for 58th year

The 58th Aurora Art Show & Sale will take place at Town Hall on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1.

Find out why Ontario is “A Place to Grow” at Hillary House

Hillary House National Historic Site has been a green oasis in Aurora’s downtown core for generations, but a new travelling exhibition which recently opened at ...

Local bookstore highlighting diverse voices, supporting Black Community

Hailing from a Persian background, local book lover Loba Fallah knows all too well the importance of highlighting and promoting diverse voices – and that’s ...

Canadian wilds will bring “hopeful” message to Yonge Street

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Music and family are themes that help guide One Book One Aurora 2022

Music, which transcends language barriers, has brought people together since our ancestors sounded the first notes. It connects people in a powerful way, sometimes in ...

Beloved “Golden Girls” star had strong ties to Aurora

Betty White, who died New Year's Eve just a few weeks before her 100th birthday on January 17, had close family links to the community.

Steel Magnolias: A partnership between Theatre Aurora and Queensville Players

A Review by Scott Johnston Theatre Aurora has collaborated with The Queensville Players to present the comedy-drama “Steel Magnolias”, now playing at Theatre Aurora. The ...

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