June 13, 2024

Fresh Food Market aims to make fruits and veggies more accessible amid rising costs

Markets will take place at Trinity’s Rectory, Northridge Community Church

Aurora’s Affordable Housing Action Plan presented to Council

Aurora’s Affordable Housing Action Plan will soon be up for public review after a draft of the plan was presented to Council last week. The ...

Town secures “Henderson Forest” lands for $2.5 million

A parcel of forest in southwest Aurora will be preserved for generations to come. The Town of Aurora announced Tuesday it had acquired the so-called ...

Stronach charged in sexual assault investigation

Magna founder Frank Stronach is facing multiple charges in connection with a sexual assault investigation. Stronach was arrested and charged with five criminal offences on ...

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Upcoming short film, doc puts local seniors into the spotlight

Local seniors picked up new skills last week while coming away with a little bit of “Hollywood North” stardust on their shoulders. Hillary House National ...

New playground for Town Park should be accessible for all residents: advocate

Alison Hughes grew up a stone’s throw from Tamarac Green, a popular greenspace she came to love as a place where she and her friends ...

George Street Public School will soon meet wrecking ball, Public consultation will take place on housing options

The George Street Public School building will soon be razed, but what will ultimately replace the school on a portion of the land will be ...

Aurora, Historical Society to begin talks on Hillary House’s future

Maintaining the National Historic Site could come with $1.5 million price tag

Saturday’s Performing Arts festival set to showcase array of local talent

An array of local talent in multiple age groups and multiple disciplines will be in the spotlight this Saturday, June 15, as the Aurora Performing ...

Music and storytelling will fill Town Park for National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month will be marked at Town Park on Saturday, June 22, with music and storytelling. Led by Anishinaabe Grandmother Kim Wheatley, who ...

Town secures “Henderson Forest” lands for $2.5 million

A parcel of forest in southwest Aurora will be preserved for generations to come. The Town of Aurora announced Tuesday it had acquired the so-called ...

Aurora’s Affordable Housing Action Plan presented to Council

Aurora’s Affordable Housing Action Plan will soon be up for public review after a draft of the plan was presented to Council last week. The ...

Fresh Food Market aims to make fruits and veggies more accessible amid rising costs

Markets will take place at Trinity’s Rectory, Northridge Community Church

Stronach charged in sexual assault investigation

Magna founder Frank Stronach is facing multiple charges in connection with a sexual assault investigation. Stronach was arrested and charged with five criminal offences on ...

Sports

Sport Aurora’s 5th annual “All-Sport—One Day” showcases seven sports at McMahon Park

Sport Aurora’s 5th annual “All-Sport—One Day” event was held in pleasant Spring conditions at McMahon Park on Saturday.  Three sports were featured in the morning ...

Tyler Pridham commits to the Division 1 State College of Florida Manatees

Aurora resident and veteran Titans outfielder Tyler Pridham signed his letter of intent last week to attend the State College of Florida and compete for ...

SAC Head Coach David Manning Reflects on a Special 44-win Hockey Season for the Saints

St. Andrew’s College Hockey Head Coach David Manning looked relieved as we chatted in the La Brier Family Arena lounge on Friday afternoon. Firstly, the ...

Swimmer, rugby coach, member of Jamaican bobsled team among Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2024

Athletes and coaches in the areas of swimming, rugby, table tennis and track and field – one who was also a member of the iconic ...

St. Max Mustangs capture their first YRAA Varsity Girls’ Rugby 15’s Championship

The St. Maximilian Kolbe Mustangs capped their best Varsity Girls Rugby season in school history by winning the York Region 15’s championship last week. The ...

Aurora resident and TSN legendary broadcaster Darren Dutchyshen dies at 57

Multiple generations of sports fans mourned the passing of one of Canada’s most engaging television sports broadcasters. Aurora resident and TSN legend Darren Dutchyshen, 57, ...

2024 Southlake Run raised more than $450,000 for local healthcare

The 2024 Nature’s Emporium Run for Southlake has raised $450,000, an impressive figure for the 100th anniversary of Southlake Regional Health Centre. Fundraising closed Friday, ...

Lawn Bowling Club rolls into 110th anniversary celebrations

Radiant sunlight and the aroma of coffee filled the cozy confines of the Aurora Lawn Bowling Club on Friday morning when I met with three ...

Aurora swimmer Madison Russell commits to Nova Southeastern University Sharks

Aurora resident and Newmarket Stingray Madison Russell has signed her letter of intent to attend Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Matt Morris, Athletic ...

Aurora Sports Hall of Fame’s AGM celebrates 2023 events and contemplates induction of teams starting in 2025

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame’s (ASHOF) Annual General Meeting unfolded at the Aurora Public Library on Wednesday evening. More than 40 members and guests ...

Arts & Culture

First Drag King Story Hour a hit for Aurora Public Library

The Magna Room at the Aurora Public Library was the scene of joy and inclusion on June 1 as the APL hosted its first Drag ...

Peacekeeping Past & Present in focus at Hillary House National Historic Site

The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers will be marked by the Aurora Historical Site with a presentation from a decorated peacekeeper. Next Wednesday, May ...

WeeFestival set to wow youngsters with Paper Playground

Youngsters will be able to flex their creative muscles in brand new ways this month as the Aurora Cultural Centre partners with WeeFestival to bring ...

Shadowpath makes sure love is in the air this Valentine’s at local gallery

Everybody has a story that can inspire. This is a philosophy that drives York Region’s Shadowpath Theatre Productions and has served to inspire a new ...

Renowned painter Helen Lucas, best known for paintings of flowers, passes away

Painting is all Helen Lucas ever wanted to do. The renowned painter passed away November 27. She was 92. Helen was a huge presence in ...

Marquee Theatrical Productions marks 20 years of fostering young talent

Joseph of Technicolor Dream Coat fame had more than his fair share of patches on the garment so well-known theatre-goers – but the sum total ...

Juno Award-winning Sealy bringing Jazz to Trinity next week

Toronto-based Canadian Jazz icon Joe Sealy and collaborator Paul Novotny will help open the Aurora Cultural Centre’s fall performing arts season next week with a ...

Comic creation to woodcarving, Cultural Centre’s fall education programs offer something for everyone

Whether it’s comics for the kids or woodcarvings simple or elaborate, if you’re learning to pick up a new artistic skill this fall, the Aurora ...

Theatre Aurora explores human connections in season of favourites

Canada’s most prominent literary heroine and Agatha Christie’s most prominent sleuth might not have much in common, but the stories surrounding them tell important tales ...

“Oowatanite” it was with April Wine in Machell Park at Ribfest 2023

A Review by Jim Stewart Thousands of classic rock fans filled Machell Park on Saturday night to enjoy the latest incarnation of April Wine. Marc ...

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