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Harlequin and David Wilcox to headline Ribfest

July 19, 2017   ·   0 Comments


Canadian rockers Harlequin and David Wilcox will headline Aurora’s 2017 Ribfest. The fan favourites were announced by Mayor Geoff Dawe and Wendy Browne of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce at last Wednesday’s Concerts in the Park series.

Aurora Village weighing options after United Church approval

Members of the Aurora Village Ratepayers’ Association are weighing their options – including an appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board – after Council paved the way for the redevelopment of Aurora United Church and an adjacent retirement complex last week.

Residents, developers to hammer out Highland Gate park plan

After a week’s cooling off period, residents surrounding the former Highland Gate Golf Course will work with developers to come up with a park solution that is hoped will work for everyone.


Kerry’s Place grapples with services for aging population

The Autism Spectrum is very broad, and so too are the range of people living on it – but this range is growing all the time and it is a challenge Kerry’s Place Autism Services will be tackling in the years ahead.

Get the buzz on your native trees, shrubs and bees

If you have ever been curious about some of the hidden gems in your local “urban forest,” head over to Machell Park this Saturday for the Tree Tenders Stewardship Day. Hosted by LEAF, in association with...


Young “storytellers” showcased at Aurora Music Festival

Claire Wright is a storyteller by nature. As a writer, she is inspired by the lives of those around her, whether they are fellow friends at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School, or survivors of traumas of monumental proportions, and music has turned into potent outlet for her.


Shahaed named 2017 John West Memorial Scholar

In his lifetime, former Aurora mayor John West was awarded for his leadership, and nearly four years after his death, his legacy continues to recognize the leaders of tomorrow.

Chad Brownlee headlines Hoedown’s Friday night

Award-winning country singer Chad Brownlee will headline the first night of Magna’s annual Wild, Wild West Hoedown. Brownlee, an award-winning singer, songwriter, philanthropist and former ...


Celebrate your Canadian playlist at the Aurora Community Centre Saturday


United Church, retirement home development approved

Aurora United Church is almost set to rebuild. Council last week paved the way for a two-storey church and associated...

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