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Hundreds hard at work helping Museum transcribe historic letters, documents

May 21, 2020   ·   0 Comments

Grace might have been rather sentimental. As the decades passed, she kept just about every letter written to her when she and her boyfriend were ...

“Clean Communities” bylaw intended to tackle waste, graffiti

Physical distancing measures have spurred more and more residents to lace up and get their exercise walking around their neighbourhoods. During these walks, you’ve probably ...

More than three garbage bags? They might be left on your curb

Proposed new measures could limit waste collection, but COVID-19 has cast doubt on timeline.

Aurora mask-maker helps raise thousands for local charities

It started out just as a project to do something useful for her family and friends in her downtime, but word of mouth helped Robin ...

Local carvers spread “comfort” in uncertain time

Schools to remain closed for rest of academic year

Students in Ontario will not be returning to the classroom to finish off the school year. Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced Tuesday that keeping schools ...

Select recreation facilities re-open, outbreak continues at Chartwell

As York Region passed 2,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, there are further signs of a gradual return to normalcy. While the Aurora ...

“Connected” brings venerable art show out of Town Hall and to screens everywhere

Art has a unique power to connect people – and this time of emergency is no exception. The pandemic has sparked new ways of thinking, ...

Former “Land Girl”, 93, leads community in drive for food bank

Alma Durkin knows all too well the importance of having quality food in a time of crisis. The 93-year-old Aurora resident served as a “Land ...

“They need to know they are supported and not forgotten”

Family of late Chartwell Aurora resident leads campaign to support frontline staff.

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