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Plastic Free Aurora wants you to re-think what it means to be green

June 13, 2019   ·   0 Comments

How many of you opened up a plastic container, unwrapped some packaging, or put a straw into a cup – only to toss it in the nearest blue box when you were finished?

Armed and dangerous man wanted following violent incident in Aurora

Investigators with York Regional police High Risk Offenders Unit are seeking public assistance to locate a man believed to be armed and dangerous, who is ...

Bill 108 intended to address planning backlog: Elliott

Politicians are never going to agree on 100 per cent of the issues 100 per cent of the time, but it is important to “have the lines of communication open,” says Newmarket-Aurora MPP Christine Elliott.

Residents call for “compromise” on stable neighbourhoods

The details, in their view, are far from perfect, but many residents in Aurora’s so-called stable neighbourhoods are looking for compromise to get firm protections in place sooner rather than later.

Students, Council raise Pride flags as York Region gears up for weekend festival

By Brock Weir Aurora students came together with a united voice on Thursday morning calling for continued efforts towards equity. Donning rainbow-coloured flower wreaths in ...

Removing remnants of century-old sawmill frees stream for local brook trout, uncovers history

Library Square bridge gets the green light from Council

Aurora’s ambitious Library Square project expanded its vision last week with the approval of an above ground bridge to link the Aurora Public Library with the new addition planned for the Church Street School.

Stable Neighbourhood data doesn’t add up, say residents

Data used by consultants to come up with a series of bylaw recommendations designed to protect Aurora’s so-called “stable neighbourhoods” just don’t add up, according to area residents.

Father-son duo among Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019

The father-son hockey duo of Dave and Ryan Gardner are among the individuals honoured as the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019.

Business Improvement Area business plan, tax levy set for green light

A tax levy on several businesses and properties in Aurora’s historic Downtown Core to help fund the new Downtown Business Improvement Area is set to get the green light this week.

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