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Council tightens budget reins on community partners

March 15, 2019   ·   0 Comments

Aurora is holding the budget reins tight when it comes to thousands of dollars worth of asks from cultural groups around the community – and the Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora Historical Society and Sport Aurora are among those feeling the pinch.

Matthew Shepard’s parents encourage love after students tackle Laramie Project

It’s not enough to be “tolerant.” Rather, we should celebrate the differences and diversity in our everyday life.

Public input sought on Stable Neighbourhoods before March 27 meeting

You can now have your say on how the Town can best protect Aurora’s stable neighbourhoods.

Science and art combine to sound environmental alarm bells

As a citizen scientist for a conservation authority near Lake Couchiching, Jennie Clark was tasked with documenting not only water quality, but the impacts of climate change on the surrounding area.

Lieutenant-Governor underscores heritage, revitalization on Aurora trip

If you’re looking for ways to revitalize Aurora’s downtown core, the Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario has a simple, four step recipe: “a great coffee shop, a bookstore, a good bakery, and an art gallery.”

Aurora students clean up with Athletic Awards at Pickering College

By Brock Weir Grace Robinson was off to what she describes as a “rough start” when she first stepped on the volleyball court last year, ...

YRP Deputy Carrique takes helm of OPP

“Today is about moving forward,” says appointee

Hould recognized with Good Citizenship medal for therapy dog work

Aurora resident Vivian Hould was one of eight Ontarians recognized at Queen’s Park on Wednesday with the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship.

Feeling the pressure to be perfect? Artists, advocates have a four-letter response

Before he took his own life in the 1990s, James Peek said the pressure he felt to be “perfect” had become too much. It was a feeling that resonated with those he left behind, not the least of whom was his sister Michelle, who has dedicated her life to doing something about it – now armed with a simple and provocative message...

Lieutenant-Governor takes in Church Street School displays

The first stop was a look at a few pieces of art that will play a part on Waterschedsci, billed as “a unique environmental collaboration between the Simcoe Watershed Art Project and Lakehead University.”

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