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Tigers drop two in a row to start New Year

January 10, 2019   ·   0 Comments

The year of 2019 has not been kind to the Junior A Aurora Tigers as of yet, who lost a pair of games in the opening weekend of January to tie their season-high losing streak of three games.

Recycle Coach aims to help residents unravel the mysteries of the Blue Bin

If you’ve ever been confused over what items should go in the Blue Bin or the Green Bin before ultimately giving up and throwing everything into a black garbage bag, a new app is here to help.

Council looks beyond Sport Aurora for sports initiatives

Council could be looking beyond Sport Aurora for the delivery of sports programs this year, following the last Council meeting of 2018. On a vote of 5 – 2, Council chose not to extend the Sport Aurora Funding Agreement struck in the last term of Council for the development of the municipal Sports Plan, closing the deal on December 31. Come budget time, local lawmakers will be looking at a staff report on “alternate delivery models for sport initiatives” going forward.

Graduates tap into emotions for Celebration of Youth Arts

From the contemplative nature of a walk in the forest, to dependence on technology, to grappling with the sensation of feeling just slightly out of place in the world around you, upcoming high school graduates are tackling complex human experiences and putting emotions into their work as they prepare to take over the Aurora Cultural Centre next month.

Community Recognition: Eco Festival’s efforts honoured with Green Award

When it first started in 2017, the Aurora Community Eco Festival was just a handful or two of vendors scattered throughout the historic Aurora Armoury, but it has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception.

Community Recognition: Kraft honoured as a cultural leader

If you have both a Grammy and Juno Award on your mantle, your contributions to music are hard to deny – but multi-award winning musician Bonnie Kraft received a hometown honour this past year, the Arts & Culture Award, part of the Town of Aurora’s Community Recognition Awards program

Community Recognition: Barker honoured as accessibility difference-maker

Tyler Barker is not resting on his laurels – there’s still much more work to be done. That was the message Mr. Barker delivered earlier this year as he accepted the Town of Aurora’s 2018 Inclusivity Award, part of the Community Recognition Awards’ program.

The Genie’s Out of the Bottle: Journalist, author talks what it means to be “Brown” in Canada and impact of social media

The worst thing you can do is check your Twitter feed before turning off the lights at night, according to award-winning journalist Kamal Al-Solaylee.

Local playwright challenges perceptions of “invisible disability” with comedy

Frey hopes to spark important conversation at the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival

Story of struggle and home selected for One Book One Aurora 2019

The world will soon know more about Lilly when actress Dakota Fanning brings her to life on the big screen in the upcoming adaptation of Sweetness in the Belly, but this year Aurorans will have...

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