March 2013 Archive

Bill Rickard strikes the right chord

By Brock Weir Aurora’s Bill Rickard is someone who has repeatedly defied the odds. It was little over 10 years ago that the owner of ...

On municipal surveys and riding splits

(Re: Machell’s Corners & Inside Aurora, March 5, Pages 4 and 5) Too bad there wasn’t enough space on the “Life Cycle…” to drill down ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: March Break

By Alison Collins-Mrakas This week as I was running back and forth between three committee meetings, a thought occurred to me. It’s been quite a ...

“Underground Puppy Railroad” reaches Aurora

By Brock Weir Teacher Scott Baker has always had a penchant for Canada’s far north, so faced with a shortage of Ontario teaching jobs, his ...

Aurora author wins Speakers Award

By Mark Pavilons The historical significance of one of King Township’s features hasn’t escaped notice. In fact, a book by an Aurora resident has just ...

Aurora Panthers ousted from playoffs

By Jeff Doner The Aurora Panthers women’s hockey team was ousted from the PWHL playoffs last weekend, but it wasn’t for lack of effort. The ...

Wards would be in the Town’s best interest

(Re: Wards for Aurora could be considered this fall, Feb. 19, Page 9) I was reading the article from February 19 and wanted to respond ...

Four generations hail election of Pope Francis at Aurora service

By Brock Weir After white smoke billowed from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday afternoon and Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was named Pope Francis, ...

Final word from Aurora Tigers’ David Iacono

By Jeff Doner This is the first in a series of Q&As with with some of the Aurora Tigers Junior A players who are moving ...

MP’s column is ironic when looking at Senate

It is quite ironic that the local Member of Parliament warns us in the Auroran (March 12) that it is fraud prevention month and we ...

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