August 2013 Archive

Cardinal Carter swimmer takes on Deaflympics in Bulgaria

Damiano Panetta is no regular 16-year-old. Instead of lounging around and sleeping in, he spends his time at the gym, going for a run and, most importantly...

Joint Ops and youth centres could be built borrowing from Hydro fund

Aurora’s joint operations centre and youth space could be financed by borrowing money from the Town’s Hydro Reserves, following a decision made by Council last week.

Newmarket welcomed St. Kitts for festival

Newmarket, unlike Aurora, welcomed the Jazz+ Festival with open arms. Despite the soggy start on Friday, the weather for the balance of the weekend was ...

FRONT PORCH PERSPECTIVE: Energy 2

Siting of Large Energy Infrastructure Projects – Part II By Stephen Somerville In my last column I mentioned that an important public policy consultation had ...

2013-08-14-04

Aurora-King Trustee recognized by peers with Ontario award

Since his appointment as Aurora-King Trustee by the York Region District School Board last year, Peter Adams-Luchowski has worked to win over the residents he serves.

2013-08-14-14

Forestry study will have practical, financial benefits

While money may not grow on trees, an ongoing regional forestry study is proving that trees and their benefits, are certainly worth some cash.

September celebration focuses on multicultural Aurora

Get ready, eastern Aurora – Aurora’s 150th anniversary celebration is coming your way.

Historical Society fostered new sense of community identity, says Founder

There are three key ways to tackle history, according to Dr. Leslie Oliver, who founded the Aurora Historical Society 50 years ago this year.

2013-08-28-12

Students perform cultural exchange on quiet crescent

Culture in Aurora is not limited to a few places in and around Church Street – a clear, tangible exchange has spanned from Switzerland all the way to a quiet Aurora crescent.

Regulation is well-meaning, but flawed

(Re: Ottawa Report, August 14, 2013) Last week’s Ottawa Report tries to provide some rationale for the Conservative’s telecom regulatory process which is well-meaning but ...

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