September 2013 Archive

Gallo’s letter was ironic, says Reader

In a rather delicious touch of irony, Councillor Gallo asks how Council is making decisions. He is specifically referring to the possibility of implementing an ...

D-Day veteran honoured with Jubilee Medal

As a young man growing up in St. Thomas, ON, Les Pengelly says he and his fellow youth simply did what they were told. After hearing a broadcast of Hitler on the radio in...

Hillary House takes part in Culture Days

On Saturday, September 28, Hillary House will be opening its doors for a day of music, tours, art, and activities for all ages, in celebration of Culture Days.

Council nixes review of meeting times

If you were hoping for something concrete for shorter municipal meetings, you might have to wait another day. Council put the brakes on a recommendation last week which would have launched a study...

Noise bylaws could be tightened up to reflect “lifestyles”

By Brock Weir Have you been part of Aurora’s “mass civil disobedience”? If so, changes at Town Hall could mean you’ll no longer have to ...


By-elections or Appointments: Some Guidelines are Required By Stephen Somerville I have read with interest my fellow columnist Alison Collins-Mrakas’ articles about the recent Toronto ...

Live streaming committee meetings poses problems: Town

By Brock Weir When Aurora Councillors sit down in the Council chamber week in and week out, their discussions and arguments are beamed onto the ...

Government fights trafficking of Women and Girls in York Region

Dr. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, along with Lois Brown, Member of Parliament for Newmarket-Aurora, announced $200,000 in funding for a 30

Culture Days at the Farmers’ Market

The Aurora Farmers’ Market and Artisan Fair, in partnership with the Aurora Cultural Roundtable, will be celebrating Culture Days on Saturday, September 28, with a culinary arts extravaganza.

Display is top priority for Aurora Collection’s new owners

With the exchange of a shiny new loonie and a flurry of pens signing multiple 500+ page agreements, the Aurora Collection came under the ownership of the Town on Wednesday.

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