April 2014 Archive

MoneySense ranking provides food for thought

(Re: In Good Company, March 27) Mayor Dawe uses some of the information from MoneySense magazine to paint a rosy picture of Aurora’s property taxes. ...

Provincial politicians prepare for possible spring election

Ontarians “deserve the opportunity to pass judgement” on the Provincial Government if a budget is tabled at the beginning of May, according to MPP.

Business Women’s Network launched in York Region

A group of local business women came together to learn, share and collaborate as the Business Women’s Network of York Region (BWNYR) held it’s official launch gala. The networking event, which included...

Showdown finals will provide more chance to take in Hoedown experience

People looking to get into the country and western spirit at Hoedown this year will have more opportunities to do so this year with a second night of fun.

Aurora teens to receive silver Duke of Edinburgh Awards this weekend

Canoeing down a remote river, Tara Stipec was struck by the eerie feeling of being almost alone, in the middle of nowhere, with absolutely nothing man-made in her line of sight.

Plans for traffic, parks in Aurora Promenade could be put on ice

Plans for the next phase of the Aurora Promenade Plan could be put on hold this week. Councillors last week voted to put the brakes on the...

Prices for new homes rise with demand as Town approves DC bylaw

Prospective Aurora residents looking to relocate to, or purchase a new home within Aurora, can expect to pay a little bit more to do so with the approval of an update in Aurora’s development charges.

Distraught congregation hopes for new life after devastating fire

Members of Aurora United Church are looking into their faith following Friday’s fire which gutted not only their spiritual centre, but also a building which has served as the spiritual home for generations of their families spanning nearly 140 years. As the flames raged, first from the rear of the church and quickly spreading to engulf the entire building, many parishioners looked on with tears rolling down their cheeks, some describing the frustration of feeling “helpless” in the situation...

Helming Sports Hall of Fame is “dream job” for Nancy Black

As the newly appointed project manager for the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHoF), Nancy Black is looking forward to getting right to work.

Library’s Camera Club puts Hillary House firmly in focus

Teacher Ronen Grunberg has lived in Aurora for over 20 years, and over the past year he has come to know the Town almost like the back of his hand. He, and members of the Aurora Public Library Camera Club, put a close...

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