July 2014 Archive

UPDATED: Don Constable selected to fill Council vacancy

Aurora Council selected former councillor Don Constable to join them at the table Tuesday afternoon, filling the vacancy left by MPP Chris Ballard.


By Jan Freedman We have just experienced another lovely day at the Farmers’ Market where we were lucky that the rain held off until after ...

One Book One Aurora campaign heads into home stretch

If you haven’t picked up a copy of Marina Nemat’s harrowing memoir “Prisoner of Tehran”, there is still time to join in on the community-wide discussion centring on the book. Spearheaded by the Aurora Public Library...


By Lois Brown, MP Newmarket-Aurora Saving lives through Vanessa’s Law The Government of Canada has welcomed amendments to strengthen transparency in the proposed patient safety ...

Another heritage home could be demolished to make way for two

The future of another piece of Aurora’s residential heritage could be in question over the next few months. Councillors signed off last month on a request from a local couple to remove 83 George Street from the

Budding Aurora actress prepares for NBC debut

Having used her skills as a debater to take on the world, Aurora’s Natalie Ganzhorn is well-versed in being in front of an audience.

Protection of “Southeast Aurora” neighbourhood could be sparked again next week

A proposed heritage district for Downtown Aurora’s Southeast Quadrant might have fizzled at the Council table this spring, but if residents thought protection of the neighbourhood was down, it might not necessarily be out.

DOORS OPEN 2014: Blueprint House to make Doors Open debut

In many ways, the dwelling currently known as “Blueprint House” is like dozens of other World War One era homes in Aurora. The gable end of the two-storey structure faces the street and the house is deeper

Hoedown promises good music, good fun, and a good boost to local groups

Get your cowboy boots polished, your hats brushed and, if you’re preparing to do battle in a Showdown, make sure your voice is in tune – Hoedown season is almost before us! This year, proceeds from

Aurora 150 finance motion would have negative impact on volunteers: Council

If you’re going to focus on one citizen committee, you should focus on them all. That was the argument made by many members of Council this month as they rejected a bid from Councillor ...

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