September 2014 Archive

Snow contracts approved by Council last week amid drive to get things done before election

Not wanting to get anywhere close to leaving Aurora residents high and (mostly) dry this fall and into the winter, Council signed off on new contracts last week to outsource snow plowing on local roads and sidewalks.

Pan-Am Torch relay could be centre of community celebration next year

There are just over 300 days until the 2015 Pan Am Games arrive in Toronto, and Aurora could get a piece of the action. While we might not be a host venue, the Pan Am Torch could be the centre of a community celebration next summer.

Town to buy Old Armoury for $515,000

The Town of Aurora has struck a deal with the Federal Government to purchase the old Aurora Armoury. With the deal set to close at the end of the month, the historic building could become home to a year-round Farmers' Market.

POLITICS AS USUAL: Rodents of Unusual Size

By Alison Collins-Mrakas Many people enter the political realm only to exit it a short while later disgusted by what they see, experience or worse, ...

New Aurora, Newmarket, and Georgina moms top demand at Rose of Sharon

Rose of Sharon provides services for young mothers to young families throughout York Region, but when it comes to the number of people coming through their doors, Aurora is among the top three municipalities that come to use their services.


By Lois Brown, MP Newmarket-Aurora Helping Families Canada’s economy is performing soundly in the context of a global economic recovery. We have had 1.1 million ...

“Creepy” Aurora spirit walk marks fifth anniversary in October

Halloween is coming, so there’s no better time to get spooky! The Aurora Spirit Walk heads into its fifth year next Friday, October 3, leaving from...


Repurposing your formal dining or living room By Jean Bisnaire, Niche Decor “We hardly use our dining room for formal entertaining and I feel like ...

Aurora chef to compete in nutrition challenge

Aurora chef Lye Fung Wong is a finalist in Sunrise Senior Living’s second annual Senior Eats Nutritional Challenge. The Aurora resident and head chef at Sunrise of Aurora is competing in the finals this week...

Small operation making big impact in Sunday’s annual Terry Fox Run

Since 1981, the name “Terry Fox” has become synonymous with hope, philanthropy, and the joy of giving. All three ring true for the team from Muldoon Marketing, running in...

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