October 2014 Archive

Jazz Fest organizers give thanks to friends and sponsors

The 2014 Newmarket jazz+ Festival wishes to thank you for helping us create another successful festival showcasing local talented musicians and artists. It takes a ...

Dawe apologises for word, not “passion”

During the Sport Aurora debate at the Legion this past week, I used a term in response to some particularly vile comments that some members ...

Aurora accepts keys to historic armoury

It was a homecoming of sorts 140 years in the making, but last Thursday the keys to the old Aurora Armoury were formally handed over to the Town of Aurora. Newmarket-Aurora MP Lois Brown was at the landmark located on the...

Youth are key, says Bully Free Alliance

I wanted to thank you for the articles you have written on the cyber bullying campaign #yeswewill. Bully Free Community Alliance has been working for ...

INSIDE AURORA: Door Stop

By Scott Johnston It was a quiet day in early October when the doorbell rang. Expecting the usual folks flogging yard maintenance or window replacement, ...

Too many ways to pick eight Councillors, says ward supporter

(Re: Inside Aurora, October 23, 2014) Nicely said, and a great reminder. Even more so, once you consider that the combinations (up to 8 of ...

Claims over tourney “unfounded, misleading, unprofessional”

At last Wednesday’s Sport Aurora All-Candidates meeting, what started out as being a reasonably well-intentioned question and answer period, ended up being a tongue lashing ...

Mayoral candidates sling more than mud at final debate in battle over golf tournament

What was expected to be a debate simply about the future of sports and recreation in Aurora turned out to a full blown battle between Aurora’s two mayoral candidates as the Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament hit the fan.

Chamber of Commerce moves ahead with deficit

It’s crunch time for the Aurora Chamber of Commerce as they move ahead into the next year shouldering a deficit of $36,444.

POLITICS AS USUAL: The Long Road

By Alison Collins-Mrakas I was standing in line to grab a coffee and I happened to catch the video feed of a Mayoral debate in ...

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