December 2014 Archive

VIEW FROM QUEEN’S PARK: Year of Opportunity

A Year of Building Opportunity By Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora Recently, the Ontario Legislature rose for its holiday break, giving me more opportunity to meet ...

Community members look to stamp out drug problem in York Region

The York Region community came together under one roof at the Ray Twinney Recreation Complex in Newmarket this month, and not to discuss matters of hockey.

“No charge” from business made reader’s day

I had to pull off Yonge Street and Murray Drive recently as something was wrong with my glasses. The nose piece thingy had broken off. ...


Snow shovellers needed across Aurora

Chances are when you woke up last Thursday morning to a mountain of snow, you let out a grumble or a few choice words before lacing up, grabbing your shovel, and clearing a path to get out of your driveway.


Highland Gate Ratepayers to form at Monday meeting

Concerned residents living around the former Highland Gate Golf Course are expected to come out to Town Hall once again this Monday, December 15, to formally form a ratepayers’ association.

SENIOR SCAPE: Season’s Greetings

By Charles Sequeira On behalf of our Board of Directors and Committees at the Aurora Seniors’ Centre, we take this opportunity to wish all our ...

Being difference makers is a team goal at Rick Hansen P.S.


Lions kick into high gear for holiday crunch

For a service club which celebrated its 70th anniversary in Aurora this fall, Aurora’s Lions Club shows no signs of slowing down. As Christmas...

Councillor chose “negativity over positivity” in inaugural speech

On December 2, I attended the Inaugural Meeting of Aurora Town Council. It was a wonderful evening. The Town Crier, John Webster, Piper Jim McGillivray ...


Country Toy Tea raises thousands for shelters at 10th anniversary event

The holidays will be a little brighter for families living in shelters this holiday season, thanks to donations from the Country Toy Tea.

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