December 2014 Archive

Canadians can’t afford “another misspent year”: Liberals

Looking back on the year, it is increasingly clear that Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s priorities are no longer the priorities of Canadians. His Conservative government ...

Residential development coming to Highland Gate: ClubLink

Aurora’s Highland Gate Golf Course is to be developed for housing, according to landowner ClubLink. ClubLink and Geranium Corporation released...

2014-12-18-03

Hartman students join forces to ensure a warm winter ahead

Students at Hartman Public School have never been a group to shy away from showing their spirit, and when their “Mitten Tree” proved a resounding success last year, they had no hesitation in coming back again to make things bigger and better than ever.

2014-12-11-21

Families gather to help turn on Aurora’s Christmas lights

Photos by David Falconer Hundreds of Aurorans, young and old, gathered in the forecourt of Aurora Town Hall last Wednesday night for the annual Tree ...

Aurorans can keep yearly tabs on energy reduction at Town Hall

Energy use can often play a significant part in the cost of running Aurora, but residents will soon be able to keep tabs on the municipality’s efforts to reduce energy consumption...

Timberlane development needs to be compatible: reader

As a home owner located near the proposed Timberlane redevelopment, we were surprised to learn there are 68 homes planned for just 4.7 hectares. If ...

Study could lead to new approach to Downtown revitalization

A study to look at what it would take for the Town of Aurora to secure historic and vacant properties along Yonge Street could lead to new approaches to revitalizing Aurora’s Downtown Core, according to some Councillors.

User fees at revamped Leisure Complex changed ahead of 2015 opening

Ahead of this winter’s anticipated full opening of the newly revamped Aurora Family Leisure Complex, Council is set this week to hammer out exactly how much it will cost residents, and returning members of the Complex, to use the facility.

2014-12-04-02

New vision needed to tackle York Region’s youth homelessness: United Way

There is a perception in communities such as Aurora that youth on the streets are simply “bratty teenagers” reacting to a simple argument at home, according to the United Way of York Region. But, this perception is far from the reality.

2014-12-25-12

Tigers head into Christmas break on a high note

Aurora’s Junior A Tigers survived the month of December with a 5-3-1 record, despite a large gap in the roster.

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