March 2015 Archive

Empowering women, empowering humanity starts with education

Empowering women and, in turn, empowering all of humanity starts with education – and that education can start here at home, according to local advocates.

Time for a re-think on Aurora’s Hydro Reserves

(Re: 5.09% tax hike on table as budget talks near end. March 12, 2015) The Aurora Council is currently discussing the 2015 budget. One of ...

Council rejects motion to reduce size from eight to six

If you were one of the nearly 8,100 residents who voted last fall to reduce the size of Council from eight members, plus the Mayor, to six, you’re likely out of luck.

George Street Public School plans to go out in style

Nominations open for Aurora Sport Hall of Fame’s class of 2015

Last November, six leaders in sport were immortalized forever in the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame. The hall is now looking for the public’s help in determining the class of 2015.

ASK THE DESIGNER: Finding the Perfect Area Rug

By Jean Bisnaire Niche Decor “I grew up in a home with wall-to-wall broadloom. I moved into a home with beautiful hardwood 2 years ago. ...

AYSC player commits to Division 1 school

One of Aurora’s homegrown athletic stars is taking her talents to pitches south of the border.

Gymnasts medal in provincial competition

The competitive boys team at Aurora’s Evolution Gymnastics competed at the third Ontario Cup this past weekend, bringing home some hardware.

Environmentalists urge action on untouched grassland by wildlife park

In the overall scheme of things, a pocket of land less than two acres in Aurora’s planned wildlife park might seem small potatoes, but to environmentalists behind the plan, it will make a world of difference to the critters that call it home.

Blues Fest was “tremendous success”

On behalf of the Aurora Winter Blues Festival (AWBF) Organizing Committee, we’d like to thank the residents of Aurora for their continued support of the ...

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