April 2015 Archive

BROCK’S BANTER: Use it or lose it

By Brock Weir Okay, you’re probably not going to lose it, but bear with me for a moment. I’ve never been a good prognosticator. Politically ...

Road reconstructions to hit south Aurora in May

Spring is here and, like clockwork, Aurora is gearing up for a significant round of roadwork beginning next month.

Long-time volunteer aims to inspire as Relay’s Honourary Survivor

elay for Life has always been a busy time for Michelle Clayton-Wood. The long-time volunteer, and Newmarket resident, has been...

View from a taxpayers’ hot seat

(Re: View from Queen’s Park, April 10) When you want to, temporarily, blind people, shine a very bright light in their eyes, then they will ...


By Scott Johnston Why are Aurorans so grumpy, all of a sudden? I know this sounds like a bit of a blanket statement, and I ...

“Full Moon” tours aim to shine a light on Aurora’s creepy past

The familiar strains of Blue Moon can be heard from unknown sources at certain points in Aurora, if you’re in the right place at the right time. Or can it?

Fire Department seeking land for new station, training centre

The hunt is on for land on which to build a new fire station and training central for the Central York Fire Services, serving Aurora and Newmarket.

Aurora business aims to wow the Dragons with a desk chair – but this isn’t your grandfather’s desk chair

When is a chair not a chair? When Aurora’s Pat Harrison gets his hands on it.

Tigers’ Morrison named OJHL Rookie of the Year

Cameron Morrison was just one of a handful of Aurora Tigers to earn some hardware after a stellar regular season for the Junior A team.

Community Sports Plan could be ready as early as this fall

A comprehensive plan to get Aurora in gear when it comes to sports could be ready as early as this fall, drafted alongside a larger Parks and Recreation master plan.

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