May 2015 Archive

Court fight over Canada Post super mailboxes being watched closely

The stand-off between the City of Hamilton and Canada Post over tough new bylaws put in place by the municipality in an attempt to force having a say in the placement of incoming super mailboxes in established communities is set to have its first airing in court next Monday.

200-year journey comes full circle for founding farmers

Hundreds bid fond farewell to the “little school with the big heart”

John Mullings only had about five years’ teaching experience under his belt when he walked through the doors of George Street Public School for the first time in 1963. Over the following six years, he instilled ...

Young woman shares MS journey

By Mike Rodrigues Receiving the diagnosis of a serious illness is never an easy thing to comprehend, especially at the age of 16. When Amanda ...

Plans come together for George Street P.S. celebration

By Brock Weir Aurora is just over one week away from commemorating the closure of George Street Public School, and plans are gelling for the ...

Aurora-King baseball takes over “premiere” ball diamond

May is here, and that means Aurora and King are in the throes of baseball season, but as the Aurora Jays step up to the plate at Stewart Burnett field this week, they might be doing so with an extra degree of pride.

Medical pot production set for municipal approval

Medical marijuana production facilities in Aurora’s new business park could get Council’s green light this week, but local lawmakers aren’t necessarily keen to roll out the red carpet.

Aurora Winter Blues Fest aims for summer lovin’

Plenty of people sing the winter blues, but the minds behind the Aurora Winter Blues Festival are looking to bust out of their seasonal boundaries to be part of Aurora’s Concerts in the Park series.

York Region victim leads to international child porn bust

After receiving a tip from Ottawa’s National Child Exploitation Centre last week, York Regional Police’s Internet Child Exploitation Section was on the move to a York Region address to nab a suspect emailing images of child pornography. With the York Region address determined and the search warrant executed, what they found was not necessarily what they had anticipated.

Canadian Tire to take over Target location

No word yet on impacts to Yonge Street and Murray Drive location, says retailer.

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