June 2015 Archive


Trudeau hits Aurora in “unofficial start” of Federal campaign

Transit riders had a bit of a surprise on Thursday afternoon as Federal leader Justin Trudeau hopped on a northbound Viva bus stopped near Yonge and Wellington.


TSN personality to recognize best in sports at Hall of Fame ceremony

For the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame (ASHoF), they want the best in the biz to introduce the newest members into their hallowed halls. That’s why...


Better late than never — Aurora’s 2015 Citizen of the Year receives honour

When Diane Buchanan was named Aurora’s Citizen of the Year last month, she had no idea the award was coming and, as such, was enjoying a previously-booked golfing holiday in Myrtle Beach when she received the call from Mayor Geoff Dawe.


York Region students get a taste of fire fighting

Grade 3 students across York Region put their creativity to the test recently, brainstorming new and colourful ways to convey the message of fire safety. Their hard work paid off on Friday...

Tree protection to get a second look at Council

Homeowners in Aurora have restrictions on how many trees they can remove from their respective properties, but golf courses do not have to operate under any such constraints – this, however, could change in the future as Aurora takes another look at its tree protection bylaw.

Bells toll for missing women

The usual cacophony of traffic and construction in Downtown Aurora was punctuated precisely 374 times this Sunday, and will conclude a further 748 times this week to remember 1,122 lives.

Car company questions decision to host cell tower after outcry

Local business owner Michael Carcone is “questioning his decision” to host a potential new cell phone tower following concerns from family, employees and neighbours.


Record-breaking amount raised at CDS Auction

By Kim Sillcox On May 29th, the stars were aligned and came out in force to attend The Country Day School’s 42nd Annual Auction. The ...

Homeowner hopeful buyers will preserve historic Horton Place

By Brock Weir A sold sign has finally been put out in front of the historic Horton Place on Yonge Street at Irwin Avenue. The ...


Town, TD Bank collaborate for “premium concert experience” for music lovers and food pantry

By Brock Weir The first party in Aurora’s Concerts in the Park series is a little over a week away, taking over Town Park next ...

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