June 2015 Archive

Celebrate 400 years of the French in Ontario with music, art … and poutine

A celebration of French Canadian culture wouldn’t quite be complete without a full appreciation of poutine, but that just serves as an appetizer for a full day of activities slated for Aurora next Wednesday as the Town marks Fete de la St-Jean.

Advocate invites community to take a guided walk on namesake trail

Fostering a trails system allowing Aurora residents to get everywhere they need to go as off-road as possible has been a long-held dream for Klaus Wehrenberg.

T.E.A.M.work reigns in the House that Charles Built

As Charles Sequeira sat down for a chat with The Auroran last week, the talk was punctuated by a constant chatter from all corners of the lounge, by bells guiding rounds during a nearby bridge game, and a steady flow of visitors ready grabbing a cup of coffee or meeting up with a friend.

Community Centre parking lot plan to be environmental example

They may have paved paradise to put up a parking lot, but soon the parking lot around the Aurora Community Centre (ACC) will work to help the nature around it.

Hoedown Showdown aims to “jumpstart” aspiring singers’ careers

Aspiring country artists brought down the house last year getting Aurora warmed up for the annual Wild, Wild West Hoedown the following night – and this year, the Hoedown Showdown is returning bigger and better than ever.

Complaints prompt Council calls for review of cell tower policy

Aurora needs to take a closer look at its own policies when it comes to companies looking to place telecommunications towers in and around Town, according to Council.

Williams crowns prom King and Queen in landslide vote

We’ll Meet Again showcases wartime songs and renews old memories

When Jo-ann Spitzer was just three years old, a “stranger” walked into her life. She didn’t know her father until she was a toddler because...

Joint Operations Centre construction to continue with project manager

As construction of Aurora’s new Joint Operations Centre marches on, the project will continue to be overseen by a project manager after the recent appointee has proven his worth.

“Sole Sisters” welcome their “Misters” for this week’s Relay for Life

2015’s Relay for Life, which takes place this Friday, will present a year of firsts for veteran participant Lynn Pearson.

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