December 2015 Archive

2015-12-24-11

YRAA football All-Stars ripe with Mustangs talent

The season may not have ended the way he would have dreamed, but St. Maximilian Kolbe quarterback Ben Langlois was still happy to play in the YRAA championship game under the big lights in front of the biggest crowd he’s seen.

Aurora sides added to Ontario semi-pro league roster

Aurora’s soccer community reached a major milestone last week by being named one of two teams involved in an expansion into the semi-professional League 1 Ontario next season.

Barbarians name annual award winners

The Aurora Barbarians Rugby Club honoured some familiar faces, along with some new ones, with the organization’s annual bevy of awards last weekend.

2015-12-24-02

Gorman uses power of communication at Toronto hospital

As she sat in the pews of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Barb Collins says she saw something special in the man leading the service.

Gulf remains between Highland developers and Ratepayers

By Brock Weir It has been over a week since Council turned down Highland Gate Developments’ offer to sell the former golf course lands to ...

2015-12-24-03

Williams students prepare to unleash the power of art

Abigail Kearney is ready for battle. As the co-chair of Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School’s Arts Council, she knows that artists like to procrastinate just a little bit.

Get into some monkey business on New Year’s Eve

As we count down to the end of 2015, some of us are looking forward for a legitimate excuse to get down to some Monkey Business – and you can get a head start on New Year’s Eve this year at the Town of Aurora’s Family First Night.

2015-12-24-06

St. Joseph students turn down the heat and turn up the giving

School’s out for the winter break, but as kids from St. Joseph Elementary School were getting ready to wrap up the first half of their year, the cheers ringing out as the last bell pealed were probably coupled with the sound of a few chattering teeth.

Precinct Plan calls for changes to Town Park, Armoury

The Aurora Farmers’ Market has called Wells Street home for nearly a decade, but if the plan for Aurora’s proposed Cultural Precinct is embraced, it might be able to find longer-lasting success within Town Park itself.

2015-12-24-07

Last remaining horse barn to be preserved at Hillary House

It’s Christmas and at this time of year you probably need no reminder that some interesting things can happen in a barn, and one of Aurora’s last horse barns – well, theoretically, a garage – is set to be shaken up in the year ahead.

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