December 2015 Archive

New CAO comes to Aurora after contentious time in Sudbury

Doug Nadorozny will serve as Aurora’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) effective January 11.

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Midget Tigers hang on to first in York-Simcoe standings

The highest-tiered team in Aurora Minor Hockey can take their holiday break in high spirits sitting atop the York-Simcoe League pyramid.

BROCK’S BANTER: Baby, It’s Warm Outside

By Brock Weir My relatively recent foray back into social media after several years in self-imposed exile has been an enlightening experience. It has been ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Xenophobia

By Alison Collins-Mrakas Xenophobia. “An intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries.” Or, in the case of one presidential wannabe, a ...

FRONT PORCH PERSPECTIVE: Double Header

By Stephen Somerville I want to briefly touch on two different and unrelated topics today. First, in my last column on climate change, I provided ...

SENIOR SCAPE: Fidget Bags

By Sylvia Gilchrist Every Christmas, the Aurora Seniors’ Association supports a charity. The charity changes from year to year. This year the ASA decided to ...

VIEW FROM QUEEN’S PARK: Increased Recycling

Province Proposes Legislation to Increase Recycling By Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora I’m sure you’re as horrified as I when reading media stories about conscientious citizens ...

LAV opposition is not an “us vs. them” issue

(Re: Light Armoured Vehicle continues to roll to Cenotaph, December 3) An Open Letter to Mayor and Council: In the article of this edition, it ...

Veteran’s partner voices support for Cenotaph LAV

(Re: Brock’s Banter & LAV continues roll to Cenotaph park, December 3) It saddens me to read that anyone would oppose a monument to our ...

A picture is worth a thousand words

In regards to the ongoing discussion regarding the LAV, I realized that most people in Aurora do not know what these vehicles look like. Would ...

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