February 2016 Archive

Aurora Heights’ school travel plan hits snag over public consultation

The morning walk to school was set to get a little easier – and a little safer – for the Aurora Heights Public School community, but a lack of public consultation put the plan for a new three-way stop sign on the backburner.

Up-and-coming football players learn from elites

When it comes to developing athletic skill, why learn from anyone other than those already at an elite level?

YRP aims to get students running for their mental health

The amount of mental pressure placed on a teenage girl’s shoulders can often be overwhelming: the search for a job path, their physical appearance, and their social anxieties.

BROCK’S BANTER: Getting Restless

By Brock Weir Sometimes you have one of those days where you’re sitting at the desk screaming internally at something that has happened in the ...

M.P.’s REPORT: Update from Ottawa

By Leona Alleslev, MP Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill Your Input on the Federal Budget On January 13, I hosted a pre-budget consultation at the Aurora Cultural ...

VIEW FROM QUEEN’S PARK: Ontario investing $100 million to help homeowners save energy

By Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora With a record warm winter and both natural gas and gasoline prices in decline, energy conservation is not necessarily high ...

FRONT PORCH PERSPECTIVE: Highland Gate Rate Payers Association Submission

By Stephen Somerville The other day I was sent a copy of the formal submission of the Highland Gate Ratepayers Association (“HGRPA”) submission to Town ...

Incoming and expanding businesses touted by Mayor

Blues Bash returns for milestone in new venue

The fifth annual Aurora Winter Blues Fest kicks off March 5 at Highland Automotive before the main event March 11 and 12.

Indoor tennis dome approved for SARC

It’s a decision that has long been on the bubble, but after over three years of debate, Aurora tennis players will be able to play year-round.

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