May 2016 Archive


By Jan Freedman After a winter that almost wasn’t, it appears that a similar fate has befallen our spring. The weather has been so unpredictable ...

Condo residents “feel short changed” on municipal water system: Councillor

Aurora has tight controls and regulations on the quality of water that comes into your homes through the municipal system, but when the municipal system ends – so too do the Town’s responsibilities.

Long time resident, former Citizen of the Year, will miss Aurora

This is a letter of thanks to Aurora. Next month will mark the 55th year since our family moved to Aurora. I have moved to ...

Pampered Pillowcases to bring joy to moms

By Brock Weir Local moms in need will have their Sunday brightened this week by a return of the Pampered Pillowcases. The brainchild of Aurora ...

Community garden will help kids “reconnect” to earth

As an older woman, my heart aches when I see the opinions offered up by our councillors. How can they represent us, the townsfolk, when ...

Multicultural Festival moving to September 10 – and a different park

Aurora’s first multicultural festival will now take place September 10 at Ada Johnson Park. The celebration of the many cultures that make up Aurora is...

Outpouring for Ryan warms heart of Nova Scotian

(Re: Ryan pays it forward for Able Network, May 5) Thank you again for keeping up with the good things that happened in Ryan Grant’s ...


Aurora cadets hit the mark at provincial competition

By Jake Courtepatte Five local residents from 2799 Queen’s York Rangers Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps combined for the best score at the Central Ontario ...

Large investment needed for Downtown revamp, Council agrees

A potential $10 million investment in the revitalization of Aurora’s Downtown Core was approved by Council last week, but the big question is just what this revitalization will look like.


Hoedown season is off to early start for community groups

Magna’s annual Wild, Wild West Hoedown is more than just York Region’s biggest party – it is a movement that brings out the best of the community – and 15 community groups are wasting no time counting the reasons why.

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