May 2016 Archive

Speed monitoring needed on Henderson Drive

We bought our house on Milgate Place in November of 1985. Henderson Drive was a quiet street. When Council approved speed bumps on Kennedy Street, ...


Regency aims for a renaissance as a “makerspace”

Doctor-assisted dying laws need continued dialogue, say MPs

Before Newmarket-Aurora MP Kyle Peterson stood up in the House of Commons to speak on new legislation on doctor-assisted dying, he was contacted by a woman in the area living with ALS.

Park options should include new baseball diamond, say Councillors

The resurging popularity of baseball in Aurora and King has led to a relative shortage of places to play, and the new parkland on Mavrinac Park could help pick up the slack, say Councillors.

Paul Brandt to headline Hoedown

Juno and Canadian Country Music Award-winner Paul Brandt is the headliner for the 2016 Wild, Wild West Hoedown.

Celebrate your love of dogs at Paws in the Park

Sheppard’s Bush is going to the dogs next Saturday, May 14, as the Town of Aurora launches Paws in the Park, a new celebration of our best furry friends.


Water Walk Challenge raises funds for new roofs in Uganda

You never really know someone until you walk a mile in their shoes, but students at Rick Hansen Public School hoped to become a little bit closer to that on Wednesday as they lugged buckets of water from home to school.

Public consultations set to begin on Mavrinac Park design

Public consultation on what Mavrinac Park might look like is set to kick of next month, after Council approved a concept plan for the six acre parcel of land last week.


“Swabbing with the Stars” carries on legacy of Sarah Watkin

The plight of Sarah Watkin immediately struck a chord with the students at Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School. The young York Region girl was waging a brave battle with leukemia, awaiting a full match to...

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.

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