May 2016 Archive

INSIDE AURORA: Sketch-y Weekend

By Scott Johnston I’m invigorated, yet exhausted. This happens every two years after I have attended the Association of Canadian Cartoonists’ convention. For three days ...

IN GOOD COMPANY: Celebrating our achievements

By Mayor Geoffrey Dawe With April showers’ turning to May flowers, Aurora is buzzing with activity. There are many events that will appeal to you ...

MP’s REPORT: Great work in our community

By Kyle Peterson, MP Newmarket-Aurora I have had the honour of being the Member of Parliament for Newmarket-Aurora for six months now. In this role, ...


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.


Aurora-King Baseball hosts season-opening PeeWee tournament

It was a chilly weekend at Lambert Willson Park for the Aurora-King Baseball Association’s first tournament of the year, hosting fifteen teams from across Ontario in the 13 and under PeeWee group.

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