June 2016 Archive

Theatre Aurora calls for “support” from the Town in lease battle

Aurora has marked a new lease for Theatre Aurora as a “high priority” item after several members of the venerable local institution sounded off on the ongoing “battle” between themselves and the Town over their new lease agreement.


Business leaders build case for new hotel

Before Aurora can build a firm case on why hotel chains should invest in the Town, Aurora needs to build a case proving it can support one, according to local businesses.

Aurora “willing to attempt mediation” on Highland Gate redevelopment

By Brock Weir Aurora is “willing to attempt” Board-led mediation on the redevelopment of the former Highland Gate Golf Course. Council unanimously passed a notice ...

Alan Doyle

Wild West Hoedown gets east coast spin with Friday headliner Alan Doyle

By Brock Weir This year’s two-day Wild, Wild West Hoedown will kick off with a decidedly eastern flare with Friday night headliner Alan Doyle. The ...

Get up and be active during Aurora’s Recreation & Parks month

Summer officially arrives this month, ushering in a season of being outside for some fun in the sun, so get outside to our local greenspaces to mark Aurora’s Recreation & Parks Month – or #aurorarpm16.


McLeod Nature Reserve is “Bio Blitzed” with Land Trust

Settling in northeast Richmond Hill, Aurora native Heather McLeod took a piece of Aurora with her. Planning her garden, she dug up a few ferns from her parents’ wooded land and transplanted them to her new place, where they flourish to this day. Now Heather Emery, it was an emotional experience for her to walk on that land again on Friday.


Aurora Cup showcases national and international talent

The sun was shining and the competition was heated up this weekend when over 100 soccer teams from across Ontario, and the world, took to the pitches of Aurora for the Aurora Youth Soccer Club’s (AYSC) annual Aurora Cup.


Stratigakis scores two in AUFC women’s tie

Canadian national Sarah Stratigakis notched her first two goals in an Aurora United FC uniform on Saturday at Sheppard’s Bush, but the party was spoiled in a 3 – 3 comeback effort by the Kingston Clippers.

Aurora Jays remain undefeated in North Dufferin league

It may be too early to tell, but this year’s incarnation of the senior AA Aurora Jays seem as confident as always. And why should they not, with most of the lineup remaining from last year’s heavy-hitting squad?

An open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

My name is Benjamin Williamson, I am 16 years old and I have a physical disability called cerebral palsy. We met last summer when you ...

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