August 2016 Archive

Pro-development label of Council is “unfair”

We have had the opportunity to be directly involved in a development dispute within the town of Aurora. For the last 18 months, neighbours and ...

Hoedown is fast approaching

Summer winding down and folks returning from vacation mode to prepare for the beginning of school year means only one thing to me. It will ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Another one for the memory bank

By Brock Weir I was a non-believer, at first. Earlier this month, Council entered into a marathon debate about a particular non-issue; specifically, the non-issue ...

INSIDE AURORA: Fit Burg

By Scott Johnston As you may have heard recently, Aurora has set the goal of being the most active and fit municipality in Canada. It’ll ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Cheaters do prosper

By Alison Collins-Mrakas As I watched the Olympic swimming competitions – which were absolutely thrilling! Way to go Canada! – I have to admit that ...

MP’s REPORT: MP Alleslev’s End of Session Report Card

By Leona Alleslev, MP Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill Where has the summer gone? It is already the end of August but my team and I are ...

Safety upgrades will help community agencies move forward: Minister

A Provincial investment to make living environments safer for some of Aurora and Newmarket’s most vulnerable citizens comes as a “welcome relief” to Community Living Newmarket/Aurora.

Aurora to begin path to “Canada’s Most Active Community” with star-studded launch

Local sports groups are pulling out all the star-studded stops next month in the quest to make Aurora Canada’s most active community.

Share your memories – large and small – to celebrate 150th anniversary of Town Park

Town Park was a Mecca for music on Saturday night as thousands from across Aurora – and beyond – gathered there to celebrate the legacy of the Tragically Hip. Whether you were there as fans of the Hip, or just to spend a musical night out with your family, chances are you left after the third encore with more than a few lasting memories.

Senior Jays eliminated from NDBL playoffs

The Aurora Jays were sent packing on Sunday by one of the most dominant teams in the North Dufferin Baseball League in years. Following a 5 – 5 tie to open the series early in the week, the New Lowell Knights took control of the best-of-five semifinal series to earn their spot in the championship in four games.

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