October 2016 Archive

VIEW FROM QUEEN’S PARK: Girl Guides, Rapid Ways, Funding and more

By Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora As we move through October, the signs of fall are everywhere. Trees are at their peak of colour as I ...

Leslie Street underpasses nearly double in price since first proposed

The Region of York is set to begin the reconstruction of Leslie Street next year and, pending Council’s final approval, two pedestrian trail underpasses along with it.

Southeast cell tower inches closer to reality

A new telecommunications tower will soon be on the landscape in Aurora’s southeast quadrant Council gave the formal thumbs-up to the tower, which has been relocated further away from a nearby residential neighbourhood than originally planned, to a joint effort between Bell Canada and Rogers.

Don’t Dress for Dinner brings Menage-a-Quatre to Theatre Aurora

Barb Jones simply laughs when asked what she wants audiences to take away from her latest directorial effort in which a man’s grand plans for a weekend with his mistress and best friend while his wife’s away.

“Dressed” for Success at TA: a review

A cheating husband has arranged for his wife to be out of town for the week-end. His mistress is coming over, a cordon bleu chef has been engaged to provide a fancy meal, and his best friend is lined up to provide an alibi.

MARKET MUSINGS

By Jan Freedman The Aurora Farmers’ Market and Artisan Fair has now closed the outdoor season and not a moment too soon, as the cooler ...

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Mayor’s Breakfast of Champions Spotlight: Evolution Gymnastics Aurora – Seven Boys, 25 Medals

Evolution Gymnastics Aurora is thrilled to once again be participating in this fantastic Sport Aurora event. This year, all seven of our Provincial Level Men’s ...

Canada 150 party could be part of 2017 budget plans

When Canada turned 100 in 1967, Aurora celebrated in style, but with the nation’s 150th birthday just around the corner, next year’s festivities could be contingent on the 2017 Budget.

Greenhouse sprouts additional cost for Joint Operations Centre

When Aurora’s new Joint Operations Centre was completed, it was touted as coming in under budget, but a plan to install a $157,000 greenhouse floor left Councillors questioning whether that was actually the case last week.

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Panthers win back-and-forth clash with Bluewater

A relatively slow start to the season for the Aurora Panthers of the Provincial Women’s Hockey League was ended by a high-scoring affair at the Aurora Family Recreation Complex on Saturday, with the Panthers besting the Bluewater Hawks 4 – 3.

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