October 2016 Archive

Burning up the dance floor sets North American record

Community leaders put on their dancing shoes and hit the floor with local professional dancers to raise a whopping $90,000 for disabled kids.

Express Atoms win hometown tournament

The York-Simcoe Express Atoms have proved they are the best of the best in AAA minor hockey, and on home ice to boot.

Get technology working for your business at Aurora Chamber Tech Expo

The Aurora business community is invited to attend the inaugural Aurora Chamber Tech Expo during BDC’s Small Business Week. On Thursday October 20, 2016 from ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Lost on the Irony Challenged

By Alison Collins-Mrakas Following the recent presidential debate, among the more bizarre news items making the rounds is a new conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton’s ...

Battling the stigma of Red Car

Chances are, you know her face. And, if you have lived in Aurora for any length of time, chances are equally...

Mayor’s Breakfast of Champions Spotlight: Aurora King Baseball Association

It was Labour Day Weekend 2015, and like many baseball teams across the province, the Aurora King Jays Rookie AA team was in Brantford to ...

Aurora signs off on Highland Gate redevelopment settlement

Council endorsed a settlement mediated by the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) on the redevelopment of the former Highland Gate golf course in a 6 – 3 vote on Wednesday night. The decision came after lengthy closed door talks with Councillors Wendy Gaertner, Tom Mrakas and Jeff Thom voting against the deal.

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 ...

Street banners pay tribute to veterans, serving soldiers and the fallen

Albert Arcand, who will turn 98 next month, smiled as he looked skyward at the southwest corner of Yonge and Wellington Streets on Thursday afternoon.

Welcoming Arms volunteers mark first decade of service

It’s probably an anniversary they’d have sooner not reached, but Welcoming Arms marked its first decade of helping disadvantaged Aurora residents last week with a salute to the volunteers that make everything happen.

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