April 2017 Archive

Aurora is in a mess: reader

The Joint Operations Centre (JOC) is an example of another failure of delivering a project on time and on budget in Aurora. It is not ...

Blues fest was a huge success

On behalf of the Board of Music Aurora, we would like to thank the residents of Aurora for their tremendous support of the 6th Annual ...

BROCK’S BANTER: The Northern Light?

By Brock Weir When it rains it pours – and, in Aurora’s case, especially when the sun is shining. If you had no particular plans ...

INSIDE AURORA: For Sale, But Not For Long

By Scott Johnston There has been a lot of talk lately about the skyrocketing housing market, and the situation in our Town is no exception. ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: A battle or contest?

By Alison Collins-Mrakas We believe that we have a truly democratically elected government. We believe we have open elections, open nomination contests, open and transparent ...

VIEW FROM QUEEN’S PARK: Housing prices

By Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora For the past few months, not a week hasn’t gone by where a neighbour or constituent hasn’t stopped to talk ...

Internet voting met with skepticism at Council

Those hoping for Aurora to adopt internet voting in time for next year’s municipal election will likely be left disappointed this week as Council prepares to vote down a shift away from the traditional paper ballot.

2017-04-27-03

Food Pantry seeks summer solution for students in need

Each year, the Aurora Food Pantry serves approximately 250 children and teens whose families know that, in many cases, their hardships in providing healthy meals to their kids will be eased somewhat during the school year thanks to in-school meal and snack programs.

2017-04-27-04

Portraits of Giving honours behind-the-scenes community leaders

As a Grade 11 student at Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School, Kelly Graham helped lay the groundwork for a project which has the potential to save countless lives across Ontario.

2017-04-27-01

Basketball players set to take over the streets with YNBA

On-street basketball will go well beyond shooting a few hoops in little over a month as the York Region Basketball Association (YNBA) brings three-on-three basketball to Downtown Aurora.

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