August 2017 Archive

Cultural Precinct is “leadership opportunity” for Cultural Centre: Executive Director

A conversation will need to be had in Aurora on just what is possible in helping the Town realise its cultural potential, according to Suzanne Haines, the Aurora Cultural Centre’s newly minted Executive Director.

2017-08-24-01

Homeless Aurora teen begins university journey

Ben Williamson, who lives with cerebral palsy, received a flood of support to send him to Carleton.

Second hotel coming to Leslie & 404 area

Aurora has been without a hotel for years, but now that a new hotel is set to break ground near Leslie and Highway 404 before the end of summer, a second hotel is following its lead.

There’s no escaping the smoky sizzle of Ribfest – or is there?

Ribfest arrives this week, bringing with it a unique, smoky sizzle that is a welcome escape from...

2017-08-24-09

Minor PeeWee Jays take York Simcoe championship

Some Sunday redemption was enough to crown the Aurora King Jays the best in Minor PeeWee York Simcoe baseball at...

Aurora High portables are temporary solution: Board

A growing enrolment at Aurora High School has left school officials looking for temporary accommodations ahead of the start of the 2017-2018 school year. This according ...

2017-08-17-05

New executive director explores new opportunities for Cultural Centre

It’s a far cry from being an accountant, but the number crunching has served Suzanne Haines well as she dropped the traditional nine-to-five job to embrace her love of the arts – and they are skills she continues to draw upon as she charts a new path for the Aurora Cultural Centre.

Music Aurora says thanks for Festival support

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

Early morning encounter leads to kudos for Councillor

It is 8.30 on Sunday morning, August 6. I live across from Town Park and wanted to bring this your attention, as well as other ...

BROCK’S BANTER: 14 Minutes

By Brock Weir Andy Warhol once said, “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” I don’t know if that holds true or ...

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