August 2017 Archive

Lights, Camera, ACTION! – Movies in the Park returns to close out summer

What do hairy dolls, superheroes and a Polynesian princess have in common? They will all be beamed up onto the big screen in parks in and around...

Back-to-school leaves Aurora High School neighbours worried

I just wanted my voice back: Showdown semi-finalist

Colette Zorzella often felt she was simply taking up too much space growing up. One of six children, she describes her...

Don’t miss Doors Open Aurora 2017 this weekend

The 12th annual Doors Open Aurora event is on Saturday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is your chance to become a tourist in your own backyard.

Grand Slams win silver at Provincial Games

Aurora’s softball representatives for the Special Olympics earned a silver medal Provincial games.

On getting involved

I’ve recently turned 80 and, from time to time, am experiencing moments of anxiety as I look at the demands of life and what lies ...

Stop being idle on climate change

Trumpism in Aurora? On our street, we have a family that leave their vehicles idling for 20, 30 or as much as 45 minutes. I’ve ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Fastest Man?

By Alison Collins-Mrakas I decided to take a bit of a break from all things political this past week as I had had my fill ...

A new baby signals beginning of new chapter for sponsored Syrian family

ACTIVATING AURORA: All Kids Can Play

By Ron Weese At Activate Aurora, one important deliverable we have with our funding partner, the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), is to increase participation. Our ...

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