October 2017 Archive

Amnesty International salutes Making Peace

The Aurora-Newmarket Amnesty International Chapter would like to thank all those that made possible the displaying of the Making Peace exhibit in the Town Park. ...

Reader “gobsmacked” at Downie attention

I am compelled to write about the passing of Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip. It’s never easy when someone dies, but with all due ...

Tax changes will lead to “doctor exodus

This letter expresses my great concern for the threat to local health care from proposed tax changes. Provincial and federal Liberal policies toward doctors are ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Is it size that counts, or your expectations?

By Brock Weir\ There is something to be said to the art of setting up to fail – or coming very close to the edge. ...


By Alison Collins-Mrakas As I watch the unseemly circus act underway in the States, I think to myself, how on earth did they get to ...

INSIDE AURORA: Aurora Quiz (Part 4)

It’s once again time to find out how well you know the Town in which you live with our fourth Aurora Quiz. As usual, the ...


By Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora Fall in Ontario is one of the most beautiful times of the year I hope you’ve been out enjoying the ...


Former MP launches Conservative bid in Newmarket-Aurora

Local Conservatives marked the two-year countdown to the next Federal Election by looking firmly to the future, applauding former Newmarket-Aurora MP Lois Brown as she declared her intention to seek the party’s nomination for 2019.


Online scavenger hunt reveals Aurora’s secrets

If these walls could talk! Sure, we’re all familiar with that expression, and we’ve probably thought it once or twice before, but now the secrets of Aurora’s more historic walls, and even its landmarks, are ready to give up their secrets -- right on your phone.


Elvis has Marquee “All Shook Up” for next show

Elvis Presley’s music – okay, probably his hips more than anything – left audiences all shook up when he burst onto the music scene in the 1950s, and now his music is leaving a whole new generation “All Shook Up.” Aurora’s Marquee...

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