February 2018 Archive

Do you know someone who you think belongs in the Hall?

The mandate of the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) is to celebrate and share the significant and exceptional achievements and contribution to sport within ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Settling for Silver

By Brock Weir Canadians are often celebrated for their own quiet sense of pride. In some cases this pride is self-celebrated. Whether this pride is ...

“Bong shop” raises questions over plaza renovations

An application to spruce up a south Aurora plaza through the Town’s Community Improvement Plan might go up in a puff of smoke after one Councillor raised his eyebrows over the presence of a “bong shop.”

POLITICS AS USUAL

By Alison Collins-Mrakas Mainstream media, fringe media and the tinfoil-hat wearing brigade of the blogosphere all play a significant part in how the public’s attitudes ...

FRONT PORCH PERSPECTIVE: Stable Neighbourhood Study

By Stephen Somerville Last week in the mail our family received a form letter from the Town of Aurora. The document was a Notice of ...

“Shocked” Progressive Conservatives look to the future

MP’s REPORT: Your Role in Democracy; Exchanging Ideas at a Town Hall

By Leona Alleslev, MP Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill The foundation of democracy relies upon an informed and engaged electorate. Democracy only works when we are willing ...

Request to move Dr. G.W. Williams misses latest round of provincial funding

Request by school board, concerned parents left out of Wednesday's funding announcement, but MPP says he will continue to work with residents and Ministry.

Queen’s York Rangers heading to nationals

Six members of the Queen’s York Rangers will be skiing and shooting their way into Nationals after a strong showing at the regional biathlon competition in Sault Ste. Marie last weekend.

Council shifts gears on townhouse development

A plan to knock down three homes on Metcalfe Street to make way for a 15-unit townhouse development on three lots was knocked back by Council this week.

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