March 2018 Archive

BROCK’S BANTER: Turn off, tune out, drop in

By Brock Weir For the past few years, there’s been videos floating around the internet in various forms designed to tap into any nostalgia that ...

INSIDE AURORA: Hopping to It

By Scott Johnston It was a fine day in late March and I was strolling along one of the trails near the Seniors’ Centre. I ...


By Mayor Geoff Dawe Help us recognize citizens in the community who have made a positive impact in Aurora. The Town is currently accepting nominations ...

VIEW FROM QUEEN’S PARK: Leading Women/Girls

By Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora Last week I had the honour of celebrating International Women’s day by bestowing 23 women and girls in Newmarket–Aurora with ...

More parking coming for GO commuters this spring

GO commuters could soon find more parking options on their way to the Aurora Station. On Friday, the Province announced the building of 550 new parking spaces between the East Gwillimbury and Aurora stations, 69 of which will be built in Aurora.


Leading Women awards salute inroads into science and technology

A healthy mind, coupled with a healthy body can lead to limitless potential – but getting on the right track is very often a team effort. Earlier this month, to mark International Women’s Day, Newmarket-Aurora MPP Chris Ballard saluted 23 area women in the fourth annual Leading Women / Leading Girls awards.


ABLE Network embodies “refuse to settle” philosophy

Able Network wants its members to reach their full potential and be the best they can be. In short, the Aurora-based organization which provides education and opportunities for those living with intellectual challenges, not only refuses to settle for less with their young men and women, but they also refuse to settle for less as an organization.

Groups encouraged to get involved to help Aurora secure “Youth Friendly” designation

Community groups throughout Aurora operate programs geared towards kids and teens through various ways, but getting on the same page in ensuring the needs of local teens are met will help Aurora secure a second designation as a “Youth Friendly” community.


Supportive students recognized for making school a better place

Shyiem McGillvary knows firsthand the importance of making a friend. The Grade 12 student at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School goes out of...


You never know when you’re going to need it: Put your best foot forward with Hospice hike

Heather R. makes herself comfortable on a couch. In her sight line is the hand-made harvest table she’s come to know so well, groaning down with fresh baked goods whose smells intermingles with the inviting scent of fresh flowers. It’s a scene that plays out in countless homes...

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