December 9, 2021

Hillary House celebrates new outdoor exhibition, grant funding

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Threat of Omicron variant will take “weeks” to confirm: Medical Officer of Health

The continuing climb of new cases of COVID-19, along with the identification of the Omicron variant, has left some residents concerned their holiday plans are ...

Modern Property Standards should account for light pollution: Council

Light pollution and noise could be two factors coming under increased scrutiny in a modernized Property Standards Bylaw for Aurora. Council set the wheels in ...

Tigers forward Lee Chiang could be Mr. Reliable for the rest of the year

Your leaders will always be your leaders. A cliché’ to say that? Undoubtedly.  In a team breakdown, it’s the obvious thing to point out. The ...

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Debate over Centre Street development crossed a line, Councillor contends

Delegations from developers and Centre Street residents over a proposed tri-plex in Aurora’s Heritage Conservation crossed a line in decorum, according to Councillor Wendy Gaertner. ...

Seniors helping spread holiday cheer to fellow seniors at Southlake

The holidays can be a time of isolation for seniors. It is an issue that is not unique to the pandemic, but COVID-19 has only ...

Fire Services to continue Cost Recovery Program

A pilot program to help the Central York Fire Services recover the costs for several types of calls ranging from vehicle collisions to false alarms ...

Local woodworker among the artisans set for this week’s Christmas Market

If you’re looking to get something special for that hard-to-buy-for person on your Christmas list and want to shop local at the same time, you’re ...

Step into Truvy’s Salon for laughs, love – and a collaboration between Theatre Aurora and Queensville Players on Steel Magnolias

Whether you’ve seen the play or watched the film, Steel Magnolias has become synonymous with the bonds that can exist between women and how humour ...

Warm up this winter with Craig Cardiff and a “cozy” Cabaret

Warm up this winter with a “cozy” cabaret next Friday night as the Aurora Cultural Centre hosts Juno-nominee Craig Cardiff in an evening of folk ...

Trureal program launches new program of giving in Aurora

Horace Thomas emigrated to Canada from Jamaica in 1973.  Growing up in Canada, he aspired to become a high school teacher. He joined the Peel ...

Disc Golf could have future in Highland Gate community – if residents agree

If you have good aim, want to get a bit of exercise, and want to maintain social distancing, disc golf might be the sport for ...

Hillary House celebrates new outdoor exhibition, grant funding

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Threat of Omicron variant will take “weeks” to confirm: Medical Officer of Health

The continuing climb of new cases of COVID-19, along with the identification of the Omicron variant, has left some residents concerned their holiday plans are ...

Sports

York United have a lot to be proud of and that’s not a statement to take lightly

Heading into this season, York United faced a hefty amount of doubt. Nobody gave them a chance.  The Nine Stripes were looked at as the ...

York United part ways with Jimmy Brennan

Just two days after a 3-1 loss to Forge FC in the semifinals of the Canadian Premier League, York United released a statement they have ...

Tigers forward Lee Chiang could be Mr. Reliable for the rest of the year

Your leaders will always be your leaders. A cliché’ to say that? Undoubtedly.  In a team breakdown, it’s the obvious thing to point out. The ...

Sport Aurora officially presents Athlete, Coach of the Year awards

Sport Aurora officially presented their Coach and Athlete of the Year awards last Sunday.  Jordan Master of the Aurora Community Tennis Club (ACTC) and president ...

Tigers go 1-2 last week

The Aurora Tigers dropped two of their three games last week before salvaging their week on Sunday with a win.  First up, under the Friday ...

Ready to Walk The Hall: Steve Vickers honoured to be with other NHL stars

Steve Vickers grew up as the oldest of six children in Scarborough, Ontario in the 1950s.  He wanted to get into sport but with his ...

Two wins this week for the Aurora Tigers

The Aurora Tigers defeated two division rivals this week, bringing their record to 9-6-0-1 on the year.  In a Remembrance Day thriller at the Aurora ...

York United clinch berth in Canadian Premier League playoffs

Despite falling 2-1 in their last match against Forge FC, York United clinched their spot in the 2021 Canadian Premier League playoffs. With Valour FC ...

Tigers ousted Blades 5-3 in only game last week

The Aurora Tigers took out the Oakville Blades 5-3, improving the club’s record to 6-6-0-1 on the year prior to Tuesday’s matchup with the Brantford ...

Ready To Walk The Hall: Colin Graham was local maverick – maybe didn’t even know it

Colin Graham was born in Sussex, England in 1944. One of eight children, Graham was the son of an English war bride and a WWII ...

Arts & Culture

Steel Magnolias: A partnership between Theatre Aurora and Queensville Players

A Review by Scott Johnston Theatre Aurora has collaborated with The Queensville Players to present the comedy-drama “Steel Magnolias”, now playing at Theatre Aurora. The ...

In-person and virtual offerings from Cultural Centre as fall and winter programs line up

The jazz sounds of Barbra Lica rang out through the Aurora Armoury on Friday evening. For music lovers, it was a welcome return to a ...

Theatre Aurora’s The Kitchen Witches: A Review

By Scott Johnston After being darkened for 19 pandemic-filled months, the stage is once again lit at Theatre Aurora. Fortunately, as we all really could ...

Aurorapalooza a success for resident, CMHA

Rain gave way to a bright evening in Aurora for the Canadian Mental Health Association on August 7, as local resident Joel Gouveia took over ...

The Kitchen Witches aimed to be season opener for Theatre Aurora

Their Henderson Drive doors have been largely closed to the public for more than a year-and-a-half due to the global pandemic, but Theatre Aurora has ...

Ace Galaksi brings Aurora artists, performers to Toronto Fringe

Ace Galaksi has precious little time to locate the Giant Book of Destiny before destiny itself is rewritten. Will he do it? Well, to discover ...

Ensemble Made in Canada’s latest nets another Juno win for Aurora’s Norbert Kraft

Canada is a cultural mosaic, something that has been immortalized in visual art, poetry and on our screens. But it has also been immortalized in ...

Culture: Popping up at a corner near you

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Curator out at Aurora Museum & Archives

The Aurora Museum & Archives is now without a curator. The Town of Aurora confirmed long-time curator Shawna White was no longer in the position. ...

Reaching out for Diversity and Inclusion

Aurora-raised musician, educator will help Cultural Centre address inclusivity in outreach role.

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