It is official, the flu season (2012-2013) is in effect and as my recovery from a sinus infection tipped over last night I am again full of writing energy. As stated, in the New Year we anticipated to start the Parent Zone focus page dedicated to the Town of Aurora, Ontario parents and we are …

The community FOCUS site was created in 2011 and was officially launched this year on April 29th, 2012. It is hard to believe that now almost eight months have elapsed since we went public here in the Town of Aurora, Ontario. At this time of the year we like to take the opportunity to be …

On November 27th, 2012, Aurora Community Tennis Club (ACTC) along with selected residents asked for Council’s support of a Fleury Park Proposal that would see a new playhouse and covered tennis courts constructed at Fleury Park, Aurora, Ontario. Specifically, a letter of support from Council was needed to apply for a grant of up to …

On October 23, 2012 during council meeting at the Town Hall, the draft new agreement for the provision of cultural services at the Aurora Cultural Centre was discussed. Councillor Evelyn Buck spoke in opposition of the draft new agreement seeing it to be no different from the original. Her disapproving comments were written to ensure …

It was Halloween night nineteen ninety seven when we moved to Aurora, Ontario and we have been living in Aurora ever since – same dwelling, same street, different neighbours and changed landscapes. Knock, knock. A boy that must have been about three years old, dressed in a yellow fireman suit, stood in front of our …

During the Aurora Council Meeting on June 12, 2012, options were being discussed for organizing and budgeting next year’s 2013 Canada Day celebrations as part of Aurora’s 150 year anniversary. One option being proposed was for the Town to pay for a consultant that would be responsible for celebration planning and fund raising. In response …

It’s often hard to tell how much the average person follows government politics at least the municipal government. Some do more than others, some not until election time, some not at all. But politics and government play a huge role in our everyday lives, whether we are aware of it or not. The right to …