By Matt Maddocks. Recently I attended two of the many Doors Open Aurora events. I went to visit Harry Lumsden’s home/trumpeter swan sanctuary/Eden in Aurora. Mr. Lumsden, a Member of the Order of Canada and more recently a recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Lifetime Achievement, was a wonderful host. I found …

The Town of Aurora is a very interesting community. Very rich in culture, history and surrounded by beautiful nature. However Aurora is ever changing and ever growing as a community. Whether you currently live here or not, perhaps it is time to share your Aurora stories – memories of Aurora the way it was, as …

The Ice Man Soft air, wine sweet with heady, floral scent, slippery seeds of watermelon season, sidewalks fry-an-egg sizzling hot, and then came the ice wagon. Mr. Case, on his high seat, coming down Kennedy Street over the hot, chewable-soft tar, wearing his deer skin apron. With huge ice tongs and leather carrier, he shoulders …

By Matt Maddocks. The last council meeting before “summer break” was interesting, to say the least. Is it just me, or does anyone else think that there must be something that happens when certain councilors, roused by the TV cameras and perhaps possessing an over-inflated sense of self-importance, shift from behaving in a respectful mature …

By Matt Maddocks. My name is Matt Maddocks. I’ve been invited to post here at community FOCUS to target the political landscape and issues of community interest here in Aurora. I’m a political junkie, and have a deep-rooted respect for democracy. I’m amazed sometimes when I hear a group, denied of some issue they sought …

In addition to all the opportunities community FOCUS LivingInAurora.COM offers (views/opinions posting, your stories) we would like to add one more important dimension – an initiative project called Aurora-Youth-Writes. We would like to get our youth to regularly participate in the community FOCUS. We want Town of Aurora youth to speak for themselves in any …

Aurora Views. Our community FOCUS LivingInAurora.COM invites you to express your views and opinions about the Town of Aurora, Ontario. We want to hear your news. Hear your opinions. Hear your views.  Help to share information, raise awareness, and shed light on current Aurora issues in our town. We believe sharing stories will make us …

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