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When you see children climbing or sitting on top of these hydro transformer boxes shown here, let them know that it is actually dangerous to do so. The hydro transformer boxes are installed to step down high voltage electricity from the hydro transmission lines to the normal 110-volt household current. Once I came across few teenagers …

A few weeks passed since the June 23rd, 2015 Aurora Town Council meeting. I am bothered. I am bothered alot by the almost unanimous vote (by one) for the permit application MV-2015-05A-C to cut down forty-eight trees and potentially damage another sixteen trees in the process of building a new accessible home that would accommodate a …

Currently we have four construction cranes in the Town of Aurora. All of them will be standing-out for a while but one. Two cranes are for high density residential developments and two are for a municipal/regional developments. Something we don’t think about everyday but the Town of Aurora is in the midst of a major growth spurt. …

By Anna Lozyk Romeo, Aurora ON. I am concerned. The latest news with regards to the one-way trip to Mars in 2024 caught my attention, ”Mars One: 6 Canadians make short list for 1-way trip to Mars.” Honestly, I think that is more like a suicide mission but then who knows. As a human race …

For the third time this year, the Town of Aurora Town Hall council chamber was completely filled with members of our community. Perhaps this is due to the fast growing community that we’ve become. Perhaps we have more issues. On November 24, 2014 Highland Gate community gathered at the Town Hall on the subject of Club Link’s closure …

Here are few images of the not developed and currently being developed St. John’s sideroad. If you look deeper into the picture that is where all the development is currently happening on both sides of St. John’s sideroad, West of Leslie Street. First few images were taken of the St. John’s sideroad East of Hwy …

Today I drove by the construction sites on Leslie Street and St. John’s Sideroad (Aurora) to see progress of the changing landscapes. Everything is moving fast. I thought that this year’s cold winter would slow things down – not a bit. Sometimes if I wait long enough to observe these places I tend to find …

Last week on the way home from Arctic Adventure at the Town Park we drove by the construction site near our home on St. John’s sideroad just East of Leslie Street, Town of Aurora. My five year old immediately spotted new homes sales office and a big sign beside as we drove by. “St. John’s …

Town of Aurora is inviting you to experience nature – or not? Definitely our town is going through a major urban sprawl and I am confident that this will be noted as an important moment in the history of the Town of Aurora. Some welcome the development but I find it sad though, and somewhat hard …