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On this day, four years ago on April 11th, 2014 firefighters battled a devastating fire of the Aurora United Church that was located at the corner of Yonge and Tyler Street downtown Aurora. It was an emotional day for the people of Aurora. On this day I was out of town and I only saw …

Perhaps the inspiration to blog more again is emerging from having enough memories to share about the changes I have witnessed in Aurora from the year I actually started to live in Aurora, 2008. I moved to Aurora in 1997 but I must admit that back then I spent very little time here in town. …

The Aurora Farmers Market & Artisan Fair opened last weekend for the season. Besides having fun browsing around and meeting people I must say it was a gloomy day. It was overcast and cold, no sun and a bit of rain. I don’t want to complain but I will. I couldn’t find one good view …

community FOCUS Aurora in Photographs features the Town of Aurora Canada Day Parade on July 2002, photography provided by Peter Cameron. One hundred years old or older copies of photographs are now surfacing everywhere in printed materials around Aurora. That includes Aurora’s 2013 Recycling & Garbage Collection Calendar and front page of Aurora’s Winter 2013 …

A new book entitled Postcards of Olde Aurora has recently been published. The book contains over 100 images of the Town of Aurora from 80 to 100 years ago as captured on postcards of the day. Bob McRoberts, the author, has included a brief history of what appears on each of the postcards. The 112 …