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The Aurora Winter Blues Festival 2015: http://www.aurorawinterbluesfestival.ca. What’s Up Aurora is a short video clip showcasing Town of Aurora, Ontario a community event or a community moment. The “What’s up Aurora? Aurora Winter Blues Festival 2015” video duration is 2:55 min. Watch this video on YouTube. Filmed at the Town Hall, Aurora, Ontario February 10, …

We have a newly elected Aurora Town Council for the 2014-2018 Municipal Term. A month passed since the Town of Aurora Municipal elections took place on October 27th, 2014. On December 2nd, 2014 Aurora officially commenced the new 2014-2018 Municipal Term with the Aurora Inaugural Meeting of Aurora Town Council at Aurora Town Hall. Mayor Geoffrey Dawe along with Cllr John …

Santa Under the Stars Parade 2014 took place on November 22nd, 2014. When there is a bad weather all week long then the chances are that warm weather is coming. In Aurora, we had ups and downs in November but most of all we can only count blessings, like November 11th Memorial Day and November …

The Town of Aurora has identified within the Yonge Wellington Downtown Core (YWDC) the old Library and Fire Hall properties on Victoria Street as surplus. The Town of Aurora has an outstanding heritage district in the Yonge Wellington Downtown Core along with our treasured Aurora Cultural Centre and vibrant Aurora Public Library. Aurora has lots …

By Cllr John Abel, Aurora ON. On January 22, 2013 during the Town of Aurora Council meeting Council unanimously voted to support the Final Report on the New Agreement for the Provision of Cultural Services at the Aurora Cultural Centre. Most comments around the table were positive. During the meeting, Cllr Abel delivered a speech …

Welcome to our report from Town Hill for the Town of Aurora Council meeting held on January 22, 2013. This was the first council meeting in 2013, the Sesquicentennial year for the Town of Aurora. We wish everyone a Happy New Year and Happy 150th Birthday Aurora. Unfortunately due to illness Cllr Buck was absent. …

As tracts of land that are available to be built into new subdivisions shrink, many in the Town of Aurora wonder what is going to happen here. Where will new developments come from? The future, much like you can see happening in Toronto, is to bring people back to the downtown and to build up …

1] The public has to be confident that the way Town Hall does business as a routine is serving them well, and that the public is in fact getting the best possible value for money spent. 2] The current Cultural Services Agreement (CSA) gives exclusive control of a Town Facility to an independent third party …

It has become apparent the downtown core of Aurora, specifically the Yonge Wellington Corridor has for years suffered neglect, decline and abandonment and needs downtown revitalization. The Yonge Wellington corridor during the 1970’s experienced retailers abruptly decamping to the suburban malls. It was amazing how quickly this phenomenon took place not just here in Aurora, …

How much does the Aurora Youth Centre cost, is there funding, and what is the impact on residents tax rate? What is the Aurora Youth Centre, do we need it, how will it impact our Youth? What will our Youth do, and will they use the Aurora Youth Centre? Design and construction is $3.9 million …