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Victoria Day fireworks in Aurora are not happening. Internet traffic spikes every year on the Victoria Day weekend as Aurora residents are searching for events and especially for Victoria Day fireworks shows to attend. Unfortunately, the only fireworks you may be able to spot will be in your neighbour’s backyard. Some crack them in the fields around …

Yes, Town of Aurora residents will be voting at the polls if they are in favour of a ward system. Sometimes I ask myself why the interest in politics. I don’t have any particular desire to be a politician, but I am for an ambiguous reason drawn to our local politics. Perhaps it is the dynamics …

Town of Aurora Council Meeting at the Town Hall is the only show I watch so far. Not to mention that I do watch it live. What can I say; I just haven’t found time yet to watch TV shows regularly. I don’t want to compare our Town of Aurora council meetings to a soap …

In her book Aurora Memories and More, Elizabeth Milner wrote about Aurora Town Park: “When I was growing up in Aurora and I said I was going to the park my words meant only one place – the park on Wells Street across from the high school. This was the place where everything took place, …

Sheppards Bush and good weather definitely go hand in hand. Today’s winter weather was beautiful and appreciated by many. We all know how volatile our weather has been in the past few months – so I didn’t take a risk and I arrived at the conservation area in the early morning. The main entrance to …

This was another fun and sunny annual Arctic Adventure Family Day at the Town Park, February 17, 2014. Yes sunny! This was our third year coming out to Arctic Adventure and my photos do not lie – third year enjoying a sunny Family Day. However, it was not the warmer winter day I anticipated. The …

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 …

The more I think about clear bags the clearer the picture I have about the clear bag green initiative program. Ideally this initiative makes sense but in reality there are questions to be answered. I am not resisting change or anything to do with green initiatives. However, as good as it sounds for our Town …

Wiarton Willie, who is he anyway? What – a prognosticator groundhog, future weather-teller? I have not really paid attention to Wiarton Willie since I arrived in Canada back in the late 80’s. However, when I heard that on Groundhog Day February 2nd, 2014 Wiarton Willie predicted six more weeks of winter – damn you groundhog. Perhaps …

By Kelley Howard. There has never been a time when I didn’t believe in magic, when I didn’t seek it out. Magic makes life worth living. Even Albert Einstein believed in it and who are we to argue with one of the smartest men who ever lived? “The most beautiful and most profound experience is the …