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The Town of Aurora Municipal Elections 2014 campaign is now in effect. Last week on January 21st, 2014 I attended the Town of Aurora council meeting at the Town Hall. When I attend council meetings I usually sit in the back and take my digital notes. I go to the meetings for my own interest, …

By Matt Maddocks. After the municipal election in 2010, do you ever check in on your elected representatives to see if they are living up to the promises and commitments they made while campaigning for Aurora Town Council? It seems to me, that a certain few who occupy those honoured council seats are thumbing their …

It was Halloween night nineteen ninety seven when we moved to Aurora, Ontario and we have been living in Aurora ever since – same dwelling, same street, different neighbours and changed landscapes. Knock, knock. A boy that must have been about three years old, dressed in a yellow fireman suit, stood in front of our …

By Matt Maddocks. I’m heading out for a much anticipated 2 week solo motorcycle excursion to the east coast. On my way I plan to take the back roads, taking in the feel and culture of the small towns I stop at along the way. I’m hoping to get some small sense of these towns, …

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 …

It’s often hard to tell how much the average person follows government politics at least the municipal government. Some do more than others, some not until election time, some not at all. But politics and government play a huge role in our everyday lives, whether we are aware of it or not. The right to …

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 …