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Wellington Street


The Great Canadian Achievements mural, an informational piece of public art work, on the side of Larter building, seen from Yonge Street and Wellington Street in Aurora, was formally welcomed to the town with a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 23rd, 2001. The mural project was a community partnership with Larter and the Town of …

We took our last drive of 2017 a few days before New Year’s day through some streets of Aurora. Surprisingly, we found ourselves driving through a patch of falling snow when on Wellington Street East and then on Yonge Street heading North. When we reached St. John’s Sideroad all that snow excitement disappeared in a …

What is happening with the Petch Log House? Nobody knows. However, I am sure that eventually our Town will figure something out and find some practical use for the restored Petch Log House. The house is currently located in the Aurora Community Arboretum on John West Way near Aurora Senior’s Centre. This is not the original location of the house though. …

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 we have made extraordinary technological advances …

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 Andrew Fogliato, Aurora ON. Thinking of moving to and living in Aurora, Ontario but not sure what it’s like? Located a short drive north of Toronto, Aurora is a great place to live whether you work in the city or in the town. Living in Aurora you can get a good size yard and a …