Monday, February 24, 2020

Aurora Politics Matter

Town of Aurora 2019 Year in Review, My Perspective

Let me reflect on the Town of Aurora 2019 year in review from my perspective. I've decided to share below some of...

documenting Aurora

St. John’s Sideroad, The East View

Changes on the horizon; however, more to come. This is a view from the highest point on St. John's sideroad just East...

Aurora Artifacts – 150 Years of Hidden Heritage

By Matt Maddocks. As we are about to head into a year-long celebration of Aurora’s 150th anniversary, recognition of our town's rich...

People Behind The Pet Cemetery, Mrs. Anne Elizabeth Blochin, Part IV

Some sources are telling me that there is a possibility that the overgrown pet cemetery was owned by Kennel Inn in Aurora,...

Aurora Family Leisure Complex Youth Centre Grand Opening

The Aurora Family Leisure Complex Youth Centre grand opening is happening this weekend (May 2nd, 2015). The Youth Centre Grand Opening a...

Pope John Paul II Flew Over Aurora in Five-Helicopter Convoy

Yes, Pope John Paul II flew over Aurora. It happened a long time ago. When Pope John Paul II arrived in Canada...

Petch Log House, Equestrian Vintage Wallpaper Uncovered

Although not the most appealing image of a room in an abandoned log house, it is quite common for many deteriorated abandoned...

Live Concerts in Aurora

Fleetwood Nicks and Practically Petty Concerts in the Park Throwback

Today, the feeling of hot summer days can only be duplicated by wearing a winter jacket and boots. But last summer, I...

Concerts in the Park – Marshall Dane Country Live Show

Town of Aurora noted on their website, Marshall Dane is a "must see" and most importantly, "must hear." Marshall Dane truly is...

Platinum Blonde at Aurora’s Ribfest Summer 2014

Platinum Blonde performance on September 6th during Aurora's 2014 Ribfest.  Glass Tiger concert the night before was cancelled due to thunderstorm that rocked...

Town of Aurora Events

Second Aurora’s Multicultural Festival 2017, Successful

It turned out to be a beautiful day for the 2nd annual Aurora's Multicultural Festival on September 9th, 2017. This year held...

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Environment

High Winds All Day, Hydro Pole Tipping on Bayview Avenue

Last time I checked, the hydro pole on Bayview Avenue just North of St. John's sideroad in Newmarket was still tipping and...

Need for Temporary Fix for Excessive Application of Road Salt in Aurora

It is an observation, but I think that Town of Aurora is applying road salt a little excessively. Salt, in general is...

Aurora Implementing Ward System

APL All Candidates Meeting, Council Candidates, Municipal Elections 2018

APL All Candidates Meeting, Council Candidates, Municipal Elections 2018: Today on September 30th, 2018 at Aurora Town Hall, Aurora Public Library hosted...

Is Ward System Ideal for Town of Aurora? I Am Still Thinking

Yes, Town of Aurora residents will be voting at the polls if they are in favour of a ward system. Sometimes I ask...

Public Voted Ward System Nay & Less Councillors Yea

I always thought that my parents had better service from the politicians in their community. My parents rarely follow local politics, but it seems...

Living in Aurora Community

Explore Aurora

Aurora Victoria Day Fireworks, Where?

Where in the Town of Aurora can you watch Victoria Day Fireworks? What's happening in the Town of Aurora during the Victoria...

Trails in Aurora

Case Wood Lot & Living In Aurora Community Thoughts

Case Wood Lot thoughts of mine. Sometimes when driving to school every morning my six year old would be looking out the...

Aurora Community Arboretum, The Creators We Don’t See

The Aurora Community Arboretum has a full task force behind it - a task force of experienced and hard working volunteers that many...

At McKenzie Wetland, Best-est Time We Had Together Walking

McKenzie Wetland - how about writing a bit about this nature place and Aurora's gem? Overload encountered. Often I get a sudden...

Birding in Aurora

Plain Simple Duck Talk – Do Not Litter

What happened to the Canada Geese? I have noticed that around the McKenzie Wetland, the Atkinson Wetland and the Nokiidaa Trail Link...

The Sharp Shinned Hawk & The Story Behind A Local Photographer

By Andrew Zuliani, Aurora ON. My name is Andrew and I am photographer based in Aurora, Ontario. A few days ago, I was...

Saved a Bird Again, European Starling

Warning, some readers may find the following a little disturbing. While we were finishing up eating our late breakfast at a local...

Flowers & Trees

Merlin’s Hollow English Garden Just in Time for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day visit reminiscing. Merlin's Hollow English garden, what can I say, it's a garden full of hidden flowering treasures, crawling and...

Merlin’s Hollow The English Garden & The Loudest Toad

Our Town of Aurora community is definitely growing and I am for sure experiencing our town's growth on Saturdays. There is so...

Merlin’s Hollow, English Flower Garden Awaken

Merlin's Hollow, the English flower garden - is my annual local destination where I bring almost all of my photographic equipment to...