Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Aurora Politics Matter

Will Aurora Council Increase Water Rates during COVID-19 State of Emergency?

Prompted by the current COVID-19 pandemic and the declared State of Emergency, this week the Town of Aurora will be conducting its...

documenting Aurora

Aurora ON Year 2019 in Photos, Visual Changes

Today I am going to share with you some of the changes that took place in the Town of Aurora ON in...

Thompson’s Furniture Store, Now Aw, Shucks Seafood Bar & Bistro

Thompson's Fine Furniture store used to be located on the West side of Yonge Street, downtown Aurora, just South of Wellington Street....

Bruce Stafford – 52 Pick Me Up Card of the Week

Card of the week features Bruce Stafford. 52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport...

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 Sports Hall of Fame, Aurora SPORT Exhibit at the SARC

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) ongoing exhibit at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (SARC) is definitely a collaboration by many....

Lundy Brick House, Next Stage to a Lingering Death

I came at sunrise and then I came back at sunset to see the 'demolition' in progress of the Lundy brick house...

Live Concerts in Aurora

Concerts in the Park – DESIRE The International U2 Tribute Act

It has been a while since I heard 80s music. Last night at the Aurora's Concerts in the Park it was a...

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...

Aurora’s Concerts in the Park, A Tribute to the Tragically Hip

Last Wednesday on July 29 The Wheat Kings took over the band-shell to pay a tribute to "The Tragically Hip" band. Great...

Town of Aurora Events

Society of York Region Artists 2015 Exhibit & Fusion of Thoughts

We had some fun at the Society of York Region Artists 2015 Exhibit at Aurora Cultural Centre. Perhaps I underestimated him that...

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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

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...

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...

Living in Aurora Community

Explore Aurora

Town of Aurora July 1st Canada Day Parade 2014, Yonge Street

Few images capturing our vibrant Town of Aurora community during the July 1st, 2014 Canada Day parade along Yonge Steet South (photo...

Trails in Aurora

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...

Green Therapy Walk Through Sheppard’s Bush

Today, a beautiful morning walk through Sheppard's Bush Conservation Area in Aurora ... therapeutic. Sheppard's Bush photo gallery.

Mallard Duck Show at the Atkinson Wetland Boardwalk

Mallard duck the most familiar bird in the Town of Aurora beside the Canada Goose. Mallards at play at the Atkinson Wetland...

Birding in Aurora

Mallard Duck Show at the Atkinson Wetland Boardwalk

Mallard duck the most familiar bird in the Town of Aurora beside the Canada Goose. Mallards at play at the Atkinson Wetland...

Pining For a Feathered Friend or Two

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON.  I’m starting to suspect that I may be the subject of a well planned, wide scale snubbing...

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

Where is the Forest? I Can’t See the Forest, Why?

Last week on the way home from Arctic Adventure at the Town Park we drove by the construction site near our home...

Merlin’s Hollow English Garden, Every Visit Different Flowers

It was a hot humid overcast day at Merlin's Hollow English Garden last Sunday. During my visit on that day when I...

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...