Thursday, March 4, 2021

Aurora Politics Matter

documenting Aurora

Remembering at Aurora War Memorial Peace Park, 2015

Moments captured during Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Aurora War Memorial Peace Park on Sunday November 8th, 2015. Unless November 11th falls on a...

Town of Aurora Downtown, COVID-19

Drive by downtown Aurora on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Stay well everyone.

Snowflake Path Downtown Aurora, Photo Gallery

Finally, just in time for Christmas snowflake decorations are all working downtown Aurora. ... and this is what we used to have, wreaths. We also...

Aurora Community Moment With Adelyn Carol Stephens

The proposed Heritage Conservation District (HCD) is old news today. On Wednesday April 23, 2014 about 200 people gathered at the Town of Aurora Town...

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 (currently located off St....

Ben Steenhorst – 52 Pick Me Up Card of the Week

Longtime Aurora resident Ben Steenhorst was instrumental in the development of the Highland Park Soccer Facility. Through his efforts with the Aurora Soccer Club and Aurora...

Live Concerts in Aurora

Aurora’s Concerts in the Park – Jared Lutes

Jared Lutes, an award winning Canadian songwriter from Atlantic Canada, performed last Wednesday at Aurora's Concerts in the Park. His performance was a nice...

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 must see...

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 performance! There...

Town of Aurora Events

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 instead.

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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 the road...

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 a good...

Aurora Implementing Ward System

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 myself why...

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 a Municipal...

Aurora Ward System – As Decided by Council

Aurora ward system implementation for the 2022 Municipal Elections is now completed following the passing of the by-law on ward boundaries on July 14,...

Living in Aurora Community

Black Lives Matter Protest in Aurora, In Photos

Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters walking South on Yonge Street, Aurora ON on June 7th, 2020. "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere, Martin...

Explore Aurora

Aurora Farmers’ Market & Artisan Fair, A Family Tradition

The Aurora Farmers' Market & Artisan Fair at the Town Park has become a family tradition for us, and perhaps not just for us. We visit many times during the summer along with many people we know and don't know. Enjoy! Anna Lozyk RomeoAurora, ON

Trails in Aurora

“In 1832 On This Spot Nothing Happened”

A small plaque mounted on one of the wooden bridges over the creek that runs through the St. Andrew's Valley Golf course says, "In...

Aurora Community Arboretum, Beaver in Town?

It is a matter of time and the Aurora Community Arboretum will be green again. However, having said that we must first wait for...

Sheppard’s Bush Winter Art, A Beautiful Day & Graffiti Discovered

Sheppard's Bush and good weather definitely go hand in hand. Today's winter weather was beautiful and appreciated by many. We all know how volatile...

Birding in Aurora

Soaring Red-Tailed Hawk Over St. Andrew’s Valley

Soaring Red-Tailed Hawk over St. Andrew's Valley Golf Club. Enjoy the snow because it is not going to last. Spring in Aurora is in...

Aurora Waking Up To Singing Birds, Memoir

Seven years ago I knew more about birds than about the community I was living in, and that many years ago I set out...

Boardwalk Views – McKenzie Marsh, St. John’s Sideroad

Boardwalk along St. John's Sideroad. Anna Lozyk RomeoAurora, Ontario

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 on St....

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 photograph nature's...

Dandelions – Wishing Flowers In The Child’s Eyes

This story about dandelions is one to remember. Yesterday I was driving behind a car and I noticed that the person driving the car...