Thursday, May 28, 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

Town of Aurora Pictures from the Past, Addison-Hall Horse Farm

Perhaps this was a last farming activity done on the Addison-Hall Horse Farm located at 15775 Leslie Street, Town of Aurora, Ontario (on the...

Town of Aurora Ontario in Pictures Almost Six Years Ago, 2012

Perhaps the inspiration to blog more again is emerging from having enough memories to share about the changes I have witnessed in...

George Street Public School – The Final Chapter

About three years ago on May 23rd 2015 as an observer I visited George Street Public School 'a walk down memory lane'...

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,...

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...

Janice Jones – 52 Pick Me Up Card of the Week

52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora and this week's pick is...

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...

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...

This is How Aurora’s Concerts in the Park Look Like in Motion

Yes, this is pretty much how Aurora's Concerts in the Park look like in motion every Wednesday night all summer. Performance clips by DESIRE...

Town of Aurora Events

Multicultural Festival in Aurora, Better Than Expected

It was a short to the point positive review. “It was better than I expected,” my eight-year old said while strapping himself...

Living in Aurora Social Connections

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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

This is How Aurora’s Concerts in the Park Look Like in Motion

Yes, this is pretty much how Aurora's Concerts in the Park look like in motion every Wednesday night all summer. Performance clips by DESIRE...

Trails 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...

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...

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...

Birding in Aurora

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...

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...

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...

Flowers & Trees

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 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...

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...