Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Aurora Politics Matter

Canopy of Lights – Approved Yes, Feasible Maybe

It has been about two or three years since the Christmas tree on St. John’s Sideroad, just West of Yonge Street, was...

documenting Aurora

Wells Street Public School, Remembering Change

Today thought. My thought. It is a simple fact, everything eventually deteriorates. Everything has a life span; and wear and tear. Even...

Aurora Cultural Centre on Church Street, Architectural Accents

We finally got to see the "The Plow in the Crest: How Joseph Fleury and his Sons shaped Industry, Politics and Community...

St. John’s Sideroad Today, West of Leslie Street Aurora ON

This is the upgraded St. John's sideroad in Aurora ON looking West. We went for a drive today in the morning to...

A Bit of Reebok Left in Town

Almost every day I drive by the building and just hit me that this is all what is left of Reebok in...

Hillary House Ball – Preserving Our Heritage

By Matt Maddocks. On Friday October 19th, 2012, a fundraiser is taking place at The Mansion in Aurora. This event is being...

More Story on Lundy Log House & Extended Lundy Family Photo

By John McIntyre, Aurora ON. Great story about the Lundy log house! I first heard of this house about three years ago when Joe...

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...

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...

Concerts in the Park – Marshall Dane’s 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...

Town of Aurora Events

Aurora’s Haunted Forest – Fortnite Included

"I know they're not real," then she said, "you can't scare me," while walking through the candy shop. Kudos to this little...

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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...

Interesting Reads

Canadian Tire is Coming to Bayview, Dig Out That “Money”

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. It’s nice to hear good news. Good news on a Friday night with a glass of wine...

Where Have All the Flags Gone?

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. Right now; as I type these very words, Canada is hosting what could arguably be the biggest...

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. Enjoy!

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...

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...

Green, Very Green in the Aurora Community Arboretum

My work was somehow rudely interrupted by a mouse. That not so tiny grey furry creature zoomed under the Muskoka chair I was...

Birding in Aurora

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

Enjoy the snow because it is not going to last. Spring in Aurora is in fact around the corner. I know that...

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...

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...

Flowers & Trees

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, My Favourites in Full Bloom, Irises and Peonies

Visiting Merlin's Hollow English flower garden never fails me. No matter how many times I visit the Tomlinson's garden, I always stumble upon...

Dandelions – Wishing Flowers In The Child’s Eyes

Yesterday I was driving behind a car and I noticed that the person driving the car still had winter tires on. It's...