Monday, August 3, 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

About Canada’s Only Pet Cemetery In Aurora, Finally, Part III

Happy Woodlawn (Woodland) was the Canada's first and only pet cemetery situated here Aurora, Ontario. It was privately own by Mr. and...

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 United Church, Saving the Church 4 Years Ago

On this day, four years ago on April 11th, 2014 firefighters battled a devastating fire of the Aurora United Church that was...

Pet Cemetery, Not Just Aurora’s But Canada’s First, Part I

Happy Woodlawn is the name of the Canada's first pet cemetery located here in Town of Aurora, Ontario. Where exactly? Some of...

Postcards of Olde Aurora, Story How It All Came About

By Bob McRoberts, Author of Postcards of Olde Aurora, Aurora ON. My earliest memory of collecting cards is from grade 3. On my...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Living in Aurora Community

Explore Aurora

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...

Trails in Aurora

Green, Very Green in the Aurora Community Arboretum

Green, very green in the Aurora Community Arboretum. My work was somehow rudely interrupted by a mouse. That not so tiny grey furry...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Flowers & Trees

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...

Merlin’s Hollow, An English Garden in Aurora After the Rain

Another great photo journey on June 13, 2015 through the Merlin's Hollow, an English garden in Aurora, a collection of about 2000...

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...