Monday, April 6, 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

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...

Year End Wild Turkey Chase – Former Lundy Farm

My memories of the St. John's sideroad open farmed fields are slowly fading away (Lundy Farm). Less and less I hear from...

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'...

Steel Lunch Pail – 52 Pick Me Up Card of the Week

The moms of the late 1800s originated the idea of the school lunch packed in a metal box, sending their children off...

Sheppard Family Heritage Home, Sheppard’s Bush Winter Walk

Walking Sheppard's Bush Conservation Area in Aurora can be very educational. Our every visit is unique. There is always something new to...

Remembrance Royal Canadian Legion Parade – 2016 In Photos

Royal Canadian Legion annual Remembrance Parade, Aurora Cenotaph November 06, 2016. "In Flanders...

Live Concerts in Aurora

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...

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...

Town of Aurora Events

Second Aurora’s Multicultural Festival 2017, Successful

It turned out to be a beautiful day for the 2nd annual Aurora's Multicultural Festival on September 9th, 2017. This year held...

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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...

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...

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

Aurora Family Day at the Town Park, Arctic Adventure 2015

Arctic Adventure is the Aurora Family Day event celebrated at the Town Park each year. All the fun winter activities are geared mainly towards...

Trails in Aurora

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.

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...

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...

Birding in Aurora

The Sharp Shinned Hawk & The Story Behind A...

By Andrew Zuliani, Aurora ON. My name is Andrew and I am photographer based in Aurora, Ontario. A few days ago, I was...

Birding at the Aurora Boardwalk, St. John’s Sideroad, Wildlife Sprung Back

Today birding at the Aurora boardwalk on St. John's sideroad. Birds are in a full swing, hovering over our gardens, trails and...

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...

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...

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...