Saturday, August 15, 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

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...

Doors Open Aurora, St. Andrew’s College (SAC)

I had been eyeing to visit St. Andrew's College (SAC) (Town of Aurora, Ontario, Canada) for a long time now. I was just...

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...

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...

Town of Aurora Pictures from the Past, Clue – Hardware Store

Aurora Downtown Hardware (formerly Aurora True Value Hardware) owned by Mike and Lorraine Evans. The Hardware's store owner Mike and Lorraine Evans...

Church Street School, Evening Photos

Church Street School, April 12, 2017, Town of Aurora, Ontario. Year built: 1885-86, Architect: Thomas Kennedy, Architectural style: Victorian. Currently - Aurora Cultural Centre.

Live Concerts in 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...

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 – 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...

Town of Aurora Events

What’s up Aurora? Aurora Winter Blues Festival 2015

The Aurora Winter Blues Festival 2015: http://www.aurorawinterbluesfestival.ca. What’s Up Aurora is a short video clip showcasing Town of Aurora, Ontario a community event...

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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

Aurora Chamber Street Festival in Many Pictures 2015

Someone recognized me among all these thousands of people walking up and down Yonge Street during the annual Aurora Chamber Street Festival...

Trails in Aurora

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

Birding in the Town of Aurora, Get Ready

Birding in the Town of Aurora is fun, especially in the spring. Yes, spring is finally here. Birds are here. Tiny flowers...

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, 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...

Dandelion Fields & Everything Else Healthy As Ever

Dandelion, aha. One morning I was driving on McMaster Avenue (Town of Aurora) near the hydro lines and I noticed a beautiful...