Thursday, January 21, 2021

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A Replay of Tennis Beginnings at Hillary House in Aurora

By Erika Mazanik, Aurora Historical Society (AHS). Hillary House National Historic Site is back open to the public for the summer and it is...

Aurora Sports Hall of Fame, Aurora SPORT Exhibit at the SARC

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) ongoing exhibit at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (SARC) is definitely a collaboration by many. One would...

Heavy Snow Storm Embraced Aurora, Photo Gallery

Last week we experienced a spring like winter that ended with a major snow storm right across York Region. On Friday (January 12th), I...

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 Janice Jones. Through...

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 Town (2015)....

documenting Aurora, A Sesquicentennial Legacy Project

‘documenting Aurora’ is a legacy project created with the purpose of capturing digital information about the ever changing Town of Aurora, Ontario beginning in...

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 recall the...

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 performance! There...

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 an incredible...

Town of Aurora Events

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 instead.

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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 the road...

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 a good...

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 a Municipal...

Aurora Ward System – As Decided by Council

Aurora ward system implementation for the 2022 Municipal Elections is now completed following the passing of the by-law on ward boundaries on July 14,...

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 myself why...

Living in Aurora Community

Black Lives Matter Protest in Aurora, In Photos

Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters walking South on Yonge Street, Aurora ON on June 7th, 2020. "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere, Martin...

Explore Aurora

Thoughts on Multiculturalism, and Cake

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. Thoughts on multiculturalism, and cake. Have you ever gotten to the party, after the cake was served? You knew they had cake, but you didn’t get to eat it. I feel a bit like that right now. As drops of cold...

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 creature zoomed...

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 boardwalk on...

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. "Look deep into nature, and then you...

Birding in Aurora

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

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

Boardwalk Views – McKenzie Marsh, St. John’s Sideroad

Boardwalk along St. John's Sideroad. Anna Lozyk RomeoAurora, Ontario

Aurora’s Sheppard’s Bush Full of Treasures – In Photos

Sheppard's Bush Conservation Area - beautiful during all seasons.

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 photograph nature's...

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 and healthy...

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 passed by...