Sunday, September 20, 2020

Aurora Politics Matter

documenting Aurora

Hillary House, Who Scribbled on the Wall?

At the Hillary House National Historic Site, I call them scribbles on the wall; dated signatures, messages or notes left behind. 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...

Remembrance Royal Canadian Legion Parade – 2016 In Photos

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

Tennis at Hillary House with Gabriela Dabrowski & Robert Bedard

Last Saturday I arrived at Hillary House (July 18th, 2015) to watch Gabriela Dabrowski & Robert Bedard play tennis. At the entrance...

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...

Aurora Town Park Memories – Today Children Will Remember Differently

In her book Aurora Memories and More, Elizabeth Milner wrote about Aurora Town Park: "When I was growing up in Aurora and...

Live Concerts in Aurora

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...

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...

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...

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

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

Lost Boyz Riding Club Once Again Back in Aurora to Support Autism

Perhaps sometimes I like to look at things from a different perspective. Last weekend, it was a great day at the Aurora Farmers'...

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.

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...

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

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...

Saved a Bird Again, European Starling

Warning, some readers may find the following a little disturbing. While we were finishing up eating our late breakfast at a local...

Flowers & Trees

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...

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...

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...