Thursday, August 13, 2020
Aurora Youth Skateboard Park
New - Aurora Youth Skateboard Park. Aurora Youth Centre is now officially open to Aurora youth at the Aurora Family Leisure Complex as of May 2nd, 2015. Got a skateboard? Got a scooter? A new outdoor skateboard park in the Town of Aurora is...
The Aurora Farmers Market & Artisan Fair opened last weekend for the season. Besides having fun browsing around and meeting people I must say it was a gloomy day. It was overcast and cold, no sun and a bit of rain. I don't want to complain but...
Our son (soon to be seven years old) now knows that the price tag on toys and taxes. Thus he knows that price tag on the toys is not the actual price we pay at the cash register. He knows he has to pay 13% HST tax...
Lets talk again about clear bags. Lack of knowledge can definitely lead to lack of engagement within our community. How many times in the last few months have I heard from friends and residents, ‘I can’t vote’, ‘I will not vote’ and ‘I am not sure if I should...
Santa Under the Stars Parade 2014 took place on November 22nd, 2014. When there is a bad weather all week long then the chances are that warm weather is coming. In Aurora, we had ups and downs in November but most of all we can only count...
Forest
Aurora’s Haunted Forest is our Town's annual entertaining event at the Sheppard's Bush Conservation Area. It is open to all ages. Consists of two trails, one a trail for the Little Goblins and another one is a trail of Zombies and more. Aurora’s Haunted Forest is one...
Photo Moment
Our favourite photo moment of the day during the annual Canada Day parade in 2018 in Aurora on Yonge Street.
Black Garbage Bags
By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. There has been a lot of conversation lately about the colour of our garbage bags (black garbage bags, clear bags); swirling in the air like the contents of my blue box on a windy Thursday. It took me by surprise at first;...
The Canada Day in Aurora in 2019 as always was enjoyable. The East side of the Yonge Street again was where everyone was hiding in the shade from the sun. It was a definitely a hot day. And here are few very colourful moments...
True Community
By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. I have a confession. I've lived in Aurora (on and off) for decades. I've lived in the south back when it was all new builds; garage after garage. Before the gorgeous trees took hold and it morphed into the leafy, green oasis that...

Aurora Council Term 2018-2022

Town of Aurora

Town of Aurora 2019 Year in Review, My Perspective

Let me reflect on the Town of Aurora 2019 year in review from my perspective. I've decided to share below some of the highlights that caught my attention. Year...
COVID-19

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 first ever electronic Council meeting. The meeting...
Aurora Recreational Cannabis

Aurora Recreational Cannabis Economy Will Be Booming

Perhaps it is the science part of the political science field that fascinates me the most. When I graduated from engineering over 20 years ago I remember telling myself, no more tests....
Aurora Council

Aurora Council, Term 2018-2022, Installed and Working

It is hard to believe that I actually survived four years sitting at the Aurora Council meetings, at the Council Chambers and watched religiously Aurora General Committee, Council and Public Planning meetings....
Motor Vehicle Collision

CYFS Motor Vehicle Collision Cost-Recovery Program Roll-Out

Starting January 2020 the Central York Fire Services (CYFS) will be rolling out a 2-year Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) cost-recovery pilot program that will allow CYFS to charge at-fault driver’s insurance company...
Canopy of Lights Aurora

Canopy of Lights – Approved Yes, Feasible Maybe

It has been about two or three years since the Christmas tree on St. John’s Sideroad, just West of Yonge Street, was last illuminated. Driving by many times I noticed that the...
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