Thursday, November 21, 2019
Disturbingly, this is not the first time I observed a donation site turning into a community dumping site. It is not the first time I read about it either happening in other communities. In Aurora, by the Superstore, piles of non-textile waste in front of Canada Diabetes...
It is an observation, but I think that Town of Aurora is applying road salt a little excessively. Salt, in general is a good ingredient that enriches various aspects of our lives; however like everything else, high concentrations of salt can be detrimental to us and the...
A great efficiency opportunity for the Town of Aurora. Eventually more salt on the secondary roads. Less spring cleaning, less sand dust. Less work for public service employees, thus less money spent. Aurora is switching to 100% road salt application and closing the loop on all the secondary roads this winter. Do...
By K. Taylor, Aurora ON.  For reasons that eludes me, we are fond of describing tracts of land as “belts.” There’s America’s rust belt and the bible belt. Up here we have the snow belt and the ever contentious Ontario Greenbelt. Ah yes…the greenbelt.
The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive insect that attacks Ash trees and it is a big concern. "Ash wood is used to make various tools, handles, baseball and softball bats and bows. It also makes very good firewood.Ash trees are also perfect material for old fashion shafts for...
According to the Town of Aurora the clear garbage bag program is a household waste diversion program. It will require Aurora residents to switch from opaque (usually black/green) garbage bags to clear (translucent) garbage bags. The purpose of the program is to divert items away from the garbage...
By Domenic Romeo, Aurora ON. The other day I was at a local coffee shop with my wife and at the table next to us a gentleman was speaking quite loudly to his group of friends and describing a recent story in the news about an Aurora...
Golf courses in our neighbourhood may be a 'thing of the past'. The next generation definitely has different interests and golf may not be one of them. Consequently what has happened to Glenway Country Club in Newmarket then potentially is bound to happen here in Aurora to our former Highland...
I don’t get it. I really don’t. A few months ago the Town of Aurora was determined to implement a clear garbage bag program; a form of garbage diversion. It was supposed to be a good thing. It was supposed to be a ‘social responsibility’ thing. The focus was on...
I am concerned with Aurora's Emerald Ash Borer Management. I did a lot of reading in the past few days and it bothers me because I am not sure what is the Town's clear objective, to wipe out the Emerald Ash Borer population in the Town of Aurora or...