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Victoria Day Fireworks

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 08:53 AM

The Town of Aurora’s Fireworks By-law allows fireworks to be set off on Victoria Day and the day before Victoria Day, Canada Day and the day before Canada Day. Fireworks can only be set off between sunset and 11 p.m. on these designated days. Fireworks are not allowed on public property, including parks, streets, open fields or spaces in Aurora and a set fine of $600 may be issued for setting off family fireworks on prohibited days and times.

Remember to handle fireworks with caution, have an adult...

Town Celebrates International Museum Day and Museum Month with New Online Exhibit

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 03:16 PM

New Online Exhibit offered by Aurora Museum and Archives


May is Museum Month and Wednesday, May 18 marks International Museum Day. Aurora Museum and Archives (AMA) has been celebrating all month long by highlighting a variety of online museum exhibitions weekly at auroramuseum.ca/online-exhibitions and will celebrate International Museum Day with the launch of a brand-new online exhibition called The Wardrobes of Aurora.

AMA’s new exhibition, The Wardrobes of Aurora: Dressing for Birth, Death...

CYFS reminds residents to be mindful of firework use this Victoria Day long weekend

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 11:57 AM

As residents head into the first long weekend of summer, Central York Fire Services (CYFS) reminds residents to be safe with the use, handling and disposal of fireworks and be mindful of neighbours (especially our furry friends) when celebrating.

In Aurora fireworks are only permitted for sale and use during Victoria Day and Canada Day weekends. Fireworks are NOT allowed on public property, including parks, streets and open fields/spaces in Aurora. Fines for improper use of fireworks in Aurora...

Calling Newmarket and Aurora residents to help shape the next decade of fire services

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 01:35 PM

Central York Fire Services seeks resident input as it creates the next Fire Master Plan

Central York Fire Services (CYFS) is seeking feedback from Aurora residents to help guide and improve their services.

Residents can complete an online survey open May 10 to 24, 2022. The community’s feedback will help inform the creation of the CYFS’ 10-year Fire Master Plan (FMP) which will guide the department in providing effective and efficient fire protection and emergency services to the two communities...

Composter Sale

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2022 02:23 PM

From May 9 to 23, 2022, York Region residents can order a backyard composter online for only $35 each. Price includes home delivery and tax. Composters often retail for over $100 each.

The composters are: 

  • A one-piece unit, no assembly required
  • Sized 33” high x 31” wide (83.8cm high x 78.7cm wide)
  • 11 cubic feet (311 litres) in volume 

This offer is for York Region residents only. Limit of two composters per household. Backyard composters must be ordered and pre-paid online. 

For...