Are you the next Aurora Teen Idol?

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 03:37 PM

Show us your hidden singing talents and enter the competition by June 5


Do you have a passion for singing and love performing in front of an audience? The Town of Aurora is now accepting applications for the 2020 Aurora Teen Idol Competition. If you are between the ages of 12 and 17, and an individual vocalist, then this competition is for you.

Auditions will take place virtually on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The winner will receive a monetary prize, be invited to...

Improving Electrical Services for Customers in Town of Aurora

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 11:57 AM

Alectra Utilities Corporation is committed to a continual program of preventative maintenance, repair, refurbishment, and replacement of electrical equipment in order to ensure a reliable supply of electricity to our customers. 

One of Alectra’s 2020 projects is to replace all electrical equipment in the Steeplechase Avenue, Blue Grass Drive, Skyview Lane, Woodsend Cres, Hunters Glen Rd, Old Bloomington Rd and Bayview Ave area. This equipment includes underground ducts and underground high voltage...

Aurora permits limited use of open spaces in Town parks

Posted on Thursday, May 07, 2020 04:31 PM

Effective immediately, the Town of Aurora is permitting limited use of open spaces in Town parks. This excludes the use of play structures and playgrounds, swings, washrooms, benches, picnic tables, shelters, and off-leash dog areas.

“By allowing our residents to use our open park spaces, we are providing much needed access to families of the same household to spend time outdoors. This will aid in the health and well-being of our community and give residents a chance to participate in some limited...

CN Right Away Vegetation Control

Posted on Monday, May 04, 2020 04:52 PM

Please be advised vegetation control activities within Aurora will start between May and October 2020. A regularly updated schedule will be available at

If not managed properly, trees, brush or other vegetation can severely compromise public safety. Vegetation can impede the view motorists have of incoming trains, increase the risk of crossing accidents. Moreover, unwanted vegetation can damage the integrity of the railway, interfere with signals and switches, contribute to...

Notice of Construction: Yonge Street between Henderson Drive and Industrial Parkway South

Posted on Friday, May 01, 2020 01:43 PM

Please be advised, beginning this month with an anticipated completion time of the end of 2020, York Region is making improvements to Yonge Street between Henderson Drive and Industrial Parkway South. 

In partnership with the Town of Aurora, we will be improving the roadway by:

  • Reconstructing the road by installing an underground piping system that will help funnel groundwater away from the road and into a storm sewer
  • Installing and replacing storm sewers
  • Installing a watermain
  • Repaving the...