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Central York Fire Services Launch Campaign for 12 Days of Fire Safety

Posted on Monday, December 14, 2020 01:49 PM

The number of fires and fire-related injuries and fatalities often increases during the holiday season. Festivities can quickly turn tragic as a result of things such as unattended cooking, faulty decorative lighting, and careless use of candles. Protect your family by checking your smoke alarms to ensure they are working and replace any that are over 10 years old. Be sure to check your carbon monoxide alarms at the same time to help protect your family from the dangers of deadly carbon monoxide.

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Aurora helps connect volunteers with residents needing snow removal assistance

Posted on Monday, December 14, 2020 01:28 PM

The Town of Aurora is looking to help residents who need assistance with snow shoveling to connect with volunteers in the area through Snow Angels Canada.

“We are encouraging the residents of Aurora to sign up and volunteer to help out our most vulnerable Aurorans. We understand that some residents may be physically unable to shovel which is tough during the winter. This program will provide connections to those in need and relies on the kindness of the Aurora community to be successful,”...

Aurora moves to Grey-Lockdown Zone as COVID-19 cases are on the rise

Posted on Friday, December 11, 2020 08:18 PM

Aurora, ON – Effective Monday, December 14 at 12:01 a.m. Aurora will be placed in the Grey-Lockdown Zone for a minimum of 28 days. On Friday, December 11, the Province of Ontario announced the updated order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in York Region.

The new lockdown restrictions require that restaurants, bars, and food and drink establishments will only be able to provide takeout, drive-through and delivery; indoor and outdoor dining services are prohibited and personal care services will...

CYFS Incident Report - December 7, 2020

Posted on Monday, December 07, 2020 04:17 PM

Central York Fire Services Incident Report
Incident Type: Activated alarm due to an activated sprinkler system
Date: December 7, 2020
Time of Call: 10:41 a.m.
Address / location of incident: Light of Christ Catholic School, 290 McClellan Way, Aurora
Description:

Central York Fire Services (CYFS) was dispatched for an activated alarm.

On arrival, the Captain reported an evacuation in progress with no visible fire conditions. The on-site maintenance staff informed the Captain...

Aurora introduces new parking tickets starting December 7

Posted on Monday, December 07, 2020 01:35 PM

Town also implements occasional parking permits

Town of Aurora’s parking tickets will have a new look starting December 7, 2020. Aurora has moved to a new vendor, GTECHNA, to issue and pay for parking tickets. The new parking tickets will be yellow in colour, water resistant and will contain bilingual wording. The existing white and red parking tickets will be discontinued, however any issued tickets up until December 31, 2020 will remain valid.

Instructions on how to pay your parking...