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Aurora calls for residents to participate in the Deck the Halls Tour

Posted on Monday, November 16, 2020 08:41 AM

Aurora, ON – Release your inner decorator, hone in on your holiday spirit, untangle those lights and get ready to start decorating!

The Town of Aurora is now accepting applications for Aurora’s Deck the Halls Tour. Residents can participate by decorating their homes, apartments or store fronts with holiday cheer. Get the family together, challenge your neighbours to participate in a friendly street competition and transform your home into a winter wonderland.

If you would like to participate, residents...

York Region placed in RED-Control Zone of Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework

Posted on Monday, November 16, 2020 08:37 AM

Today the Government of Ontario announced The Regional Municipality of York will move to the RED-Control Zone within the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework effective 12:01 a.m. Monday, November 16, 2020.

Within York Region, daily cases of COVID-19 have been increasing and positivity rates remain high. York Regional Council and York Region’s Medical Officer of Health acknowledge the difficult decision the provincial government and the Chief Medical Officer of Health made to help stop...

Experience the magic of the Santa Under the Stars Parade from the comfort of your own vehicle

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 01:22 PM

Santa Claus makes his return to the Town of Aurora for the Santa Under the Stars Parade. This year’s event will be one to remember. Spectators will be able to drive around the stationary floats enjoying the music, lights and magic of the season from the warmth of their own vehicle.

This free parade will include decorated floats, festive performers such as the Ice Queen and Ice Princess, buskers and of course Santa Claus! The magic will take place in the front parking lot of the Aurora Family Leisure...

Aurora looks to balance economic well-being and health and safety under Ontario’s re-opening plan

Posted on Monday, November 09, 2020 02:27 PM

On Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. restaurants, bars and gyms were scheduled to re-open in York Region, including Aurora, under a new framework for guidelines released this week by the Province to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. York Region joins other municipalities in Ontario including Ottawa where similar restrictions have been imposed.

“This new targeted framework provides a balanced, sustainable and proactive approach that will keep our businesses open while we minimize the risk of spreading...

Construction update: Yonge Street

Posted on Monday, November 02, 2020 01:49 PM

Please be advised road construction has resumed on Yonge Street between Henderson Drive and Industrial Parkway South. In partnership with the Town of Aurora, York Region will be improving the roadway by reconstructing & repaving to prevent sinkholes, installing a watermain & drainage system & replacing storm sewers.

For more information, please visit york.ca/roadconstruction.