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Notice of Construction Bathurst Street, from Bloomington Road to Henderson Drive

Posted on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 04:13 PM

This will serve as formal notification that York Region will be improving Bathurst Street, from Bloomington Road to Henderson Drive in the Township of King and Town of Aurora.

Road improvements include:

  • Removing and replacing the existing asphalt
  • Installation of pedestrian Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act features including push buttons, curb depressions and tactile (textured) walkways at signalized intersections

Construction is anticipated to start in August and is expected to...

Temporary Cooling Centre open August 11 to 13, 2021

Posted on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 03:40 PM

With the recent hot and humid weather, the Town of Aurora will open a temporary cooling centre from Wednesday, August 11 to Friday, August 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Aurora Community Centre lobby (1 Community Centre Lane).

Residents who wish to use the cooling centre must adhere to the provincial health guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic and maintain a physical distance of six-feet, wear a face mask and adhere to proper hand hygiene. Residents will be screened when they arrive and provided...

Watershed Conditions Statement - Flood Outlook - August 10, 2021

Posted on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 03:13 PM

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that conditions are ideal over the next few days for the development of severe thunderstorms. There is the potential for locally significant rainfall this afternoon and early evening in our watershed.  Showers and thunderstorms may provide local rainfall accumulations of up to 50mm.  Showers with possible risk of thunderstorms may begin later this afternoon and continue through Wednesday. 

Intense rainfall associated with these...

Enhanced Security at York Region Water Facilities

Posted on Monday, August 09, 2021 09:08 AM

York Region is experiencing an increase in trespassing and vandalism at the water facilities located at 240 Orchard Heights Boulevard in the Town of Aurora. To help maintain site security, York Region has retained GardaWorld Security to patrol the facilities.

Residents can expect to see uniformed GardaWorld security guards and a marked vehicle on site.

These facilities are private property. Trespassing and vandalism can cause damage to our facilities and to the water system. It is also dangerous,...

Town of Aurora terminates State of Emergency

Posted on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 10:57 AM

Today Aurora Mayor Tom Mrakas terminated the Town’s State of Emergency that was declared on March 18, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“This is a huge milestone for our community, signaling light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel,” says Mayor Tom Mrakas. “I declared the State of Emergency to give our staff and organization the agility and flexibility to address the unprecedented nature of the challenges posed by the pandemic. I am thrilled that, in light of the drop in case...