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Welcome to the future home of AuroraToday!

Coming soon to Aurora, Ontario.

We are building a local news website that is 100% focused on the city and people of Aurora. From municipal government decisions to school updates, public safety information to business developments and features on local newsmakers and events in our community, aims to be your go-to source for local news.

At, we strive to strengthen our community by connecting you to reliable, timely and accurate information about the issues, people and businesses that matter most to Aurora. We believe that local news and information should be free and accessible to all, as it plays an integral role in a healthy community. 

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Get the latest local news delivered directly to your inbox every afternoon, for free! is part of Village Media’s growing network of online news sites, dedicated to providing local stories written by journalists who live and work in those communities. We are proud champions of local news and work diligently to deliver the news needed to help individuals stay engaged and informed. 

Over the next few weeks, we will be hiring, establishing partnerships with local businesses and making a news site to keep you informed about our city. If you have any questions or want to be more involved, let us know at [email protected].

While you are here, be sure to share your feedback on the type of coverage you would like to see through the form below.

Meet the AuroraToday Team

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Debora Kelly


Debora Kelly is the founding editor of NewmarketToday and is excited to extend Village Media’s brand of hyper-local coverage, engagement and partnerships to neighbouring Aurora with the launch of

An award-winning journalist and senior editorial leader, she has over three decades of experience in community journalism. Her extensive time in the industry has entrenched her belief that local news media has a crucial role to play in building strong and vibrant communities.

She's deeply committed and passionate about finding and telling the stories that connect us — from important news articles to the features about the community champions who make us feel good about living and working in our community.

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Bailey Moreton


Bailey Moreton is a British/Canadian journalist who is passionate about local news.

After working for newspapers in Scotland and British Columbia and a radio station in Yellowknife, he is excited to return to the Greater Toronto Area after growing up in Stouffville.

He is looking forward to reconnecting with the community where he grew up in his new role with

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John Hammill

Regional Publisher

John Hammill is the Regional Publisher and General Manager for Village Media’s Central division.

John has over 25 years of community media experience. Since joining Village Media, John has played a pivotal role in shaping the success of local news sites across the Niagara region, Simcoe County and York region.

John is looking forward to creating new partnerships and strengthening the community with the launch of

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Kelsy Chapman

Account Executive

Kelsy Chapman is an experienced community partnership professional who has lived in the York region for over 13 years.

She is passionate about building meaningful relationships to connect local businesses with our large local audience.

Kelsy brings her experience working with neighbouring NewmarketToday to her role with AuroraToday and is looking forward to learning more about Aurora businesses and their needs to help them reach their advertising goals.

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