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Posted on: March 23, 2017


The lock box will only be accessible by the Aurora Fire and Police Departments and will allow emergency personnel to access a residence in an emergency without damaging a door or window.  The new program will be offered by the city through the Au...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

July 4th Grand Marshal


  Nomination forms are available in the Parks and Recreation Department at the Walker Building, 129 West Pioneer Trail and on the city’s website  The nominee must reside in the City of Aurora, be in good standing ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

St. Patrick's Day Festivities

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Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin with Congressman Dave Joyce at St. Patrick's Day event on Friday, March 10th at Chagrin Valley Athletic Club.

Posted on: March 13, 2017



Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin and State Representative Sarah LaTourette spoke to the 8th graders at Harmon Middle School at Mock Congress on March 10, 2017.

Posted on: March 6, 2017


The program, established in 2016, is designed to assist homeowners with sidewalk repair and rehabilitation and the city will pay up to 50 percent of the cost for repairs.  Additional information and criteria about the program is available on the ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Congratulations Captain McBirney and Lieutenant Grecol

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Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin with newly promoted Captain Matthew McBirney, Asst. Fire Chief John Schmader, Fire Chief David Barnes and newly promoted Lt. Ed Grecol.

Posted on: January 13, 2017

Electric Aggregation Program Update

You may have heard in the news that FirstEnergy Solutions (FES) recently cut its ties with the aggregation group NOPEC, and all the customers in those programs were sent back to the local utility’s service. We want you to know that we have spoke...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Aurora Receives Fitch "AAA" Bond Rating

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Aurora's "AAA" bond rating, the highest possible, following a detailed review which employed a stricter methodology in the rating process than in previous years.   Aurora’s conservative budgeting and control ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

A Coyote is in Your Backyard. What Should You Do?

If you see a coyote in your yard or neighborhood, follow the guidelines provided by the Ohio Department of Wildlife. If a coyote becomes aggressive, call the Aurora Police Department at 330-562-8181. Coyote mating occurs between late January & March.

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