November 2010: ARO was featured in a talk given to the Minas Astronomy Group which meets at Acadia University.

May 2010: The observatory was upgraded to include a new 10-position SBIG CFW10 filter wheel with a new Astrocon BVRcIc filter set. The Optec MaxField telecompressor was also replaced with an Optec NextGen WideField, which has better optical properties.

Spring 2010: ARO was featured in talks in Ontario. These included the RASC Centres of Mississauga, Kitchener-Waterloo, and London.

February 6, 2010: Follow the observatory's activities live on Twitter.

February 1, 2010: The observatory is back running again and now uses SiTech Servo controller (the Gemini controller was "dumped").

January 18, 2010: The observatory has been down (and still is) since September 2009 with a broken Gemini telescope controller. The new one still did not work properly so I am switching to a SiTech Servo controller. I hope to be operational again soon.