Twas the night before ...

Night before - Santa

By Staff December 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a Christmas story and there is a Christmas story. Both are beautiful. One shaped the […]

Local resident to be made a Member of the Order of Canada


By Pepper Parr December 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This is both a Burlington and a Hamilton story. A Membership in the Order of Canada […]

Glen Eden to open on Saturday: snow making machines have been working around the clock.

Glen Eden hills

By Staff December 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Hard to believe but Conservation Halton announced that Glen Eden will open Saturday, weather permitting at 8:30 […]

City services holiday schedule: transit, courts, parks and recreation.

City council photo Xmas

By Staff December 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of City of Burlington administrative services will be closed for the holidays on Monday, December […]

Real Estate firm collects 27,797 pairs of socks for the homeless.


By Staff December 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   What would a pile with 27, 797 pairs of socks look like? Leslie Bullock reports that “thanks […]

Library announces new hours of operation starting in 2019.

Is there space on these library shelves that is empty? If so - the funds to ay for that space gets transferred to the shave and pave program.

By Staff December 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Starting on Monday, January 7, 2019, Burlington residents will have library hours that fit their life. Responding […]

Performing Arts Centre gives themselves a good mark on the report card they issued.

BPAC at night

By Pepper Parr December 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We spent millions building the Performing Arts Centre. It came in “on time” and “on budget”. […]

Santa 5K Road Race Road Closures Revised for Saturday, December 8

Santa 5k

. By Staff December 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The following revised Santa 5k race route and road closures. Santa 5k Road Closures, 6 to […]

BUSH to headline the Kick Off part of the 2019 Sound of Music Festival


By Pepper Parr December 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We are not yet into winter – but the Sound of Music folks want you to […]

Changes being made to Civic Square - there will be a much more vigorous discussion in the not to distant future.

Civic Square Dec 2018

By Staff December 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is making some upgrades to Civic Square, the space to the south of city hall. […]

If there are going to be cannabis stores in Burlington - where might they be?


By Staff December 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Just where can a cannabis store be located? What started out as a way for smokers to […]

Pond in Spencer Smith Park will open December 8th; tobogganing locations announced.

If you didn't get to strap on the blades this winter - you're out of luck.  Rink closes at 10:00 pm this evening.

By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is set for winter fun with the launch of its Neighbourhood Rink program, the opening of […]

Centennial Pool - Service Disruption: will reopen Thursday at noon

centennial pool - inside

By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to a mechanical issue Centennial Pool is closed Wednesday, Dec. 5 and the morning of Thursday, […]

City has to decide by January 17th if cannabis retail stores are to be permitted in Burlington.

Cannabis Yes or No graphic

By Staff December 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall is asking residents to share their thoughts about whether bricks and mortar stores selling cannabis […]

City clarifies policy on equipment used in exercise classes - some seniors claim that isn't what they are hearing.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr December 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Last week the Gazette published a story about changes some seniors called us about with the […]

Candlelight Stroll through downtown Burlington kicks off thee festive season.

Town crier

By Staff December 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a weather dependent event. When it rains – even a light drizzle the crowds are smaller. […]

Lights of the season glow in Spencer Smith Park - make sure the kids get to see this.

Soldiers along lakeshore

By Staff December 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s an annual thing. Drummer beside the Naval monument Better than looking in the window at Eaton’s […]

A VERY ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS at the Performing Arts Centre

Electric Christmas courtesy of BPAC

By Staff November 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Lightwire Theatre is going to give the city a ‘A VERY ELECTRIC CHRISTMAS’ at the Performing Arts […]

Seniors taking exercise classes upset over program changes that will require people to provide their own equipment.


By Staff November 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The city has asked that we publish a statement they have made related to this news story. That […]

December Glass Show & Sale Reception taking place on Plains Road December 1st.

Siobhn glass rabit

By Staff November 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Annual AGOG December Glass Show & Sale Reception is happening this Saturday December 1st. Visit the […]

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