Can the Sound of Music even take place without the volunteers - they don't think so. They are not happy campers.

SOM 2012 crew marking for set up

By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a lot of buzz, a lot of questions and very few answers on what […]

Two public art commissions - Lowville and Appleby Ice Centre

Aldershot public art - Waterdown and Plains #1

By Staff July 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city of Burlington is continuing with its public art program and is looking for submissions for […]

Trouble in paradise: Sound of Music board of directors are being challenged to change their ways.

Rapt attention crowd

By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sound of Music is part of the heart of Burlington. There are some who are […]

Mike Wallace awarded the Order of the Rising Sun by the Japanese Embassy in Canada. Beats the Burlington chain of office he wants to wear.

Mike Wallace with Japan's Order of The Rising Sun Award July 2018

By Staff July 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Former Conservative MP and Burlington mayoral candidate Mike Wallace has been awarded the Order of the Rising […]

Sound of Music volunteers are demanding a meeting with the Board of Directors - why was Miller fired and who is running the operation day to day?

Brant street getting ready

By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Generals sometimes haven’t a clue as to what is going on within the ranks. And […]

Sound of Music said to be in a 'total state of disarray'

SoM kick off crowd

By Pepper Parr July 23, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The sudden and very unexpected firing of Dave Miller as the Executive Director of the Sound […]

Major new brand coming to the Burlington Mall - in the fall.

Miniso logo and store

By Staff July 23, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Mall is undergoing a major rejuvenation and upgrade – is a world wide brand going […]

Sound of Music parts way with Dave Miller, the Executive Director. Several senior volunteers also leave the organization.

Newsflash oblong

By Pepper Parr July 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Is there trouble at the Sound of Music? Dave Miller The Gazette has been told by […]

Bye Bye Birdie - Put on a Happy Face

Bye bye birdie graphiv

By Staff July 18, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s time to put on a happy face and enjoy an evening of fun watching young people […]

ONE BURLINGTON FESTIVAL: Building Bridges Between Faiths - August at the Band shell noon to 4:00 pm

One Burlington Canada-Burlington1-2017

By Staff July 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There are times when the city slogan – Burlington is one of Canada’s best and most livable […]

Cooling saw the writing on the wall - she now wants to make the best of a bad situation.

Joelle 2

By Pepper Parr July 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Joelle Goddard-Cooling said it all – “I can see that the writing is on the wall” […]

Burlington Herd beat the league leader 11- 4!

Herd batter

By Staff July 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was getting discouraging. The home team could always be found at the bottom of the standings. […]

A totally cock-a-mammy idea from people that should know better. Get a grip on reality folks.

Kellys - her with cup cakes-edit

By Pepper Parr July 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A candidate for one of the city council seats sent us a proposal that had come […]

Dorothy Borovich named the 2018 Distinguished Philanthropist of the Year Award.

Dorothy Borovitch

By Pepper Parr July 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Foundation has announced that one of Burlington’s finest Everyday Community Heroes is being honoured with […]

Kelly Childs throw in the towel - her bake shop will have to find a new home.

Ford + two others at Kellys

By Staff July 11, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In an emotional farewell, Kelly Childs and her daughter told a city council committee last night that […]

Some more of those 1000 word pictures

Burlington flags

By Staff July 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   More on those pictures being worth 1000 words. The Planning department had a handful of renderings done […]

That lady who fought the city over milkweed plants in her garden once ran for city council.

No cropped

By Pepper Parr July 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The story about the milkweed plants in a garden was, for the most part, gathered electronically. […]

She won - the milkweed plants stay.

No cropped

By Pepper Parr July 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a short, to the point message. “We won! City will no longer be removing […]

What’s Important in Gaming Software for Poker Rooms?

Poker hand - above how much

By Hillary Walker July 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Online poker has gained incredible popularity, with thousands of players from all over the world competing […]

Pin ball machine exhibit will be the first the public will see at the Joseph Brant Museum when it opens next summer.

Brant was always pretty good at getting grants from the British, but this Council probably isn’t going to hear his argument.

By Staff July 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The $11.4 million expansion of the Joseph Brant Museum will add 14,000 square feet that includes four […]