The Seniors association appears to be coming out of hiding - will hold an Open Forum March 28th.

By Staff March 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The BSCI, which is the Burlington Seniors Community Inc. has announced a meeting, there first we believe […]

High winds bring down large trees and seriously damage St. Luke's cemetary

Trees 4 Tanner stone

By Staff March 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The wind kept traffic off the Skyway Bridge until close to 6:00 pm creating traffic jam havoc […]

Successful local artist wants to see a little more zip on the streets of the city - less complacency.

Noack interview - city culture days 014

By Donna Grandin March 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Where’s our Supercrawl, Burlington? Yes, we have Sound of Music, but that’s an annual event in […]

Gazette's ace columnist now a member of journalist's association - will cover the Premier's media conference on Wednesday

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By Pepper Parr March 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Rivers looks at print media from time to time – he prefers the electronic format for […]

Shakespeare will be at the Rock in August - a three week run this time. It was close to the best show in town last year.

Rock Garden sign

By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is as official as it can get – Trevor Copp will be doing Shakespeare at […]

Lieutenant Governor asks AGB Guild members to tell their story - in 150 different parts

Lt Gov Ontario

By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   When the Lieutenant Governor of the province , the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, visited the Art Gallery […]

New Gazebo in Spencer Smith park getting the finishing touches.

Gazebo - new location

By Staff March 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was to be built with federal money and there was a deadline – March 15th of […]

Guilds to hold their AGM at the AGB on March 9th. Speaker to talk on Art, Time and Tools.

Robert Steven AGB

By Staff March 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the strengths of the Art Gallery of Burlington are the Guilds – they are the […]

Is the corporate cost cutting at Tim Hortons going to hurt the Sound of Music?

Hortons - geting screwed

By Staff February 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There was an extensive look at the way the Tim Hortons operation has changed now that there […]

Rotary pond skating rink closing suggests Spring is coming our way.

Burlington flags

By Staff February 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Does the city know something the rest of us don’t know? Is winter really over? Meteorologists and […]

Is Islamophobia taking hold in this country? And will a motion bring it to an end?

By Ray Rivers February 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada’s Criminal Code prohibits hate propaganda of all kinds. The Canadian Human Rights Act forbids discrimination, […]

The Spirit of Sport to be portrayed as public art at three community locations - help choose what should go where.

Hall # 1 Ribbon on building

By Staff February 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Spirit of Sport public art project is now at the point where the city wants to […]

Songs by the likes of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen and Richard Rodgers on the playbill at Tansley United Church.

Warrack, Bailey + Romance Song

By Staff February 23th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Lowville Festival and Tansley United Church present Romancing the Song Three of Canada’s foremost entertainers are coming […]

Hamilton Philharmonic members to perform at Central Library

By Staff February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   At the Burlington Public Library! Central Branch Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra Composer-in-Residence, Abigail Richardson-Schulte will be giving an […]

Our city and our unique cultural - could you describe it to a Tea!

Burlington Tea

By Staff February 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s public art program would like people to describe Burlington to a ‘tea’. Beginning, Feb. 25, 2017, […]

Last surviving daughter of Joseph Brant died 150 years ago yesterday. She was tall - handsome.

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

By Pepper Parr February 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We weren’t even a country yet when she died. Her father had made a huge impact […]

Beachway resident asking the Region to pay $2.3 million for a lot with two well maintained houses.

An attractive.ell maintained home in the Beachway - the owner struggles to ensure that it will be xxx

By Staff February 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Housing prices in Toronto and Vancouver were rising so quickly and dangerously – especially in Vancouver, that […]

Community takes on a different look when there are 300+ people in the room enjoying time with each other.

Lisa with deaf man

By Pepper Parr February 13, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone needs a place to go; a place where you can congregate with people you like […]

Kaarolyn Smardz Frost, author of Steal Away Home to speak at Central library

Book - Kaarolyn Smardz Frost - Steal away home

By Staff February 15th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   For readers of The Book of Negroes, Bound for Canaan, House Girl and The Illegal comes the […]

Paper is given life at two Art Gallery of Burlington shows - opens on the 10th

BAC aerial

By Staff February 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Paper is given life through the works presented in the two Art Gallery of Burlington shows: A […]