Andrea Horwath visits the Burlington NDP office.

Andrea with senior

By Pepper Parr June 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON This article has been slightly revised. It wasn’t a stop in the original plan for the campaign. […]

The Adele Songbook coming to Burlington.

Adele song book logo

By Staff June 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If you are an Adele fan – and it is hard not to be – there is […]

Advance voting up 18.8% over the 2014 total - suggests a heavy turnout on Thursday.

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By Staff June 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   An estimated 768,895 voters participated in advance voting for the 2018 General Election. Preliminary figures show that […]

Pauline Johnson Public School to open time capsules on Friday to celebrate a 50th anniversary and the Indigenous author the school was named after.

native beauty

By Pepper Parr June 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   She was half white and was neglected as part of the indigenous culture that was beginning […]

Andrea Horwath to visit the NDP campaign office on Tuesday - the political winds are shifting.

Horwath bus

By Pepper Parr June 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   When the wind shifts a good Captain trims the sails. When Andrew Drummond was made the […]

Free space for community groups at the Haber Recreation Centre.

Haber name in sign

By Staff June 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The City has launched a new, free community space called “Haber Hub” at Haber Recreation Centre at […]

Bit of a glitch in the Sound of Music Kick Off ticket sales service provider - solutions detailed below.

Sound of music - from stage

By Staff June 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ticketfly, the service provider Sound of Music is using to get tickets into the hands of people […]

100in1 interventions in a day in Burlington - what is an intervention? Read on.

Burlington flags

By Staff June 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Saturday is Burlington’s 100In1Day. Those planning the event are hoping that 100 interventions take place in the […]

Footnotes to Jazz up a cheque presentation being made by the Lions to the Seniors' Centre

By Staff May 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Seniors’ Centre will receive a donation from the Lions Club of Burlington during Breakfast @ […]

Sound of Music moving some of their cash to the Red Cross who will pass it along to those who have suffered from floods in BC and New Brunswick.

Sound of Music will get no sympathy from Alexandre Kubrak were she to be elected a Council member.  She thinks the event should be looking for additional sponsors - she's not the only one with that thought.

By Staff May 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Sound of Music Festival will be donating $5 from every Kick Off ticket sold between May 26 […]

Karla Rivera AGB Ceramics Residency begin at the end of the month.

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By Staff May 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery of Burlington is presenting the second AGB Ceramics Residency exhibition featuring the work of […]

Burlington Herd will go against the Toronto Leafs at Nelson Park on Saturday.


By Staff May 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It hasn’t been a stunning start for the Burlington Herd, part of the InterCounty Baseball League that […]

The fragrance is superb and the colours are pleasant - relaxing - but they don't last all that long.


By Staff May 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Imagine over 800 species of lilacs in one location. A heavenly fragrance is drifting through Royal Botanical […]

New support group for Burlington Mothers - meets in a coffee shop.

Two moms

By Pepper Parr May 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Heidi Rand has two children. She gave birth to one on Hwy 407. She is one of […]

Another pop up at the Burlington Mall - part of a trend?

Outside view - Burlington Mall

By Staff May 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Rich Cloke The second Sound of Music pop up event at the Burlington Mall will take place […]

Walk N Roll - Saturday - a Community Living initiative.

Walk N Roll graphic

By Staff May 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a service that has been around for a long time. Its Mission Statement is to […]

Touch a truck - and watch a backhoe simulator dig a hole; part of a free city event.

Trucks Public-works-equipment

By Staff May 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The City is holding its annual Touch-a-Truck event on Saturday, May 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 […]

Small Town Justice - a sneak peak at the Sound of Music and a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Burlington Mall.

Female at Mall

By Staff May 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Mall, currently undergoing a $60 million upgrade, hosted a sneak peak of the 2018 sound […]

Herd will recognize a much missed local ballplayer - donating funds to the Terry Fox Run

Strikeout cancer logo

By Staff May 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The Herd is going to recognize a guy who wore the number 19 on his baseball uniform. He […]

Port Nelson United Church presents spring choral concert May 27th

Choir of Port Nelson United Church

By Staff May 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Port Nelson United Church choir will present its spring concert on Sunday, May 27 at 7:30 […]