Are residents seeing a change in the way city staff are relating to residents? Some think so.

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By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Change in an organization isn’t always immediately evident. The Gazette is getting feedback from its readers […]

Walk Off the Earth will hold a commemorative event on January 13th to celebrate the life of Mike 'The Beard' Taylor

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By Staff January 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Details are skimpy – just the date known at this point. Walk Off the Earth will be […]

BURLINGTON COMEDY FESTIVAL will take place from February 24th – February 27th; several venues.

Comedy Festval 2019

By Staff January 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   For the Fifth year in a row the BURLINGTON COMEDY FESTIVAL will take place from February 24th […]

Headstones to be a feature in the June 8th Sound of Music Kick Off June 8th.

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By Staff January 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sound of Music Festival has announced another band that will be part of their 40th anniversary […]

Downtown merchants recognized for their festive season window displays.

Burlington flags

By Staff January 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They have been doing it for a number of years and on a few occasions there have […]

New Year levees seem to have come back into favour. Gould holding hers on the 6th; McKenna chose the 12th.

Naval at levee 2018

By Pepper Parr January 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Levees were once a large part of the way the social side of Ontario worked. The […]

Are we ready for 2019?

2019 New Yr graphic

By Staff January 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON What kind of a year is it going to be? A number of resident offered their thoughts for […]

Some Big names performed at the Central arena that turned 50 this year.

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By Staff December 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Central Arena is now 50 years old. The milestone was marked by a Tim Horton’s Free Holiday […]

For unto us ...

We sometimes lose sight of what the Season is about.  Did parents watching the floats pass by use the opportunity to spread the message?

By Pepper Parr December 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The shopping is done. The family is gathered to celebrate and enjoy the company of each […]

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

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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.

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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.

Socks

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

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. 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

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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?

Vaping

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