Sport Field Status - wet!

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By Staff May 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Due to continued wet conditions all natural grass sport fields (diamonds and rectangular fields) are closed for today. […]

Sport Field Status - closed for a second day

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By Staff May 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON On Monday the city advised the public that All natural grass sport fields (diamonds and rectangular fields were […]

It’s official: the new outdoor pool at Nelson Park will open this summer

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By Staff May 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The new outdoor pool currently under construction at Nelson Park will open this summer. Work to replace […]

City announces a visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet and her husband Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven to Burlington in May

By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city will never be the same. Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and her […]

Scouts plant 400 trees at Halton Region Waste Management Site; erect a birdhouse as well.

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  By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Scouts from the Halton Region worked on Arbour Day planting trees at the Regional Waste Management […]

All natural grass sport fields are closed on May 1st

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By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   All natural grass sport fields (diamonds and rectangular fields) are closed May 1. The report from city […]

Tammy Fox is appointed the newest Executive Director of the Performing Arts Centre.

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By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Back to square 1. The Theatre Board of The Burlington Performing Arts Centre has announced the appointment […]

New Medical Wellness Center opens - gala launch.

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By Pepper Parr April 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a whole new product line. Media were invited to check out […]

The Evolution of Journalism and The End of the Newspaper

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By Ray Rivers April 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Like a growing number of people these days, I almost never read a newspaper anymore, though […]

Ty Howie to lead the fall reveal for the Performing Arts Centre - May 11 - not to be missed.

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By Pepper Parr April 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is now an annual event. The evening that the folks at the Performing Arts Centre […]

Sound of music announces its 2017 line up - includes a day of ticketed events.

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By Staff April 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Sound of Music Festival presented by Tim Hortons is proud to announce the Festival’s 2017 free concert […]

Downtown visioning part two- a closer look for those who did not attend the event.

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By Pepper Parr April 26, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   By 2031 Halton will have a population 1 million people; its population today is about 550,000. […]

Pilgrimage passes through Burlington - walking to Parliament in Ottawa.

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By Donna Flemming Zaffino April 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   On my way to run errands I spotted a group of people walking with banners […]

What the downtowners think should be done with the downtown core -

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By Pepper Parr April 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor opened up the event with a short overview of the changes taking place in […]

Elements and Expressions: elementary student art show to take place April 25-27 at the New Street Education Centre.

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By Staff April 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   For the 12th year in a row the Halton District School Board is presenting the elementary art […]

They do things like this in Lowville - Somnium

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By Pepper Parr April 24, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   To make sense of this article you have to understand Walt Rickli. He lives in Lowville, […]

ACCOB sets out their purpose - will it make a difference? Sure will, as long as people are not indifferent to the arts.

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By Pepper Parr April 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They are now incorporated as a non profit; they are organized and they are selling memberships. […]

Help to choose what gets shown during the Movies Under the Stars this summer.

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By Staff April 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall is asking residents to vote online and help select the movies that will be featured […]

City invites residents to help plant 2,400 trees - kick off is on the same day as the Burlington Green Clean Up Green Up.

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By Staff April 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON REVISED A close to Classic example of the left hand not talking to the right hand. The city […]

Arts Council is formally launched - now the real work begins.

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By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Will the evening be remembered as one of the historical moment in the cultural life of […]