Tall ships to sail past The Pier on their way to Hamilton. Expected to enter the canal at 2:00 pm on Friday June 30th


By Staff June 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It will be exciting! Eleven magnificent Tall Ships will gather on Lake Ontario near the entrance to […]

Hamilton is said to be the most expensive date night city you will encounter - where does Burlington fall on that list?

Hearts - red and black

By Staff June 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We didn’t see this one coming. A date in Hamilton is said to be the most expensive […]

Joanna Roselli, an Assumption Catholic High School graduate wins art scholarship.


By Staff June 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Joanna Roselli from Assumption Catholic High School has been awarded the 2017 Burlington Art in Action Group […]

Movies under the Stars returns this summer on Thursday, July 6.

Movie night

By Staff June 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Movies under the Stars returns on Thursday, July 6, featuring free outdoor movie screenings at 9 p.m. every […]

Herd goes up against the league leader - it was a respectable loss.


By Staff June 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s tough to eke out a win when you are up against the team that has yet […]

New Nelson pool will open Saturday July 15th

Nelson pool rendering

By Staff June 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This is good news – timely as well. The Nelson pool and splash pad are targeted to […]

Hitting the ball isn't enough - the objective is to get the player to run over the home plate - the London Majors did that more often then the Burlington Herd.


By Staff June 18, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting outhit didn’t stop the London Majors from outscoring the Burlington Herd. Despite Burlington’s 13-9 advantage in […]

This is Burlington and this is what we look like at the Sound of Music.


By Staff June 17, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Another Sound of Music weekend. While the event continually gets awards for being one of the best […]

Friends of Freeman getting close to the big day - Region is pitching in to make it a memorable day.

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It has to be the most impressive effort this city has seen, made by a bunch […]

Finally - a parking lot on Walkers Line at Side road # 2 for the Bruce Trail walkers.

Mt nemo parking sign

By Staff June 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Every once in a while a local governing authority does something that is just plain welcome. Thousands […]

Eleven Arabian stallions getting some rest at a farm in the Escarpment

Megan feed B

By Pepper Parr June 14, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They were very attractive – close to beautiful and graceful – not words that are normally […]

Sound of Music sets up a shuttle bus service from the Burlington GO station.

That red light was a sign - Sound of Music didn't get the $37,000 they felt they needed as fall back money if the weather turned on them and events had to be cancelled.  Note that the pier in this 2011 picture isn't visible because there was nothing to see.  The city plans on offocially opening the pier during the Sound of Music festival this summer.  SOM should charge the city a fee for horming in on theior event.

By Staff June 12, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If you are using the GO train service to get to the Sound of Music Festival there […]

McMahon celebrates first full year as a Cabinet Minister - has she delivered for her constituents?

McMahon with seniors

By Pepper Parr June 12, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Last week Burlington MPP Eleanor held her now annual Tea for the city’s seniors. The day […]

Five thousand bicycle riders raise $20,000 + for cancer research.

Ride to conquer

By Staff June 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   On the morning of Saturday, June 10, the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer announces a record-breaking 5,042 […]

Bill Reid recognized by the province as the Senior of the Year for 2016.

Bill Reid Senior of 2016

By Staff June 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Bill Reid, Ontario Citizen of the year for 2016 He is heard at the Appleby Go station […]

A decidedly different approach to fund raising - tell me who you know.

By Pepper Parr June 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a decidedly different approach to fund raising – one that follow the “who you […]

Most of the InterCounty Baseball League games rained out - Herd still at the bottom of the standings.


By Staff June 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It looks like it is going to be that kind of a season – rain delays which […]

Road closures for Ride to Conquer cancer - Saturday June 10th.

By Staff June 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer Road Closures – Saturday, June 10, 2017 The 10th annual Enbridge Ride […]

BurlingtonGreen sponsors a film on bikes vs cars - guess who wins?

By Staff June 6, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The next BurlingtonGreen event is a film presentation on Bikes versus card – a must see movie […]

0 for 7 - The Herd is struggling for that first baseball game win


By Staff June 4, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A Toronto Maple Leaf baseball player pulled off a three-run home run that capped a five-run ninth […]