An urgent Friends of Freeman Station call for volunteers - and they show up.

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Staff May 15th, 2108 BURLINGTON, ON There are times when everything goes just right The people restoring the Freeman Railway Station to its original […]

Pool schedules and fees - useful just as soon as summer arrives


By Staff May 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The summer months are nearing, or so they say, and with them, comes the opening of spray […]

Sport Field Status - Clay Diamonds closed at Nelson, Millcroft and Ireland


By Staff May 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The following Clay diamonds are closed Monday May 15th due to wet conditions: Nelson D1 Millcroft D1 & […]

Pop up band to entertain at the Burlington Mall on Thursday; part of their 50th anniversary celebration

Outside view - Burlington Mall

By Pepper Parr May 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They are working their way north. The Sound of Music has often been criticized for being […]

Ireland House - one of the best museums in the Region - admission free on Friday.

Ireland House free

By Staff May 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Friday is International Museum Day. Ireland House is going to be admission FREE for the day from […]

Urban Design Advisory Panel full of professionals - where are the well informed people who live in the city?

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr May 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington has established its first Urban Design Advisory Panel, created to help achieve […]

Short of putting a Walmart greeter in the parking lot - there isn't much more the Brant Street plaza property owner can do.

John - No frills - laneway

By Staff May 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   As a visitor to Burlington from the UK Derek Newton parked his rented car in the No […]

Add another name to the ward 2 council seat race.

Roland Tanner

By Pepper Parr May 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Add another name to those that will be on the ballot for the ward 2 city […]

Lane restrictions: There was news that included useful background information.

Burlington flags

By Staff May 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The hard news is that here will be lane restrictions on Lakeshore Rd from John Street to […]

Meed Ward takes a Toronto Star story and turns it to her advantage - nothing from the Mayor.

Is Brant street going to see some class A office space or will it always retail that is consistetly chalenged to be viable?

By Pepper Parr May 14, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Didn’t take long for mayoralty candidate Marianne Meed Ward to hop on a good story and […]

Burlington gets press - whenever it is controversial - Toronto notices.

Burlington aerial

By Staff May 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has made the big time press. The Toronto Star did a long piece on Sunday […]

Fresh faces and new blood are part of the campaign to elect the next city council.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr May 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We do politics differently in Burlington. Somewhere along the way the Tory’s in Burlington came to […]

Two well known entertainment headliners and what could well be the sleeper event at the Lowville Festival in June.

2018 Performers

By Pepper Parr May 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In less than a month; the fourth Lowville Festival will welcome Sarah Harmer home for what […]

Herd takes a second trouncing in what has to be a tough way to start a season


By Staff May 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The Barrie Baycats, winners of the InterCounty Baseball League trophy in 2017, whipped the Burlington Herd Sunday afternoon […]

Copp to approach Macbeth as a Conspiracy theory. August performance dates.

Rock Garden sign

By Staff May 13, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Summer hasn’t favoured us with much in the way of warm weather so thinking about outdoor theatre […]

Herd loses the Home Opener to Kitchener: 6-0

Baseball glove and ball

By Staff May 12, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Kitchener Panthers had a 6-0 win over the Burlington Herd Saturday afternoon at Nelson Park. It […]

Candidate for the ward 1 seat gets papers into the Clerk's office and yet another name for the ward 2 council seat.

city hall with flag poles

By Pepper Parr May 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   What a day it was. A second member of council opts for a pension cheque and […]

It is official - the Gazette broke the story yesterday.

Craven at King Road

By Staff May 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Councillor Rick Craven holding a memory stick with the budget on it.   Dear Friends, I am writing […]

Rivers: What the debate really needed was a director to bring order to the chaotic muddle.

PC Leader Doug Ford faced a barrage of questions from Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath in Monday's CityNews debate in Toronto.

By Ray Rivers May 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   “I guess we’ve come to expect that everything about Ford is fake,” she said. “The stories […]

Jim Young once again lectures city council about a $4 million spend.

LaSalle Park - bring about a boat on its way to the water.

By Pepper Parr May 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Jim Young was doing it again. Making statements that made people uncomfortable. His kind of truth […]