It was the Blue Jays winning streak last year that got Griffin Gervais started on a project to improve a baseball diamond at his school.

Four boys Griffen

By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It was pretty simple to Griffin Gervais, a grade five student at Lakeshore Public school – just […]

It was that kind of a Sunday - something to be enjoyed!

Dad with the kids Pier Apr 17

By Staff April 17, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It was that kind of a weekend – the warm weather we have been waiting for blessed us […]

Brantford people come to town to throw axes - they have a good time.

Axe two women BEST

By Pepper Parr April 16, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Morgan, the axe throwing coach and instructor, points to where the axe was supposed to go. Many […]

Hazel McCallion to speak to Junior League Woman - it will be one of those - You go girl - evenings.

Hazel McCallion

By Staff April 13, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The inaugural Leading Ladies Charitable Dinner and Speaker Series, organized by the Junior League of Hamilton-Burlington, will take […]

Halton British Club Downton Abbey Theme Night - April 15 2016, 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM

union jack

By Staff April 12, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Will you be Carson or Cora? Come to the April 15 meeting of the Halton British Club and […]

More than 170 readers went to a story published more than a year ago - why?

Solid Gold image

By Staff April 12, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Why would 170 people want to read a story that was published in March of 2015? We have […]

One of the best team of volunteers in the city will be back at the Freeman station - April 16th and 30th - brings work gloves

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Staff April 10, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON They need help with scraping and painting, window cleaning, cleanup of the grounds, moving and cleaning Whinstones, installing […]


Syrian children

By Staff April 10th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON A group of Burlington-area performers have joined together to present a benefit concert in aid of Syrian refugees. […]

Photographers looking forward to the annual Latow photography weekend: April 16th - 17th

David du Chemin

By Staff April 9, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON “ Yes we know you’ve heard it all already”, said David Low, president of Latow, the Burlington photography […]

Ontario high school students invited to Challenge the World through volunteer efforts.


By Staff April 9, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Ontario is challenging high school students to “change the world” by volunteering for at least three hours in […]

Halton students to compete as public speakers - English competition next week; French competition took place earlier.

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By Staff April 7, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Each year, the Halton District School Board hosts public speaking competitions in Canada’s two official languages. The English […]

Air cadets march to celebrate the 1917 battle at Vimy Ridge

Mohawk air cadets marching

By Staff April 8, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Air Cadets of 715 Mohawk Squadron, Burlington, will be honouring the 3,600 Canadian lives lost at the […]

Local resident wants to prove that Burlington is a ‘sharing city’ - join him at the library on the 14th.

bikes for rent

By Staff April 5, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON “From the time we are little, we are taught to share” declared Lawson Hunter. ”However, as we age, […]

Sports field closures


By Staff April 4, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The following sport fields are closed from Monday, April 4 to Sunday, April 10, 2016. List of Parks […]

Have you got the plans made for what you're going to do with Mum on Mother's Day?

By Staff April 4, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Mother’s Day – May 7th this year. The florists will pick up on that one. All the pushy […]

Michelle van Maurik will exhibit her work at the Seaton Gallery during April and May.

pink peonies

By Pepper Parr April 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It really is all about the artist – but getting that exhibit set up is as exacting […]

City hall staff will be at community centre locations to help people apply for $5000 grants - will there be long line ups to get in?

Burlington flags

By Staff April 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It’s a great idea but the take up within the community hasn’t been as strong as the Parks […]

Do the festivals and events tell the world what Burlington is all about - or are we more than two twenty year old events

Sound of music - from stage

By Pepper Parr March 31, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON They decided to call it a party rather than a meeting and made a good effort to […]

Is Burlington in Line for a Second Pier?

Done - all the concrete is down - and the steel beams are holding it all in place.  Now the railings get put in place.

By Ray Rivers April 1st, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The question no one seems to be asking is whether Burlington really needs another waterfront pier. Sources […]

Investing in our communities: can city hall develop community with cash contributions or do people naturally come together? City is going to try the money route.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr March 31, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON How do you build community? Doesn’t it just happen naturally? Apparently not – the city has adopted […]