Rib Fest at Burlington Centre still very much a go - open till 7 this evening.

Ribs over charcoal

By Staff September 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When asked how they were coping with the weather – which wasn’t all that good while the […]

Together they got it done - 300 Back Packs that will be proudly worn when school opens

book packers Burlington Together 2

By Staff September 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Thousands of students will be trooping back to school – some will not have a shiny new […]

Outdoor pools are closing - except for Nelson - they remain open until October 12

Ward 3 Mountainside Pool update July 30

By Staff September 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Closes for the season on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. LaSalle Pool and Mountainside Pool will close until […]

More this time than there was on Canada Day - Rotarians do it right - once again. Rib Fest on Labour Day at Burlington Centre

On the grill

By Staff September 1, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mark your calendar and get ready for a fine feed of not only finger ‘lickin’ good Ribs […]

We now know what the final part of the downtown section of the Elgin Promenade is going to look like

Elgin promenade at Brant

By Staff September 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Our Mayor reports that: “As work continues to create an engaging and pedestrian-friendly link between Martha Street […]

Grandparents now find they have a new, much appreciated role.

grandparents - child running

By Staff September 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Grandparents are suddenly in demand. They are going to have the grandchildren closer to them that they […]

Parking very very limited while Lowville Park gets an upgrade.

By Pepper Parr September 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   No mention of what will happen to the school house. It does need an upgrade – […]

Rotarians know a good thing when they see one - will hold a repeat of the successful Canada Day Drive Thru Rib Fest on Labour Day

Billy Bones

By Pepper Parr August 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How Burlington’s Lakeshore Rotary pivoted when it became obvious that they would not be able to […]

Terry Fox and the T-shirt team. Cindy May has run the merchandise tent for a decade

Cindy May

By Burlington Terry Fox Run Committee August 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON One thing that’s been a staple of the Terry Fox Run through the years […]

Application made for 14th cannabis store: Too much of a good thing perhaps?

cannabis yes no logo

By Staff August 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has received an application for a 14th cannabis retail […]

40k to pull the weeds from the medians; it's what the citizens expect when you're the number 1 mid-sized city in the country.

Walkser and New

By Pepper Parr August 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was all about what people thought – the brand, the image – backing up why […]

What were you looking for during the lock-down?


By Staff August 22, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Now that we are out of lock-down, we can look back and wonder what we did with […]

How many from Burlington? Will the Mayor sing an operetta from her porch?

Porch play

By Staff August 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This could be interesting. HUGE NEWS! We’re almost there! Thank You! Thank You! To all of you […]

Thomas King will talk about his newest book - Indians on Vacation - via ZOOM cast on August 28th

Indians on vacation

By Staff August 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Different Drummer Books and Harper Collins Canada invite you to what Ian, proprietor of Different Drummer, […]

Farmer's Market a 'roaring success' needs a couple of new volunteers - check it out and check in


By Staff August 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Peter Bowker tells us that the “Burlington Centre Lions Farmers Market is a “Roaring Success” – but […]

Bryana Cosgrove: 'Guess what’s NOT cancelled this year...the Terry Fox run!'

Team Casey

By Pepper Parr August 16, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   From out of the blue – a few words from Bryana Cosgrove: “Guess what’s NOT cancelled […]

Summer on a Sunday in the City

Centro 3

By Pepper Parr August 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Summer in the city on a quiet Sunday Whatever heat there is going to be hasn’t […]

Lawyer representing Burlington Rifle and Gun Club said: 'Urinating on somebody’s leg and calling it rain is constitutionally indefensible.'

Rifle range - iinside

By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Did you know that Burlington has a Rifle and Revolver Club? It is located on the upper […]

Cleanup GreenUp - the Burlington Green annual initiative will have a bit of a twist this year.

Burl Green 2020 Clean up graphic

By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Clean Up Green Up – the annual Burlington Green initiative that cleans up the litter that others leave […]

Province sets out what is expected of Boards of Education - Remote, Synchronous learning and Asynchronous learning.


By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who want to get deeply into the weeds on just what the province is telling […]