Bandits hand Royals fifth-straight loss; the two teams now tie for last place in the league.

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By Staff June 19th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Burlington Bandits did to the Guelph Royals what the league has been doing to them almost since […]

Sound of Music program - Saturday June 18th - don't miss the parade.

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The Sound of Music Program for Saturday June 18th plus who is doing what at the five pods on Saturday. And at 11 am the […]

Bandits manage to get two players on the All Star roster; game to be played in Barrie July 2nd

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By Staff June 17th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The participants in the Inter County Baseball league who will play in the All star game have been […]

Sing your heart out - a call is being put out for singers interested in a one performance only event - with just the one rehearsal.

Choir with Bob Missen on stage

By Staff June 16, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON Are you a soprano? An alto? A tenor maybe? Ah – then a bass? Wayne Strongman, conductor of […]

Sound of Music Program - Friday June 17th - for both Street Fest and the five main stages.

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The sound of Music schedule for Friday June 17th. There will be StreetFest events at five different pods. The sound of Music schedule for Friday […]

Transit people set up a shuttle service and curtail several bus routes while he citizens fill the streets. Its Sound of Music time.

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By Staff June 16, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It is that time of year again – great music on the waterfront – a little mayhem with […]

Bandits take another drubbing - this time in Barrie. They did beat the league leader once - hope prevails.

The season needed a lot of improvement - but the community spirit is certainly evident.

By Staff June 16, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Jordan Castaldo, swinging a bat for the Barrie Baycats doubled twice and had two RBI as that […]

Transit announces a service that lets me get the information I need online - didn't work for me when I tried it.

One of the new buses added o the Burlington Transit fleet.  There were busses that had more than 15 years on their tires - those old ones certainly rattled down Guelph Line when I was on one of them.

By Pepper Parr June 16th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington Transit reports: We have been having some issues with the software. It started last night and […]

Garden clubs of Ontario hold their triennial show at the RBG

Art through the Ages - RBG

By Staff June 16, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON We apologize for not getting this news to you earlier – it did not come to our attention […]

Burlington's newly minted provincial Cabinet Minister appears at her first public event after being sworn in.

McMahon - First public as Minister

By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON At this point she has the right to be referred to as “The Honourable” – but Mary […]

West stage - Sound of Music - Saturday the 18th - 9:30 pm - don't miss this one. If the music doesn't get to you - the green eyes will.

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By Pepper Parr June 14th, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON Langenburg, Saskatchewan has less than 12 streets and is bisected by the Yellowhead highway – if there […]

Sound of Music Club series taking place in six of the better watering holes.

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By Staff June 14th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s not just in Spencer smith Park. It’s in the clubs as well. Set out below are […]

The graph does a better job than the usual 1000 words

SoM by the numbers

By Staff June 14th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   A picture is said to be worth 1000 words. That just might be true with the picture […]

Spirituality on the GO train - Burlington lawyer gets a different look at the start of his week.

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By Staff June 14th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Karmel Sakran, a Burlington based lawyer who has served on the hospital board, runs a Wills Clinic each […]

Little Eleeza is back - this time as a Ramadan Ranger - formidable little fund raiser this one.

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By Pepper Parr June 10th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON We first saw Eleeza at the Mainway arena last December during a meeting at which the public […]

Want to go for a hot air balloon wide? Saturday morning at Mohawk Park.


By Staff June 10th, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   Up up and away in a beautiful balloon. This Saturday, June 11th from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 […]

Bandits lose double-header to Hamilton Cardinals move to last place in the league

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By Staff June 4, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Burlington Bandits (1-8) dropped both games of a double-header to the Hamilton Cardinals (3-9) both by scores […]

Doug Mays will demonstrate his watercolour techniques at Gallery [2]

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By Staff June 3, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Doug Mays, award winning artist, will be demonstrating his watercolour techniques at Gallery [2] on June 8th from […]

Local greenhouse runs a Big Tomato contest.

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By Staff June 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON A local green house has announced the Great Tomato Race – where contestants can grow their biggest tomato […]

Community uses a bright, sunny, close to perfect Saturday afternoon to contribute to the Canadian Tire Jumpstart fund.

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By Pepper Parr May 31st, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON How does a large national organization with a brand that is instantly recognized and at one point […]