Time to begin thinking about others - Toys for Tots does just that.

HRPS Toys for Tots

By Staff November 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They have been doing it for 17 years – the annual Halton Regional Police Service Toys for […]

Sound of Music accepting applications from bands for the 2018 play dates.

Sound of music - from stage

By Staff November 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There are some pretty big names on the Sound of Music stages – and they all started […]

Adult soccer players are not happy - feel they are not getting their share of dome time

Sherwood domes

By Pepper Parr November 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This doesn’t sound very nice. The adult soccer people are upset – again. There seems to […]

Neighbourhood Community Matching Fund will be offered again for 2018

By Staff November 6, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of years ago the people at the Parks and Recreation learned about an approach to […]

Fifteenth annual Art in Action tour - this weekend.

Monica Bell, a quilter taking part in the Studio Tour for the first time.

By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They have been doing this for fifteen years. It has become a bit of an institution […]

Trevor Copp producing Journey to the East - on stage at the Performing Arts Centre - Copp rarely disappoints.

Tottering - Journey plus

By Staff November 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We work in the dark. We make sense of what we can. But we don’t know what […]

Sound of Music offering a From Nothing to Something class - FREE - just have to register.

SoM class graphic

By Staff November 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sound of Music isn’t just a week long music feast beside a big lake. The organization […]

Wellington Square United Church putting on a musical to honour Remembrance Day and Canada’s 150th birthday.

Stage Door canteen

By Staff November 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON 1942 – America – The Stage Door Canteen – a place where Bette Davis served the desserts. Marlene […]

City issues directions on the etiquette expected by those who use the pathways for cycling.

City Hall BEST aerial

By Staff October 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Is this the beginning of a shift from the idea of road diets? The City is reminding […]

Freeman Station gets a $4000 cheque from District 15 of the Retired Teachers of Ontario.

Freeman Model B

By Staff October 31, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Retired Teachers of Ontario members presented the Friends of Freeman Station with a grant of $4000. Left […]

How did the city ever get to this point with the New Street road diet?

Bike lanes - New street

By Staff October 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Before dedicated bike lanes on the lift – proposed lanes (and what is in place for the […]

Soccer crowd holding a Volunteer Appreciation & Awards Night

soccer balls + leg

By Staff October 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Youth Soccer Club (BYSC) is hosting its annual gala, Volunteer Appreciation & Awards Night, to […]

Prime Minister announces a new tax program for the country's working class.

Justin Trudeau at YMCA

By Staff October 29, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Prime Minister was in town. He spent a couple of hours at the YMCA meeting with […]

Flora Hominis stands in the Dalglish Family Garden at the RBG Rock Garden - a testament to the Thomas B. McQuesten city building.

McQuesten - head close up

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is called Flora Hominis. It stands at one end of the Dalglish Family Garden which […]

Soaring aluminum tubes decorate the Waterdown and Plains Road intersection in Aldershot - it is impressive!

Aldershot Public art #4

By Staff October 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The land that the latest piece of public art sits on has a sad story behind it […]

Ireland Community Park is the location for the fifth community garden; applications for plots close November 30th. added to the

The Community garden lots were laid out waiting for clients with seeds.  The season turned out to be abundant both for garden lot users and BurlingtonGreen.  A second Community Garden in 2013 elsewhere in the city?

By Staff October 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a program that was brought to city Council by Michelle Bennett and Amy Schnurr. They […]

It is intended as an evening of fun and delight - especially for the little ones - be careful and keep them safe Halloween Eve.

Halloween Super-Mom-400x758

By Staff October 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   As Halloween approaches, Halton Crime Stoppers wants everyone, young and old, to have a happy and safe […]

A year from today you will cast ballots to decide who will lead Burlington city council, the School Boards and representatives on Regional Council.

Burlington wants a Stage 2 designation.

By Pepper Parr October 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A year from today the people of Burlington will troop out to the polls to elect […]

Citizens group sets up a service where people can talk with others on a conference call.

The ceremonies over the Naval Promenade becomes the fous with the Seniors' out in force listening to the All MAle Welsh Choir.  Strolling along is Craig Stevens, the city's project manager on the pier project.  He direction and oversight kept the project going when it got a little wonky at times - but that's another story.

By Pepper Parr October 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They get called shut-ins; people that just aren’t able to get out and mix with people. […]

Conservation Authorities repeating their Shared Experiences workshop.

Conservation Halton sign - angle

This is what conservation is all about. By Staff October 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Conservation Authorities have found that their Sharing Experiences workshop […]