Making summer real - kite festival in Brant Hills Park next Sunday.

Kites - kids flying

By Staff May 29, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington will kick off the summer event season at its annual Kite Festival on […]

Burlington Herd still win less after six games. Brantford Red Sox pick up first win


By Staff May 29, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON It took the Brantford Red Sox five games to pick up their first win of the season, and […]

Lowville Festival team make it work - Liona Boyd packed the hall - Second City comedy and a delightful Alice on the playbill for the weekend.

By Pepper Parr May 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite having to make close to last minute changes to the venue – forgetting about a […]

Creeks and waterfront parks Impacted by higher than normal rainfall - closures

Flooding - LaSalle Park bridge

By Staff May 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city thinks they are unsafe —high water levels – decided to close the following areas: Tuck […]

Museum gets $4.5 million in federal funding - re-development and rebuild is now a sure thing.

Museum Teatero

By Pepper Parr May 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Town Crier David Vollick gets the announcement meeting off to a good start. For $4.5 million […]

Weather has resulted in some changes to the Lowville Festival schedule.

Newsflash oblong

By Pepper Parr May 26, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Weather, weather, weather. The rain has thrown the Lowville Festival plans into a tizzy. In the […]

Ticket prices for Sound of Music Kick Off show increase on the 29th.

SoM Kick off concert

By Staff May 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Yo! We wanted to let you know that the ticket price for Sound of Music June 10 […]

This sounds like fun - Pop up art in the Park - Saturday June 3rd.

Burlington flags

By Staff May 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON. ON   This sounds like fun. Art, the City + You: a pop-up art project in Spencer Smith Park […]

HERD being kept off the ball diamond - another games rained out.

By Staff May 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington HERD game will not take place this evening. The Intercounty Baseball League announced today that […]

Sport Field Status - wet and soggy and closed for at least today.


By Staff May 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The picture that is worth 1000 words. All natural grass sport fields (diamonds and rectangular fields) are […]

Wood available from historic Spencer Smith weeping willows

Willows - wood_cutting_at_yard

By Staff May 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There will be something in the way of a lasting memory of the graceful, natural looking Gazebo […]

Liona Boyd close to a sold out event at the three day Lowville Festival


By Staff May 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON     Liona Boyd performance is close to sold out. The Liona Boyd event, part of the Lowville […]

Burlington is one of 150 communities selected to create a 150 Mosaic - part of the huge art piece was done at the Art Gallery on the weekend.

Table of tiles

By Staff May 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Canada 150 Mosaic project brings together 150 communities and thousands of participants to create community murals […]

Burlington Herd has yet to win a baseball game. New owners must be grinding their teeth.


By Staff May 24, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Herd is still looking for that first game win this season. They play Hamilton in […]

Getting tough to actually win a game - Herd gets clobbered by Leafs in an 11-4 loss.

Baseball glove and ball

By Staff May 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s getting tough to actually win a game. The Burlington Herd took an 11-4 shellacking from the […]

Got a photo that tells part of the Burlington story - send it in and give up any rights you had to the picture.

150 photo exhibit

By Staff May 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   As part of Canada’s 150 celebration, the City of Burlington is calling upon its residents to submit […]

Performing Arts Centre announces 2017/2018 program with a decided Canada 150 spin

Buffy St.Marie

By Staff May 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Each year when the Performing Arts centre announces their program Brian McCurdy gets to have his picture […]

Burlington’s Beachway closed due to high water levels

Beach erosion May 17-2017

By Staff May 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The City of Burlington has closed the beach at Burlington Beach Regional Waterfront Park—the Beachway—until further notice due […]

An update from Lowville - skatepark plans; movie night, the Festival and the volume dial on your ghetto blaster

Lowville sign - orange  a

By Walt Rickli May 15th, 2017 Lowville, ON   Let’s start with something very important. The City of Burlington is proposing a Skatepark in North […]

Library celebrating the 71 authors who are part of the history of the city. Display of their books will be shown at each library.

Library tour - stand of books

By Staff May 15th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Public Library has come up with an interesting way to celebrate and recognize the role […]