Lowville Festival going under canvas for part of its third annual event. Boffo lineup!year

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By Staff March 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Lowville Festival will again be presenting artistic experiences for audiences old and young in north Burlington’s […]

Does Rivers have a clearer picture of the Prime Minister? On the legalizing of marijuana he certainly thinks so.

Trudeau - real change

By Ray Rivers March 17, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Globe and Mail journalist John Ibbitson sees little daylight between the foreign policies of Justin Trudeau […]

The Gazette is going to be included in a book with the title - Passion over Pay, which certainly describes our situation.

Gazette logo Black and red

By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They want to write a book about us; well not just us – they want to […]

Elgin promenade is being called The Knot by the planners. Might be more appropriate to call it a Shortcut to the Poacher.-

Knot photo rendering

By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington has begun construction on an exciting new project. “The Knot” (or Elgin Promenade) […]

Plains Road public art proposed - competition open to any artist anywhere.

Burlington flags

By Staff March 14, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington invites artists to submit Expressions of Interest to create a permanent public artwork […]

Performing Arts announces deadline for nominations to its Hall of Fame.

Some new light being brought to the Performing Arts csntre with the appointment of Brian McCuerdy as the new Executive Director.

By Staff March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is accepting nominations for its 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee. Bob Missen, […]

Move the clock forward one hour - and change the batteries in your smoke alarms.

Spring forward

By Pepper Parr March 11, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is the message I got – thought I would pass it along: This Saturday night […]

Teen Tour Band to perform at Burlington Mall on Monday at noon.

The FAmily room is one of those spaces that just works.  Here the Burlington Teen Tour BAnd marches into the room with every instrument blaring away.  It was a great day for the Centre and the day the BTTB made the place their home base.   The Centre needs more events like this.

By Staff March 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Why now? Because they can and to recognize and celebrate Canada 150 and surprise the community with […]

The Seniors association appears to be coming out of hiding - will hold an Open Forum March 28th.

By Staff March 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The BSCI, which is the Burlington Seniors Community Inc. has announced a meeting, there first we believe […]

High winds bring down large trees and seriously damage St. Luke's cemetary

Trees 4 Tanner stone

By Staff March 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The wind kept traffic off the Skyway Bridge until close to 6:00 pm creating traffic jam havoc […]

Successful local artist wants to see a little more zip on the streets of the city - less complacency.

Noack interview - city culture days 014

By Donna Grandin March 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Where’s our Supercrawl, Burlington? Yes, we have Sound of Music, but that’s an annual event in […]

Gazette's ace columnist now a member of journalist's association - will cover the Premier's media conference on Wednesday


By Pepper Parr March 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Rivers looks at print media from time to time – he prefers the electronic format for […]

Shakespeare will be at the Rock in August - a three week run this time. It was close to the best show in town last year.

Rock Garden sign

By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is as official as it can get – Trevor Copp will be doing Shakespeare at […]

Lieutenant Governor asks AGB Guild members to tell their story - in 150 different parts

Lt Gov Ontario

By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   When the Lieutenant Governor of the province , the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, visited the Art Gallery […]

New Gazebo in Spencer Smith park getting the finishing touches.

Gazebo - new location

By Staff March 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was to be built with federal money and there was a deadline – March 15th of […]

Guilds to hold their AGM at the AGB on March 9th. Speaker to talk on Art, Time and Tools.

Robert Steven AGB

By Staff March 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the strengths of the Art Gallery of Burlington are the Guilds – they are the […]

Is the corporate cost cutting at Tim Hortons going to hurt the Sound of Music?

Hortons - geting screwed

By Staff February 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There was an extensive look at the way the Tim Hortons operation has changed now that there […]

Rotary pond skating rink closing suggests Spring is coming our way.

Burlington flags

By Staff February 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Does the city know something the rest of us don’t know? Is winter really over? Meteorologists and […]

Is Islamophobia taking hold in this country? And will a motion bring it to an end?

By Ray Rivers February 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada’s Criminal Code prohibits hate propaganda of all kinds. The Canadian Human Rights Act forbids discrimination, […]

The Spirit of Sport to be portrayed as public art at three community locations - help choose what should go where.

Hall # 1 Ribbon on building

By Staff February 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Spirit of Sport public art project is now at the point where the city wants to […]