Bayview Park Leash-Free Area Closed Thursday, April 6, 2017


By Staff April 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Bayview Park Leash-Free Area will be closed on Thursday, April 6 to allow for construction within […]

New season at Tyandaga Golf Course gets underway April 8. Still a little wet out there - maybe sunshine on the weekend?

Tyandaga golf club

By Staff April 4, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The weather doesn’t look all that promising but the Tyandaga Golf Course will officially open for the 2017 […]

Member of Parliament delivers $74,988 in funding to three local groups.

Gould in the Legion kitchen

By Pepper Parr April 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Having sprinkled federal dollars – close to half a million of them, earlier in the day […]

Federal government drops $598,430 into Burlington for 14 projects. Flashy new taxis on hand to celebrate the arrival of all that cash.

Burlington taxi - single 150 car

By Staff April 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This is not an April 1st story. It is absolutely true – every word of it. Burlington’s […]

Sound of Music announces ticketed events. Marianas Trench will be on the stage.


By Staff March 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON June 10th to the 18th – Sound of Music Festival’s 38th year takes place. Every year in June, […]

$20,000 will bring another community garden to the city; TD Bank writes the cheque.

Community garden

By Staff March 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Toronto-Dominion Friends of the Environment Foundation is sending the city a cheque for $20,000 to enhance […]

How we interact in this city - at times it is very funny.

By Staff March 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is a city, Oakville and Milton are towns. The way people interact with each other in […]

Seniors organization has loads of money but no mission, no direction and badly in need of some lessons on participatory democracy.

By Jim Young March 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON,ON I attended the “Getting to Know You” session for Burlington Seniors Community Incorporated (BSCInc.) on Tuesday at Central […]

MPP brings home some bacon - can she help keep the high schools open as well?


By Staff March 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   MPP Eleanor McMahon includes Burlington in grant spree. Burlington MPP and Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport […]

Burlington's Best to be recognized and celebrated on May 11, at the Royal Botanical Gardens.

Burlington flags

By Staff March 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The 2016 nominees for a Burlington’s Best Award were released by city hall this morning. A total […]

One weekend left to enjoy skiing at Glen Eden

GlenEden from top of hill

By Staff March 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Spring skiing can be really nice. It’s a chance to get an early start on your tan. […]

There is an owl and a pussy cat and fields full of apple trees - where is the connection? In the paint brush of the artist - Tamara Kwapich.

Orchard mural - close up

By Pepper Parr March 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   She was born in Burlington, graduated from Lester B. Pearson High School and went on to […]

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

Lowville sign - orange  a

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 […]