St. Matthews United Church Annual Plant Sale still a go

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By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a 20-year tradition – the Annual Plant Sale at St. Matthews United Church on Plains […]

Raw cookie dough as a bed time treat; a 'quarantini' to celebrate the end of chemotherapy

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By Nicki St George April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Nicki St George is the mother of two, Leo 11 and Bea 8. She is […]

Music makes the difference - Koogle makes it available

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By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON,ON   A light voice on a difficult day. The hospital announcing that a 93 bed unit is being built […]

One of the Coping with the kids team manages to keep the household organized and maintain her running program

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By Ashley Worobec March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   My family has come up with a big chart system, whereby we have listed 12 items […]

All recreation facilities, parks, playgrounds, sports fields and City administration facilities to the end of June.

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By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the City of Burlington has decided to suspend all City-run […]

Ok - who did it? The lovely painted rocks didn't just fall out of the sky. Do we have rock painting fairies amongst us?

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By Pepper Parr March 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We used to say we were always so busy – now hundreds of us are sitting […]

Little rays of sunshine in uneasy times - sprinkled along the Centennial Trail

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By Staff March 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Special Joy not GERMS – done in chalk on the Centennial Trail Sylvia and Pat Lennon walk […]

Marathoner is ready for the long haul with kids out of school.

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By Ashley Worobec March 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of […]

Rivers masks up for a food run - gets mistaken for a Ninja

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By Ray Rivers March 23, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is frustrating, feeling helpless as we watch the daily roll out of pandemic numbers continue […]

Want to get into care mongering - there is just the place to do that.

By Pepper Parr March 23, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is really interesting watching how people respond to a crisis. The innovative ideas bubble to […]

Aldershot community working with St. Matthews on food collection

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By Staff March 21, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   St. Matthews-on-the-Plains Church, through a Partnering Aldershot, helping our neighbours have food initiative, are trying to make […]

Slot machines: easy to learn - fun to play - know your limit.

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By Clair Nash March 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Did you know that just under 20 million Canadians regularly gamble? Astonishingly that is almost half […]

Significant changes in the way the community celebrates and entertains itself on the way.

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By Staff March 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Decisions are being made in the community that give us some sense as to what we might […]

Old world courtesy goes the extra mile meeting the needs of the community

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By Pepper Parr March 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Different Drummer, is one of the more consistently successful book stores in the country. Ian […]

Freeman Station: Also closed for the duration of the CORVID19 pandemic

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By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ron Danielsen President, Friends of Freeman Station announced yesterday that : “In order to help contain the […]

Art Gallery joins the list of locations that will be closed to the public.

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By Staff March 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery of Burlington has joined with other community organizations in an effort, led by the […]

Performing Arts Centre closes Main Theatre - Community Theatre will remain open.

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   After first deciding to keep the doors open the Burlington Performing Arts Centre will be following the […]

Conservation Halton closes almost all sites; administration offices closed to the public

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton has made the difficult but necessary decision to close a number of their park operations. […]

Ireland House and Brant Museum to be closed for three weeks

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19, it has been decided that the Museums of Burlington will be […]

Tap a Maple Tree event cancelled.

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton announced this morning that the Tap a Tree event that was scheduled for today, March […]