Location of parks the city will build an outdoor rink in - if you ask them.

By Staff October 8, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   If you live close to one of the parks listed below and have children that want a […]

Burlington resident arrested for selling stolen golf club passes - at $40 a pop.

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By Staff October 7, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Street Crime Unit has concluded a week long fraud investigation into an employee of a […]

You can flood a rink in one of the parks - city didn't say which parks.

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By Staff October 6, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is encouraging neighbours to come together this winter to maintain a natural outdoor ice rink […]

How many proclamations can/should the Mayor make? Is 20 in one month too many?

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By Pepper Parr October 6th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Has the creation and declaration of Proclamations by the Mayor gotten out of hand? At the […]

Freeman Station refurbishment is coming along fine - it will need additional funding - which should come from the city.

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Pepper Parr October 5th, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   It wasn’t that good a deal but it was the only deal on the table and […]

Hydro holding their Open House this Friday

By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Those guys over at Burlington Hydro know how to make the system work for them. Last […]

Historical burial ground opened to the public during Open Doors last Saturday.

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By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   I’d heard about it; drove by the place hundreds of times, knew what it was but […]

Anishinaabe speaker, educator, and musician Eddy Robinson will be at Crawford Lake October 15th.

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By Staff October 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Anishinaabe speaker, educator, and musician Eddy Robinson brings a wealth of knowledge and personal experience to the […]

What does 2334 people gathered into the shape of a J in Spencer Smith Park look like?

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By Pepper Parr October 3, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   What does 2334 people gathered together in the shape of a J in Spencer Smith Park […]

Town Crier serves the city at public event - meets a benefactor.

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By Pepper Parr October 3, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   When David Vollick was accepted by city council in 2011 as the Town Crier there was […]

Hospital Foundation pulls in 2334 people wearing orange ponchos at Spencer Smith Park; record attempt gets missed.

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By Pepper Parr October 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The weather didn’t help. Despite pouring rain – hundreds showed up and waited for a process to […]

The new look for the eastern end of Spencer Smith Park and the new gazebo.

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By Pepper Parr October 1, 2016 BURLINGTON. ON   We told you about the changes being made at the eastern end of Spencer Smith Park […]

Who is counting the cyclists on New Street - where will the evidence for the pilot study come from?

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By Pepper Parr September 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The New Street bike lanes and the impact they are having on traffic. Drove west on […]

Windows on the Lake at foot of Market and St. Paul street finally under construction.

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By Pepper Parr September 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Finally, work has begun on the two Windows on the Lake – one at the foot […]

Haines no longer the Executive Director of the Performing Arts Centre - leaves the post after just one year in the job.

By Staff September 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Well, that didn’t last very long did it. She started September 1, 2015 and was on her […]

15 people set out to pull a 200,000 pound A300 airplane. And they actually did just that.

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By Staff September 26, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a perfect fall day – sunshine and fresh breezes with a glimpse of fall colour […]

Culture weekend and Doors Open Burlington take place next weekend - plan for it, there is a lot to see.

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By Staff September 23, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   The 7th annual Culture Days weekend kicks off next Friday, September 30 and runs through Saturday, October […]

Openings - and a full time paid job to be filed - Sound of Music needs to fill a key position.

That red light was a sign - Sound of Music didn't get the $37,000 they felt they needed as fall back money if the weather turned on them and events had to be cancelled.  Note that the pier in this 2011 picture isn't visible because there was nothing to see.  The city plans on offocially opening the pier during the Sound of Music festival this summer.  SOM should charge the city a fee for horming in on theior event.

By Staff September 21, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Openings, openings, openings – the Sound of Music is looking for people who can chair strong committees […]

2016 SOM in pictures - Find the prize for naming the band.

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By Staff September 21, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Summer will be over tomorrow – which seems to mean that the Sound of Music can put […]

Opening of Aldershot Arena will be delayed until late October

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By Staff September 21, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Opening day delayed until late October. The opening of Aldershot Arena will be delayed until late October […]