Public art to get some funding - at a time when money might get a little tight

Councillor Sharma n speaking to Angela Paparazzo

By Pepper Parr June 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite some tough financial days ahead the public art program is continuing its annual Local Artist […]

Fences will come down on the Beachway - beach will be open to the public.

By Staff June 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Those fences along the Beachway didn’t last all that long – they certainly raised the hackles on […]

Local artists given an opportunity to show their work nationally,

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By Staff June 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Date moved to June 20th There is an organization that wants to register 10,000 Canadian artists for an […]

Does wearing a mask protect you? No but it does protect others who in turn can protect you if they wear a mask.Hand washing is the best protection.

handwashing

By Pepper Parr May 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON There is a crusty old salt in the east end of the city who from time to […]

Farmer's Market to open on Wednesday June 10th.

Farmers Market Lions

By Staff May 31st, 202- BURLINGTON, ON   The Farmer’s Market Opens on June 10 The Burlington Centre, (you used to know it as the […]

How Do Canadian and American Gambling Laws Differ?

gambling illustration Nash

By Claire Nash May 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON. ON   The gambling scene has certainly come a long way over the last few decades. With […]

When public refuses to follow the rules on use of the beach city puts up metal screens.

MMW hair disheveled May 2020

By Staff May 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It started on the 25th when the weather was great – that Beach was either just too […]

Emma's will re-open - Craig will not be behind the bar.

Emmas and the cooker - Street view

By Pepper Parr May 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Emma’s Back Porch and the Water Street Cooker will re-open but Craig Kowalchuk will not be behind […]

Using the parks, playing in the parks, sports in the parks and private swimming pools - just what does five people mean?

social circles May 2020

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s elected Council meets in different ways. Sometimes in Workshop mode where the procedural rules are […]

Conservation Halton park reservation system reported to have work as expected

CH Kelso Summit

By Pepper Parr May 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Last weekend, Conservation Halton opened their gates to five of their seven parks—Crawford Lake, Hilton Falls, […]

Clues for that Friends of Freeman Station Scavenger Hunt

Pic 2 Freeman Station 1906

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The wonderful refurbishment of a piece of the city’s history – done by volunteers with little help […]

City acknowledges receipt of an application to expand the Nelson quarry.

16 Rendering of bowl Golf club or main quarry

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In an announcement from City Hall notice is given that Nelson Aggregate has filed an application to […]

Lakeshore Rotary cancels the late summer Ribfest

Ribfest logo

By Staff May 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Rotary Lakeshore, has been closely monitoring developments relating to the Covid-19 pandemic and the global impact […]

Leash free parks for the dogs - open at 3:00 pm today.

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By Staff May 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Straight from the mouth of the Mayor. Leash free dog space open at 3:00 pm this afternoon. […]

The announcement that schools will not re-open was no surprise - 3.5 months before the children return to school in September

Ashley pouting

By Ashley Worobec May 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Ashley Worobec writes regularly on how she and her family are coping. Ashley Worobec is a sports-based […]

A fun scavenger hunt - on line

Freeman with stop and car in place

By Staff May 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Friends Of Freeman Station are participating in the Toronto Railway Museum’s big online scavenger hunt. Railway […]

Schools closed for the balance of the school year; summer day camps, both indoor and outdoor, may be permitted in July and August - no overnight camps

Her name was Jade - she just seemed to love the camera.

By Staff May 19, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The decision the province made to keep the schools closed for the balance of the school year […]

The Care Mongers got Together and would like you to Grow a Row for the Food Bank

Grow plants Jan

By Pepper Parr May 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They called themselves Burlington Care mongers – and their presence on social media just took off. […]

Cith hall puts out a statement: summer program cancelled - you'll get your refund in four to six weeks,

baseball players

By Staff May 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall has provided more information on the decision to close city hall that was heard at […]

The weather last week put the kibosh on any plans that I had to see friends - heading into week 10

Leo Bea sitting in chairs

By Nicki St George May 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their […]

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