Participation up, more than 1100 people ran but funds raised was down in 2012 for the Terry Fox Run.

Tean Casey More 1

By Pepper Parr The people numbers were up – the money numbers were down, but the Terry Fox run was a major success nevertheless. It […]

Fall fair in the city? Yuppers – Ireland House is going to show what used to be done in the city – a long time ago.

Farmall tractors

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 22, 2012 An old-fashioned fall fair right here in the city! Next weekend, Sunday, September 30th! ~11 – 4 p.m. […]

Burlington students to take part in Regional Water Festival at Kelso Conservation – 4000 from Region expected to attend.

Fence art HCWF

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 22, 2012 In the week we are going into more than 4,000 Halton students will spend a part of a […]

A drizzle that turned into a real rainfall wasn’t enough to stop two chef’s from their shootout.

Cookout in the rain

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 21, 2012 It would have been great – as it was it was very good. The rain spoiled the […]

Art in Action line up to be announced early October – pre-tour exhibit opens Oct 4th.

Brooke2 Round blue glass

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2012 It’s one of those events you need to plan for and to note it on your calender. […]

It was for the COZ – they were all members of Team Casey, walking their talk and being there as part of his extended family.

COZ - in the middle with 200 +

Part 4 of a 4 part Terry Fox Run photo essay. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 17, 2012 It was for the COZ – […]

BurlingtonGreen pulls off a real coup – Jane Goodall to make day long presentations at BPAC.

Jane Goodall, renowned environmentalist will be in Burlington this week.  Major coup for the BurlingtonGreen people and a day those attending her events will never forget.

  Jane Goodall, renowned environmentalist will be in Burlington this week. Major coup for the BurlingtonGreen people and a day those attending her events will […]

Burlington to close the month with a bit of a “barn burner” weekend. Mayor’s Gala and “roasting” Marvelous Mike – our MP.

Cut line

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 11, 2012 Mayor Rick Goldring finally gets his Cabaret off the planning Boards and onto the stage of the […]

Now the public gets to say what it wants – artists models for BPAC site on view at the library.

Public aret PQ artist

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 11, 2012 After many months of keeping everything under wraps, Jeremy Freiburger finally opened the curtains and is letting […]

Amazing Bed Race takes over Brant Street; No one will be sleeping on these beds.

As long as all the wheels are on at the Finish Line - 100 yards away - it's legit.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 10, 2012 Beds will be on the move up Brant Street on Sunday, Sept. 23 as the annual Amazing Bed […]

For every bear that ever there was. Will gather there for certain, because. Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic.

Teddy Bear picnic kids

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 29.2012 If you missed getting your kids to the Royal Botanical Gardens for the Fairy Queen visit – you can […]

Light summer entertainment at band shell. Alchemy Unplugged takes audience through a 90 minute program that ends to soon.

Seniors with their chairs set out in neat rows listening to Alchemy Unplugged at the Band shell last week.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 21, 2012 It was one of those summer evenings when the living is easy. The mosquitoes weren’t biting and […]

For the fifth year people have gathered on the shores of Lake Ontario to play in the sand during Burlington`s Children`s Festival.

The Andrews Family took top prize in the Adult category as well as the People's Choice prize Their winning effort was "under construction" in this photograph.

By Pepper Parr They gather in the hundreds and spend hours building sand castles. There are the professional sand castle builders; then there are the […]

Men are really wonderful, even when proud, stubborn and a little bit pig-headed.

Moving truck

By Margaret Lindsay Holton I recently moved. And, as anyone who has been through this anxious ordeal knows, moving, if not carefully planned out, can […]

Great weather – great water conditions – Burlington Beachway just fine reports regional Health department.

Beachway water is safe - jump in

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 17, 2012 Beach water monitoring by the Regional Health staff on August 14 revealed the following beaches are safe for […]

There are no “diamonds on the souls of their shoes”, but there is certainly chemistry as Alchemy Unplugged takes to the stage.

Lisa and DAren Swansen

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 13, 2012 She has a sweet, almost pretty sound. It’s light, lyrical – evocative at times. Give her a […]

From the video screen to the outdoors green – Conservation Authority has advice for parents and 50 things to do before you’re 12.

Getting them away from the screen and out into the green - Mointsberg has a great program.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 13, 2012 The Conservation is getting into marketing and helping parents get the kids off the couch and away from […]

Grownups play in the sand – and get paid for doing just that, will be at the Burlington Beachway August 18/19 for the Children’s Festival

Sand castle

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 10, 2012 They`ve been doing it for 21 years – playing in the sand, to the delight of hundreds of […]

Are we giving people who use Beachway Park the information they need and are entitled to in terms of water safety?

Many people don't go near the water when they go to the beach but those who do swim have the right to know the water is safe and that they are personally safe as well.  Lifeguards do that job.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 9, 2012 Water quality at the Burlington Beachway is just fine. Oakville’s Coronation Park East is still not safe […]

Do you want to help tell the Burlington story to a television audience? Got some experience with a video camera? Jump in.

Our Town Burlington logo

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 7, 2012 Is the world just waiting for your videography skills? Do you really know that you are great […]