Ace wheel chair basket ball player going to Tokyo Paralympics

By Staff July 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON We first met Melanie Hawtin when she was playing wheel chair basketball at the Haber Recreational Centre. What […]

Online registration for indoor summer recreation programs opens July 24

By Staff July 20, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington will open online registration for indoor summer recreation programs for adults 19+ and adults 55+ beginning Saturday, […]

Is our Air Quality an issue? WHO says it is

By Staff July 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON The air quality in Burlington right now is the THIRD WORST in the World! What? How could that […]

Technology from inventive minds helps RBG collect donations while you take a walk in the park

By Staff July 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Like many not-for-profits, Burlington’s Royal Botanical Gardens saw a slump in donations during the pandemic. With their […]

Life is getting closer to normal now that we are in Step 3 of the ReOpen plan

By Alexandra Vanquest July 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON After months of lockdown and restrictive measures, there is at last some good news for Ontario residents. […]

Gazette comments feature disabled until design problems resolved

By Pepper Parr June 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON The comments section of the Gazette have been disabled for the immediate future. There are technical problems […]

Rivers: Is the Pandemic Over or Is This Deja Vu?

By Ray Rivers July 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON The roller coaster ride with COVID has slowed down once again in this province. Our infection numbers […]

Tug boat chug chugs from Halifax to Hamilton where it will be used for

By Staff July 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Alan Harrington has been tracking the progress of the tugboat Theodore for weeks. Theodore TOO entering Hamilton […]

Ron Foxcroft: Turns out he was a lot more than a pretty face with a whistle in his mouth.

By Pepper Parr July 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Turns out he was a lot more than a pretty face with a whistle in his […]

Sober Carpenter bring organic beer to Burlington

By Pepper Parr July 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The brand name for the beer was catchy – learning that the beer was the first […]

Quarry expansion opponents to gather at the front gates next week

By Pepper Parr July 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON An upgrade on the membership of the group that supports a quarry in rural Burlington. We are […]

Federal provincial funds allow for the completion of several projects

By Staff July 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is to receive provincial and federal funding from the Investing in Canada Infrastructure -Program (ICIP) that […]

Memo to Council: Region decides to hold budget increase at 2%

By Pepper Parr July 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   On July 14, 2021, Regional Council approved Halton’s 2022 Budget Directions Report. The Report provides guidelines […]

City awards $25,200 for community projects, through the Neighbourhood Community Matching Fund

By Staff July 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington announced the names of the 2021 Neighbourhood Community Matching Fund recipients today. A […]

It happened again - fixed - again.

By Pepper Parr July 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Damn! It stopped again – the comments wouldn’t function. Talked to the techies – they pointed […]

Lady of The Lakes getting frequent shampoos

By Staff July 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We have a reader who I lives directly across from the Fountain at Spencer Smith Park. She […]

Joan and the Mayor: Columnist taken to task

By Pepper Parr July 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is difficult at times to follow an argument when both sides are not in front […]

New city auditor announced

By Staff July 14, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington announced the appointment of Maciej Jurczyk as the City Auditor starting August 16. […]

Deputy Chief Wilkie Appointed as Member of the Order of Merit

By Staff July 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   On July 13, 2021, Deputy Chief Roger Wilkie was presented with the Member level of the Order […]

City Council starts a six week break - back at it September 6th

By Pepper Parr July 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   They waved to the cameras once the motion to adjourn was passed – and with that […]