• At a meeting of the ratepayers of school section No. 15, Nelson, a site for the new school was chosen. After considerable discussion it was decided to erect the new school on Walker’s Line, 1000 feet from the old Lake Shore Road.
• Work is progressing on the new closed rink (on Elgin Street), and the contractors expect to have it ready by Feb. 1. In the meantime, the hockey boys have flooded the open-air rink and there will be skating tonight.
• The Burlington and Plains Road Social Club held an enjoyable dance in the public library last night.
• The Crystal Theatre management are offering a reward of $10 for information that will lead to the conviction of the person or persons who cause any disturbance or use improper language in the theatre while the show is on.
Week of Jan. 13, 1964
• Volunteer firefighter Jim Waumsley honoured for 40 years of service as No. 1 Fire Hall olds annual dinner for members, retirees and town council.
• Burlington’s Terry Leggatt earns berth in the Canadian Figure Skating Championships.
• Burlington reeve Gordon Gallagher named warden of Halton County.