Is Burlington in Line for a Second Pier?

Done - all the concrete is down - and the steel beams are holding it all in place.  Now the railings get put in place.

By Ray Rivers April 1st, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The question no one seems to be asking is whether Burlington really needs another waterfront pier. Sources […]

Investing in our communities: can city hall develop community with cash contributions or do people naturally come together? City is going to try the money route.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr March 31, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON How do you build community? Doesn’t it just happen naturally? Apparently not – the city has adopted […]

CogecoTV to Broadcast the OJHL South-West Conference Final Live from Burlington and Georgetown


By Staff March 30, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON CogecoTV has announced they will be broadcasting the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) South-West Conference Final live in […]

We missed that one - restaurant we referred to as great bit the dust. Pity.

By Staff March 28, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON We goofed. A number of people wrote to tell us that both Test Kitchen locations have been closed […]

Downtown business association dips into its reserves two years in a row - is there trouble at the executive level?

By Pepper Parr March 28, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON A number of people write to tell us that both Test Kitchen locations have been closed for […]

Spring Clean up - art exhibit with glorious paintings of flowers and hilarious entertainment at the Legion - all in the month of April.

BG clean up graphic

By Staff March 28, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON April is going to be a really busy month – we can all come out of the winter […]

We will never know that the Mayor had to say about his private tree bylaw or what the rest of council had to say about adding bike lanes to the New Street construction tender.

Tree stumps Guelph Line

By Pepper Parr March 26th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON As Standing Committee meetings go it was a pretty full agenda. The afternoon session was full and […]

North BurLINKton youth challenge 3 District police to a friendly ball hockey game at Glad Tidings Church.

HRPS crest

By Staff March 23, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Thursday evening Halton Police Officers will be playing local youth in a friendly ball hockey game at Glad […]

Shortcuts, shorthand - all part of the texting world.

I'll call this one - you call that one.

By Staff March 23, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON 2016 is all about mobile web and short ‘bite-sized’ communications. Our desktop messaging has shifted to our smartphones […]

Around the Bay Road Race Road/Lane Closures and Traffic Restrictions - Sunday, April 3, 2016


By Staff March 23, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Hamilton Herald Newspaper and cigar store owner “Billy” Carroll, originated and sponsored the first “Around the Bay […]

Does the Burlington Teen Tour band define the city? It is certainly better then that expensive pier. Have your say.


By Staff March 22, 2016 BURLINGTON ON Burlington residents are going to decide on what Burlington’s theme for the Canada 150 Mosaic Mural is going […]

Great idea helping high school grads make the best of their prom to take place again this year.

Prom white-high-school-graduation-dresses-07_4

By Staff March 21st, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Various schools within the Halton District School Board will be hosting open houses in late March and early […]

Is there another talent in the city that has entertained for years and not been recognized?

By Staff March 21, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is accepting nominations for its 2016 Hall of Fame Inductee. Established in 2013, […]

Will you flick the switch?

Lights out

By Pepper Parr March 18, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The plan is for the lights to go out at 8:30 Saturday night and remain out […]

We will know them by their limping ...

By Staff March 17, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON On a day when we all manage to find a little Irish in us we like to pass […]

Performing Arts Centre acknowledges a one thousand big ones donation from TD Bank. Four event program for the 20-35 demographic - details to follow.

BPAC at night

By Pepper Parr March 16, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Performing Arts Centre will soon show the public what its new Executive Director is made of […]

City holding a party to get citizen input on what they want in the way of festivals and events.

Rib fest signs and crowd

By Pepper Parr March 10, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Festivals and events are big deals for Burlington. In the summer months there is RibFest; Sound of […]

Animal Shelter hosts low-cost microchip clinic - $30 per pet

How did these guys get those balls off the Christmas tree?

By Staff March 8, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The City of Burlington Animal Shelter invites all cat and dog owners to attend its low-cost microchip clinic […]

Spectator columnist makes us look better than we are - but thanks - there is more to come on this story.

February 11, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   My colleague, Joan Little, a former Burlington alderman and Halton councillor, writes a regular column for the Hamilton […]

Community group works at refining the story they are going to take to city council for a significant upgrade to the Nelson stadium.

Janine Skodulski

By Pepper Parr February 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON “We’ve got to get the time line in place” explained Janine Stodulksi. “The funding for the bleachers […]