Catholic school students have their art on display at the Art Gallery of Burlington.

AGB env RBC pictures

By Staff December 18, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Children at local elementary schools were challenged with designing an engaging poster around the theme of the RBC […]

Cultural community wants to survey its members to learn what they need in the way of professional development.

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By Staff December 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Some people call it ACCOB, some people call it the Collective – its real full name is The […]

Halton Police R.I.D.E. Checks in Full Force - You can lose a lot more than your licence.


  By Staff December 15th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The month of December is a time of holiday parties, work get-togethers, and family celebrations. Most events […]

Beer will be sold in supermarkets - but not in Burlington supermarkets - not yet. Does the city have a temperance society?

Beer in supermarkets

By Pepper Parr December 15th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The government is delivering on its promise to allow beer sales in grocery stores by announcing the […]

Engaging the public - a report to city council is probably the first time people even knew what was being done - not the usual definition of collaboration.

By Pepper Parr December 10th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Getting a different, more effective level of community involvement with what city hall does for the taxpayers […]

Six pieces of public art - one in each ward have been completed and are now in place - five to 10 thousand each.


By Staff December 8, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette erred – big time – on the original version of this article, we put a price […]

Online Payments for Parking Tickets and Dog Licenses Experiencing Technical Issues


Online Payments for Parking Tickets and Dog Licenses Experiencing Technical Issues The City of Burlington’s online payment system for parking tickets and dog licenses is […]

Regional police putting officers trained in crisis intervention in cars; Community foundation sponsoring Wellness Wednesdays radio program.

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By Pepper Parr December 9, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Mental health is getting much more attention – the Regional Police are partnering with St. Joseph’s Healthcare […]

Ten year old Eleeza with the 300 Beannie Boos that were purchased with the $1300 she raised; toys for Syrian children expected in Canada next week.

Eleeza with Beannie Boos

People just kept giving her money – she collected $410 at the public meeting and went on to raise $1300 to buy toys for Syrian […]

Public school board has tentative agreement with occasional teachers.

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By Staff December 4th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Someone at the Halton District School Board is working overtime the board has been announcing tentative agreements with […]

Burlington to get an additional provincial electoral district for 2018 election

By Staff December 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The provincial government has added new constituencies that will result in 122 Electoral Ridings after the next provincial […]

Is that a Pot of Coffee or Pot in your Coffee? Rivers comes out for legalization of marijuana.


By Ray Rivers December 4th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Imagine a ‘pot’ of coffee – made with real pot. In the late sixties we were encouraged […]

Collard fails to hold her vice chair slot on the public Board of Education: Amos returned as chair and Graves - out of Milton gets elected as vice chair.

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By Walter Byj December 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It had all the signs of being a routine election. Each December, the Halton District School Board […]

Burlington shows why it was named the best mid-sized city in the country - 400 helping hands at Mainway recreation centre offering to help the Syrian refugees

McMahon and Gould doing Cogeco interview

By Pepper Parr December 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON City’s do not get opportunities to show their true colours that often. For Burlington the place to […]

Ten possible names for the lover she wished she'd never met. Regional resident got conned; the lover got to wear handcuffs.

Hearts - red and black

By Staff November 30th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON A 60-year-old victim from the Region met the man police recently arrested through an on-line dating site in […]

Maintenance workers at public school just have to ratify the agreement - and the schools will smell nice again.

Cleaners - schools

By Staff November 30th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The hallways and the washrooms in Halton’s public schools are going to be a lot cleaner than they […]

Music teacher arrested on three sexual assault charges at public schools.

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By Pepper Parr November 30th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON These stories are tragic. The moment names are put into the public domain there are hundreds of […]

Police ask the public to EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN DEALING WITH THE ACCUSED Jason Larry KEARNS, who is wanted for several offences.


By Staff November 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON In November 2015, while staying at a motel in the Halton Region, an incident occurred and Jason Larry […]

Halton Crime Stoppers joins a coalition to stop the sale of illegal cigarettes by gangs of criminals

Crime stoppers anti smokes coalition

By Pepper Parr November 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON There isn’t a parent out there that encourages their child to smoke. Some may tolerate the habit […]

Elementary public school teachers take a tentative deal to their 2800 members - particulars to follow.

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By Staff November 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The wind has gone out of any sail that may have been propelling a teachers strike at the […]