Has council had an impressive peek at its next city manager?

Sheila Jones

By Pepper Parr September 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   About once a month – there is this tour de force that takes place at a […]

A possible tax increase of 4.9% did get put on the table - the treasurer said that if there was no room to cut - that's wat the city was looking at.tax

City hall - older pic

By Pepper Parr September 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The number was put on the table. Wait for it. 4.95 % as a “possible” tax […]

Hockey ice pad to be used for covid testing - yes, the ice will be removed

covid testing

By Pepper Parr September 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ice pad to be used as a COVID testing location? There has been complaint upon complaint […]

Looks like the city is going to scrape through financially this year - next year is where it could really begin to hurt

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr September 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city will be short about $2.9 million with its 2019-20 budget but there is enough […]

Final meeting at which the public could review and ask questions on the document that will go before Council in October to be adopted

Burlington wants a Stage 2 designation.

By Pepper Parr September 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was to be the last of the meetings where the public could learn more about […]

Aldershot gets another development proposal - the ADI's want to add to their project next to the Aldershot GO station

Adi crane

By Pepper Parr September 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Another one. The Adi brothers – probably the largest developer in this city – certainly the […]

Molinaro Group announces plans for a four structure development on Plains Road East at Fairview

Plains Rd rendering

By Pepper Parr September 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This one will come as a bit of a shock. Earlier today Mayor Marianne Meed Ward […]

Scam that had been reported is back - amazing that automotive dealerships get taken

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By Staff September 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The auto theft scam is back. They go after high end used vehicles. This one is really […]

Government puts out an interactive self-assessment application - will it make a difference?

Go to school

By Pepper Parr September 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The province is doing everything they can to get people to use the preventative measure they […]

Craig Gardner - from water boy to Chair of the annual Terry Fox Run to find a Cure for Cancer

Craig CArmichael +

By Burlington Terry Fox Run Committee September 16th. 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Back in February 2020, when Corona was just a beer and a virus […]

Hospitals in the wider region coordinate their plans for increased COVID infections and more hospital stays

field hospital - long look

By Staff September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The comments made in the video that accompanied the report from the Joseph Brant hospital on how […]

Quarry operating looking for partners on turning the property into public space once the aggregate extraction has been completed.

16 Rendering of bowl Golf club or main quarry

By Staff September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While the reviews of the many technical documents related to the application for an extraction license to […]

Terry LIVES here - the flag says so

flag atop pole

By Staff September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It happened yesterday in Burlington. Mayor makes a fashion statement. A photo op well worth the time […]

Council likes the idea of a Deep Energy Retrofit Program for the city - approved $182,000 for year 1

Deep energy - windows

By Pepper Parr September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON This is a long article. If the Deep Energy Retrofit pilot project is a success – the […]

Public Health reports first case of West Nile virus in Burlington

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By Staff September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While Covid-19 issues keep the Public Health Unit very very busy, it also has to deal with […]

With a clear focus and limited resources Robin Bailey makes the Burlington Food Bank work

Sorting food 1

By Pepper Parr September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Part 2 of a series Robin Bailey has been running the Burlington Food Bank for three years. […]

Media gets it wrong - school board provides report that was incorrect.

covid virus

By Staff September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Media yesterday, including the Gazette, reported that two students were found to have been infected by the […]

MP with a large part of Burlington in his riding reaches out with telephone calls - you can book one

AVK on a call

By Staff September 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The moment a politician is sworn in they begin work on the next campaign. That means meeting […]

Police pull a car over and find that there was $100,000 worth of fentanyl in the vehicle.

Police cruiser

By Staff September 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was just after 7:00 pm yesterday when a police officer spotted a car moving a little […]

Voices of the city - part of the citizen history that is seldom heard.

Voices of the city cover

By Staff September 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do the seniors in the city tell their personal stories about the city they live in […]

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