Is Burlington looking at a significantly different political hierarchy at city hall?

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 28, 2013. The earth moved; the ground shifted. It will be awhile before we see the effect of […]

Spring has sprung! The grass has riz, there are kids in town in the Lemonade Biz!

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Comments from a casual observer. BURLINGTON, ON April 27, 2013 A real sign of spring is kids selling lemonade and one of our readers […]

This is what you call “opaque” as opposed to “transparent”. HRPS can do better than this.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 28, 2013. The originator of this media release from the Halton Regional Police Service was Superintendent Signy Pittman, […]

Did we miss something? How come Joe Brant isn’t on the list? No opportunity to show our appreciation for the doctors at the hospital..

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 26, 2013. There probably isn’t a week of the year when we aren’t celebrating something. Every cause there […]

Keep your political base happy and then look for ways to bring in those undecided voters. Halton Liberals nominate Naidoo-Harris.

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By James Smith MILTON, ON. April 25, 2013. It was one of those events that have to take place, you really don’t want to […]

Halton police get to rack up another “cold case” that now proceeds to trial after police arrest and return suspect to Burlington.

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REVISED Halton Regional Police advise that HRPS homicide detectives arrested the accused in Banff, Alberta and escorted Jan Goro back to Ontario. The R.C.M.P. […]

Will she get an apology? Meed Ward to meet with Mayor, Clerk and City Manager about how she was shut down at Council. Fireworks?

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 24, 2013 Four people will meet in a room sometime tomorrow. It will probably be the Mayor’s Boardroom. […]

What will it look like and how do you get up on the platform: All is revealed.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 23, 2013. The city is arranging for a media tour of the pier on May 30th at 4:30 […]

He has a case; they aren’t going to like it but he has a case. Councillor Dennison marshals his facts.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 23, 1013. It’s always difficult for someone serving the public to do something that the public being served […]

Is figuring out how we can EACH save a little on what we spend on energy the key to attracting new business to the city?

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 22, 2013. Five very smart people gathered in the Community WHAT at the Burlington Performing Art Centre last […]

A really nice twist – the Bandits who will not take a dime from you are partnering with United Way who want to sell you a 50/50 draw ticket.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 22, 2013. The Burlington Bandits, members of the Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) that has been around since 1909, […]

Social media guru finds there is a person in the room wanting to eat his lunch.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April; 22, 2013. James Burchill, an absolutely shameless promoter and one of the those people in this city who […]

Busy day in Ottawa this week – our MP should get his chance soon to speak on our behalf.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 22, 2013. With a new Liberal leader in the House of Commons some changes were expected so it […]

Freeman on the move – not on standard gauge rails but on sturdy steel beams that will move the structure from its resting place.

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By John Mellow BURLINGTON, ON April 22, 2013. On Friday April 19th, a crew headed up by Jeremy McCulloch from our building mover contractor, […]

Three thousand shrubs, 300 trees planted in the Beachway – tons of trash removed – BurlingtonGreen pulls it off – again.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 21, 2013. The weather didn’t help. It was downright chilly. For those working along the Beachway – it […]

Police seize drugs valued at $100,000 on the street at a Bellview home – and a list of people who owe the drug dealers money.

Drug bust over 100-000

By Pepper Parr It was a busy Friday for the Halton Police when they took down a location with drugs valued at more than […]

This is slick – research report says women appear to want to shop in a store but once there they like apps that point out deals.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 19, 2013. In the no-kidding department of research, a new study found that even though more than half […]

GO, GO, GO – every half hour.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. April 19, 2013 The government is going to give you more opportunities to leave town; looked at another way they […]

Tractor trailers are going to get a real close look by Halton police who will be cruising the QEW looking for violations.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 19, 2013. The big rigs are going to get a big look at by the Halton Regional Police Service […]

You can make that 13,464 into a 13,465 – just show up and CleanUp so we can all GreenUp. Praying for sunshine would be appreciated.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 18, 2013. By now you should have picked up your gloves, the bags you are going to use […]