A “sharrow” on your street? Should you be worried ? Not if you drive a bicycle.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON Sept. 5, 2012— Watch for painted signs along the side of more than two dozen roadways in Burlington. The city […]

There are six of them, these Olympians grew up in this community and we chose to laud and honour the job they did.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 5, 2012 Once they become Olympians the title is with them for life. We applaud them, we laud their […]

New police chief will be on the street watching traffic as part of the Traffic Safety and Awareness Day. Giving out parking tickets as well?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 6, 2012 The Halton Regional Police have begun a two pronged approach to public safety. On Monday September 10th, the […]

West Nile virus appearing in the Region; first human case for 2012 found in Oakville.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 5, 2012 A female in her thirties is Oakville’s first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) illness in 2012. […]

Police change of command turns out to be a hug in – local boy returns to his roots.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 4, 2012 It was more of a love in than a change of command – even though one […]

It was built during another era, now long forgotten but still very much part of the Lake Ontario scene. The Burlington Canal Pier.

By Margaret Lindsay Holton. BURLINGTON, ON September 4, 2012 I did not know much about this massive concrete pier that juts far out into the […]

Solid progress on pier construction; progress too on the legal side – both costing us a fortune.

REVISED. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 4, 2012 If you were able to get out onto the pier last week you would have seen […]

Lancaster’s corn roast – pleasant evening breezes at the Air Park – sound of engines – and construction equipment too?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 29, 2012 In the world of politics – it doesn`t matter if it`s federal, provincial or municipal – a […]

Lake Ontario water conditions for swimming at Beachway Park not as good as they were last week.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 31st, 2012 The beach water monitoring results done by the Regional Health Department revealed the following beaches are safe for […]

Armed Robbery at Rogers Store on Fairview in Burlington; cell phones stolen – no staff injuries

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 31, 2012 Halton Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Rogers Wireless store in Burlington. On […]

Michele Benoit postpones Lake Ontario swim to 2013. Support crew problems and weather conditions meant a delay.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON Burlington, ON—Aug. 30, 2012 – Burlington resident Michele Benoit who was scheduled to attempt a 45KM Lake Ontario crossing this […]

West Nile virus infection risk remains high in Halton; 9 Burlington cases reported.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 30, 2012 The West Nile virus is still very much with us. The Halton Region Health Department reminds residents […]

For every bear that ever there was. Will gather there for certain, because. Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 29.2012 If you missed getting your kids to the Royal Botanical Gardens for the Fairy Queen visit – you can […]

Burlington teen Killed by westbound GO train between Appleby and Burlington stations.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 29, 2012 Burlington experienced its first rail based fatality Tuesday evening when a youth was struck by a locomotive on […]

Community Foundation wants to take Burlington’s pulse; roll up your sleeves.

By Colleen Mulholland, Executive Director, Burlington Community Foundation BURLINGTON, ON August 28, 2012 Over the past two decades, I’ve seen a lot of positive change […]

Same old, same old for Burlington. Federal constituency boundaries to remain the same.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 28, 2012 If things stay the way they are going Burlington`s Marvelous Mike will not have to convince anyone […]

Are we all frogs sitting in a pot of water that is about to be boiled? An economist thinks we might be. He`s worth listening to.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 27, 2012 It is interesting to listen to the views on Burlington`s decision to purchase cars that were not […]

It is determination, grit and never forgetting what the goal is that identifies true champions.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 27, 2012 It was the event that didn’t happen – and an event that was over shadowed by a […]

City awarded a bronze medal for being friendly to bicycles. Now we need ways to make cars and bicycles friends as well.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON Aug. 26. 2012- Last week Ward 6 Councillor Blair Lancaster was in Ottawa as a city delegate to the Association […]

Downtown farmer`s market is adding more vendors than people. It`s a struggle – but then anything worthwhile is never easy.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 17, 2012 The small market that has been operating every Friday in a parking lot on John Street – […]