City finally tells citizens that fighting the Nelson quarry battle cost us $2.1 million. It was money well spent.

By Pepper Parr Burlington, Ont. – Jan. 31, 2013—They are learning – they are trainable. They are capable of being transparent. Burlington city council is […]

Male in early twenties walks into path of a Via Rail train near Cumberland: killed instantly.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 31, 2013 Shortly after 6:30pm yesterday Halton Regional Police were called to investigate a fatality involving a Via train and […]

35×3 – translates into the number of regional artists involved in the Art Centre 35th anniversary auction.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 30th, 2013 The Burlington Art Centre (BAC) appears to be going all out to raise funds and promote the work […]

Is Burlington talking to one of the companies it is suing over the construction of the pier about a settlement?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 30, 2012 City council going into a closed session is not unusual. They do seem to go private a […]

Halton Police investigating a suspicious fire in Aldershot; arsonist shown on security camera footage. Amazing pictures.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 30th, 2013 At around 6:30 a.m. Friday, January 11th, an O.P.P. officer was approached by a citizen and advised that […]

Burlington flicks tickets better deal than in Oakville; seniors get an even better break.

Pension day – the funds are in the bank if you’re using automatic deposit. If you’re on a fixed income then every dime counts. Walter […]

City hall dropped the ball on this one – they’re going to kill what little history we have.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 29, 2013 Did you know that CoBALT Connects is the managing partner of the City of Burlington’s public art […]

When Dad goes missing – you’re terrified and not sure what to do next; a useful resource, log in and bookmark this one.

By Staff BURLINGTON. ON. January 29, 2013 We see a couple of these reports each month and we can expect to see more as our […]

Don’t miss the Winter Market on Saturdays @ TERRA Greenhouse in North Burlington.

By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON January 31st, 2013 Looking for something a bit different to do with the family or grand-parents on a cold […]

They got them – the three who beat up a taxi driver are under arrest – but they could use that witness to get a solid conviction.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 29th, 2013 Three thugs who didn’t want to pay a taxi driver who hauled them from Hamilton to a Woodview […]

The deal has been done – the Friends of Freeman Station now have what they need to get on with restoring the station.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 29, 2013 Finally, the document was signed and the Friends of Freeman Station (FOFS) could get on with the […]

A very healthy debate is developing over whether the city should even do the pilot installation of bike lanes on Lakeshore.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 28, 2012 A city council committee took four hours two weeks to get to the point where they voted […]

If their parents aren’t telling them then somebody has to – Region takes on Sex Ed role.

By Pepper Parr The Halton Region Health Department is launching the first phase of Sex Healthy Halton; a social media campaign to promote safer sex, […]

This comes with your Canadian passport – natural ice in a natural setting – tax free.

By James Smith BURLINGTON, ON January 27, 2013 This is as Canadian as it gets – folks taking advantage of the cold to play shinny […]

Burlington Liberals take part in making Kathleen Wynne Premier: Matthew Powell tells the story.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 27, 2013 It is the democratic process at its very, very best. When a group of people with competing […]

New Premier for the province when you get back to the office on Monday.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 25, 2013 So – Sandra Pupatello wins – then what happens? First there will be a by-election to get […]

A little more depth in that State of the City address would have been nice; telling the full story and sharing the concerns is better practice.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 24. 2013 It was back in 1986, when Roly Bird was Mayor of the city. At that time there […]

If the weather channel doesn’t do it for you – you can now look at maps with crime locations,

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 24, 2013 Effective immediately, Halton residents can access neighbourhood-level crime incident data from the previous day, week, or month, […]

Ward 4 resident says PAC was a mistake before it was built and is now an expensive mistake.

        BURLINGTON, ON January 24th, 2013 Dear Sir: In the beginning there was a plan for a partnership between the city, […]

Mayor tells a sold out crowd that the city is doing just fine – said the same thing last year.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 24, 2013 Mayor Rick Goldring delivered his third State of the City address to a sold out audience at the […]