A winter that can be celebrated; a full day of fun: The Lowville Winter Games Sunday 11-4

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 24, 2013 While hockey is the sport that drives our passion – winter is what really makes us Canadians. To […]

The million dollar ask might have some significant conflict to deal with; Theatre Board will be called to account on this one.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 24, 2013 It was early in the term of this city council. She forced a recorded vote on six […]

How much of the dream will the Mayor tell us on Thursday? He plans to run for a second term – then what?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 23, 2013 The commercial elite will bundle up early tomorrow morning and head out to the Convention Centre to […]

If you don’t tell them what you think – they can’t hear what you have to say. Region wants your opinions.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 22, 2013 Regional chair Gary Carr is very big on telling people he wants to hear what they have to […]

Frizzle feature now available to all the “old farts”. Our Burlington responds to a readers request.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 22, 2013 Our Burlington has a new feature that we are calling the Frizzle feature. It came about as […]

Voyeur arrested at Maple View Mall; three young women stalk the predator and pass him over to security.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 22, 2013 A photography career has come to an abrupt end for a Hamilton resident who was arrested by Regional […]

Councillor Sharman comes to the rescue: Overnight parking relief for Ward 5 community.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 17, 2013 Parking in the community east of Appleby Line and north of Mainway is impossible. The houses were […]

Local artist holds his first solo show at Burlington Art Centre.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 22, 2013 It`s taken awhile but Don Graves is holding his first solo show at the Burlington Art Centre. […]

Rural Burlington isn’t quite sure what it wants to be – knows part of what it doesn’t want to be.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 21, 2013 They were all there. Those that farm the rural part of Burlington; those people that live in […]

Fire department looking for volunteers – tough training program.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 21st, 2013 The Burlington Fire Department is looking for individuals who are interested in a challenging opportunity to serve […]

And we thought we were cheeky – all they want is a couple of hundred shy of a cool million. It won’t be as easy for BPAC this time around.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 21, 2012 Well you have to give them some credit for having the temerity to ask the city for […]

BPAC wants a cool million – just to keep the doors open

The Performing Art Centre may have to do a bit of a tap dance to get city council to go along with their ask for […]

Non-profits in Halton region will get together to network with the Region picking up the tab.

  When citizens, be they people involved in non-profit organizations or on civic committees get together – things happen. The Region is sponsoring an event […]

We haven’t had Valentine’s Day yet – but planning for March break is already underway.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 17, 2013 The folks at Ireland House and the Joseph Brant Museum have finalized the details for the March […]

Did Burlington take a first step into the future last Monday? Bike lanes on both sides of Lakeshore go in for a 6 month pilot.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 16, 2013 While the part of Lakeshore Road that has the heavy traffic, and on which the city wants […]

It happens in our communities as well. Youth uses Facebook to threaten others; Burlington police arrest Oakville youth.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 16, 2013 Earlier in the week the Burlington detachment of the Halton Regional Police Service were made aware of a […]

Driver of car that struck a 5 year old at a school crossing charged.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 16, 2013 On December 5th 2012, the Halton Regional Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit commenced an investigation into a motor […]

Burlington Community Engagement Charter - Version two.

Burlington has engaged in the creation of an Engagement Charter, which was one of the recommendations in the 2010 Shape Burlington report. The creation of […]

City hall is thinking 2.3% as a tax increase. Meed Ward likes 1.85% – this debate has just begun – there is much more to it than this.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 15, 2013 This is the time of year when your council members gather around the table they call the […]

Lakeshore to get dedicated bike lanes from Seneca Ave to Guelph line on a pilot basis.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 15, 2013 After four solid hours of debate and 13 delegations city council meeting in committee decided to go […]