Stop the bus – we want to get off. Bfast, Burlington’s community transit advocate thinks the city is making a mistake.

Revised and corrected June 12, 2012 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 BFAST has asked the city to stop cuts to transit service. […]

Week 53 of the pier count down; walkway to natural beach coming along nicely. Steel fabrication taking place.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 11, 2012 It wasn’t exactly a busy, busy week on the pier front but if you listened carefully you […]

Saturday was rained out day. On Sunday Elvis at Polish Hall, Cottonwood at the Drummer and lots of bikes on Appleby Line.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 10, 2010 While Saturday was pretty close to a write off from a weather point of view and it […]

Freiburger is on the right track with is cultural plan thinking – getting the city on the same track is going to take some doing.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 10, 2012 He launched and managed to gain some altitude and it looks like he will stay aloft. Jeremy […]

When you screw it up – well you fess up, apologize and make amends.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June10, 2012 When you screw it up – well you fess up, apologize and make amends. Oh dear – now what? […]

Halton Police Make Arrest in Stabbing Incident in Burlington near Tansley Woods Recreation Center

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 9, 2012 The Halton Regional Police Service were called to the wooded area near Tansley Woods Recreation Center on reports […]

Job opportunity for local a community activist with lots of friends. Task is to make Marvelous Mike Wallace a Hero

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 8, 2012 We may have spoken a little too quickly – when we said there would be no one […]

Bring it On! Elvis will be in the room. Local talent show to aid in saving the Escarpment. Sunday , June 10; 2-4

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2012 Bring it On – sounds like a bit of a challenge doesn’t it? And a challenge it is […]

Water testing indicates the real start of summer. Not all area beaches are safe for swimming yet.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 8, 2012 The Halton Region Health Department monitors the water quality at public beaches throughout Halton. Beach water samples taken […]

Marvelous Mike is going to get off lucky – there will be no march on his office.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2012 “Democracy or Harper”, is the theme for a group in Hamilton that intends to march on the […]

Series of break-ins in the Headon, Millcroft, Alton Village and Orchard communities – they are looking for gold jewelry for the most part.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2012 They first of all ensure that you aren’ The police cannot protect our propert without help from the […]

How long ago was it? 1944 – early in the morning, the ramps from the landing craft hit the water and the men stormed ashore. Long ago.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6, 2012 There are fewer of them every year. Those that do show up carry the scars from their […]

Province looking at the BIG MOVE while Burlington takes small steps to get its transit service on a sounder financial footing.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6th, 2012 – Advocacy is getting a little bit slicker in Burlington. The people that want to make it […]

Mayor wants to Inspire: Be younger next year, live strong,fit, and sexy, until 80. Mayor is selling snake oil; sexy author helping.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6, 2012 Mayor Rick Goldring has upped the ante with his Inspire speaker series – bringing in motivational speaker […]

City communications department looking for pencils so they can get press releases out on time. Public art announcement due soon.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6th , 2012 There is going to be some public art on the plaza at the front of the […]

Burlington taking a $100,000 deep look into CULTURE. Will we see a black hole or a rainbow?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 4, 2012 Is that culture with a K Sir ?– and would you like fries on the side? Just […]

No steel on the pier yet – but boulders were put in place last week to shore up the natural beach that was formed.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 1, 2012 It was a painful evening for our civic administration when they informed council about the problems surrounding […]

Arts crowd will descend on the Burlington Arts Centre for two days of shop till you drop and quality time with artisans.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 4, 2012 More than 100 artists and artisans will be selling their original fine art and crafts in and around […]

Thirty six artists donate their work to back up art student scholarships – Silent Auction June 11 at Rayoon’s.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 2, 2012 If Monday evenings are quiet for you – give some thought to getting out for part of an […]

Brand extension at The Different Drummer – Cottonwood amongst the bookshelves.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 2, 2012 It’s sort of like what the big marketing organizations do – they call it brand extension. When […]