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That pier of ours just might become an election issue after all. And they thought it had gone away – silly people.

December 18. 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Been awhile since we’ve heard anything on the pier. Like children – when there is no […]

If pensions are a problem for the post office – what are they to the rest of us?

December 19, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. First it was the milk man and now it’s the letter carrier. The post office is […]

Finally a reason to go to the Farmer’s Market in the downtown core. Province wants you to buy Ontario wines at these markets.

December 16, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The provincial government has been popping out media releases faster than most rabbits give birth to […]

City and Burlington Hydro announce joint project and new board chair – not a lot of detail on what the joint project is going to achieve.

December 16, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Hydro, the guys that keep the lights on and send you a bill every second month […]

More community presentations at Performing Arts Centre – public has been waiting for this.

December 16, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The city is having a little difficulty attracting some of those new high-tech, high paying jobs. […]

City puts first snowstorm behind it – roads cleared within promised timelines.

December 16, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. The city’s promise to its citizens is to have the roads cleared within 24 hours AFTER the […]

Changes in flow direction and capacity of pipeline in north Burlington prove to be an issue at NEB hearings.

December 15, 2013 By Staff CATCH (Citizens at City Hall) is a citizens organization in Hamilton that documents Hamilton city council meetings. The organization […]

Citizens take to the streets pushing shovels, snowblowers or driving equipment. Are they marching on city hall?

December 15, 2015 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The city got the main roads cleared – those trucks roared by our front door – […]

First major snow fall give roads department a chance to see how much they remember from last year. So far so good.

December 14, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The snow plow roared by our driveway – it looks like it is going to need […]

Personal Support Workers used as a reason for changing marathon route. They have a bigger problem; getting a decent wage.

In an earlier edition of the paper we incorrectly named the PSW’s. Our apologies. December 14, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. During the […]

The police want to engage you – which is probably better than having them arrest you.

December 14, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The Halton Regional Police Services board has released the Draft of the 2014-2020. The Police Service, […]

The energy debate we never had and the bill we will be paying for at least a decade.

December 14, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. It may have seemed like common sense to him. Premier Mike Harris, looking for his second […]

King Road grade separation opens, no more waiting for barriers to open while trains pass by on the busiest line in the country.

December 13, 2013, By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The Region had issued a cold weather alert but that didn’t seem to deter the small […]

Who knew? Weren’t they just massage parlours where you went to get the kinks taken out?

December 13, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. As part of the mandate of the Human Trafficking and Vice Unit and in partnership with […]

Skating pond at Spencer Smith Park opens this Friday afternoon.

December 12, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. All that cold weather we have been experiencing will begin to pay off for us Friday afternoon. […]

Liberals get ready to convene in Montreal – should be looking for credible candidates.

December 12, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The Liberal Party of Canada will be holding its Biennial Convention in Montréal in February of […]

Regional government manages to shave property tax by .4%; Burlington will add at least 2% to its tax levy.

December 12, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Regional Council approved the 2014 Budget and Business Plan earlier this week marking the fourth time […]

Leblovic’s manage to get at least a part the hearing they’ve wanted on the Chilly Half Marathon route.

December 12, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. They weren’t exactly made welcome at the city council Monday night. At one point it looked […]

City hall wants your insights – they want to pick your brains and do it all in a couple of minutes from the comfort of your keyboard.

December 11, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. They refer to it as “the panel” – it’s a collection of people who want to […]

Can the planned Lakeshore hotel be ready for 2015 PanAm Games; – 18 months to build a project that doesn’t have final approval.

December 11, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. City Council meetings are a legal requirement. In Burlington when your elected representatives meet as a […]