Hydro works around the clock Christmas Day to get power on in North Burlington homes. “It’s a challenge” says the Mayor.

December 26, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Christmas Day in a rural fire hall and hearing explained Gerry Smallegange, Burlington Hydro’s President and […]

All Conservation Halton Parks closed until December 27th , Glen Eden scheduled to reopen December 26th – Boxing Day

December 24, 2013 By Staff. BURLINGTON, ON. All Conservation Halton Parks and Glen Eden are still without power at the end of Monday the […]

Burlington to host 2014 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League National Championship April 4-6 at Haber Recreational

December 25, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. When the Alton Campus was planned one of the intentions was to make the recreation portion of […]

More than 200 homes still without power on Christmas Day – city will meet public in Kilbride at 4 pm.

December 25, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. All the roads are passable – you might have to be careful on many of them […]

City and Hydro getting the storm damage under control but there are people who are going to have a cold Christmas.

December 24, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Burlington Hydro reports that approximately 850 customers located north of Hwy 5 are still without power and […]

Power restoration well under way with small pockets still without hydro.

December 24, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. The city opened three locations where people could go to for warmth and shelter while power in […]

The power outage and retail politics. Who was on the front line and who wasn’t?

December 23, 2013. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. We were away for three days and missed the havoc the weather wreaked on Burlington. Tucked […]

Rivers plans his Christmas shopping: it could have been worse.

December 24, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. Ray Rivers usually writes for us the last part of each week – but his material […]

Target stores get hit with credit card breach – data stolen on thousands of cards.

December 20, 2013 By Staff. BURLINGTON, ON. You will have heard about the 40 million credit and debit cards that were stolen from Target […]

No coal for these Christmas stockings – the Significant Seven are not forgotten.

December 19, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. We wish each and every one of the significant seven that set policy at city hall […]

Two children say no – police now looking for older man carrying a small pink backpack.

December 19, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Police are asking the public for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who interacted with two […]

Is a sole source contract the only option for delivery of a service? Apparently so. More transparency from the contractor perhaps?

December 19, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Does a sole source contract fit in with the values of an organization like BurlingtonGreen? Would […]

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 – […]