Is there a problem with transparency on the proposal to protect the Mt Nemo plateau?

By Pepper Parr March 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. When we first wrote about the Conservation Heritage District we said this was going to get […]

Police getting their Irish up over drivers that drink – pointed messages being handed out.

By Staff March 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The Regional police have both a sense of humour and a message they will be handing out this […]

What’s private? City’s policy and procedure on personal privacy and what you can access.

By Pepper Parr March 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Information is power. Knowing what is happening gives the person with the information an advantage over […]

Brian Heagle: Lawyer, basketball player, community activist; forms his own organization. Will his ward councillor be on the Board?

By Pepper Parr March 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. We are always intrigued with the doings of Brian Heagle. We are continually asked if Mr. […]

Smith let’s the Irish in him come out – asks us to forget Brendan Behan and think of Pope Francis instead.

By James smith March 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The Paddy wagons stand at the ready, I read Halton Police have RIDE checks out on […]

Well – which is it? Freeman Station or the Burlington Junction? What do you want it to be?

By Staff March 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. In a recent letter sent to the Friends of Freeman Board of Directors, David explains his reasons […]

No Ides of March for this city. Mayor is safe – so far, but it is far from over.

By Pepper Parr March 15th, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Still quiet on the municipal election front. No Ides of March for the Mayor of this […]

Work of a master quilter on display at BAC – several powerful statements made with these quilts.

By Pepper Parr March 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. John Willard has certainly put a much different twist on what we thought quilts were all […]

Friends of Freeman membership increases by one – artist brings gift with him.

By Pepper Parr March 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Much like the way rolling stock went through town at the Burlington Junction, what we fondly […]

He was hungry and wanted a drink. But 33 breach of probation charges – no wonder he was held for a bail hearing.

By Staff March 14, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Halton Regional Police Officers in Burlington have arrested a man in connection to a series of liquor […]

Police want to round up all the Irish during the weekend to keep them away from their beer.

By Staff March 14, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON I didn’t know we had that many Irish people in the city. This year’s well-celebrated St. Patrick’s […]

Armed robbery suspect sentenced to 6 years for 2011 hold up of Don Deez Clothing.

By Staff March 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The wheels of justice grind slowly in Canada but it is usually fully served. On June 13th […]

First go at the idea went to the dogs – Burlington Humane Society benefits.

By Staff March 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. If the inaugural meeting is any indication of what’s to come from this grassroots group, several local […]

Regional police do a sweep through Oakville; 8 arrests and multiple charges. Is Burlington next?

By Staff March 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It looked as if it was like getting caught up on the paper work. Detective Eric Schwab, […]

No Vacancy moves to digs with a little more cachet; Opens for 7 hours at Village Square September 19th – not to be missed.

By Pepper Parr March 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Last year it was one of those quiet hits – those who knew about it were […]

World class engineering association recognizes what city did at King Road.

By Pepper Parr March 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. There is news and then there is news. There is what media people call “fluff” stories […]

If the grass you cut was really hay – would you get a lower tax rate? Developers take hay off vacant land and pay 1/5th the tax you pay.

By Pepper Parr March 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. During the time of Jesus in first century Israel, there were tax collectors who could walk […]

Is the Prime Minister’s diplomacy part of the Canadian peacekeeping tradition or is it a shameless vote grab?

By Ray Rivers March 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Canada was one of the first nations to respond to the civil unrest in Kiev and […]

The snow will all be gone – soon; time to get the bike greased and ready to use – library offers free courses.

By Staff March 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Someone hasn’t told city hall that we have at least one more solid snowfall coming our way […]

Mobility hubs – what are they and do they matter to the city? Planners are looking at four of the things.

By Pepper Parr March 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. This is part 1 of a four-part series on the concept of Mobility Hubs; a concept […]