Thieves rob attendant during early morning gas station robbery.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 11, 2011 – The thieves are getting more brazen. At just after 4 am on Sunday, July 10th two thieves […]

Up close and personal and the light standards really do exist.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 11, 2011 – Up close and on site – the Pier is a marvel to behold. The lazy curve […]

Everyone benefits from the homeless who live at the Riviera Motel. They get lousy digs but a great view.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 11, 2011 – This business of municipal politics can get pretty sticky and complicated. Try this on for size. […]

Condo corp breaks ground in “uptown” Burlington. Real news is what’s going on underground.

BURLINGTON, ON June 11, 2011 A 16 storey condominium will break ground this week to commence construction at the Upper Middle Road and Appleby Line […]

New funny money explained to seniors; samples were not available.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 7, 2011 – They make up a large part of the community and the demographic trend is for there […]

Region declares beaches are safe for recreational swimming.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 7, 2011 The Halton Region Health Department announces that the following locations are safe to swim at: • Burlington – […]

Local cyclist takes part on Great Waterfront Trail Adventure; chooses a leisurely approach.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 6, 2011 The Great Waterfront Trail Adventure is an annual tour that travels the whole 720 km route over eight […]

Promises, promises – Where is the money to build both GO and a planned highway through the Escarpment going to come from?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 5, 2011 – Tim Hudak has promised to build the Niagara to GTA (NGTA) highway (formerly known as the Mid […]

It’s now a waiting game. The city engineers shuffle paper and contractors sharpen their pencils.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 5, 2011 – Marketers and advertisers “position” their products; they decide who they want to sell their soap or […]

Council member gets to see the wider municipal picture; doesn’t like what he sees and thinks it’s out of focus.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 4, 2011 – There are politicians and there are policy wonks. No one has to tell you what a […]

A Canada Day thirty one new Canadians will never forget. Made Canadian citizens by an immigrant.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 1, 2011 – To fully appreciate what it is to be, or to become, a Canadian citizen, one had […]

All the cabbage you can eat – all you have to do is grow it and there soon just might be a place to do that in Burlington.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 30, 2011 – The city should soon have a community garden with allotted plots for people – just who […]

You can swim in it – but don’t think you want to drink any of it.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 30, 2011 – The Halton Region Health Department tests recreational water throughout the Region and wants you to know that […]

BPAC announces an eclectic mix of program events for inaugural season. Royal Wood and Sarah McLachlan set the pace.

By Pepper Parr It has been the talk of the town for years. Some were delighted but many said it was a nice to have […]

Salt with Pepper – Steal of a deal for you Scott.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 30, 2011 – Scott – have I ever got a deal for you. Scott is my buddy at City […]

Easy pickings for the sneak thief crowd in Mountainside. Locals make it easy, leave car doors unlocked. Duh!

By Staff BURLINGTONTON, ON June 30, 2011 – The Mountainside community in Burlington was hit with eight car entries. In each incident the vehicles were […]

Burlington youth on skate board collides with truck, remains in hospital with serious injuries.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 29, 2011 – A sixteen year old youth did one of the stupidest things he has probably every done in […]

Seven type A talkers, 7 administrators and not a bean counter amongst them, + four woman taking notes.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 28, 2011 – Fourteen people in the room; half of them type A talkers, the other half bright people […]

All together now – everybody sing – CA-NA-DA. That was on the 100th birthday. What do you want to do THIS year?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 28, 2011 Ca na da, we love thee … It became a runaway, flag-waving hit, written by a wholesome, unabashedly […]

Show Time ! Will she wear a top hat and tails and carry a cane ? Heatherington goes front and centre – releases BPAC line up.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 28, 2011 _ Soon, very, very soon – this Wednesday in fact Brenda Heatherington will go to the front […]