More government, more service – right? They are making it more convenient.

November 28, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Burlington has two Service Ontario locations: places where you can go and see a real, live, breathing […]

Men step up to the ball: drive home $55,000 for hospital foundation.

November 28, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It was a natural! With a men`s clothing store and a golf tournament – you can […]

Last chance to get those leaves taken away.

November 28, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. If there are leaves left on your property – you`ve got one more chance before you begin […]

BurlingtonGreen hears how other communities do what has to be done to save prime farmland – sound familiar?

November 28, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It has been a banner week for BurlingtonGreen. They held their annual meeting, installed a very […]

Understanding the school board: an agenda would have helped. Intern leaves feeling she really wasn’t there.

Milla Pickfield is a Nelson High School graduate who decided to spend a year working in the community, helping her Mother with her business […]

Electric car charging stations being set up at GO stops – Burlington will see theirs in 2014.

November 27, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The province is doing everything it can to get you into an electric car. Announced this […]

Burlington’s Fareen Samji and Stephen Lowe major contributors in long ball drive competition.

November 27, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. You know the feeling when you hit a great drive, that smooth effortless “ping” sound of the […]

Rivers forsakes his keyboard and takes to the stage – performs in Modern Times.

November 28, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Ray Rivers will not be with us this week. He will be on stage at The Pearl […]

Leblovic’s leave a Council Standing committee before hearing Mayor’s remarks which they later call unparliamentary and inappropriate.

November 26, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Diane Leblovic is not happy with Mayor Rick Goldring and gave him a piece of her […]

Beachway residents get creative; city hall forgets what satire is – wasn’t Jonathan Swift required reading in high school?

November 26, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. There are times when you are the butt of the joke and the best thing you […]

Province decides to add another floor to the hospital along with more beds and operating rooms.

November 26, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The way Mayor Goldring saw it – Burlington is basically getting a new hospital. The provincial […]

Election battle for ward 1 gets an early starts – nominations aren’t open yet but election material is out there.

November 25, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Nominations haven’t even opened for the 2014 municipal election and there are buttons opposing the re-election of […]

City tells its parking story – uses a very funny, cheeky video. Parking to be free for all of December then every Saturday as well.

November 25. 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. A city hall with a sense of humour? We didn’t see that when a resident sent […]

A wellcome that will not be forgotten – how quickly will the error be corrected? Has it been noticed yet?

November 25, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Oh dear, that was embarrassing. Brand new sign, new buildings, one of which is a high school […]

Two dozen greeters welcome more than 1000 people to the Alton community complex on a cold Saturday morning.

November 25, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. This Saturday the place was wide open. The complex of buildings in the Alton community: a high […]

Cheryl Miles Goldring to show her Newfoundland work at the Seaton Gallery on Spring Garden Road, December 1st.

November 24, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It is fast becoming the focal point – the place to see new and interesting art […]

Police report on drug raid released one week after the event. Why the delay?

November 22, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. A police raid that took place on the November 21, 2013 was reported immediately by the police. […]

Cops collar cache of drugs and more cash than most of us get to spend in a year. Drug business must be good.

November 22, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Ouch – that hurt. Whenever there is an opportunity to tell, or better yet, show the public […]

Team Burlington: What has it done? What can it do? Not one of the city’s strongest operations

November 22, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Has a Convention ever come to Burlington? Even a small one? Doesn’t look as if anyone […]

Moral chains and civic leadership; do they matter and do they exist?

November 22, 2013   By Pepper Parr   BURLINGTON, ON. There is on the wall of my office a quote from Edmund Burke that […]