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 – […]

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 […]