School is not out yet – but someone wanted to stay a little longer – flooded a classroom.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 21, 2012 Halton Regional Police Service is investigating a break and enter at St. Christopher Elementary School located on 2400 […]

Will the city ask for a fee to cover election signs? Taylor livid – asked if they would want to finger print him as well.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 19, 2012 – It was supposed to be a response to a Staff Direction about changing the rules that […]

Beachway Park North not ready for swimmers yet – Region reports on water quality.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 21, 2012 – The Halton Region Health Department monitors the water quality at public beaches throughout Halton. Beachway North is […]

Director of Transit “retires”; city continues to works its way through interim plan that will feed into a Master Transit Plan.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 21, 2012 During a city Community Services committee meeting last night, Councillor Paul Sharman casually mentioned an email from […]

Hospital and city negotiating team do kissy, kissy and figure out just how to get city money to pay for hospital equipment.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 20, 2012 The negotiating teams for the City of Burlington and Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital have agreed in principle […]

Oppressive heat leads to longer public pool hours at LaSalle, Nelson and Tansley.

By Staff BURLINGTON ON June 20, 2012 The city of Burlington has extended the pool hours for the following locations. : The best way to […]

Water use rules during extreme heat – to be published daily.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 20, 2012 The Region of Halton is responsible for supplying water to the residents of Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Halton […]

Now everyone wants in on the turbine opportunity. Henry Schilthuis and Sons happen to have a turbine in their warehouse – any bidders?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 19, 2012 Michael Yakimchuk, Director, BrightSky Power Renewable Energy Co-operative, an organization that has been trying to get a […]

Knife point robbery on Brant at Caroline; suspect is believed to be a 15-17 year old female.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 19, 2012 Last Sunday evening as the last of the Sound of Music fans were heading home, at 12:40 a.m., […]

Does City Talk become city trash in most Burlington homes?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2012 There were 70,000 copies of City Talk delivered to Burlington homes the week of June 4th, 2012 […]

Keeping the lights on and the flame alive – all part of the BurlingtonGreen mandate – that’s their story and they’re sticking to it.

Week 52 – The Pier countdown By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2012 BurlingtonGreen, a community advocacy group that tends to ask questions and […]

We all love a parade – and this one had great weather and everyone had great fun.

There were going to be cool drinks for this lad and his family. He was one of more than 1000 people who took in the […]

Floats carrying every imaginable group and some even we didn`t imagine. Perfect way to enjoy a summer day.

Proud band leader. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2012 While the Sound of Music Festival keeps four stages and four pods busy with […]

Alert residents see suspicious behavior and call police; two Toronto types don’t drive home.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 16, 2012 It is watchful citizens that catch the criminals.. There was a series of daytime house break in in […]

Mortimer art has delighted in the past – her porcelain umbrellas will be featured at this showing.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 16, 2012 Three new exhibits will take up a temporary home at the Burlington Art Centre filling two of its […]

Blasts from the past – pictures of the Burlington that used to be. What kind of a city do you want to see come out of what we have?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 The city we live in and enjoy today wasn’t always what we see as we walk the […]

Here is a great idea – and we hope we are wrong – but it will fail because it has not been properly promoted.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 The city wants its citizens to take to the streets – get out on the road and […]

It’s going to be one of those crystal clear summer nights with the sweet sound of fine music – with the unfinished pier as a backdrop.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 The opening night will be great. The weather is going to be close to perfect and the […]

If you fish – you want to fully understand what the budget bill is doing to you. It will be worse than getting a fly hook in your finger.

By Lake Ontario Waterkeeper BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 “No Fishing” signs popped up across Toronto’s waterfront recently. Will we see signs like this in […]

Hospital board recognizes 17 years of leadership and brings in a new chair with great neckties. Good omen?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 The Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital held their Annual General Meeting and instead of being a real yawner […]