City's piggy bank is pretty full - nice fat reserves keep the Councillors happy - happy enough to reduce taxes?

By Pepper Parr June 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON At March 31, 2015 the total balances of all the reserve funds amounted to $146.0 million, which […]

Aldershot residents get an up close look at Masonry Court project - "not very imaginative" was one comment.

By Pepper Parr June 25th 2015 BURLINGTON, ON They are different in Aldershot – a little rougher at the edges; less pretence to these people. […]

Free movie at Emerson Park marks the beginning of schools out

By Staff June 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON School is out – and the kids will be around the house and perhaps underfoot for the next […]

CineStarz show times for June 26-July 2nd

Cine Starz Upper Canada Place 460 Brant Street WWW CINESTARZ.CA SHOWTIMES June 26 to July 2, 2015 PITCH PERFECT2 PG Friday 1:15 7:20 9:30 Sat […]

Dennison says no to Cadillac class sidewalk in parks but runs up a biggy biggy legal bill for the taxpayers to pick up

By Pepper Parr June 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Perhaps it was an attempt to make up for the expense the city is incurring during the […]

Halton school chooses Arrow as the name of newest Police Service Dog, Milton grade 4 class came up with the name.

By Staff June 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Tweets and online votes have been tallied, and the community’s response was overwhelming. The Halton Regional Police […]

Tim Hortons coughs up some cash - allows city to offer free Movies Under the Stars

By Staff June 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The City is inviting residents to enjoy free movies under the stars, presented by Tim Hortons, every Thursday […]

City sets out what will be open and what will be closed in the event of a strike by either the outside workers or the transit drivers. June 29th is a critical date

By Pepper Parr June 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON When they point out to you where the life boats are located – you kinda wonder what […]

Halton Police Looking to Identify two shoplifting suspects who are believed to have stolen a coffee maker – they didn’t buy any coffee.

By Staff June 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Two suspects are being sought after walking out of ECS Coffee with a large coffee maker. On Saturday […]

Halton District School Board to initiate a community consultation/feedback process to determine how it will communicate with public on French Immersion programs.

By Walter Byj June 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON In a previous article, it was reported that the Halton District School Board created the Program Viability […]

The daily life of a dog in the Halton Region police service - Storm is part of a family.

By Pepper June 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Sometime later today Halton Regional Police are expected to announce the name of the new dog that will […]

First day of the Sound of Music Festival goes off without a serious hitch - weather holds and the beer flows.

By Staff June 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Kick Off took place, the parade was held and the Pan Am flame was lit on the […]

Ashley Worobec hands the Pan Am flame to Oldershaw who lights the cauldron on Sound of Music stage.

By Pepper Parr June 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It was a little chaotic – many people weren’t sure what was going on but when Mark […]

Sport Field Status

By Staff June 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON All sport fields are currently open Please note that: Ireland D3 bullpen remains closed Maintenance has been completed […]

Rivers gets carried away with what he thinks Bob Rae can do for Canada; Trudeau suggests a different way to count the ballots - Tories continue to spend a bundle on advertising.

Ray Rivers June 19. 2015 BURLINGTON, ON “If I didn’t think he was ready I wouldn’t have stepped aside,” former interim Liberal leader Bob Rae […]

French immersion: has it been too successful and can we find the teachers to deliver the program?

By Walter Byj June 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON For some it is a grand success story while others view it as an experiment that has […]

Temporary Road Closures for Sound of Music Festival - June 19 to 21

By Staff June 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Road closures for the Sound of Music Festival will include: Brant Street from Caroline Street to Lakeshore Road […]

Graduating elementary students will get report cards June 24th - the rest will get something at the end of August.

By Walter Byj June 19, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON Halton elementary students from senior kindergarten to grade seven will be able to pick up their report […]

Police looking for Bryon Jason BULLIED 28 years old, of Burlington

By Staff June 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It is week 9 for our “Fugitive Friday” initiative whereby the Halton Regional Police, Burlington station is reaching […]

Burlington staffer teaches our Dutch twin a little about Service Based Budgeting

By Pepper Parr June 18, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Rob Peachey was one of six people who travelled to Holland for the 70th Anniversary of the […]