Council member appeals Committee of Adjustment decision on property with a complex financial history.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 29, 2013. Why is he doing it? Does he need the money? He certainly doesn’t need the […]

Honest open dialogue is the bedrock of a civilized community.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 28, 2013. Comments are an integral part of a newspaper on a website. The ability for anyone […]

Connie Smith, the “Always Good News” girl has a dance card and a date with a couple of thousand Burlingtonians.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 26, 2013. She was paid fifty cents an hour to baby sit and didn’t like wearing the […]

Police arrest a vandal for graffiti done at St. Raphaels Church on New Street.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. July 26, 2013 Very early in July, the St. Raphaels Church located on New Street was vandalized by two suspects. […]

Lac-Megantic disaster, a change in regulations that should never have been allowed to happen. Who is asking the questions?

    By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. July 15, 2013. It was a perfect storm. No, I’m not talking about the spectacular rain events that […]

Police warn public of the latest ID theft scam. Do you think the Chief of Police or the RCMP are going to actually call you?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. – July 25, 2013. The Halton Regional Police would like to caution the public that scammers are using the names […]

Water at the foot of Brant Street not safe for swimming. Water run off pipe might be the reason.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 25, 2013. The Regional government does regular water testing for all the beaches in Halton and report on […]

A “cultural czar” in Burlington? Looks like that’s what’s coming our way, from Kingston of all places.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 25, 2013. In Kingston they refer to him as their “cultural czar” and they can’t understand why he […]

Performing Arts gets new leadership: McCurdy out of Kingston coming to Burlington.

By Staff Burlington, Ont. July 24, 2013 – The Burlington Theatre Board has selected Brian McCurdy as the new Executive Director of The Burlington […]

Oyez! Oyez! Dave Vollick, City’s Town Crier to compete in world class competition.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 24, 2013. The city’s Town Crier, Dave Vollick will be in Kingston, Ontario early in August to test […]

This just might reduce your taxes- and save your life in the process.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. July 23, 2013. This is a nice little money-maker. The Region has had two red light cameras in operation since […]

Tree branches from storm to be picked up by the Region.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. July 23, 2013The Region wants you to know that bulk brush from the recent storm gets put out on your […]

Who knew what when: That’s what much of the argument between the city and the Air Park is going to be about.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 23, 2013. So – they’re going to court. That’s a place where the wheels turn slowly and evidence […]

They worked so well last year that they want more this year – or there was money left in the budget and they had to spend it.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 23, 2013. Halton Region will be expanding the red light camera program this summer. Cameras will be installed […]

For many of us – they were Magic Moments that are being brought back to Burlington.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 20, 2013. Did you dance to Under the Boardwalk? Do you remember Pauly and the Goodfellas? When […]

Thousands without power for a period of time after major storm rolls across the city. No serious injuries.

    By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. July 23 2013. —Hydro workers, firefighters and roads and parks maintenance staff worked through the weekend responding to damage, […]

Victim found in creek near Earl Park has been identified; nothing criminal about the death.

    By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. July 22, 2013. Halton Regional Police Criminal Investigation Bureau does not believed there was anything criminal in nature in […]

City seeks a permanent injunction on the dumping of landfill at the Air Park.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 22, 2013. It is getting nasty out there. And it is getting expensive but the city has […]

Burgers, Banter & Big Red Tents; It must be a Liberal BBQ!

By James Smith. BURLINGTON, ON. July 20-2013. On a very warm evening, the Burlington Federal Liberals gathered to burn a few burgers and broil […]

Rising star will sing under the stars at RBG July 30th; free concert.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. July 20, 2013. Homegrown country at the Royal Botanical Gardens Country Night with award-winning singer Lindsay Broughton. The show will […]