How similar and different were Winston Churchill and McKenzie King? Lecture at Central Library on book about these two man.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 8, 21013 Terry Reardon, historian and former Director of The International Churchill Society of Canada, introduces his bracing chronicle of […]

Kilbride collision puts two in hospital – shuts down road for more than four hours. Serious but not life threatening injuries.

  By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 8th, 2013 A serious collision on Cedar Springs Road in the Village of Kilbride, shut down traffic for a […]

Can modern science and the display of information help with any possible oil pipeline problem? What pipeline problem?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 8, 2012 This is one of those jaw dropping stories. Bookmark it and take the time to go through […]

Robber breaks into cars big time – has been charged with 17 counts of theft. Many from cars with unlocked doors

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 7, 2013 Is it because we are the second nicest city in Canada to live in? Is it because […]

Long hours, many late nights and the pay isn’t the greatest either. But we elect them and here is part of what they do for you.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 4, 2013 They are just bears for punishment – or perhaps they want to have more time to do […]

Artist depicts the ruins of a society … “which have been lost to the bustle of life without integrity.”

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 7, 2012 You see him on the street from time to time; easel before him, fingerless gloves on his […]

Retailers along Brant Street did next to nothing to gussy up their part of town for Christmas: How come?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 6, 2013 You live in Burlington; you shopped and therefore you shopped at the malls. I didn’t know Burlington […]

Not the best way to start the year for a Burlington bandit.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 5th, 2013 A 39-year-old Burlington resident didn’t wait to be identified by those who knew him; after robbing a Burlington […]

Boy – was that ever brazen – the thief taps the blade of a long knife on the counter. Is this someone you recognize.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 4, 2013 The Halton Regional Police released a video of a suspect being sought in a Burlington Variety store robbery. […]

Is this what they mean by pickled?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 4, 2013 On January 3, 2013, at about 3:20pm, the Halton Police received a complaint of an erratic driver in […]

Waterfront committee sinks slowly into the setting sun; a significant opportunity lost.

REVISED, January 1, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. December 31, 2012 When the Waterfront Access and Protection Advisory Committee (WAPAC) was set up it […]

Are we about to see the Save our Waterfront community organization come to the party in a different dress?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. December 29, 2012 It’s that quiet time of year when people make the social rounds and look back at how […]

A quick dip in Lake Ontario at this time of year? Are you NUTS??? But, hey, Congrats!!

By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON December 30, 2012 Some years ago I attended an Outward Bound Leadership program on Hurricane Island, 75 miles off […]

City manager sums up first year on the job; seniors took him to the cleaners but other than that he has had a very positive impact.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. December 29, 2012 With city hall shut down for the holidays, the city manager off on a much deserved vacation […]

One of the brightest people the city had leaves city hall December 31st: Frank McKeown will be missed.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. December 27, 2012 The eighth floor at city hall isn’t going to be quite the same when the building opens […]

Christmas Day Stabbing at Kent Crescent residence has one male in critical but stable condition and two others under arrest.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 25, 2012 At the earliest possible hour, just past that time when many parents have wrapped the last of the […]

United States government want to control the information you get about your city. What do you think of that?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 24, 2012 How do the Homeland Security people in the United States get to decide what you can see […]

The pier is going to forever change city skyline as you know it today – think in terms of a four story structure with an observation deck.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. December 24, 2012 There will be two new structures in this city of ours in the first half of this […]

It’s not just the pier that will change the look of the city – public art in front of Performing Arts Centre is going to make a difference as well.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 24, 2012 There is going to be another enhancement to the city – the public art that is to […]

Escarpment highway: Was that letter from the government really a Christmas gift? It could well be a piece of coal in our stocking.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 21, 2012 The letter said: At this time, the preferred highway expansion options include: Widening existing highways in the […]