We get to see just how glamorous this city can be at the Celebration opening of Performing Arts Centre.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 23, 2011 – Will it be tails and white ties? Probably not; but it will be as fancy as […]

Empty nesters, Golden Years operatives, Seniors, recently retired – all have a new place to hang out – it isn’t a Tim Hortons.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 22, 2011 Carole Ward, Burlington’s 2010 Civic Recognition Award winner for community service once said that Canada is about to […]

Halton Regional Police Service Launch Holiday R.I.D.E. Campaign. They’ll getcha.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 22, 2011 – The Halton Regional Police Service have started their holiday R.I.D.E. campaign – and have once again […]

Be careful what you promise the kids when you want to slip out of town for a few days.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 22, 2011 “A promise is a promise Coach”, were the words that greeted a Burlington parent upon his return from […]

A classic failure to communicate and a promise that probably can’t be kept. The natives are not happy.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 19, 2011 – There was a failure to communicate – which can get a little awkward when there are […]

Four scotches in five minutes – not bad for a retired bookstore owner who set council straight on the designated homes registry.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 21, 2011 – When someone appears before Council to speak to an issue they are given five minutes to […]

Openings still available for those interested in community police support training.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 21, 2011 – Are you interested in learning more about the Forensic Identification Unit, the Tactical and Rescue Unit, or […]

Aldershot High students win $250. prize for the school’s Eco Club; Serve as Burlington Transit Youth Ambassadors.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON., November. 18, 2011 – Two students at Burlington’s Aldershot High School convinced nearly half the student body to commit to finding […]

City Solicitor’s dance card filling up – Council to hear legal strategy December 14th ; will she ask Council to go into closed session?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 16, 2011 – It was a Community Services Committee meeting; that meant Scott Stewart was on deck and that […]

Here’s one for you –you won’t believe it – a photo-op at a traffic intersection. Your tax dollars at work.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 17, 2011 Halton Region is inviting the media to a photo opportunity of Halton dignitaries at Halton Region’s […]

A tag day for Burlington – not Sea Cadets selling you a tag at the mall – the Region will ask for $1 – maybe more to take garbage.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 16, 2011 The Region is responsible for garbage and waste collection and is going to introduce a tag day […]

It took longer than expected and it will take even longer to get to like them but the orchids have been planted.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 14, 20111 Have you ever had one of those days where you were probably better off just staying in […]

An immigrant and a refugee became our Governor General – talks at RBG of her experiences.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 13, 2011 For former Governor General Adrianne Clarkson there was no such thing as a short answer and if […]

Mayor snags honoured speaker for Inspire series; Andre Picard to speak November 23.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 12, 2011 Going out on a high note is the best way to leave the stage – which is what […]

Paddy Torsney, former MP reviews book written by former Governor General. Recommends it to everyone.

  By Paddy Torsney BURLINGTON, ON November 11, 2011 It is fitting that I write this review of Room for All of Us by […]

SOLD OUT ! Big words and delightful news for the Burlington Art Centre Soup Bowl event. Just two days available now

Wearable Art event a success at Burlington Art Centre. By Staff After a very successful Wearable Art event the Burlington Art Centre now moves into […]

Reader writes: Traffic lane configuration on Lakeshore at Brant is all wrong. Let’s change it.

  Eva Amos, a Burlington resident would like to see stronger traffic controls along the Lakeshore, especially at Brant and Maple where she feels the […]

Lest we forget.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years contemn. At the going […]

Plains Road hair and nail salons experiencing a break in streak – bad hair day perhaps?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 11, 2011 Between August 29th and September 10th, five nail and hair salons on Plains Rd, in the area of […]

Dutch Highlanders visit the city. Pipe and drum band performs military music at city hall.

By Staff Veteran watches Dutch Highlanders remember at city hall cenotaph. BURLINGTON, ON November 9, 2011 As the city gets ready to celebrate Remembrance […]