James Smith has a viewpoint on the private tree bylaw – he rants.

By James Smith. BURLINGTON, ON. July 8, 2013. James Smith usually goes on about transit or waxes eloquently about the Freeman Station which he is […]

Oil sands, carbon emmissions, global warming, floods, Alberta – ya think?

By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. July 6, 2013. We are all Albertans in this time of their crisis. Some called it a thousand-year flood […]

Swimming conditions throughout the Region not very good.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. July 5th, 2013. The most recent report on lake water conditions from the Region doesn’t have much good news for […]

It has been a long, tiring road for Vince Rossi; has his dream hit a brick wall? Will Burlington force him to comply with city by-laws?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Jul5 5th, 2013. We know about the damage the land fill being piled up on the site of the […]

Three lawyers meet to discuss Air Park differences; agree to disagree and meet again in a couple of weeks. Landfill continues.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 4, 2013— For a document that was to have been available the day after city Council met on […]

Off duty police officer spots suspicious behavior and calls it in; three arrested for phony credit card scam.

By Staff. BURLINGTON, ON. July 4, 2013. Shortly after 4:30 p.m., yesterday afternoon, an off-duty Halton officer was shopping in a grocery store in […]

Is there anything about living in rural Burlington that excites you? You don’t live there OK – does something up there excite you?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 3, 2013. Imagine! A city Councillor with more than 20 years at the Council table asking you for […]

The Burlington we live and believe in – it happened right here – in our town.

By Debra Pickfield. BURLINGTON, ON. July 2, 2013. They were doing something right. It was 9:30pm on Friday night at the 7-11 at Guelph […]

Bateman students wins Art in Action Scholarship; plans to start at University of Guelph in the fall.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, JULY 3, 2013) For the second year, Art in Action presented a scholarship to a Halton Region High School student […]

City hires legal talent with a very impressive pedigree; probably costing us a fortune but the price will be worth every penny.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 3rd, 2013. They went into closed session and stayed there for well over an hour while media cooled […]

Shane Cooper got left off the list; our apologies.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. July 2, 2013. Somehow we missed one – there were xx people arrested and charged with various offenses last […]

Should marijuana be made legal? One man’s opinion.

By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. July 2, 2013 Canada was the first nation in the world to ban cannabis, back in 1923, driven to […]

City has a big part of its Air Park team in place – announcement will be made at Council.

    REVISED By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 26, 2013 The city has done its best in meeting with the residents in north Burlington, […]

Tall ships line up off the pier as they prepare to enter Burlington Bay. Public getting some value out of the pier.

REVISED By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 28, 2013. I didn’t see Rick Wilson out on the pier this afternoon with a telescope but […]

Economic development is down to building on existing parking lots. Is this the best we can do?

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 26, 2013. Economic development in the city has stalled. Part of the reason is that no one […]

How an air park company can communicate with its neighbours. Group north east of Toronto actually meets with its residents.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 26, 2013. There is usually a better way – we often can`t see it because we don`t […]

Beachway homeowners win a cliff hanger; staff recommendation to acquire all the homes loses.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 26, 2013. Conservation Halton votes against a Staff Recommendation to implement a program to purchase the homes in […]

Male manages to get his picture taken while breaking into a tire shop. Police would like to know who this “celebrity” is.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 27, 2013 Halton Police have released a video image of a suspect involved in a Burlington break-in and are […]

Large multi-level police force raid on drug gang in Burlington-Hamilton. $100,000 cash seized.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 27, 2013 If the drug business is like any other business and reacts to the laws of supply and […]

That didn`t take very long: pier records its first assault.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 26, 2013. Shortly after midnight , last night, a group of friends were visiting the Burlington Pier when they […]