Executive Director of the Performing Arts Centre appears to have resigned - the job is being advertised

By Pepper Parr May 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The notice that the Burlington Performing Arts Centre (BPAC) s looking for a new Executive Director was […]

One of two wanted individuals arrested in Peel - police ask the public not to approach Lorne General but to call 911 instead.

By Staff May 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON One down, one to go. Alannah MARACLE was arrested on May 19th in the Peel region. Lorne GENERAL […]

Queen Elizabeth II now has her personal Fox40 whistle - will use it to scare the Canada geese off her lawn

By Staff May 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Ron Foxcroft is seldom, if ever, at a loss for words. Queen Elizabeth II, in her capacity as […]

Public will be able to take city council behavior complaints to an Integrity Commissioner once the Code of Conduct has been passed.

By Pepper Parr May 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON After numerous meetings the city finally has a draft of a Code of conduct that will have […]

Burlington resident feels the flood relief guidelines are being interpreted too strictly - feels property that was in storage should be covered

By Staff May 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Mark Visser, a Burlington resident since 1967, feels a technicality has left him high and dry – which […]

Ron Foxcroft is presented to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth as the Honorary Colonel of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada

By Pepper Parr May 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON He was up early, got himself cleaned up and into his uniform and headed off to meet […]

Friday Fugitive initiative is working - police have captured two out of the four fugitives that were being sought.

By Staff May 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON “Pressure, pressure, pressure that was definitely the theme this week” for the most recent Friday Fugitive. Scottie Ryerson […]

Pop Up Patio on Brant opens - 21 tables where two cars normally park - interesting menu and a fun place.

By Pepper Parr May 18, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It used to be that Lakeshore Road was the place to be if you wanted to enjoy […]

Beer Fest to add an arts show element to the second summer event.

By Staff May 18, 2015 Burlington, ON We are at that time of year when the outdoor art shows begin to take place. Burlington managed […]

Two wanted by police on a total of 30 criminal offense charges

By Staff May 17, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Detective Ellie Bale, 30 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau wants very much to meet up with two WANTED PARTIES. […]

Is Premier Wynne coming clean on her plans for Hydro One? Joe Gaetan doesn't think so.

By Joe Gaetan May 16, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON By Joe Gaetan is like a dog with a bone – he just isn’t going to let […]

First of four public meetings to ask: what have we got downtown and what do we want - and how do we get what we want - proves to be a resounding success.

By Pepper Parr May 15, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON It was a smart move, it brought to the public forum a concern that is very real […]

Romance scam defrauds Burlington woman of $37,500

By Staff May 15, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON A 61-year-old Burlington woman was defrauded $37,500 in an increasingly common romance scam targeting individuals who frequent online […]

Police officer spots stolen car - arrests the occupants and discovers identity documents belonging to other people.

By Staff May 15th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON If there was ever any doubt that thieves regularly steal your identity any way they can – read […]

City formally recognizes seven of its BEST - get to see a white sports coat that is probably going to be on stage next year as well.

By Pepper Parr May 15, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington just may have witnessed the beginning of a tradition last night at the BEST awards occasion […]

The police would like to talk to Scottie Ryerson; the Courts keep releasing him on bail and he fails to show up for his hearing.

By Staff May 15, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It is week #4 for Halton Regional Police, Burlington station “Fugitive Friday” initiative. This is the police reaching […]

Two city employees struck by vehicle while working are reported to still be critical; third is not in any danger..

By Staff May 14, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Three City of Burlington employees were engaged in landscaping work on a centre island median on Walkers Line, […]

Elizabeth May’s Rob Ford Moment - can we expect to see her on the late night talk shows?

By Ray Rivers May 14, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON When things go off the rails who do you call? Lisa Raitt, of course. Canada’s transport minister, […]

Sex education, core values and the role of the family in teaching values; is this something a government should be doing? If the parents are not - perhaps.

By Pepper Parr May 14 2015 BURLINGTON, ON We asked staff at MPP Eleanor McMahon’s office to provide us with some background material on the […]

Three city workers injured in vehicle collision on Walkers Line.

By Staff May 14, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington, Ont.—May 14, 2015—The City of Burlington is saddened today to share news about an incident that took […]