Show Time ! Will she wear a top hat and tails and carry a cane ? Heatherington goes front and centre – releases BPAC line up.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 28, 2011 _ Soon, very, very soon – this Wednesday in fact Brenda Heatherington will go to the front […]

That little black box that brings you your television programs could be costing you more to run than your refrigerator.

By Staff from the New York Times BURLINGTON, ON June 28, 2011 – Those little boxes that usher cable signals and digital recording capacity into […]

2nd best city to raise kids in; 3rd best place to live in Canada and a hospital with worst wait time in the province – Burlington

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 27, 2011 Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital (JBMH) was ranked dead last in a listing of wait times at Ontario […]

Liberal candidate maintains his party will create 50,000 clean energy jobs while the Tories want to kill the energy program. Really?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON – Liberal candidate Karmel Sakran say that on October 6, when Ontarians choose their next government, they will have a clear […]

McKenna wants to go to Queen’s Park and represent the people of Burlington. Has never held public office.

By Staff BURLINTON, ON June 27, 2011 Jane McKenna, a Burlington entrepreneur announced she would seek the Progressive Conservative nomination for the Burlington seat in […]

Civic Rose Award nominations close June 30th. Gardeners go electronic and use email to beat postal strike.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 27, 2011 – Just a few days left to send in your nomination for someone whose garden you think should […]

Champaign tastes, beer budget was the way Meed Ward and Taylor saw it. Committee went for Champaign.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 24, 2011 – The Council Committee that accepted a report on the status of the Brant Street Pier did […]

If Juno is being trained, then this must be Thursday. Halton police train their canine units every week.

By Staff HALTON REGIONAL POLICE HEADQUARTERS – June 23, 2011 – Thursday is training day and for Juno and Constable Jamie Mitchell of the Halton […]

Pier is going to cost an additional $3.5 million to complete – less however than the cost of tearing it down.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 23, 2011 – Well, now we know. The city has budgeted $15,070,000 for the construction of the Pier at […]

Yeah, sure – just tell us where we stand within, say $100,000. – but don’t wait till the end of the year to tell us we might be in trouble.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 23, 2011 -“The mantra” explained Councillor John Taylor was “no surprises” The comment was made during a portion of […]

If you see superman around town – he is here to interview for the citizen engagement co-coordinator job..

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 22, 2011 – There it was on the agenda – the job description and work plan for what the […]

Boring! Incredibly boring? Tell me something that matters to me and don’t you dare speak another platitude.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 22, 2011 – Here we go again, more political talk talk. Does anyone read this stuff? Do the people […]

Field trip to Burlington and a climb up Mt. Nemo with Isabelle Harmer

By Joanna Bull MT. NEMO, BURLINGTON, ON., May 29, 2011 – It is around ten o’clock Sunday morning when we pull off the highway in […]

Citizens now get to present their case at Nelson quarry hearings – it is all about water.

By Lake Ontario Waterkeeper BURLINGTON, ON June 22, 2011 – The hearing into a new quarry proposed by Nelson Aggregate on the Niagara Escarpment has […]

A big chunk of change for what might turn out to be firewood. Pearl and Pine streets to lose some trees.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 21, 2011 – How much is a tree worth? You can buy a slip of a tree for just over […]

Councillor Taylor ticked, harrumphs through meeting and leaves a very unhappy camper.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 21, 2011 – John Taylor was not having a good evening. He had spent more than three hours talking […]

Eaglesfield Road church holds last service; prepares for Hamilton Korean Presbyterian Church to move in.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 20, 2011 It was a somber Sunday morning service as Pastor Mike Pawelke preached the final service at the […]

Salt with Pepper > City of Burlington lawyers hide behind old practices – ‘say nothing, tell them nothing’.

BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2011 – Our friends down the road at the Bay Observer published the following. We couldn’t agree more. From the Bay […]

Weather co-operates, beer sales were great and the music while loud was enjoyed.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2011 – Friday evening and they strolled by the thousands into Spencer Smith park and took in the sounds […]

The cheque was in the mail – but it was a miserable $275,293. Small potatoes; could have raised more through bingo games..

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON, June 17, 2011 – The cheque was in the mail but it was pretty small ($257,000) and represents less than […]