Police laid 2470 Highway traffic Act charges during back to school sweep.

By Staff September 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   They called it Project Safe Start but there was nothing safe or re-assuring about the results. Halton […]

Gently used furniture and household items can be donated to a flood relief collection centre on Burloak - opens Saturday.

By Staff September 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   There are all kinds of ways to help with the Flood Relief Drive. Some of the larger […]

Refreshing voice from part of Burlington's diverse community decides to run in ward 6 - nine people now going after the Lancaster seat.

By Pepper Parr September 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   At one point there were actually eleven candidates for the ward 6 Council seat – which […]

Third entrant into race for the office of Mayor.

By Staff September 11. 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Anne Marsden has submitted candidate nomination papers for the office of Mayor for the 2014 Municipal Election. […]

City provides a detailed overview of what happened August 4th - and gives us a peek at what we could be in for in the future.

By Pepper Parr September 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Everyone knows what happened – a lot of rain came down and the pipes underground couldn`t […]

Peter Rusin is running for the office of Mayor - now we have an election contest.

By Pepper Parr September 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Peter Rusin met with Clerk Angela Morgan this afternoon and paid the fee to file papers […]

Police report increase in daytime break and enters in the city; especially at homes that back onto a ravine or a park.

By Staff September 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Police in Burlington are seeing an increase in daytime residential break and enters where culprits have gained […]

Late entry candidate to challenge Goldring for job of Mayor; has a background in real estate.

By Pepper Parr September 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   There is an unconfirmed report of a second candidate for the office of Mayor in […]

Delegator to city council wants legal advice before releasing her remarks, made in public.

By Pepper Parr September 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   One of the interesting things about Burlington is the way some people dig in, spend their […]

City council back from vacation focuses on flood and air park issues: passes handfull of bylaws without a word of debate.

By Pepper Parr September 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. City council returned from its summer hiatus. They did gather in a hurried meeting on August 14 […]

Burlingtonians take long drive awards - again. Samji and Lowe whack that golf ball!

By Rick Benoit September 6, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. To some people, playing golf is fun, for some it’s business – yet they all say drive […]

Blue-green algae makes Beachway and LaSalle Park no go swimming areas – so says Medical Officer of Health.

By Staff September 5, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. It has been one of those summers – floods, awkward weather, there were a couple of good weekends […]

Torsney at the United Nations: takes her firmly held beliefs to a bigger playing field.

By Pepper Parr September 5, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   She has been around politics most of her life. She loves the process and believes fervently […]

Region schedules compost giveaway and waste diversion days.

By Staff September 5, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Two of Halton Region’s popular fall waste diversion events are fast approaching. The fall Compost Giveaway event […]

Ward 4 race down to two candidates: Dennison will face off against Carol Gottlob

By Pepper Parr September 4, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The election for the ward 4 city council seat took on a bit of a different […]

Senior has $150,000 removed from her account by a thief impersonating a family member.

By Staff September 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   She was an older person. The criminal took a total of $150,000 from the woman’s bank account […]

Disaster Relief fund publishes aid rules and procedures - some people who need immediate funding to get through the month could see money by September 15

By Staff September 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The Burlington Community Foundation released the different aid packages that will be available and the processes they […]

Fund raising is getting better; aid process is announced - some funds available as early as September 15

By Pepper Parr September 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   “We need money and we need it now” was the way local disaster fund chair Ron […]

Residents pull together a street festival in a couple of days and surprise many by raising $20,000 during a four hour event. Give those people jobs at city hall.

By Pepper Parr September 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Part 2 of 3 The residents of Elwood Street, a short number of yards from Tuck […]

Professional fund raiser questions the approach Burlington has taken to collecting money for disaster relief - neighbourhoods seem to be doing better than established organizations.

By Pepper September 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Part 3 of 3 I had occasion to take the GO train the day before Ribfest started […]