Regional Chair, Burlington Mayor and coalition opposed to highway being built through Escarpment get ready for long battle.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 22, 2012. The provincial government is getting close to the point where they will make some kind of decision […]

Fall fair in the city? Yuppers – Ireland House is going to show what used to be done in the city – a long time ago.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 22, 2012 An old-fashioned fall fair right here in the city! Next weekend, Sunday, September 30th! ~11 – 4 p.m. […]

Burlington students to take part in Regional Water Festival at Kelso Conservation – 4000 from Region expected to attend.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 22, 2012 In the week we are going into more than 4,000 Halton students will spend a part of a […]

Drug supply in Burlington will be a little smaller for the next couple of months; police arrest cocaine trafficker.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 21, 2012 The Halton Regional Police have been tracking a person they suspected of being a drug dealer. […]

A drizzle that turned into a real rainfall wasn’t enough to stop two chef’s from their shootout.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 21, 2012 It would have been great – as it was it was very good. The rain spoiled the […]

A surplus of $700 keeps Community Development Halton alive.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2012 Community Development Halton held their annual general meeting last night and it was much more pleasant than […]

Big changes taking place in the Burlington retail community. Zellers closes – Target begins the makeover to open in April, 2013

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2012 We knew the Zellers store was going to close – we told you that in May of […]

City jumps on the culture band wagon – offers clowns and balloons and art as well.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2012 The country is on a bit of a culture kick and for the last week of this month […]

Council member creates citizens waterfront advisory committee. Is that legal?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2012 She used the Save our Waterfront (SOW) to win in Ward 2 in 2010. She did her […]

Art in Action line up to be announced early October – pre-tour exhibit opens Oct 4th.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2012 It’s one of those events you need to plan for and to note it on your calender. […]

Burlington MPP McKenna lays it all out at a Chamber of Commerce breakfast. She was surprisingly candid.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, O N September 18, 2012 Members of the Chamber of Commerce saw a different Jane McKenna last Friday morning when she […]

It was for the COZ – they were all members of Team Casey, walking their talk and being there as part of his extended family.

Part 4 of a 4 part Terry Fox Run photo essay. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 17, 2012 It was for the COZ – […]

Terry Fox run draws Runners and Walkers for the 5k course that covers the lakefront. Part 3 of 4 part photo essay.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 16, 2012 There are hundreds of people who took part in the Terry Fox run last Sunday who aren’t […]

Terry Fox runners come out in droves to raise funds for cancer research. Part 2 of a 4 part photo essay.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 17, 2012 After months of organizational work. Hours of committee meetings – the day had arrived. The weather was […]

Brilliant sunny day with more than 1000 doing the Terry Fox walk. Great community stuff – loads of pictures.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 12, 2012 The first run was in 1980 when the city raised $4000 for the Terry Fox Research Foundation […]

BurlingtonGreen pulls off a real coup – Jane Goodall to make day long presentations at BPAC.

  Jane Goodall, renowned environmentalist will be in Burlington this week. Major coup for the BurlingtonGreen people and a day those attending her events will […]

Has the city politicized the Citizens Recognition Award process? Looks like they might have.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2012 We didn’t notice the appointment at first, the city has an awkward process of treating the names […]

United Way campaign gets off to a great start – sets $7 million target. Ti-Cats win a great game during “kick-off” event..

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 17, 2012 If what football fans saw on Saturday at the Ivor Wynne Stadium in Hamilton is an example […]

Chef’s to duel it out at the organic only Farmer’s Market in the downtown core.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2012 Two Spencer’s Restaurant Chef’s will duel it out at the Farmer’s Market on Friday. Chris Hayworth and […]

Police take to the air to eradicate marijuana plants using a Candian made drone.

REVISED By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2012 Earlier this week the Halton Regional Police got to play with their newest toy – what […]