Leblovic’s leave a Council Standing committee before hearing Mayor’s remarks which they later call unparliamentary and inappropriate.

November 26, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Diane Leblovic is not happy with Mayor Rick Goldring and gave him a piece of her […]

Beachway residents get creative; city hall forgets what satire is – wasn’t Jonathan Swift required reading in high school?

November 26, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. There are times when you are the butt of the joke and the best thing you […]

Province decides to add another floor to the hospital along with more beds and operating rooms.

November 26, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The way Mayor Goldring saw it – Burlington is basically getting a new hospital. The provincial […]

Election battle for ward 1 gets an early starts – nominations aren’t open yet but election material is out there.

November 25, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Nominations haven’t even opened for the 2014 municipal election and there are buttons opposing the re-election of […]

City tells its parking story – uses a very funny, cheeky video. Parking to be free for all of December then every Saturday as well.

November 25. 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. A city hall with a sense of humour? We didn’t see that when a resident sent […]

A wellcome that will not be forgotten – how quickly will the error be corrected? Has it been noticed yet?

November 25, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Oh dear, that was embarrassing. Brand new sign, new buildings, one of which is a high school […]

Two dozen greeters welcome more than 1000 people to the Alton community complex on a cold Saturday morning.

November 25, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. This Saturday the place was wide open. The complex of buildings in the Alton community: a high […]

Cheryl Miles Goldring to show her Newfoundland work at the Seaton Gallery on Spring Garden Road, December 1st.

November 24, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It is fast becoming the focal point – the place to see new and interesting art […]

Police report on drug raid released one week after the event. Why the delay?

November 22, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. A police raid that took place on the November 21, 2013 was reported immediately by the police. […]

Cops collar cache of drugs and more cash than most of us get to spend in a year. Drug business must be good.

November 22, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Ouch – that hurt. Whenever there is an opportunity to tell, or better yet, show the public […]

Team Burlington: What has it done? What can it do? Not one of the city’s strongest operations

November 22, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Has a Convention ever come to Burlington? Even a small one? Doesn’t look as if anyone […]

Moral chains and civic leadership; do they matter and do they exist?

November 22, 2013   By Pepper Parr   BURLINGTON, ON. There is on the wall of my office a quote from Edmund Burke that […]

Taylor talks to constituents – will run again – event almost like family gathering where local gossip gets shared.

November 21, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Each Council member has their own style and their unique relationship with the people who elect […]

We all lost something that November afternoon in Dallas; a President, a promise and hope.

November 21, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. Where were you when JFK was shot? Kennedy was young, handsome, rich and the closest thing […]

Is someone drilling for oil on the airpark property or is there more soil contaminent testing being done and if so – why?

November 20, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Just because lawyers have managed to wrap up the Airpark differences in appeals to a higher […]

Things got a little frosty during the Chilly Half Marathon delegations.

November 19, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The item on the Agenda was to approve the Special Events Team plans for 2013/14. The […]

Team Burlington: What has it done? What can it do? Not one of the city’s strongest operations.

November 18, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Has a Convention ever come to Burlington? Even a small one? Doesn’t look as if anyone […]

Restaurant chain proposes upscale eatery with a roof top patio for Appleby Line and New Street. Parking concerns residents.

November 18, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Is it an appropriate place for a restaurant that will have a patio on the roof […]

Atwood to speak at RBG evening of November 28th She will focus on her “enthralling dystopian trilogy.”

November 16, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. This is what you would call a `”coup” The Different Drummer is bringing Margaret Atwood to town. […]

Airpark files an appeal on the Wednesday decision that found Burlington site bylaw to be valid. The saga continues.

November 15, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The Burlington Executive Airpark has decided to appeal the decision that found the city of Burlington […]