Government tightens day care over-sight - adds more funding as well.

By Pepper Parr December 4, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   For those parents that use day care – the decisions that have to be made are […]

Deadline for flood relief applications is ten days away; there are people on hand to help you with the forms.

By Pepper Parr December 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The deadline to donate funds or submit a claim to the Burlington Community Foundation Flood Disaster […]

Regional council expected to look at how municipalities are represented;Milton will want better representation.

By Pepper Parr December 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The Region of Halton did there Swearing In this morning; they had three new faces. Regional […]

Downtown business community working at making Brant street look a little more festive - last year was a copout for many retailers.

By Pepper Parr December 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Down Business Association has held a friendly window decorating contest for the holidays! This […]

City announces second highest number of building permit applications in its history. So why will there be a tax increase in 2015?

By Pepper Parr December 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   City hall reports that building permit applications received in 2014 is the second highest on record. […]

Jean Belliveau: An apreciation.

By James Smith December 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   All the other kids wore the Rouge, Bleu, Blanc with nombre neuf. We were Anglos but […]

Mayor promises to give the city the sameleadership he gave in his first term.

By Pepper Parr December 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   He didn’t get it off on his best foot. Mayor Goldring reminded the audience at the […]

Ontario reintroduces legislation to safeguard public participation in debate; will it impact the legal action the Air Park took against two citizens and the Gazette?

By Pepper Parr December 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario is taking steps to protect the freedom of people who speak out on matters of […]

Master ice sculptor to be at Royal Botanical Gardens - not to be missed.

By Staff December 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Watch sculpting master Michael Muli use various techniques to transform ice into art at the Royal Botanical […]

Mayor to hold fund raiser three days after being sworn in.

By Pepper Parr December 1, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Sign at the western gateway to the city. With the chain of office officially his for […]

Belle Epoch theme planned for AGB 2015 Art Auction; that will be different!

By Pepper Parr December 1, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery of Burlington is proud of its rich tradition in hosting an annual, live […]

Vital Signs report points out opportunities to be a city we can all feel at home in.

By Pepper Parr December 1, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The report gets put out every year – the most recent is the third released by […]

Burlington male, 59, charged with arson in the Deerhurst Drive fire Sunday afternoon.

By Staff December 1, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   A house fire on Deerhurst Drive is being investigated as an arson. The Halton Regional Police Service […]

Country and western singer Hayley Verall to sing national anthem at council swearing-in on Monday.

By Pepper Parr November 30th, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   It won’t be the cowboy hat and the blue jeans Monday evening for Haley Verrall, the […]

WANTED! Female under 5'7

By Staff November 29, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Are you female? Under 5’7” tall? If you can sing “16 going on 17” there is a […]

Learn more about synchronized swimming and try some of the moves - Centennial Pool - Saturday.

By Staff November 29, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   If you haven’t got your weekend plans worked out and you are looking for something different to […]

Get a close look at how the police do their jobs and consider a career in policing.

By Staff November 28, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Are you a teen in the Halton Region who would like to understand more about the Police, […]

What is the definition of Burlington's BEST? Should nominations come from family or should they come from a community that wants to recognize exemplary service?

By Pepper Parr November 28, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Many a political career has been started with a citizen serving on a city board or […]

The Nucracker to have a three day, four performance run at the Performing Arts Centre: December 18-20.

By Staff November 28, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   It’s not quite Christmas without taking in a performance of The Nutcracker, There will be four runs […]

Women of St. Stephen's charge $5 for a potluck and raise $1263.80 that gets turned into $3791.40

By Pepper Parr November 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   They are the backbone of the community. There are all kinds of men’s clubs and organizations […]