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Driver of car that struck a 5 year old at a school crossing charged.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 16, 2013 On December 5th 2012, the Halton Regional Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit commenced an investigation into a motor […]

Burlington Community Engagement Charter - Version two.

Burlington has engaged in the creation of an Engagement Charter, which was one of the recommendations in the 2010 Shape Burlington report. The creation of […]

City hall is thinking 2.3% as a tax increase. Meed Ward likes 1.85% – this debate has just begun – there is much more to it than this.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 15, 2013 This is the time of year when your council members gather around the table they call the […]

Lakeshore to get dedicated bike lanes from Seneca Ave to Guelph line on a pilot basis.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 15, 2013 After four solid hours of debate and 13 delegations city council meeting in committee decided to go […]

Vandals take it out on the little merchants: two locations in one plaza are broken into along with six others in the city

Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 14, 2013 The Mountain Grove – Guelph Line – Upper Middle Road part of town took a bit of a hit […]

This council meeting didn’t pass the smell test this afternoon. Why so much conferring with legal counsel?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 14, 2013 They are back at their first Council Committee meeting and started out with the newly formulated Development […]

Talking Turkey: Lots of Turkey. Really. I’m talking about turkeys here which could include public art.

By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON. January 14, 2013 I have been watching and listening with a great deal of interest over the past few […]

Public art jury got this one right. Intriguing piece of art in a great location. Kudo’s to Dan Lawrie for putting up the cash.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 14, 2013 It took long enough, but the best of the three finalists in the most recent public art […]

Police need help identifying two males suspected of thefts from vehicles and fraudulent use of stolen credit cards

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 10, 2013 If there was ever any doubt on the message behind the Regional Police Lock it or Lose It […]

What happened to the 72 hours’ notice? ask parents. Burlington Museums do their bit.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 10, 2013 When the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (EFTO) announced they were going to hold a day of […]

Are we about to see a significant, and perhaps more effective, approach to citizen involvement?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 8th, 2013 The “new” Waterfront Committee is certainly different from the one that had its wheels taken away from […]

Ok – how did this happen? You locked yourself out of your car while stopping for a red light. Hmm

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 8th, 2012 We call them awkward situations. They happen. We don’t want to identify or further embarrass the driver of […]

Construction starting on Guelph Line in Burlington; expect delays – look for alternate routes.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 8, 2013 One of the busiest thoroughfares in the city is going to get squeezed a bit which will reduced […]

How similar and different were Winston Churchill and McKenzie King? Lecture at Central Library on book about these two man.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 8, 21013 Terry Reardon, historian and former Director of The International Churchill Society of Canada, introduces his bracing chronicle of […]

Kilbride collision puts two in hospital – shuts down road for more than four hours. Serious but not life threatening injuries.

  By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 8th, 2013 A serious collision on Cedar Springs Road in the Village of Kilbride, shut down traffic for a […]

Can modern science and the display of information help with any possible oil pipeline problem? What pipeline problem?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 8, 2012 This is one of those jaw dropping stories. Bookmark it and take the time to go through […]

Robber breaks into cars big time – has been charged with 17 counts of theft. Many from cars with unlocked doors

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 7, 2013 Is it because we are the second nicest city in Canada to live in? Is it because […]

Long hours, many late nights and the pay isn’t the greatest either. But we elect them and here is part of what they do for you.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 4, 2013 They are just bears for punishment – or perhaps they want to have more time to do […]

Artist depicts the ruins of a society … “which have been lost to the bustle of life without integrity.”

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 7, 2012 You see him on the street from time to time; easel before him, fingerless gloves on his […]

Retailers along Brant Street did next to nothing to gussy up their part of town for Christmas: How come?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 6, 2013 You live in Burlington; you shopped and therefore you shopped at the malls. I didn’t know Burlington […]