Butcher store closes after short run at making it work - what was the missing ingredient?

By Staff September 8, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Keeping a downtown vibrant, healthy and attractive with the right mix of merchants is easier said than done. […]

Reception for Keith Marshall photography at AGB to take place September 9th - evening.

By Staff September 8th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Keith Marshall will be at the Fireside Lounge at the Art Gallery of Burlington to talk about his […]

Regional police find the Friday Fugitive program to have been very successful - want to roll it out across the region.

By Pepper Parr September 8, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON When Detective Constable Calvin Bulbrook to an idea into Superintendent Al Albano’s office at the Burlington division […]

A unique opportunity for 11 people to make a significant, lasting contribution to the public education system we have.

By Pepper Parr September 8, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The first in a series on the Burlington trustees on the Halton District Board of Education. In […]

Transportation Minister explains what the provincial government is going to do with rail transit - catch up and keep up!

By Pepper Parr September 8, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Once the “love in” part of the evening was over – those in the room at the […]

Hayden high - opened in 2013 - now needs more space - portables in the parking lots; which rocket scientist did the demographics on that project?

By Walter Byj September 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The wait for the Public School Board meeting was longer than the meeting itself. The scheduled 7:00 […]

The week that was in the federal election: Rivers on what media and advertising have done to determine the outcome.

By Ray Rivers September 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Each week between now and the day we all vote, October 19th, Ray Rivers is going to […]

Vince Fiorito named Green candidate for Burlington

By Pepper Parr September 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Greens have a candidate; a little late out of the gate but the Green Party in […]

Blistering temperatures - take sensible precautions and avoid heat stroke.

By Staff September 5, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It was blistering hot out there today and it isn’t going to be any cooler on Sunday – […]

Region medical officer of health reports first probable human case of West Nile virus in Halton

By Staff September 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON A probable human case of the West Nile virus (WNV) illness has been identified in an adult from […]

Where are the Greens? No candidate yet for the Green Party - why not?

By Pepper Parr September 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Where are the Greens? The Conservatives, the Liberals and the New Democrats have named their candidates and […]

Pensions - an Election Issue. It isn't the only issue but it is one that will impact on everyone in the country. Look carefully at the policy each party promises.

By Ray Rivers September 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON   Prime Minister McKenzie King introduced the first pension plan. It’s the closest we come to socialism, […]

City reopens Waterdown Road today - will it be a photo op for the ward Councillor?

By Staff September 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The City of Burlington is reopening Waterdown Road between Plains Road and Masonry Court on Friday, Sept. 4 […]

Now into its 20th week - the Fugitive Friday program has proven to be a significant success.

By Staff September 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON In April the Halton Regional Police Burlington Offender Management unit launched the Fugitive Friday initiative. It was designed […]

School opening will be a little less relaxed next week - but they will be open - and teachers will teach and continue to do the extra - curricular stuff.

By Pepper Parr September 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It’s getting tight people. The high school students have a place to go next Tuesday and the […]

Labour day detours for transit route # 1 - Hamilton side

By Staff September 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Changes on Route 1: Detours because of the Labour Day parade in Hamilton. detour on Labour Day – […]

An amazing bit of Canadian history that passed through Burlington 35 years ago - watch the run that made it all happen

By Staff September 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It isn’t too far off. RibFest will be over, the kids will have gotten used to the idea […]

Another Beachway property sold - that's four in the past year. Latest went for $550,000

By Pepper Parr September 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON If you thought you had heard the end of the battle over what is going to happen […]

Rib Fest adds a day of feasting to their annual event - you can chow down starting at 5:30 pm today.

By Staff September 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Watch for it. The smoke from the grills at Spencer Smith Park should begin to rise sometime this […]

Burlington girl makes it to the finals at the CNE Rising Star Talent competition

By Staff September 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Canadian National Exhibition has been holding the Rising StarTalent dance and song competition for more than 29 […]