Summer traffic woes on Maplewood Drive and parts of Plains Road West

By Staff July 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Summer traffic woes. Traffic alerts –Maplewood Drive and Plains Road West have trouble spots. Maplewood Drive will be […]

Is the Food Truck a fad, a new phenomenon or the shape of things to come?

By Tara Hall July 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Food trucks are more than just a phenomenon, they’re a social movement What was once the domain […]

Is there a future for the oldest farmhouse in the downtown core? Could be if the city planners and the developer get creative.

By Pepper Parr July 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It’s pretty clear now that the house William Ghent lived in as a farmer is going to […]

Royal Botanical Gardens’ workers to stage ‘Still Falling Behind in Paradise’ rally tomorrow

By Staff July 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The unions in this city seem to be on a bit of a roll – while the city’s […]

CineStarz - Show times - July 10 to 16, 2015

  Cine Starz Upper Canada Place 460 Brant Street WWW CINESTARZ.CA   SHOWTIMES July 10 to 16, 2015 AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON PG Fri […]

Is it time for transit workers to do a reality check and look at the city offer again?

By Pepper Parr July 7, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON When negotiating the idea is for each side to determine what they can give and what they […]

Conduct an orchestra! They will put the baton in your hand. Wow!

By Staff July 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Have you ever marvelled at that guy in front of that big orchestra and the way he waves […]

Missing in person but not in spirit: Councillor Meed Ward still recovering from a brain concussion - her Doctor assures her she will recover - she just needs time.

By Pepper Parr July 6, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Councillor Marianne Meed Ward won’t bet at the Council table this afternoon when City Council meets as […]

Be part of the show - Koogle looking for dancers to take part in September's Culture Days

By Staff July 6, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Koogle Theatre Company will be holding auditions on Sunday August 9 for local dancers! A Koogle Theatre event […]

More of them: Premier plans to make room for more politicians in the legislature.

By Pepper Parr July 6th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON If you like the idea of running for public office and ending up with a decent pension […]

Transit union negotiations about to get a little tense and sticky; council meets next July 15th and then wants to be off for the summer - good luck on that one.

How much longer will that open sign be lit up ? By Pepper Parr July 6, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The telephones will jangle this morning […]

Line up for the first Lowville festival announced - Gordie Tapp will be making an appearance.

By Pepper Parr July 6, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Robert Missen doesn’t speak – he gushes. Words tumble out of him – he has so much […]

Burlington Transit workers turn down a recommended settlement; both city and transit ask that negotiations continue.

By Staff July 6, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON In a surprisingly short media release the city announced that Burlington Transit workers, represented by CUPE Local 2723, […]

City doesn't provide an adequate level of safety for some of its workers.

By Pepper Parr July 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It was just over a month ago when we reported that two city employees were struck by […]

Police bring technology to the original Neighborhood Watch concept - SCRAM is a big help.

By Staff July 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Kind of tough when you can’t be sure that the things you left in your car while it […]

The Aboriginal story and the damage done in the Residential schools will be taught in Halton schools.

Walter Byj July 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON What have the aboriginal problems and grievances got to do with the schools in Burlington? A lot more […]

That was a big hole in that donut - Tim Horton franchise takes a $200,000 hit.

By Staff July 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On June 15, 2015, the owners of a Tim Hortons franchise in the City of Burlington learned there […]

Police are looking for a man who punched people he knew in the head at a mall in the city.

By Staff July 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It is week 11 of Halton Regional Police Service, Burlington station reaching out to the public to help […]

Fibre artists return the collection of Guilds at the Art Gallery of Burlington.

By Staff July 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Guilds were a medieval association of craftsmen or merchants, often having considerable power that determined the rules for […]

Reflections on Canada at the age of 148

By Pepper Parr July 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON What have we managed to do as a country in this past 148 years? Stay together is […]