City looking for volunteers to serve on its 10 boards and committees; good place to launch a political career or just make a difference.

September 2, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Local boards and committees, the place where many political careers have started, is a vital part […]

First Alton Village community structure operational: high school opens, Library next, Recreation Centre goes live in October.

September 2, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The buses will begin pulling up in front of the spanking new Frank J. Hayden High […]

Regional police officer charged with assault.

September 2, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. A Halton Regional Police Service officer has been charged with assault while on duty. The incident took […]

Premier pops into town, flips a couple of racks at Ribfest, blows some smoke and head off for Hamilton.

    September 1, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Premiers don’t just pop into town any time. Visits are calculated and timed and carefully […]

Salary levels for emergency responders are unsustainable and unfair; city still has to pay them. Mayor wants to see a change.

    September 1, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The Mayor went to Ottawa recently to schmooze with other Mayors and to bend the […]

Premier plans to drop into the Ribfest on Saturday. Will we see our MP or our MPP as well?

August 30, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The province’s premier will be taking in Burlington’s Ribfest Saturday. Kathleen Wynne plans to spend an […]

John has his jacket, league has cash and coaches ready to hold early meetings: BLOMHA ready for another hockey season.

August 30, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON When the cooler weather sets in you will see Jim McNeil wearing his The Game Goes […]

Ribfest and Teddy Bears at the RBG. Beaches are a little iffy – blue-green algae have moved in. Weather expected to be decent.

August 30, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The water along the shore might be messed up with blue green algae and gas prices […]

Art Centre nominated as one of 28 best art galleries in the province.

August 30, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) has listed the Burlington Art Centre as one of […]

Heath department advises residents not to swim in either Beachway Park or LaSalle – blue-green algae found.

    August 29, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Halton Region’s Health Department is advising residents to avoid swimming and wading in the waters […]

City holds first public consultation on Culture Action Plan; artists fail to make their point – uninvited to second session.

    August 29, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. If there was a platform that the Artists Collective wanted to put forward – and […]

The Cost of Electric Power: Wind turbines, solar panels are safe as electrical generation and cheaper than anything else available.

August 29, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. Let’s debunk the nonsense about the high cost of renewable energy in Ontario. Gord Miller, Ontario’s […]

Weekend swimming conditions along the lake – dodgy at best. Caution advised.

August 29, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. For what is seen as the traditional last weekend when you can swim for as long as […]

ADI developments breaks ground on Guelph Line and announces Dundas-Sutton project.

    August 28, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Construction equipment is on site and holes are being dug in the ground as ADI […]

Well that behaviour is certainly a no, no in Burlington; how did the police really know what the man was doing?

August 28, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON Halton Police are searching for a man reportedly seen masturbating in a complex on Maple Crossing Blvd […]

Artists want a storm of colour and light and sound and hope you will come to a community consultation and get soaked.

    August 27, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The natives are restless. The tom-tom drums are beating. Smoke clouds are being used to […]

Bomber command crews finally recognized for their heroic efforts.

August 27, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. They waited years for this – seventy years to be exact but earlier this week the […]

The Spiral Stela is unveiled; crowd likes it – now the rest of he community gets to decide how it feels.

    August 25, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. And there it was. Burlington’s first piece of public art that was the result of […]

Stela is at her new place now – visitors are welcome to drop by and see how she looks.

August 25, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It was expected to be a pretty simple task. Get the Spiral Stela from the shipping […]

It almost didn’t happen but Burlington citizens saved the Freeman station from destruction, The restoration can now begin.

August 24, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The Friends of Freeman Station have confirmed that the historic train station will move from the […]