AGB staff favour the Long Kiss video installation. Artist Riley hopes for Valentine's Day turnout.

By Staff January 24, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. It was a different piece of “installation art”. Jim Riley came up with this idea of filming people […]

Thirty three flood victims have cheques that are "in the mail" Three of the 310 claims received were turned down.

By Pepper Parr January 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The wheels do at times move very slowly but they are at least moving a little. The […]

Under Chief Smith's watch, peace and tranquility was the way everyone liked it, and he kept it that way.

By Mark Gillies January 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Part 3 of a 4 part feature Burlington in transition Under Chief Smith’s watch, Burlington continued to […]

Shoplifters are keeping police busy; arrests at Burlington Mall and Shoppers Drug Mart

By Staff January 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It used to be that it was either a drug bust or a case of someone doing things […]

Day care workers to get an additional $1 an hour - more next year.

By Staff January 21, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today that the Ontario government is increasing wages for early childhood educators and front-line […]

Something to think about for Family Day in February.

By Staff January 21, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Adults understand the relationship between nature and the environment – well some of them do. But how do […]

Call has gone out for possible mural locations around the city. What could large scale murals do for Burlington?

By Staff January 21, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. The city wants to make the streets look nicer. A number of years ago they installed really nice […]

City looking for photographs to animate the new web site

By Staff January 21, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The city web site is getting a serious make over. Council was given a quick preview of what […]

Public was outraged - Council wasn't sure it would have any impact on final decision

By Pepper Parr January 20th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It was pretty clear after less than five minutes that the four people short of capacity in […]

Lee Smith struggles to deal with the death of his wife and the economic depression the country was in.

By Mark Gillies January 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. Part two of a four part feature. Chief Lee Joseph Smith, (1885 – 1973). Lee and Alma […]

Rivers points out to the Prime Minister that it is really about the economy - not just the Alberta oil sands.

By Ray Rivers January 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON For a long while now I have criticized the federal government’s approach to managing the economy – […]

Mayor and Council Remuneration for 2015 – they will be getting a slight increase

By Staff January 19, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON What are they worth? Are they worth what we are paying them? Would any of them earn the […]

Council members will soon decide who they want as the next city manager.

By Pepper Parr January 19th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. In the very near future city council will decide who the next city manager is going to […]

Wither city hall: Is there a new one in the cards; part of a real vision perhaps?

By Pepper Parr January 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. The city did another photo opportunity last week. Opened in 1965, expanded later the structure no longer […]

Missing person located: Brendan Craig in good health.

By Staff January 17, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The missing person, Brendan Craig, has been located by Halton Police in Burlington. He is in good health […]

“you never know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone, they paved paradise and put up a parking lot”: Beachway home sold for $600,000

By Pepper Parr January 16, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Many readers will recognize the headline – the phrase comes from the iconic rock song, Big Yellow […]

Police asking the public to help in locating Brendan Craig - missing since late December..

By Staff January 16, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Burlington resident. Brendan Craig, 23, […]

Fire fighter deliver impressive

By Staff January 15, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Getting a visit from the fire fighters is just fine – as long as they are not coming […]

Replica grenade: no intent to threaten and/or cause alarm to any persons inside the store and no criminal offence has occurred.

By Staff January 15, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Investigators in the Criminal Investigations Bureau have identified and interviewed the individual responsible for leaving a replica hand […]

Counterfeit $20 and $50 American bills showing up throughout the Region. Two nabbed in Milton.

By Staff January 14, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON There are some phony –counterfeit American $50.00 and $20.00 bills being passed at commercial businesses throughout the Region […]