At some point city has to figure out what affordable housing it needs but let’s not put this on the backs of the developers.

September 24, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Sometime in the next couple of week Nicholas Carnacelli will wander across Brant Street to city […]

Another problem to deal with while raising children who are on the internet more than you would like them to be.

September 25, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It has come to this: we now have a Cyber Tip Awareness Day when we focus […]

Are we really selling dirty oil to the rest of the world? And if we are – why? Can’t we clean it up?

September 25th, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Do you have the feeling I get when I hear people talk about the “dirty oil” […]

A “Dymond” in the rough and what a whopper of a burger – with shakes as well.

September 24, 2013 By Piper King BURLINGTON, ON. I had originally planned to compare the desserts from the several different restaurants run by a […]

Remember that lottery advertisement line: “Home James, Home” Today one has to add “in less than an hour please”.

September 24, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. “Toronto is a great place to live, if only you could manage to get to work” […]

If the city never sees a private tree bylaw it won’t be because the environmentlists stopped trying. One more kick at this can.

September 23, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. They are going to give it the old college try and provide city council with what […]

Downtown development faces challenge from local residents who claim rules are being broken.

September 23, 2013 BY Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It has been so long since Burlington has seen a high-rise building that includes office space […]

Developer backs away from residential proposal along western part of Caroline.

September 23, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It was going to be Maurice Desrochers jump from operating properties he had bought up as […]

Some of the most imaginative and amazing beds raced up Brant Street last Sunday.

September 22, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. It was the 4th Annual. They shut down the lower part of Brant Street to let it […]

Just Ask! A travel service:Getting to the Montreal area – do we fly or should we drive?

September 23, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON. Traveling can be fun. Cruises are great, bus tours can be an adventure but most travel takes some planning. […]

Winner of BurlingtonGreen bike contest turns out to be a New Brunswicker who has a sister in Burlington.

September 22, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. What was that line – it takes a village to raise the child? What does it […]

If you think your picture being in cyber space is compromising; how do you feel about having your fingerprint out there?

September 22, 2013 By James Burchill. BURLINGTON, ON. Apple’s new iPhone with fingerprint security is raising privacy questions and giving many people reason to […]

Competition for the book audience at the end of the month. Local author Turpin Myers launches “Nightswimming”.

September 21, 21013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Sunday the 29th is going to be a busy day for the book lovers. A Different Drummer […]

Premier takes GO to Burlington to listen while she works her way to a transit strategy.

September 20th 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The Premier was in town for a Roundtable event facilitated by the Chamber of Commerce at […]

Predicted rainfall has the potential to flood – caution advised. We can never tell what weather is going to do anymore – can we?

September 20th, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. These days you just never know – do you? Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement […]

The cod fishery – gone; just gone. Left to whither to nothing while 30,000 workers lost their jobs.

September 20, 2013 By Ray Rivers. BURLINGTON, ON. They are romantic little fishing villages dotting the coastline of this Island province, the last to […]

It was one of the shortest cultural events the city has ever seen. Quite an impact. Watch for it again next year.

September 19, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It was like one of those small things that you come across. An object you see […]

Inappropriate Touching of young girls on the rise. Second incident reported in the last ten days.

September 19, 2013 By staff BURLINGTON, ON. Earlier this week a 13-year-old Burlington girl was walking home on Palmer Drive near Newlands Crescent when […]

Fromer Toronto Mayor, David Crombie, has deep roots in Burlington area and is fond of the city, tries to bend our Mayor’s ear.

September 18, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It was an event held at perhaps the most prestigious site in the city. It had […]

Late football season fundraiser at the new Wendell Clark’s on Brant Street – I was there for the food.

September 17, 2013 By Piper King Wendel Clarke opened up his new shop on Brant Street last week with a nod to the football […]