Two days left – then the packing for the return trip starts. Kids don’t want to leave.

By Staff July 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The fish never did bite but the local librarian and I are now “buddies”. She was fascinated over […]

A class act thanks those who stood by him: Henry Schilthuis fetes his friends at Discovery Centre.

By Staff July 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The sun will set while Henry Schilthuis and his invited guests enjoy a summer evening and talk about […]

Air Park takes a new tack; hires engineers instead of lawyers to do their bidding. Will anything be different?

By Pepper Parr July 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The fat is about to get dropped into the fire. The Burlington Executive Air Park Inc., has […]

Lighter summer schedule for a week – lots to publish next week but something every day while we are away.

By Staff July 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The fish aren’t biting and there is a line up at the library for internet access. This summer […]

Reformed Economic Development Corporation sructure raising some eyebrows. More to be said about how they will operate.

By Staff July 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. John Sweeney has said he will not be running for office even though he blew $100 to nominate […]

Air park owner writes letter to the editor of the newspaper he is suing – go figure,

By Vince Rossi July 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It has been suggested that I am suing a number of people who have publicly opposed the […]

What does Milton know that Burlington never figured out – getting a university in the right place.

By Staff July 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Burlington got the McMaster University DeGroote campus but it doesn’t seem to make all that much of a […]

Book of Best Wishes will get to the Prince in time for his birthday July 22nd. Hooray!

By Pepper Parr July 14, 2014 BURLINGTON. ON. We received an email on Friday advising us that: The office of The Duke and Duchess thought […]

Summer time – slowing down – just a bit.

By Staff July 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Time for a bit of a break. Time for some sunshine and cool waters of a Northern Ontario […]

Is Councillor Taylor even thinking about dropping out of the election? Sources say he might; Taylor says – not true.

By Staff July 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Is there a member of Council so put off by the case being made by the cycling community […]

Columnist gets no response – takes a break.

By Staff July 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Ray Rivers, our lead columnist has done a column every week for the past 14 months. In each […]

Local lawyer and candidate for office wants to put Council member’s friend in jail – campaign is getting interesting.

By Pepper Parr July 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Now it gets interesting. We got an email from a source who says: “So I am involved […]

New BEDC sets up shop; working on what they mean by transparency as they face mammoth task making us all prosperous.

By Pepper Parr July 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. He needed a little while to reset his compass but Frank McKeown has found his bearings and […]

Book of Best Wishes arrives at Rideau Hall; gets x-rayed by security then on to the Prince.

By Pepper Parr July 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The pages, with signatures from more than 3000 Burlingtonians, who signed the Book of Best Wishes, celebrating […]

Fore! Golf club heist in Lowville; non members take equipment.

By Staff July 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The Lowville Golf Course on Britannia Road had late night visitors, without membership cards, who broke a glass […]

MacKay the Moralist: Legislating morality is a tricky business.

By Ray Rivers July 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. As long as there are men and women – and money – prostitution, the world’s oldest profession, […]

Moyle doing first cut of an organizational remake for the city; fewer general managers and room for younger talent?

By Pepper Parr July 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Kim Phillips. General Manager Corporate and Community Services leaves the city payroll at the end of July. […]

Whistle blower who shoots hoops appointed to Community Foundation; gas pump jockey joins the team as well.

By Staff July 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. If you want to get it done you go to the guy everyone calls. The fellow that is […]

Drug dealer wants a second chance – parent says he has no sympathy for drug dealers.

By Pepper Parr July 7, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Late in 2012 we ran a police drug bust story on a 24 year old Hamilton resident […]

Media election coverage: how we will report on the municipal election.

By Pepper Parr July 5, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. One evening after a city council meeting a number of months ago, a member of council asked […]