Amazing Bed Race takes over Brant Street; No one will be sleeping on these beds.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 10, 2012 Beds will be on the move up Brant Street on Sunday, Sept. 23 as the annual Amazing Bed […]

Suspected thief who wielded at knife at Maple View mall robbery arrested.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 7, 2102 It was blatant. Three woman walked into a store at the Burlington Mall August 13th, and began […]

Burlington senior crashes a school bus in Oakville. Driver in serious condition.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 6, 2012 Three days into the school year and a school bus mounts a curb, strikes a tree, crashes through […]

Two Chef’s from Spencer’s on the Waterfront to duke it out at Centro Gardens in a Chef’s Street fight.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 6, 2012 Next Friday September 14, Centro Market is hosting special guest chefs Chris Haworth and Andrew McLeod with […]

A “sharrow” on your street? Should you be worried ? Not if you drive a bicycle.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON Sept. 5, 2012— Watch for painted signs along the side of more than two dozen roadways in Burlington. The city […]

There are six of them, these Olympians grew up in this community and we chose to laud and honour the job they did.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 5, 2012 Once they become Olympians the title is with them for life. We applaud them, we laud their […]

New police chief will be on the street watching traffic as part of the Traffic Safety and Awareness Day. Giving out parking tickets as well?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 6, 2012 The Halton Regional Police have begun a two pronged approach to public safety. On Monday September 10th, the […]

West Nile virus appearing in the Region; first human case for 2012 found in Oakville.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 5, 2012 A female in her thirties is Oakville’s first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) illness in 2012. […]

Police change of command turns out to be a hug in – local boy returns to his roots.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 4, 2012 It was more of a love in than a change of command – even though one […]

It was built during another era, now long forgotten but still very much part of the Lake Ontario scene. The Burlington Canal Pier.

By Margaret Lindsay Holton. BURLINGTON, ON September 4, 2012 I did not know much about this massive concrete pier that juts far out into the […]

Solid progress on pier construction; progress too on the legal side – both costing us a fortune.

REVISED. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 4, 2012 If you were able to get out onto the pier last week you would have seen […]

Lancaster’s corn roast – pleasant evening breezes at the Air Park – sound of engines – and construction equipment too?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 29, 2012 In the world of politics – it doesn`t matter if it`s federal, provincial or municipal – a […]

Lake Ontario water conditions for swimming at Beachway Park not as good as they were last week.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 31st, 2012 The beach water monitoring results done by the Regional Health Department revealed the following beaches are safe for […]

Armed Robbery at Rogers Store on Fairview in Burlington; cell phones stolen – no staff injuries

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 31, 2012 Halton Regional Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Rogers Wireless store in Burlington. On […]

Michele Benoit postpones Lake Ontario swim to 2013. Support crew problems and weather conditions meant a delay.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON Burlington, ON—Aug. 30, 2012 – Burlington resident Michele Benoit who was scheduled to attempt a 45KM Lake Ontario crossing this […]

West Nile virus infection risk remains high in Halton; 9 Burlington cases reported.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 30, 2012 The West Nile virus is still very much with us. The Halton Region Health Department reminds residents […]

For every bear that ever there was. Will gather there for certain, because. Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 29.2012 If you missed getting your kids to the Royal Botanical Gardens for the Fairy Queen visit – you can […]

Burlington teen Killed by westbound GO train between Appleby and Burlington stations.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 29, 2012 Burlington experienced its first rail based fatality Tuesday evening when a youth was struck by a locomotive on […]

Community Foundation wants to take Burlington’s pulse; roll up your sleeves.

By Colleen Mulholland, Executive Director, Burlington Community Foundation BURLINGTON, ON August 28, 2012 Over the past two decades, I’ve seen a lot of positive change […]

Same old, same old for Burlington. Federal constituency boundaries to remain the same.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 28, 2012 If things stay the way they are going Burlington`s Marvelous Mike will not have to convince anyone […]