Beachway Park report is out – doesn’t look all that good for the residents at first glance.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 30, 2013. The good people over on the Beachway Park got a strong dose of reality yesterday when […]

Organic Farmer’s Market shifts schedule and will operate on Sunday’s – opens May 11th –

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 30th, 2013. The Organic Farmer’s Market will open for the first time this season on May 11th and […]

City council directs staff to ask all kinds of questions about rail track safety & report to the public. Good start.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 30, 2013. Progress on getting something done with those locations where there is no barrier at all making […]

So that’s what those storage units are used for – I thought you put furniture in the things.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 29, 2013. A drug arrest leads to a firearm seizure. The two District Strategic Support Team concluded a […]

Artists, photogs asked to show their stuff: City wants artists, Region wants photogs Knock yourself out – give your best shot.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. April 29, 2013. If you’ve a creative bent to you or your children are good with a set of crayons […]

Burlington columnist links the Boston Bombings, Justin Trudeau and Tory attack advertisements

By Ray Z. Rivers Ray Rivers will write weekly on both federal and provincial politics, applying his more than 25 years as a federal […]

Provincially funded, locally trained police officers patrol city streets looking for gang activity, weapons and violent people. It works.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 29, 2013. Policing gets tougher and tougher. The violent criminals are still out there and so are the […]

Three Burlington railway crossing deaths in three months – 7 in the whole province. Intolerable.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 29, 2013. It takes persistence and facts to bring about change and a city council as small as […]

Burlington tells National Energy Board that an Enbridge pipeline leak would be “catastrophic” for the city.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. April 29, 2013 The National Energy Board has received nearly 200 applications to participate in the hearings on the expansion […]

Is Burlington looking at a significantly different political hierarchy at city hall?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 28, 2013. The earth moved; the ground shifted. It will be awhile before we see the effect of […]

Spring has sprung! The grass has riz, there are kids in town in the Lemonade Biz!

Comments from a casual observer. BURLINGTON, ON April 27, 2013 A real sign of spring is kids selling lemonade and one of our readers […]

This is what you call “opaque” as opposed to “transparent”. HRPS can do better than this.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 28, 2013. The originator of this media release from the Halton Regional Police Service was Superintendent Signy Pittman, […]

Did we miss something? How come Joe Brant isn’t on the list? No opportunity to show our appreciation for the doctors at the hospital..

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 26, 2013. There probably isn’t a week of the year when we aren’t celebrating something. Every cause there […]

Keep your political base happy and then look for ways to bring in those undecided voters. Halton Liberals nominate Naidoo-Harris.

By James Smith MILTON, ON. April 25, 2013. It was one of those events that have to take place, you really don’t want to […]

Halton police get to rack up another “cold case” that now proceeds to trial after police arrest and return suspect to Burlington.

REVISED Halton Regional Police advise that HRPS homicide detectives arrested the accused in Banff, Alberta and escorted Jan Goro back to Ontario. The R.C.M.P. […]

Will she get an apology? Meed Ward to meet with Mayor, Clerk and City Manager about how she was shut down at Council. Fireworks?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 24, 2013 Four people will meet in a room sometime tomorrow. It will probably be the Mayor’s Boardroom. […]

What will it look like and how do you get up on the platform: All is revealed.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 23, 2013. The city is arranging for a media tour of the pier on May 30th at 4:30 […]

He has a case; they aren’t going to like it but he has a case. Councillor Dennison marshals his facts.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 23, 1013. It’s always difficult for someone serving the public to do something that the public being served […]

Is figuring out how we can EACH save a little on what we spend on energy the key to attracting new business to the city?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 22, 2013. Five very smart people gathered in the Community WHAT at the Burlington Performing Art Centre last […]

A really nice twist – the Bandits who will not take a dime from you are partnering with United Way who want to sell you a 50/50 draw ticket.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 22, 2013. The Burlington Bandits, members of the Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) that has been around since 1909, […]