City council gets detail on damage Air Park doing to the community; Lancaster gets an earful.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 11, 2013. Four people delegated to city council last night to tell their Council what has gone wrong […]

Is that all there is? Much ado about nothing says the spouse.

By Walter Byj, Correspondent BURLINGTON, ON. June 11, 2102. I was asked by the publisher to give my first impression of the pier at […]

Action in the northern part of the city over the Air Park shenanigans. Road accesss suspensions might be invoked.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 10, 2013. It`s a grind. There are so many levels of jurisdiction that it gets difficult to figure […]

A vigorous debate on just what the Air Park could do. Bizarre said the Mayor; appalling said Craven. Murder said a resident.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 11,2013. It was the longest city council meeting on record for this Significant Seven and one which heard […]

I didn’t say this – she did; nice of her wasn’t it?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 9, 2013. The letter set out below came from a reader. To the best of my knowledge I never dated […]

So – why did you change your name from Our Burlington to the Burlington Gazette? Better optics and a clearer identity

By Pepper Parr, Publisher REVISED with comment from former Mayor Walter Mulkewich. BURLINGTON, ON. June 8, 2013 Why use the name the Gazette? For […]

The Come Back Tour – The Woodies will be at Emma’s Back Porch during SOM kick off.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. May 22. 2013. Burlington native Bill Wood is bringing his band, The Woodies back Home to perform at Emma’s […]

Burlington detachment of the Regional police is investigating a homicide at a Mountainside Drive residence.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 7, 2013. On June 7, 2013 at 10:48 a.m., police were requested to attend a residence on Mountainside Drive […]

Landfill dumping is wrecking the lifestyle and peaceful use of an Appleby Line property – obscene behaviour.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6, 2013. This is obscene! That is the only way to describe what is being done to the […]

Some commercial activity has popped up in the Beachway Park. Rent yourself a paddle boat and get out on the water.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 6, 2013. It’s a good idea; it should work. And if you ever wanted to try out one […]

Hardly seems worth the effort but the city seems prepared to let you out on the pier IF the work is done a day earlier. Whoopee.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 7, 2013 — The Brant Street Pier will open to the public on June 13, two days ahead […]

Small potatoes in the drug world but an arrest is an arrest and it adds to the police stats.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6, 2013. The drug dealers are keeping the police busy enough. Earlier today members of the Three District […]

Road closures to be in effect for paramedics funeral.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 6, 2013 On Friday June 7, 2013 the Halton Regional Police Service will lend their support and logistical assistance […]

Robin Hood – a leading thinker on the distribution of income.

By Ray Rivers. BURLINGTON, ON. June 6, 2013 Robin Hood, legend has it, stole from the rich to give to the poor, doing what […]

Mayor’s trip to Germany part of plans to develop new opportunities for the economic growth of the city.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 5, 2013 If you haven’t seen the Mayor around town that’s because he left town – spending a […]

Some movement on $$$ BLOMHA won – pretty slow response from a major multi-national with dozens of national brands.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 5, 2013 They didn’t say very much but they at least said something. It would have been […]

Lots of talk talk about the closing down of the Regus operation on Brant Street. No clear resolutions yet.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 5, 2013. There is at least some movement on the space rental situation at the Regus operation […]

Rapid police response results in the arrest of transient youth for assault of a 16 year old female.

    By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 5, 2013. Halton Police have arrested a transient youth following the assault on a young girl on Sutton […]

A Canadian’s influence on the way we saw world affairs from 1936 to 1960 – subject of a talk at the library.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 5, 2013. There was a man named Beverly Baxter. Those of you who recognize the name will know your […]

Performing Art Centre announces four new Directors bringing the total to 13 Board members. .

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 4, 2013. The Board of The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is pleased to announce the election of four […]