City delegation to dine at Dutch Palace in Netherlands - it certainly beats eating at the convention centre in Burlington.

By Staff May 5, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Better late than never – I guess. The city sent out a media release this morning saying who […]

Beachway resident expect to be in the park right to the end - a moment in time that has yet to be defined.

By Helene Skinner May 5, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Just read today’s Burlington Gazette article about Beachway Park’s Beachway Master plan. Let me assure you that […]

Burlington Mural project looking for artists to do one mural in each ward - decent funding available.

By Staff May 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Art – mural art to be specific – is going totally local. If you don’t reside in Burlington […]

City announces the entertainment line-up for Canada Day - Symphony on the Bay will perform with fireworks.

By Staff May 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The City of Burlington has announced the entertainment lineup for Canada Day that includes the Stellas and Symphony […]

Beachway park will make use of the west end in a way it was never used before - once the houses are gone - when is an open question.

By Pepper Parr May 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Part 2 of a multi-part series The park is close to massive in scale – at least […]

Mayor and Councilor Lancaster in Holland representing the city during the celebration of the Canadian liberation of Holland - seventy years ago.

By Pepper Parr May 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Mayor is not in his office this week. He is out of the country along with […]

If it ever gets built it will be an extraordinary park; no budget allocation yet, and Lakeshore Road in front of the new hospital has to be rebuilt - and those homes have to go as well.

By Pepper Parr May 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of a multi-part series There is still a lot of wind in the sails that […]

The first offender on the Burlington Fugitive Friday poster boy list - police haven't caught this one yet.

By Staff May 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Every once in a while a police officer does something that is out of the police box and […]

Male culprit enters three homes in the Glendor Avenue part of town; touches sleeping females in two homes - police arrested and hold a man for bail hearing.

By Staff May 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police Service is investigating several night time break and enter incidents at three units of […]

The first responders - the men and women who are at your door when there is an emergency- they need you to do your part.

Halton’s Emergency responders kick off Emergency Preparedness Week at First Responder’s Day celebration By Staff May 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The only time an emergency […]

Touch a truck - the kids love this kind of thing.

By Staff May 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It will be the weekend when the gardeners go nut2 – the 23rd and 24th of May. They […]

Real estate agents will be going door to door looking for food not listings - Keller Williams Red Day

By Staff May 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington is the kind of community where many of the commercial organizations look for a way to give […]

It is Fugitive Friday - this is going to be a tough week for Curtis Henry Komp - the police really want this man.

By Staff May 1, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The smart catchy phrases are usually created by advertisers – people wanting to sell you toothpaste or laundry […]

Is it the parents who need sex education?

By Ray Rivers May 1, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Was Dr. Benjamin Spock the father of us all? His ‘Common Sense Book of Baby and Child […]

Population shifts suggest there might be some consolidation, especially at the public elementary school level

By Walter Byj May 1, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON While some parts of the Halton region are experiencing high growth spurts, others have remained stable. In […]

Police end long investigation into sexual abuse - charge now retired school teacher.

By Staff April 30, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Bureau have completed an investigation into allegations of historical […]

Mayor assures audience that intensification will not impact traditional communities - Tyendaga golf course seems to be safe

By Pepper Parr April 30, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON For an event that is critical to how Burlington decides to grow and of concern to a […]

Province gives the Region the balance of the $2.8 million promised to cover part of the cost of recovering from the ice storm December of 2013

By Staff April 30, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On April 22, 2015, the Province committed to compensating Halton Region $2.8 million for response and recovery efforts […]

Community Foundation distributes $897,000 to groups in the city - highest level ever for the organization.

By Staff April 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Burlington Community Foundation (BCF) distributed more than $897,000 in grants to charities and not-for-profit organizations, the largest […]

Halton Region set to host Spring Compost Giveaway - this suggests there is a gardening season on its way

By Staff April 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON For those of you who are absolutely certain there will be no more snow – this is good […]