Halton Region beach water monitoring results declare all Burlington beaches safe for swimming.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 18, 2012 The Halton Region Health Department monitors the water quality at public beaches throughout Halton. Beach water monitoring on […]

Porcelain work of Canadian artist to be shown at the BAC. The theme is umbrellas.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 18, 2012 With the weather we have been having – talk of umbrellas will at least raise an eyebrow. […]

Getting out on the street – some but not enough to make this an annual event. Car Free Sunday needs a re-think.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 17, 2012 Everyone thought it was going to be bigger and better than the Car Free Sunday on Appleby […]

Two to replace the one we decided we didn’t want? Mayor and Council member might each have a waterfront advisory group.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 18, 2012 This is going to get interesting. The Waterfront Advisory Committee is now officially dead. The funeral will […]

What has city hall done for you lately? They are about to give you some real customer service. No kidding. I didn’t make this up.

  By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 16, 2012 Parking tickets. Ugh! Many in Burlington think that if they own a car they have a […]

Skate board park “officially” opened; Alton Community Centre will soon follow creating distinct suburban neighbourhood.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 16, 2012 The Alton community took another step on the weekend to becoming a complete community. The Norton Park […]

Hamilton just might have an idea we could use here in Burlington – imagine.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 19, 2012 Here’s one the environmentalists and community garden advocates might want to tuck away until city budget time. […]

Is Burlington going to see the turkey of the century on Thanksgiving of 2013?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 13, 2012 Project Update # 16 and comments the Mayor made at the Wednesday Community Services committee meeting aren’t […]

Second car free Sunday – this time in the downtown core from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm; Dennison will be on skates, city will pick up the tab.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 13, 2012 Burlington is going to pull out all the stop for this second car free Sunday. The first […]

Water safety report – Region changes the way it measures and reports for Burlington Beachway.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 13, 2012 The Halton Region Health Department monitors the water quality at public beaches throughout Halton. Hundreds of families […]

Burlington seniors clean up big time, city gives them buckets of money; Mayor promises to join when he qualifies.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 13, 2012 Burlington’s Seniors made it big time Thursday morning. Joe Lamb, a member of the Seniors’ Centre negotiating […]

Burlington brothers and their “buds” working together on a Fringe Festival theatrical production – Harold Pinter’s Betrayal.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 12, 2012 This is one of those “local boy does good” stories – except that the story is about […]

The Waterfront Advisory committee can be saved but it will take courage, conviction and some very fast action.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 11 , 2012 There was a way to save the Waterfront Advisory committee. The members of the committee just […]

Sun is going to set on the Waterfront Advisory Committee, chair says he was blind sided. He was actually wearing blinders.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 10, 2012 It could have been different, for the sake of Burlington it should have been different, but when […]

The Plan is looking very sweet – honey will be available at the Friday market.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 11, 2012 The first harvest is ready!!! The jars have been readied, the tags are printed and the product […]

She got it! After years of hard work and creating one of the best departments in the city Joan Ford has been made Director of Finance

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 9, 2012 The City of Burlington has announced that Joan Ford, long-time city employee and acting executive director of […]

Plan B is taking hold – downtown farmer’s market growing. Open every Friday from 11 to 2

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 9, 2012 Her name is Alice and she is close to being the “breadwinner”, along with a herd of […]

City will debate how much they want to take from your wallet and when they propose to actually pick your pocket. JBMH funding.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 8, 2010 A city council committee will consider a contribution agreement confirming how and when the city will contribute […]

The status quo is not an option but doing nothing is ? – confusion abounds at NGTA presentation. Bureaucrat is given a rough ride.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 5, 2012 For Gary Carr, chair of the Region of Halton the real problem seemed to be that when […]

This is a different approach to separate you from your money. Police moving in on this scam. Poker -business don’t go together.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 5, 2012 The Regional Fraud Unit of the Halton police have arrested a man believed to be operating as […]