Beachway back in the news - what's up?

By Pepper Parr February 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Revised For some reason the Burlington Beachway seems to be making the news The community used to […]

Local public school part of 50th flag anniversary celebration

By Pepper Parr February 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington has thousands of people who remember all too well the public debate over the adoption of […]

Winter wonderland - but how much longer do we want this to last?

The Gazette’s Education reporter Walter Byj needed a reason to get out of the house – and as chilly as it was he braved the […]

Escarpment is part of a provincial review of the Ontario Greenbelt; Crombie to chair the panel.

By Pepper Parr February 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Ontario is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the largest permanently protected greenbelt in the world and looking […]

Extreme Cold Weather Alert has been extended by the Halton Region Health Department

An Extreme Cold Weather Alert has been extended by the Halton Region Health Department for the overnight period on Friday night into Saturday morning, February […]

Are the Burlington Best awards as transparent as they should be?

By Pepper Parr February 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON City hall has announced the closing date for nominations for a BEST AWARD. It is April 7, […]

A crusty Burlington salt will show a short feature film on the Beach Canal lighthouse.

By Pepper Parr February 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON If you can get yourself over to the Central Library on Sunday the 8th of March you […]

Hospital foundation raised $2 million in four months - 40 of the 60 million needed is in the bank.

By Pepper Parr February 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It was back in 2011 when newly elected Mayor Rick Goldring told a Chamber of Commerce crowd […]

Mental health leader talks to female high school students about the importance of getting the right mentor.

By Pepper Parr February 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON This was the 19th time former MP and Member of the Privy Council Paddy Tourney held her […]

Development of a revised Strategic Plan now on the front burner - start thinking about it.

By Pepper Parr February 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON With the budget in place and a new city manager hired, Council is now going to turn […]

Province opens up it student summer job program - it's all on-line.

By Staff February 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The province has announced that youth in Ontario can now apply for summer jobs. Ontario’s Summer Jobs programs, […]

Elderly couple taken for $5500 - police believe there are other victims

By Staff February 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Following a police investigation, the Halton Regional Police arrested Robert SPEARING (47) of Hamilton after he allegedly defrauded […]

Regional chair takes his A team to Queen's Park to state the Halton case and squeeze some dollars from the province to pay for the growth they expect.

By Pepper Parr February 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON If you ever wanted to know how networking is done effectively – read on. Regional Chair Gary […]

A Father of Confederation once represented Burlington in the House of Commons - he also drank with Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg.

By Mark Gillies February 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Canada became a country in 1867, and in 1878 at just 11 years old, the new country […]

Nelson graduate sets "season best" at University of Pittsburgh swim meet.

By Staff February 24, 2015 PITTSBURGH, PA The University of Pittsburgh’s second go-around at the ACC Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships couldn’t have gone any […]

Tax rate for residential in 2015 set at 3.64% more than 2014. Long term view has a lot of road repair work to be done.

By Pepper Parr February 24, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The budget was done – out came the rubber stamp – but they didn’t use it. There […]

Police seize drugs valued at $166,000 + $2690. in cash

By Staff February 24, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON As drug busts go in the Region it was a big one. The Burlington Strategic Support Team of […]

Mayor creating the photo op of his career and setting a new municipal record - first mayor to take the bus to work in more than two decades.

By Staff February 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. Don’t call his bluff. Mayor Goldring has taken up the challenge put out Bfast — Burlington for Accessible […]

City supports crowd funding to pay for public art; will ward council member use a tin cup to help out?

By Staff February 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Expect to see the Councillor for ward 1 on a street corner in Aldershot as soon as the […]

Extreme cold weather results in cancellation of talk on cyber crime at the library.

By Staff February 23, 2015 BURLINGTON,ON The good people at The Different Drummer bring you this news with their apologies. As a result of the […]