Masquerade Ball resounding success – we tell the story in pictures.

October 27, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It was a SOLD OUT event. No numbers yet on exactly how much was raised but […]

Electronic polling by the city: a good opportunity for citizen over site and engagement.

October 27, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. City Hall is getting into electronic public opinion polling. They are going to create a panel […]

The New Battle in the Online Payment Sphere: Amazon vs PayPal

October 26, 2013 By James Burchill BURLINGTON, ON. Amazon has launched a service called Login and Pay with Amazon which allows partner sites to […]

The city wants your insights – they are going to go electronic and online to get them and spend $100,000 to make this happen.

October 26, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Governing is all about information. Power is also all about information. How does one get that […]

Horse racing in Ontario: They’ve been at the post for years – then the starting gates were almost closed.

October 26, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. There was time when the only way you could place a bet was to go a […]

Burlington artists now know where the cookie jar is – can they get their hands into the thing?

October 24, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. You know that culture has some traction in Burlington when city council members ask what a […]

Death knell rung for homes in the Beachway Park. The end of a community that has been a part of Burlington for more than 100 years.

October 25, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. There is an ancient custom of ringing the Death Knell as soon as notice of the […]

Public gets a park upgrade and a couple of “windows” – big money gets the really good stuff.

October 21, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Susan Ford, an Aldershot resident, passed us a note at the end of the City Council […]

Has the city had a problem with their Windows on the Lake signage – couldn’t find any to use?

October 21, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Burlington has a signage policy and a design standard that is applied to all the signs […]

Adult male retrieved from vehicle found floating on Lake Ontario. Name of deceased being withheld.

THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED. October 19, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Halton Regional police got a call a t 9:45am, reporting a vehicle […]

A ‘flu shot’ is not the only way to beat the bug. Naturopaths recommend herbal medicines to combat flu.

October 18, 2013 By Dr. Jeremy Hayden. BURLINGTON, ON In light of the looming cold and flu season, I am interjecting with a brief […]

Search of land and lake following the discovery of clothing in the Beachway Park

October 18, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. A pile of clothing sitting on sand at the Beachway Park led Halton Regional Police to begin […]

A Throne Speech that offers little might well be termed “Much Ado About Nothing”.

October 18, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. If you have nothing new to say, then don’t say anything at all. The only new […]

“Cool” – school announcements not broadcast – tweeted to students instead. Hayden High is different.

October 16, 2013 By Milla Pickfield BURLINGTON, ON. New technology, new furniture, new teachers, and new students; everything about Hayden High is new! I […]

City council votes 6-1 to sell lakefront property. Public may never know what the selling price will be.

October 16, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. There was a meeting of the Waterfront Access Protection Advisory Committee (WAPAC) in late 2012 , […]

Fuel truck rolls over on Harvester Road – details sketchy.

UPDATED: October 14, 2013. By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Halton Regional Police have been investigating a tractor-trailer rollover on Harvester Road between Appleby Line and […]

Will new data convince at least three council members to change their vote on the Water Street land sale?

October 14, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. James Ziegler, a 24 year resident of St. Paul Street was one of four people who […]

Air line security and knitting needles – is there a connection?

October 14, 2013 By Gordana Liddell BURLINGTON, ON. Travel has been different since the tragic attack on New York and Washington in September of […]

Is this a site for just a few or will it be retained for all? Citizens could be the ones to decide.

October 12, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It usually comes down to the money – you sell what you have if things are […]

Hit and Run at Lakeside Plaza in east Burlington – female victim stable at trauma unit.

October 12, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Police need more information to solve hit and run incident that took place Thursday afternoon when an […]