Fore! Golf club heist in Lowville; non members take equipment.

By Staff July 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The Lowville Golf Course on Britannia Road had late night visitors, without membership cards, who broke a glass […]

MacKay the Moralist: Legislating morality is a tricky business.

By Ray Rivers July 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. As long as there are men and women – and money – prostitution, the world’s oldest profession, […]

Moyle doing first cut of an organizational remake for the city; fewer general managers and room for younger talent?

By Pepper Parr July 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Kim Phillips. General Manager Corporate and Community Services leaves the city payroll at the end of July. […]

Whistle blower who shoots hoops appointed to Community Foundation; gas pump jockey joins the team as well.

By Staff July 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. If you want to get it done you go to the guy everyone calls. The fellow that is […]

Drug dealer wants a second chance – parent says he has no sympathy for drug dealers.

By Pepper Parr July 7, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Late in 2012 we ran a police drug bust story on a 24 year old Hamilton resident […]

Media election coverage: how we will report on the municipal election.

By Pepper Parr July 5, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. One evening after a city council meeting a number of months ago, a member of council asked […]

City supports proposed provincial legislation that will have no impact on libel cases brought on by the air park.

By Pepper Parr July 5, 2104 BURLINGTON, ON. It was Council showing leadership and venturing into policy that it has not always been comfortable with. […]

Mayor meets with the two Burlington MPP’s – they fail to sell him a Liberal membership but they do get the Burlington story.

By Pepper Parr July 5, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Interim city manager Pat Moyle told council last week that the most important part of the resolution […]

Federal by-elections – Did we learn anything? Did anything change? Holding them on a holiday weekend; pure political cynicism.

By Ray Rivers July 3, 2104 BURLINGTON, ON. If his father had spent more time teaching the son to horseback ride instead of to paddle […]

Hold on there cowboy – you missed one. Or did you just decide this wasn’t something you wanted to talk about?

By Pepper Parr July 1, 2104 BURLINGTON, ON. Hold on there cowboy – you missed one. Or did you just decide this wasn’t something you […]

Identity thieves hiding behind Amazon skirts – don’t get sucked in by this one.

By Staff June 30th, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. They are doing it again. This time the identity thieves are using Amazon as the skirts they hide […]

It may seem quiet at the air park but there is all kinds of strategizing going on. Has Vince Rossi fired his lawyers?

By Pepper Parr June 29, 2104 BURLINGTON, ON. Not a lot being heard about what is happening at the Air Park these days. Other than […]

Legal defence fund needs transparency and accountability before it gets as much as a dime.

By Pepper Parr June 30, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The Rural Burlington Greenbelt Coalition (RBGC) has created a web site to raise funds for what they […]

Book of Best Wishes celebrating the birthday of the fourth in line as monarch of Canada to be set out in Spencer Smith Park Canada Day

By Pepper Parr June 29th BURLINGTON, ON There will be tens of thousands of people strolling along the promenade of Spencer Smith Park on Canada […]

Six year old saved from drowning by fast acting adults.

By Staff June 29, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON It was the scare of a life time. Shortly before 5 PM, the Halton Regional Police along with […]

Three policies for the Premier to Consider: improve democracy, make education truly public and look at the way we tax the public.

By Ray Rivers June 29, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Premier Wynne made a number of commitments during the recent Ontario election. Here are three more I […]

City council to be presented with a resolution supporting legislation to prevent attempt to silence comment on public issues.

By Staff June 29, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The two strongest philosophical liberals on city council have joined forces and put forward a resolution that should […]

Bateman graduate wins art scholarship – Sarah Tom off to Sheridan with $1500 in her pocket.

By Staff June 28, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Burlington’s Art in Action Studio Tour decided a number of years ago to create a scholarship for an […]

Graffiti was one thing – the knuckle busters – this got beyond spray paint.

By Staff June 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The Halton Regional Police have concluded their investigation into a series of graffiti ‘tags’ that were discovered in […]

Freeman now needs volunteers – great way to get out of the house. They are considering the creation of “press gangs”.

By Pepper Parr June 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON We are unabashed fans of the Freeman Station project. Partly because we are history buffs, but more […]