Book of Best Wishes will get to the Prince in time for his birthday July 22nd. Hooray!

By Pepper Parr July 14, 2014 BURLINGTON. ON. We received an email on Friday advising us that: The office of The Duke and Duchess thought […]

Summer time – slowing down – just a bit.

By Staff July 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Time for a bit of a break. Time for some sunshine and cool waters of a Northern Ontario […]

Is Councillor Taylor even thinking about dropping out of the election? Sources say he might; Taylor says – not true.

By Staff July 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Is there a member of Council so put off by the case being made by the cycling community […]

Columnist gets no response – takes a break.

By Staff July 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Ray Rivers, our lead columnist has done a column every week for the past 14 months. In each […]

Local lawyer and candidate for office wants to put Council member’s friend in jail – campaign is getting interesting.

By Pepper Parr July 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Now it gets interesting. We got an email from a source who says: “So I am involved […]

New BEDC sets up shop; working on what they mean by transparency as they face mammoth task making us all prosperous.

By Pepper Parr July 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. He needed a little while to reset his compass but Frank McKeown has found his bearings and […]

Book of Best Wishes arrives at Rideau Hall; gets x-rayed by security then on to the Prince.

By Pepper Parr July 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The pages, with signatures from more than 3000 Burlingtonians, who signed the Book of Best Wishes, celebrating […]

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 […]