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 […]

Liberals get to do a victory hoot and howl; public is watching the decisions they make very carefully.

By Pepper Parr June 26, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Now that she is sworn in as the Member of the provincial legislature for Burlington, Eleanor McMahon […]

Future candidate for Mayor decides to run in ward 6 first to get some experience.

By Pepper Parr June 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. A number of months ago we did a piece on what the city needs in the way […]

Pier contractor tells his side of the story with grace and dignity; believes the problems could have and should have been avoided.

By Pepper Parr June 26, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Henry Schilthuis got his turn to tell the public what the Brant Street Pier settlement was all […]

Burlingtonians signing a Book of Best Wishes to celebrate the first birthday of Prince George.

By Staff June 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. During the past ten days the citizens of Burlington have been signing a very unique birthday card for […]

Freeman Station settles onto its foundation with a 2014 Loonie embeddeed in the sill plate.

By Staff June 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Great day in Burlington history. After learning that the citizens of the city have paid for their pier […]

Delta hotel announces date of construction start: 2015. Bridgewater project begins to take on some life.

By Staff June 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The shovels will not be going into the ground this year but the people who are building the […]

Contractor gets more out of the settlement deal than the city. Was any of this legal wrangling really necessary?

By Pepper Parr June 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The full story on the Brant Street Pier settlement is going to come out in bits and […]

City didn’t get what it went to court to get – but the award they did get wasn’t that shabby. However, we did pay for the pier twice.

By Pepper Parr June 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. In the world of politics what matters most is the spin that can be put on news […]

PIER saga: City didn’t get the deal they wanted but they did get their legal fees paid.

By Pepper Parr June 23, 2104 BURLINGTON, ON. REVISED The quickie version of the city’s media briefing on the legal settlement related to the costs […]

Final phase of the Brant Street Pier saga about to unfold – it will be painfull.

By Pepper Parr June 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. City hall has taken to using the old journalism approach: the 5 w’s – Who, what, when, […]