The big boys are ganging up on the local gal – they have a fight on their hands. This one knows how to swing – and hit back – hard.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2011 “If this one doesn’t want to make you throw up, nothing will. That was Warren Kinsella’s opening […]

The other opposition party is also promising change, but change to what – and is their change affordable? .

By Peggy Russell, Candidate for the New Democratic Party in Burlington We asked each of the candidates to tell you, our readers, what they thought […]

Getting closer – staff has made choice, which they explain to Council andt that t gets voted on. Will it be a 4-3 for or an all 7 for?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 9, 2011 The Engineers have done their work and come to the conclusion that Graham Infrastructure of Mississauga should […]

Another Liberal election promise – improved GO train service. Great idea – ahem, when will we see this?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 12, 2011 It looks like it might be choo choo Dalton. The Premier of Ontario, Dalton McGuinty, told the […]

So what do we know at the end of the first week of electioneering for the Burlington seat at Queen’s Park?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 12. 2011 End of the first week – and where are we in the provincial election? Well it is […]

Council gets ready to begin hiring a new city manager.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 12, 2011 – The city is without a City Manager. The task is being done on a rotating basis […]

Creative Burlington runs out of options and decides to cease operations.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 8, 2011 An organization that has fostered, nurtured and developed creative talent in Burlington announced yesterday that it will cease […]

Salt with Pepper: Community Student Threat-Assessment Training? They’re not kidding.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 10, 2011 – I guess it’s something we have to do – but these are our children and that […]

There was certainly a buzz in the air but then it was a partisan crowd. Nothing but rosy red Liberals.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON — Premier Dalton McGuinty highlighted the Ontario Liberal Plan to build a high-skills, high-wage economy during a visit to Burlington today. […]

More than a century of growth and significant technical development to be celebrated.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 9, 2011 – Not many organizations can look back over their shoulders and realize they have completed 100 years of […]

A steal of a deal and a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon with friends.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 9, 2011 – On Sunday, September 11, from 2 to 4 p.m., Sean Bray’s Peach Trio will kick off […]

It is getting downright nasty out there. Tories eating their young; Liberals crying foul; NDP wearing black arm bands.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON – September 1, 2011 With the campaign offices opening up and the official start of the campaign beginning on September […]

Cosgrove takes a pass – and we all lose. But he will be on the sidelines – watching carefully.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 1, 2011 The email started with: “I’ve decided to leave well- enough alone” which meant that Casey Cosgrove was […]

Gold heist in western Burlington nets two suspect more than $11,000.

By Staff Burlington, ON September 2, 2011 The house was empty and that was all two suspects needed to break into a Burlington home and […]

Is there a career in policing out there for you? Halton is looking for volunteer police – no gun, but a nice uniform.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 29, 2011 – If you want to serve your community as a volunteer the Halton Regional Police Service Auxiliary Policing […]

Pricey, pricey. How many complimentary tickets will there be?

By Jim M BURLINGTON, ON August 29, 2011 – So finally, the long awaited, and much anticipated line up of performers at Burlington’s new center […]

They actually managed to get in under the wire. The lowest bid is below the $5.8 million that was allocated.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 29, 2011 – The city publicly opened four tender bids for the completion of the Brant Street Pier last […]

A little early – but what the heck, if you’ve got nothing else to do – nominate someone – just make sure it’s not us.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 26, 2011 The Burlington Chamber of Commerce announced on August 9th that they are now accepting nominations for the […]

Forty million will get you a great place to think, play and learn – but no Tim Hortons in the complex.

By Staff The Halton District School Board is the lead on the new Alton community complex that is scheduled to open sometime in 2013 (before […]

McKenna – more than a pretty face, but driven to serve the community is a stretch.

By Pepper Parr This is the third in a series of interviews on the three candidates running in the provincial election taking place October 6th. […]