Vanessa Warren files nomination papers – fourth candidate to go after Lancaster’s council seat.

By Pepper Parr April 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. “In the absence of effective leadership in ward 6” said Vanessa Warren “I have filed nomination […]

A “fishy” story – people are being hurt and a part of rural Burlington may have a badly contaminated water supply.

By Pepper Parr April 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Was it the cold winter that resulted in hundreds of dead fish floating on the pond […]

Three former finance ministers talk tax returns – no mention made of tax reductions.

By Ray Rivers April 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It is tax season and I normally use an XL spreadsheet to do mine, but this […]

Friends of Freeman Station raises close to one third of its objective in a month: additional donors waiting in the wings.

By Pepper Parr April 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The objective was $300,000 – more than $80,000 of that was raised in less than a […]

Regional police suspect there is a serial bank robber hitting local banks – 8 so far in this year.

By Pepper Parr April 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The Region just might be looking for a serial bank robber – and this kind of […]

Citizen reminds council it isn’t delivering; Mayor takes exception to the comments.

By Pepper Parr April 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. While not yet a candidate Bell Line resident Vanessa Warren let fly at a city council […]

Seperatism for Quebec has gone into hibernation; it will take another generation or two to bring it out of the cave.

By Ray Rivers April 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. While we held our breath Monday night, Quebecers chose to postpone their discussion on sovereignty and […]

Halton police supported by more than 200 volunteers; oldest is 87 and still at it.

By Staff April 7, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON This is National Volunteer Week, an opportunity for us to recognize, appreciate and thank our valuable volunteers […]

If you decide to rob banks – you go where the money is. This time it was at a Rexall store.

By Staff April 7, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Willie Sutton, a full time bank robber was once asked why he robbed banks. “Because that’s where […]

This isn’t from Amazon – this was from people wanting to get your identity and take your money.

By Staff April 5, 2-14 BURLINGTON, ON. Another ID theft attempt. The people who do this like using national brands – companies you might […]

What is your business worth and how do you structure it for growth? HalTech sponsors seminar at DeGroote.

By Staff April 5, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. HalTech is a provincial RIC, an association sponsored by the provincial government and is one of more […]

Haber Recreation centre home to wheelchair basketball national championships.

By Staff April 5, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. They play a very tough game. While some of the players are dis-abled that doesn’t prevent them […]

Champion wheel chair basket ball tournament at Haber Centre

By Staff Photography by Oliver Hannak April 4, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Things didn’t get off to a great start for the Burlington Vipers – […]

Nelson Youth Centre to benefit from bank donation.

By Staff April 4, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It’s hard to keep up with the different colours used by the corporate community and community organizations […]

Friends of Freeman station set a $300,000 fundraising goal – put your name on a part of the structure.

By Staff April 4, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. While some think it isn’t yet a safe bet that there will be no more snow – […]

Sorry about that – someone did something wrong and the wheels fell off.

By Pepper Parr April 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Well that wasn’t very nice. We did an upgrade to some of the plug-ins we use […]

New rules to govern cell phone contracts – nothing about lower prices.

By Staff April 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Consumer Services and Consumer Protection Initiatives got herself out in front of a […]

Retired Indian Point firefighter who once lived in Rosedale want to represent ward 4 on council.

By Pepper Parr April 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Steve Kempf has a very steep learning curve ahead of him but he seems determined to […]

Burlington Refrigeration Operator Caught with a Forged Certificate

By Staff April 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. A provincial government agency, Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) successfully prosecuted a Burlington refrigeration operator for […]

Quebec’s Messy Election: The results could determine if we are really a sea to sea country.

By Ray Rivers April 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It is a messy business – the election in Quebec. The Parti Québécois (PQ) is a […]