Some movement on legal side of Brant Street Pier: City has asked for talks – meeting in closed session Monday to look at their options.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 24, 2014 There is some movement with the Brant Street pier and its legal problems. A special meeting […]

They are out there in the tens of thousands – working full time to steal your money.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 23, 2014 The email said: Your credit card has been successfully processed. FLIGHT NUMBER DT7928115008US ELECTRONIC 7841615249 DATE & […]

Portions of city web site not working the way it is supposed to

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 23, 2014 We were advised that thee were some problems with city hall’s web site and were told: We […]

Not the kind of address that inspires, moves people or gets a Mayor re-elected. Candidates may want to look closer at their options.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 23, 2014 How did he do this time? It really wasn’t all that different than the last two […]

Mayor tells business community “we are all in this together” and that all is well.

Mayor Rick Goldring’s delivered his State of the City Address for 2013 on January , 2014 at the Burlington Convention Centre The report is produced, […]

Two vehicles butt heads – one driver in hospital with critical injuries.

Updated By Staff BURLINGTON. ON. January 23, 2014 Two vehicles met in a way they didn’t really want to meet – at Headon Forest […]

Ward 4 going to be a fun race in October. Snarky comments already out there; former candidate doesn’t want newbies in the sandbox.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 23, 2014 Hopes ride high in the minds of many that the 20 year incumbent will take the […]

What they want to take from you and how they want to spend it. Budget time in Burlington. Your Budget, Your Say

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 23, 2014 You write them a cheque for times a year. It’s not exactly chump change. It’s just one […]

How fast can a group put $10,000 into the hands of a locl charity? This group says in under an hour.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 23, 2014 It sounds really simple. It’s as direct as you’re ever going to get in terms of getting […]

The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. January 23, 2014 In Ray Bradbury’s 1953 dystopian novel, 451 Degrees Fahrenheit, The main character is a civil servant […]

Leggat at wheel for 2014 Masquerade Ball – will drive everyone to best speakeasy in town – two days before municipal vote.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 22, 2014 Doug Leggat is going to take the wheel when the Burlington Community Foundation (BCF) goes native […]

Formidable advocate for stronger cycling safety measures to be a candidate for the Liberal provincial nomination.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 21st, 2013 The Burlington Provincial Liberal Association announced Tuesday evening that they will meet on January 30th and nominate […]

Are you a voter or a consumer? Noted author suggests you are a consumer being manipulated and not served by your government.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 21, 2014 Good authors, good books and a good interviewer can make for a pleasant evening. Burlingtonians got […]

Hospital and the province now begin to negotiate with consortiums for the construction of the redeveloped and expanded hospital.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 20, 2014 Progress: actual, real, certifiable progress – the Joseph Brant Hospital nudged forward a couple of inches […]

If the dog couldn’t find him – how are the rest of us going to be able to help? Police looking for help to find bank robber.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 20, 2014 Halton Regional Police have gone public with a request for help in catching the brazen bandit […]

Hive is beginning to buzz – city hasn’t done much to make the honey flow.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 17th, 2014 It was to be the focal point in the city for those doing cutting edge computer […]

Burlington’s first film festival clears all the hurdles. SOLD OUT event that deserves a larger venue next year.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 20, 2014 There were twelve entrants to the Tottering Biped Film Short Film Festival. They had a SOLD […]

Classic example of identity theft – known brand name used to pull you in; plausable story as well – then they have you.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 20, 2014 It appeared as an email to “undisclosed recipients”. For those that get taken in by these attempts […]

There goes the neighbourhood and the reputation as well. Being #1 doesn’t cut it anymore – being happy is the new unit of measure.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 19, 2014 That #1 BEST mid-sized city in Canada thing the political set can’t stop talking about is […]

Goldring joins 19 other Mayors in asking the province and the federal government for disaster relief. Local tax base can’t carry these costs.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 18, 2014 Mayor Rick drove himself along the QEW into Hazel McCallion territory and along with 18 other […]