Renowned environmentalist, Jane Goodall to visit city and present BurlingtonGreen awards in September.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON – June 14, 2012 BurlingtonGreen in partnership with the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada is thrilled to announce that Dr. Jane […]

Some Council members were expecting more in the way of senior staff changes. Is there more? Should there be more?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 13, 2012 Some Council members expected something quite different in the way of staff changes that were released after […]

High school artists win scholarships and will exhibit on the Art in Action fall studio tour.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 Art in Action awarded two scholarships at their annual silent fundraising auction at Rayoon –Persian Fare in Burlington’s […]

It was a police operation code named “commute” – covered a lot of ground between Hamilton and Toronto; none on the GO train.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 This was a big one. A total of nine people charged with multiple offences during what the […]

Meed Ward not going to quit questioning pier turbine decision. Her Council members are failing to follow her responsible lead.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 She does it every time – she’s consistent and while she drives her fellow Council members bananas […]

Big changes at city hall – egos bruised and staff shuffled around. City restructures top levels; lots of disruption at finance.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 One of the three General Manager position at city hall was declared vacant this evening. Acting General […]

Dogs running loose in Central Park? Councillor Meed Ward wants to give it a trial run if this is what community wants.

  BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 Ward 2 Councillor Marianne Meed Ward advised the city last night at a council meeting that her Ward Advisory […]

Stop the bus – we want to get off. Bfast, Burlington’s community transit advocate thinks the city is making a mistake.

Revised and corrected June 12, 2012 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 BFAST has asked the city to stop cuts to transit service. […]

Week 53 of the pier count down; walkway to natural beach coming along nicely. Steel fabrication taking place.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 11, 2012 It wasn’t exactly a busy, busy week on the pier front but if you listened carefully you […]

Saturday was rained out day. On Sunday Elvis at Polish Hall, Cottonwood at the Drummer and lots of bikes on Appleby Line.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 10, 2010 While Saturday was pretty close to a write off from a weather point of view and it […]

Freiburger is on the right track with is cultural plan thinking – getting the city on the same track is going to take some doing.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 10, 2012 He launched and managed to gain some altitude and it looks like he will stay aloft. Jeremy […]

When you screw it up – well you fess up, apologize and make amends.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June10, 2012 When you screw it up – well you fess up, apologize and make amends. Oh dear – now what? […]

Halton Police Make Arrest in Stabbing Incident in Burlington near Tansley Woods Recreation Center

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 9, 2012 The Halton Regional Police Service were called to the wooded area near Tansley Woods Recreation Center on reports […]

Job opportunity for local a community activist with lots of friends. Task is to make Marvelous Mike Wallace a Hero

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 8, 2012 We may have spoken a little too quickly – when we said there would be no one […]

Bring it On! Elvis will be in the room. Local talent show to aid in saving the Escarpment. Sunday , June 10; 2-4

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2012 Bring it On – sounds like a bit of a challenge doesn’t it? And a challenge it is […]

Water testing indicates the real start of summer. Not all area beaches are safe for swimming yet.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 8, 2012 The Halton Region Health Department monitors the water quality at public beaches throughout Halton. Beach water samples taken […]

Marvelous Mike is going to get off lucky – there will be no march on his office.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2012 “Democracy or Harper”, is the theme for a group in Hamilton that intends to march on the […]

Series of break-ins in the Headon, Millcroft, Alton Village and Orchard communities – they are looking for gold jewelry for the most part.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2012 They first of all ensure that you aren’ The police cannot protect our propert without help from the […]

How long ago was it? 1944 – early in the morning, the ramps from the landing craft hit the water and the men stormed ashore. Long ago.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6, 2012 There are fewer of them every year. Those that do show up carry the scars from their […]

Province looking at the BIG MOVE while Burlington takes small steps to get its transit service on a sounder financial footing.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6th, 2012 – Advocacy is getting a little bit slicker in Burlington. The people that want to make it […]