Group opposing an application to enlarge Nelson quarry has an August 21st date to meet,

CORE August date

By Pepper Parr August 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The citizens at CORE Burlington are relieved to hear Premier Doug Ford state emphatically (regarding the […]

City setting up a virtual public meeting to take one last look at the development rules that will apply to the downtown core

New OP graphic

By Staff August 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a public meeting that will take place virtually that could well be the best opportunity […]

Insurance executive wonders what there was in the way of coverage for that $500,000 that was stolen

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Staff August 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   “Why” asks a retired insurance broker with decades of commercial insurance experience ” is no one questioning […]

Those opposed to the expansion of the Nelson Quarry set out the first of their arguments.

quarry floor

By Pepper Parr August 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If you find yourself driving up or down Guelph Line in the Lowville area you will […]

Methadone worth $3500 seized by police

Methadone seized

By Staff August 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They look like small bottles of ketchup – they’re not. Methadone is being trafficked on the streets […]

City Clerk to deliver a report on 2022 municipal options

Ballot going in box

By Staff August 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While not quite at the half way point for this term office – council wants to look […]

Gazette service was a rough ride yesterday.

Gazette logo Black and red small

By Pepper Parr, Publisher August 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Welcome back! Yesterday and the day before getting to the Gazette was – shall we […]

Culture Days will last a month this year - everything will be done virtually. This could get interesting!

Culture days - Burlington mark

By Staff August 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City is going virtual and is calling for local artists, cultural professionals and creative organizations to […]

Police arrest three who lifted $500,000 from the city's coffers - releases the three on bail

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Staff August 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is a good news story. That $500,000 that was lifted from the city’s bank account in […]

Joseph Brant hospital has strengths and weaknesses - solid financial management - some slippage on the patient care culture

Hospital support sign

By Pepper Parr August 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Hospitals – vital and expensive. Burlington has had an, at times, awkward relationship to the Joseph […]

Mayor and ward councillor explain an LPAT decision that perhaps should never have taken place. More to this story

Mayor-Meed-Ward-and--Galbraith

By Pepper Parr August 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor and the ward 4 Councilor issued a joint statement this afternoon setting out their […]

Two hospitals - both excellent when it comes to the medicine practiced - one just does a better job than the other when it comes to

werb

By Staff August 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Two people about a decade apart in age – both were on the other side of the […]

Transit service is shifting gears and improving service now that the province is at Stage 3.

Burlingon Transit logo

By Staff August 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is good news – even if it is going to take some coin out of your […]

The Cost of Doing Business for the Badly Battered Hospitality Sector

Bogle - Martini House

By Michele Bogle August 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The ‘in-tent’ of this article is to shed light on a new cost of doing business […]

Limiting the rate of infections: it's all about geometric progression

Go Aikins

By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We did a photo feature earlier today with photographs showing people out and about the city […]

Masks do not appear to becoming the fashion statement some expected. Few seen on the streets of the city.

Pier no mask

By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It wasn’t the greatest long weekend was it? The Saturday sunshine worked for a lot of […]

Now is the time to double down in our resolve. The celebrations, personal life as we knew it will come in time.

GO oriental

By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We’ve all worked and sacrificed a lot to get us to this new normal. Businesses are […]

Liberal Party Leader takes another swing at the Premier over school opening

Steven Del Duca

By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   He may not have a seat in the Legislature but Steven Del Duca, Leader of the […]

Region dashboard with COVID19 data - updated daily.

Regional offices

By Staff August 3, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Public Health Unit has created a “dashboard” that gives you an instant look on what […]

Confusion and apprehension as parents begin to think what they want to do with their children when school opens in September

HDSB sign and bench

By Pepper Parr August 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A report published in the Washington Post (certainly a reputable news source) told of a summer […]