School board looking for public input on changes to course offerings at Aldershot high school.

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By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON,ON   It was close to a throw away idea, something that was put on the table, almost as […]

Santa Claus parade to take place on Sunday December 3rd - starts 2:00 pm at Guelph Line and Prospect.

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By Staff November 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The sprinkle of snow over the weekend told us that winter weather is upon us which means […]

Parks damaged by what is believed to have been arson repaired - at considerable cost.

By Staff November 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington has repaired and replaced the playgrounds in three city parks after that equipment […]

Engaged citizens of Burlington off to a slow start - headed for the OMB. Those gates might be closed.

By Staff November 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is when ordinary people see a decision made by a level of government that they do […]

Some people object to the publishing of the names of people yet to be found guilty of DUI - MADD has a different view.


By Staff November 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Regional Police have released data on the most recent Impaired Driving arrests made. On Thursday, November […]

New Street Road Diet bites the dust - data didn't support the idea - nor did many of the residents.

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By Pepper Parr November 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was direct and to the point – the New Street Road Diet was to come […]

Message that your email is on hold might prompt you to respond - look at who the message came from. A clumsy attempt at ID theft.

By Staff November 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   When you see a notice like this in your electronic mail box you are at first startled […]

We can't continue disrespecting the Indigenous people - school board chair needs to learn how to pronounce the words.

Kelly Amos

By Pepper Parr November 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It has taken decades for Canadians to begin to come to terms with our Indigenous community. […]

Is community organizing taking on a different shape in Burlington? Have the citizens had enough of what the current city council doing to them?

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By Pepper Parr November 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   How can citizens have some control over the changes that are made to their city? The […]

Hundreds of local organizations now on the Hydro Hall of Fame.

Conservation Hall of Fame

By Staff November 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The list that follow is long – very long. We published it for several reason: One as […]

Expect to hear a lot about Plan B - if city council is smart they will adopt it quick quick before they totally annoy the people that put them in office.


By Staff November 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Part 3 of a multi-part series. Residents of the city, especially those in the downtown core, have been […]

Police arrest three and seize two Mercedes Benz vehicles in a drug bust.

By Staff November 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A Burlington resident was caught up in a Regional Police drug investigation that had the police seizing […]

Road work project in the west end seems to be taking forever.


By Staff November 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The road work being done on Spring Gardens road work has been extended to Nov. 24, 2017 The […]

Rivers wonders if the over-population of earth is what is going to drive us into space and living on some other planet.

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By Ray Rivers November 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A reader recently suggested that we might have to leave this planet should the consequences of […]

Great idea - but the price is a little on the stiff side?

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By Staff November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Residents and community partners are invited to register for a workshop, Cultivating the Power & Possibility of Citizen […]

Tansley pool closed for part of the day.

By Staff November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tansley Woods Pool is closed for unexpected maintenance and is expected to re-open November 17th at 11:00am. […]

If you can identify your stolen bike - you just might be able to get it back.

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By Staff November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional police officers in Burlington seized several bicycles on November 9th 2017 as a result of […]

Halton Learning Foundation Benefit Bash a resounding success - the need they serve however is growing faster than the fund raising.


By Staff November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Learning Foundation hold what they call a Benefit Bash, an occasion they use to thank […]

West Haven residents are told that they can win their battle with the brick manufacturer.

Sarah Harmer at TERC Nov 16-17

By Pepper Parr November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Organizing your community and getting people out to meetings is the hard part. Every group that […]

Beachway home sells for $1,320,000 - one of those willing buyer - willing seller deals

Skinner house on Beachway

By Staff November 17, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This one sale sets a new price level and marks the beginning of the end for the […]

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