Fish and chip store operator doesn't like the sign rules - is expecting the Mayor to do something about it.

Boston Fish and chips Jennifer with smile

By Pepper Parr May 6, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Late in April Jennifer Soukup writes the Mayor. She is unhappy with what the bylaw enforcement people […]

Local access only on New Street from Guelph Line to Martha - water mains. being upgraded

New street - as far as they eye can see

By Staff May 6, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON For those who survived phase 1 of the New Street construction project – feel some compassion for the […]

New parking meters - but they aren't quite ready to take your money. Soon - next week.

Parking meters - old and new

By Staff May 5, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON PAYBYPL8 – means you need to know your license number to use the new parking meters. And you […]

What was all the fuss about? Census is a snap - a needed bureaucratic tool. Has nothing to do with privacy issues.

EDS. NOTE A MAY 5, 2011FILE PHOTO The cover of the 2011 census package is seen in Ottawa on May 5, 2011.On Wednesday, Statistics Canada's third tranche of data from the 2011 census - this one focused on families and their living arrangements - will make it clear that in this country,  "family" can mean almost anything at all. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

By Ray Rivers May 6, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Does anyone remember why the Harper government decided to cancel the long form census in 2011 and […]

Free to the first person that gets to it - it should go quickly.

Yellow couch

By Staff May 5, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Two questions – what does the rest of the furniture look like? Free – what would you want […]

Aldershot Arena closed for electrical work until week of May 31

Burlington flags

By Staff May 5th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   What started out as “unforeseen maintenance” issue has grown into a full blown electrical upgrade that is […]

Lowville resident comes home for a break to talk to her neighbours about the works she does in refugee camps.

Lindsay Hawkin - Lowville - couple

By Pepper Parr May 5, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON She was born and bred in Lowville – the strongest part of her support network is the […]

Oh Geronimo makes it to second round in CBC Searchlight talent competition - are we looking at another Walk the Earth?

The group

By Staff May 4, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington’s Oh Geronimo has advanced in CBC Music’s Searchlight contest. The national competition which now has a field […]

Commercial motor vehicle inspections take half the trucks pulled over off the road - a road we share with those trucks. Bigger fines and a couple of days in the hoosgow might help.


Successful Commercial Motor vehicle blitz By Staff May 4, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Over the course of a two day period a joint commercial motor vehicle […]

Spending the day with one of the most important people in your life.

Adult daughter hugging mother with flower bouquet

By Staff May 4, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Tea, tea, tea and Mummy. There are a number of organizations offering a Mother’s Day Tea on the […]

Councillor Taylor likes the attention rural Burlington is now getting - residents aren't all that certain there is a benefit for them in all that attention

Mt Nemo Rural-summit-map-682x1024

By Pepper Parr May 4, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON I think most of the people who attended John Taylor’s constituency meeting at the Conservation Authority office […]

Annual Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day - May 14th between 10 and 3pm

HRPS crest

By Staff May 4, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Keep you and your loved ones safe and dispose of old prescription medication. The Halton Regional Police Service […]

Burlington Green film schedule - Why does so much food end up in land fills? May 5th

BG banana

By Staff May 3rd BURLINGTON, ON We all love food, so why are we throwing nearly half of it in the trash? The Burlington Green […]

Art Gallery volunteers being treated to a PRIVATE performance - Haley to entertain 300 plus their guests.

By Staff May 2nd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington has thousands of people who volunteer – and it could use an additional thousand tomorrow – there […]

Just how late the transit bus is going to be is now just a phone call away. Real-time bus arrival service starts on Wednesday

Bus station 1

By Staff May 2, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON As of noon on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, riders can call 905-639-0550 – there they can enter the […]

School board's join forces to promote wellbeing and practical mental health coping strategies.

Clara Hughes - Lets talk - mental health

By Staff May 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton District School Board will be recognizing Children’s Mental Health Week, May 2-8, 2016 with a range […]

Summer recreational programs directory now on line - Registration for adults starts May 14

Ward 3 Mountainside Pool update July 30

By Staff May 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Summer Live & Play Guide is one line and available in print now. Registration for the recreation, […]

Halton District school board announces a new award to acknowledge unsung heroes.

By Staff May 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Halton District School Board announces a new award program launched this week by Trustees to recognize and honour […]

Someone is going to win a trip to Paris - after they have heard the Hayley Marie Remple performance.

On bench - white dress - flute

By Staff May 2nd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON There is an opportunity for you to travel to Paris – basically free. Yes there is a catch […]

Community foundation creates new Mental Wellness Endowment Fund; $100,000 leadership gift from Dan Noonan gets it off to a strong start.

BCF_Argosy donation

By Staff May 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Dan Noonan of Argosy Securities took a bold step to strengthen and support a healthy community through a […]

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