Without proof of immunization - students face suspension from school.

Newsflash oblong

Walter Byj February 5, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It came near the end of the Wednesday Halt on District School Board meeting when Director Miller announced […]

Community group works at refining the story they are going to take to city council for a significant upgrade to the Nelson stadium.

Janine Skodulski

By Pepper Parr February 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON “We’ve got to get the time line in place” explained Janine Stodulksi. “The funding for the bleachers […]

UPS Driver Refuses to Hand Over Package to Male With Fake ID - police get a call.

UPS truck and driver

By Staff February 4thj, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON This isn’t a Burlington story – but it helps understand how the identity thieves work – borders don’t […]

Is winter over? Baseball dates have been announced - Bandits will open against London May 7th.

Bandits # 2 at bat

By Staff February 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It must be the weather – 16 degrees on an early February day. Yikes! The Burlington Bandits held […]

Power back on at Locust Street garage - other parts of the downtown had power problems as well.


By Staff February 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Power Restored at Parking Garage on Locust Street Power to the parking garage at 414 Locust St. has […]

The Stateside election: River's discounts The Donald, remembers The Ronald and seems to want to put his money on The Cuban.

By Ray Rivers February 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON I’m in Nicaragua this week, taking in a little sun and a lot of car exhaust fumes. […]

Director of education Miller would like to see more in the way of public input on critical education issues.


By Walter Byj February 3rd, 2016 BURLINGTON. ON “Most of the information they need is in the palm of their hand” said Director of Education […]

Community group moving forward with plans for a refurbished Nelson stadium

Press box

By Pepper Parr February 3, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON There is a bit of a kafuffle taking place over the idea of a new club house […]

Power Outage at Parking Garage on Locust Street

By Staff February 4m 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Power Outage at Parking Garage on Locust Street The parking garage at 414 Locust St is temporarily closed […]

Five arrested for trying to pass counterfeit American currency at Longos on Fairview.

HRPS crest

By Staff February 3rd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington – On Monday February 1st 2016 at 8:30pm the Halton Regional Police Service were alerted by staff […]

Art Gallery announces Family Day events - three days of art classes and tours.

AGB kids withj art

By Staff February 3rd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Might be a little early to lay down firm plans for Family Day – it is more than […]

Watching the evolution of city manager James Ridge; will the tendency to make promises become his Achilles heal?

James Ridge - looking right

By Pepper Parr February 3rd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON During a recent city council meeting City Manager James Ridge advised council that he was going to […]

Conservation Halton suggest there might be rainfall amounts in the order of 15 to 25mm this evening and overnight.

Creek flooding - Halton

By Pepper Parr February 3rd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Whenever there is weather forecast that relates to rain –there are a lot of people in Burlington […]

Public involvement in getting ideas from the general public got left out - all the stakeholders got a chance to promote their interests. Wasn't this new Liberal government going to be more open?

Houses of Commons - inside chamber

By Pepper Parr February 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON “In keeping with the Liberals’ commitment to ensuring an inclusive and open government” said the media release, […]

Local videographer captures the moving of an historical home being moved along Elgin Street to its new home on Maple Avenue..

Wiggsville historical house

By Staff February 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON We are indebted to John Skardius for the smart little video he sent us of the move done […]

Police conducted 4,182 traffic stops, handed out 672 warnings and spent a total of 2,343 hours dedicated to RISC Intersections - property damage motor vehicle collisions were down 6%, personal injury motor vehicle collisions were down 12% and hit and run motor vehicle collisions were down 12% for 2015.

Police with radasr guns at Alton two officers

By Staff February 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON If the numbers tell the story then the data released by the Regional Police on their efforts to […]

Historical house gets transported along Elgin to a new home on Maple Avenue - a big win for the historical community.

Wiggsville historical house

By Mark Gillies February 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON A rare event indeed. A Burlington heritage property has actually been saved from demolition to make way […]

Karina Gould speaks in the House of Commons for the first time.

CFUW Gould with voter

By Staff January 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON In the evening of January 26th, Karina Gould, Member of Parliament for Burlington stood in the House of […]

With condo unit sales at the Bridgewater development past the 70% point the sales office closes - all that high end designer furniture goes into storage.

By Pepper Parr January 29, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Somethings take a long time – some things take a long, long time. Getting the legacy project […]

Putting the Mayor’s State of the City in context.

City's biggest advocates for more bike use gather at the announce for the Car Free Sunday Burlington has planned.  All three will be on hand for the Bike to Work event that is taking place all across the Region and in many parts of the GTA..  The guy on the far right is Sound of Music honcho Dave Miller.

By Pepper Parr January 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON He is getting better as a speaker; one of his council colleagues suggested he was getting some […]

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