Lisa Kearns stakes out her territory, announces at public meeting she is there to serve the residents. She will be sworn into office December 3rd.

Lisa Kearns Election Photo

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It might have been a little confusing to Martha Street residents who attended a proposed development […]

What will the 2019 tax increase be ? Let's hope the new council is open and honest about what the taxes are going to be.

Stolte and Kearns - budget book

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On Jan. 29, 2018, Burlington City Council approved the 2018 Operating Budget with a 4.36% city […]

City hall online forms scheduled maintenance - Nov. 23 at 9 p.m., back on line on the 24th at 9 am.

Burlington flags

By Staff November 20th,2018 BURLINGTON, ON The City of Burlington’s online forms are scheduled for maintenance on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, starting at 9 p.m. […]

Tansley Pool life guards recognized for their part in saving the life of a swimmer.

Life savers

By Staff November 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Fire Department recognized the aquatic staff at Tansley Woods Pool who responded to the near […]

Festival of Trees at BPAC will support local theatre productions.

Fay - hands out

By Staff November 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Performing Arts Centre is a place where performances take place – it is not a production […]

A financial update that forgot about the environment - without it, nothing else matters.

Money in your pocket

By Ray Rivers November 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They’re calling it an ‘economic outlook and fiscal review’. After all it’s been less than six […]

A juried craft show for the discriminating buyer - entertainment and loot bags as well.

Stephanie Finn

By Pepper Parr November 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   When we are told that an event is being curated we usually think of an art […]

Fiorito wants to see attention paid to getting lids on Blue Boxes and a ravine management program.

Vince smiling - head cocked

We asked Burlington residents that we know and have communicated with in our seven years of operation what they think the new city council needs […]

Christmas concert at Compass Point Bible Church this Saturday.

Compass Point Bible Church

By Staff November 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington New Millennium Orchestra conducted by maestro Charles Cozens, is performing at Compass Point Bible Church, […]

Royal Botanical offers a full schedule of events - a Brunch with Santa is different.

Escarpment train

By Staff November 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Holiday magic returns Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) with Holiday Traditions, RBG’s annual seasonal celebration, entertaining visitors from […]

Performing Arts shifts into the Festive season with a display of 25 Christmas trees - all to be raffled.

Festival of Trees courtesy of BPAC

By Staff November 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Festival of Trees is going to light up the Family Lobby of the Performing Arts Centre […]

Margaret Lindsay Holton's newest title 'Trillium' to be released at A Different Drummer on December 7th.

Trillium FRONT MLH

By Pepper Parr November 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   She describes herself as a “provocative Golden Horseshoe artist and author,and is inviting people for a […]

Sound of Music Festival appoints new Executive Director.

Myles Rusak H&S

By Pepper Parr November 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It took a little while but the Sound of Music (SoM) Board has selected and hired […]

Bridging the gaps between those who won and those who lost during the election is job #1 for Mayor Elect Meed Ward.

MMW with Kelvin and Judy W

By Pepper Parr November 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   With Thanksgiving and Halloween behind us the next holiday Season has to be Christmas. How do […]

Don Fletcher suggests the new city council ask the Region to send the proposed Official Plan back so that it can be re-written.

Planning staff put together charts and posters to advise, educate and inform the public. An Official Plan review isn't a sexy subject but it deserves more attention than it is getting.

We asked Burlington residents that we know and have communicated with in our seven years of operation what they think the new city council needs […]

Jewelry store on New Street robbed Friday afternoon.

HRPS crest

By Staff November 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is investigating a robbery which occurred on New Street on Friday afternoon […]

It was a council that was mean spirited and divisive right up to the end. Jack Dennison showed that he never did understand what elections are all about.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr November 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the last meeting of a city council first elected eight years ago. It took […]

Ward 1 Councillor Kelvin Galbraith elect is finding his footing - needs to get a suit for the December 3rd swearing in ceremony.

Galbraith slight smile

By Pepper Parr November 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Some of the newly elected members of city council have taken a holiday, others have buckled […]

Dental equipment gets donated to a local group who send it on to people in the Philippines - everyone won.

Sew on Fire space

By Pepper Parr November 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A patient at what is now Roseland Dental learned that the offices were being moved and […]

Weather watch: First snow of the season is predicted.

Spencer Smith in the fall

By Staff November 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   While they are frequently incorrect the weather people are predicting the first significant snowfall of the season. […]

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