Will there be a public discussion on what the United Ways should do about the organizational mess they have gotten themselves into?

United Way - Change starts here

By Pepper Parr June 30th, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON Something just isn’t quite right over at the United Way. The four United Way organizations in the […]

City council will ask staff to develop a governance model to implement climate change initiatives with Hamilton; aren't they the people who fouled the bay?

Smokestacks Hamilton

By Pepper Parr June 30th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Saying we share the air and we have to work together to keep it clean is one […]

Construction going on all over the city.

ireland-park-burlington

By Staff June 29, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   New roads, improvements to parks, murals for public places – all kinds of upgrades and improvements to […]

Second round of public murals announced - three locations this time.

Apples

By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON City hall has come up with more cash for artists that want to take part in the […]

Police arrest male found sleeping in a stolen pick up truck: said he wanted to be shot. Pellet pistol and replica handgun recovered.

HRPS crest

By Staff June 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The name of the person arrested was incorrect in an earlier version of this story. The HRPS apologize […]

Murderous crows in the Courtyard at the AGB

Philpott stills E

By Pepper Parr June 29, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Is this a friendly visit? Are we looking at three animals getting to know one another? The […]

Air Park court case decision was to be handed down before the end of the month - nothing so far.

Air Park entrance uly 2013

By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The wheels of Justice move slowly – not at a glacial pace but there is no rush […]

The emergency Department in the new hospital is going to be a lot different than anything you've seen in the past.

JBH outside from the west

By Staff June 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Joseph Brant Hospital Emergency Department, the biggest department in the hospital, will open in the fall of […]

It is very very dry - it would take just the smallest spark to set a house ablaze - no the time for fire crackers.

fort mcmurray fire - house

By Staff June 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Canada Day – and no fireworks to thrill and entertain my little kids? Get real. Fire Chief Tony […]

Burlington male accused of sexual assault manages to convince a judge to issue a publication ban.

Milton Court House

By Pepper Parr June 28th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Publication bans are usually put in place to protect people who have been the victims of a […]

They are relentless - be carefull - if you don't recognize the address - don't open the email.

ID theft screen

By Staff June 27th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON They are relentless. They do nothing but send this type of email out by the tens of thousands […]

Transit trip planner is now in its, hopefully, final test phase - they want you to try it out.

Then interim director of transit - now the newly minted Director of Transit for the city of Burlington, Mike Spicer replaces Donna Sheppard who retired as Director last August.

By Pepper Parr June 28, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Mike Spicer is already grey – and he is in the process of losing the hair that […]

Missing 69 year old diabetic found.

HRPS crest

By Staff June 27th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Carole Castonguay – found At 10:34 pm the Halton Regional Police reported that the missing 69 year old […]

Paramedic and ambulance response times are meeting their targets -

Halton ambulance

By Staff June 27th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Despite a 5.5 per cent increase in call volumes and a 4.4 per cent increase in patients transported […]

McMeekin is back in harness - that retirement didn't last very long did it?

Summit Wynne + McMeekin - Zelinksi

By Staff June 27, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON So – she couldn’t live without him – and he didn’t know how to say no. Ted McMeekin […]

Missing 69 year old woman is out there somewhere in this heat - last seen at Spencer Smith park.

Newsflash oblong

By Staff June 27th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Ms Castonguay was found late in the evening. It is hot out there and 69 year old Carole […]

Attempt to merge all four United Way organizations in the Region and Hamilton fails.

United Way - Change starts here

By Pepper Parr June 27th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It isn’t a done deal yet – and it might not make it over the 66% […]

New CAO now in place at Conservation Halton - Board is eager to see a more responsive organization.

Conservation Halton sign - angle

By Pepper Parr June 27th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON There is now a new direction in place at Conservation Halton. The Board of Directors have announced […]

Bandits get rained out leading the Panthers 7-6

Baseball glove and ball

By Staff June 27, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Bandits-Kitchener Panthers game was suspended due to rain in the bottom of the sixth inning […]

Less than 30 days to come up with a cultural event that won't take place until the end of September - but give it your best shot.

Sign Burlington Culture

By Staff June 27th, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON The city has invited local creative organizations, venues, professionals and businesses to host events during the seventh annual […]

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