Proposed tax increase set at 3.99% - still well above inflation.

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By Pepper Parr January 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They now begin to get into the nitty gritty of the job they have been elected […]

Time to think about just who Burlington's Best are.

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By Staff January 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall is inviting you to give thanks by nominating someone for a Burlington’s Best Award. “A […]

Provincial finance department gets out into the community - looking for input; nothing outstanding heard at yesterdays event.

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By Ray Rivers January 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   36 invited ‘stakeholders’ showed up, along with local media, to the first meeting of the provincial […]

A deeper look at the planned mobility hubs - a five part series.

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By Pepper Parr January 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON First of a five part series. Back in July of last year, before the residents of the […]

Kindergarten registration underway at Halton District School Board; Parents/guardians asked to register their child by Feb. 1, 2019

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By Staff January 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is now accepting registrations for Junior (Year 1) and Senior (Year 2) […]

BEDC looking for new Board members; decision as to who will run the operation day to day has yet to be made as well.

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By Staff January 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) is currently recruiting Board Members to fill up to three seats […]

Bus route changes Sunday - Mike Taylor tribute is expected to tie things up.

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By Staff January 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone is getting into the prep for the tribute to Mike Taylor, the member of Walk Off […]

Downtown expected to be packed Sunday evening for the Mike Taylor tribute - parking will be free but spaces will be hard to find

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By Staff January 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The event will take place in Civic Square – tight fit. Walk Off The Earth’s memorial tribute […]

30 Year Old Male Arrested in Burlington for Multiple Sex Offences

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By Staff January 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Between December 20th and 29th, the Halton Regional Police investigated five separate incidents where an adult male […]

Lakeshore Road is getting a little crowded with new developments - north side between Martha and Pearl will have shovels in the ground in a few years.

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By Pepper Parr January 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Lakeshore Road east of Elizabeth could become a construction site for as much as a decade. […]

Burlington Arts and Culture Fund applications now open

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By Staff January 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is launching the 2019 Burlington Arts and Culture Fund (BACF), an annual program […]

Are residents seeing a change in the way city staff are relating to residents? Some think so.

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By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Change in an organization isn’t always immediately evident. The Gazette is getting feedback from its readers […]

Why Aren’t We More Like Norway

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By Ray Rivers January 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Last year almost 40% of all cars registered in Norway were all-electric (EV). There are now […]

Walk Off the Earth will hold a commemorative event on January 13th to celebrate the life of Mike 'The Beard' Taylor

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By Staff January 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Details are skimpy – just the date known at this point. Walk Off the Earth will be […]

Those highway signs are a cash cow - 'Government for the people' want you to know they have given small business a break.

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By Staff January 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a phrase we are going to have to get used to: Ontario’s Government for the […]

Police looking for Lions Club parking lot car fire witnesses

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By Staff January 5th, 2019 Burlington, ON   The Halton Regional Police are investigating a car fire that occurred in the Lions Club Parking lot […]

Controversial development project gets mixed views from the public.

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By Staff January 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The National Homes proposed development on Brant street just south of Havendale has been contentious since the […]

Police Attempting to Locate Driver Involved in Motor Vehicle Collision - This male has been located safely.

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By Staff January 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in trying to locate a male […]

New Year levees seem to have come back into favour. Gould holding hers on the 6th; McKenna chose the 12th.

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By Pepper Parr January 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Levees were once a large part of the way the social side of Ontario worked. The […]

Angela Coughlan Pool will be closed from March 18, 2019 to the spring of 2020 for renovations and upgrades.

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By Staff January 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   People used to say “there must be something wrong with the water” but in Burlington we seem […]

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