Cellphone Restriction in Classrooms to Take Effect this Year

student on cell phone

By Pepper Parr August 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION The question that comes to mind is – what took so long? Ontario’s Minister of Education […]

Nelson Quarry application for an additional license to be made in November; public meetings on the site in October.

One of these was enough for the people in rural Burlington.  Is a bylaw creating a Heritage Conservation District the best way to prevent any quarry application - or is there a larger objective being sought?

By Pepper Parr August 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Exclusive to the Burlington Gazette. Part 3 of a 3 part series. Is the park that Nelson […]

Rivers: economist in him wants road tolls; he is looking for a politician to lead that charge..

weekend traffic

By Ray Rivers August 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is only one way to describe the experience of driving back from northern Ontario on […]

Regional police finally arrest a suspect after chasing, laying out out a tire deflation device - then using K9 to arrest suspect hiding in bushes.

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By Staff, August 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   After a chase by police, and several attempts at stealing another vehicle didn’t work, the police found […]

HDSB Director of Education is still a little short of cash but did get more than last year - he also got 800 more students.

HDSB sign with flag

By Pepper Parr August 28, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The start of a new school year has parents busy getting their children ready, getting the […]

Pin ball machines will be operational at the Brant Museum on October 6th.

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By Pepper Parr August 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Updated We now know when the first SPECIAL EXHIBITION will take place at the transformed Brant Museum. […]

What is Nelson Aggregates offering and what is the public getting? At first blush it looks like a good deal; going to be a tough sell to the rural people.

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By Pepper Parr August 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Exclusive to the Burlington Gazette. Part 2 of a 3 part series. Nelson Aggregates is quarrying a […]

Parking appeals office closed for two days - will open on Friday.

Babes at parking meters

By Staff August 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Sometimes you actually get a break at the Appeals Office. The Parking Ticket Appeals Office Closed Aug. […]

The party politics will begin to be heard more loudly after the Labour Day holiday.

Voting ballot box

By Pepper Parr August 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When you get back from the Labour Day vacation the federal election that has been bubbling […]

Nelson Aggregates shows what the quarry could look like if they can reach an agreement with three levels of government.

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By Pepper Parr August 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Exclusive to the Burlington Gazette. Part 1 of a 3 part series.   It was a decent […]

Is there a reason for a 'useful app' being taken out of public use?

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Staff August 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A Gazette reader writes to tell us that “If you take Burlington Transit one of the most […]

Province will approve two new cannabis stores in Burlington: Mayor wants to nix one of them - too close to a high school.

New cladding roof MMR

By Staff August 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has learned that it can expect two more potential cannabis retail stores; one at 1505 Guelph […]

Ooops! Some important detail left out of a paragraph on the downtown construction story.

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By Pepper Parr August 23, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Ooops! A portion of a sentence was left off the paragraph about the pipeline that runs […]

Police charge Kenneth Soederhuysen with murder of his wife Laura Grant.

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By Staff August 23, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Homicide detectives with the Halton Regional Police Service have laid charges in relation to a homicide that […]

Sidewalks will be open during construction of the 23 storey tower opposite city hall. Demotion to begin early in September.

aerial rendering of site

By Pepper Parr August t 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Lisa Kearns waiting for a question from the audience. Lisa Kearns, Councillor for ward 2 […]

Homicide investigation on No 2 side road; not a public safety matter.

By Staff August 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, the Halton Regional Police Service received a call […]

There is a better than even chance that the Ford government will strip citizens of effective political representation next year.

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By Pepper Parr August 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They gather every year for an annual conference – an event that lets the municipal sector […]

Steward of Sheldon Creek supports social activist who told the story about by law abuses.

Vince Fitorio

By Vince Fiorito August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   I agree with Doreen Nicol’s recent Burlington Gazette article. City policy appears to harass people doing […]

Using social media and online news police were able to return much of the stolen property.

Stolen - currency collection

By Staff August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service found that working with its media made it possible for residents to […]

Burlington MPP is said to have given up on Twitter

By Pepper Parr August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Jane McKenna yuks it up with guests at the Joseph Brant hospital annual meeting. A few […]

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