Police officers out in force to make sure drivers pay attention to the speed limits in and around schools.

Speed limit sign is clear - so are those radar gunds in the hands of two police officers waiting for someone to break that speed limit.  It was an All Hands on Deck day in Burlington earlier this week as police were out in force making the point that driving carelesly in school zones was not going to be tolerated.

By Staff August 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It began this morning and will run from the 28th to Monday, August 28 and Friday, September […]

Resident reminds city hall that climate change has to be factored into the leaf collection schedule,

This crew will probably not be clearing the leaves from your property. They were working along New Street when this picture was taken.

By Pepper Parr August 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Fred Crockett, a Burlington based real estate broker and a man with a quick word when […]

Two of the three provincial political parties are pounding the pavement - looking for support - we go to the polls next June.

McKenna campaigning

By Staff August 28, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The next provincial election gets more real every day. Nothing on who the NDP candidate is going […]

Make your mark on this planet of ours - plant a tree.

Norton Lancaster tree plant

By Pepper Parr August 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is something about the planting of a tree – no matter what your age the […]

Youth arrested on four charges of arson in the Palmer Drive - Newlands Crescent part of the city.

Fire pumpet - boots at door

By Staff August 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Police have arrested a 17 year old for setting four fires in the Palmer Drive – Newlands […]

Baycats one game away from a 4th IBL title - Burlington Herd got taken out in the quarter finals.

Baycats pitcher

By Staff August 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Dominating is the word that best describes a baseball performance that moved the Barrie Baycats one win […]

Male in serious condition after jumping from a moving car; police want to talk to witnesses.

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By Staff August 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Police are seeking witnesses to an incident that occurred downtown Burlington in the early morning hours of […]

Someone forgot to clean up after what looks like a pretty good party at the Paletta Mansion.

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By Staff August 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It must have been quite a party. Cleaning crew failed to show up? With no one around […]

Biggest public feed fest of the year - ribs and entertainment for all and now a VIP tent.

By Staff August 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If you are putting together your schedule for the week don’t forget RibFest – Friday September 1st […]

Not all the summer vacation stories that students tell will be what we like to hear.

By Staff August 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Students returning to school next week will bring with them stories of their summer holiday experience. A […]

Barrie Baycats appear to be heading for a four game IBL streak with a 13-4 win in game 2.

By Staff August 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   That there is a place for semi-pro baseball in this province – there is no doubt. Barrie […]

Suspect doesn't appear to understand gas stations have security cameras.

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By Staff August 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Police in Burlington are seeking assistance from the public to identify one person responsible for forcing entry […]

Police want to know if anyone in Burlington had any dealings with a male arrested for scamming people in Oakville.

HRPS crest

By Staff August 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Regional police thought that most of the scams took place in Oakville but decided to cast […]

An upscale biffy at Ribfest is part of the VIP tent.

Ribfest logo

By Pepper Parr August 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They are changing the model – not the menu. And it isn’t a big change but […]

Barrie Baycats take the first of seven in the IBL playoffs - took 10 innings to do it.

Baycats winning team

By Staff August 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be an interesting playoff series. The Barrie Baycats took game 1 of the […]

Director of education takes the heat - but it is a team that makes the decisions.

Stuart Miller

By Pepper Parr August 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   He has a team of 12 people; all with the title of Superintendent and an Executive […]

Brant Street, just south of Victoria Avenue to be closed Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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By Staff August 24, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The southbound lane on Brant Street, just south of Victoria Avenue, will be closed on Saturday, Aug. […]

Burlington Herd promises a better box score next year and invite you to buy your season tickets now

Herd T-shirt

By Staff April 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a reason media tend not to pay attention to news releases that get sent to […]

Minimum wage increase: Who benefits? Can we afford it? Can we afford not to pay people at least a living wage?

Goodings David

By David Goodings August 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Cindy (not her real name) is a woman of about forty with a winning smile and […]

Playoff finals dates for the IBL are announced.

Panther batter

By Staff August 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The 99th IBL league final kicks off Thursday night at Coates Park in Barrie as the pennant-winning […]

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