City having difficulty keep parkland in usable shape; Mother Nature is getting the best of them. Ball parks closed as is proving to be

baseball diamond under water

By Staff June 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The consistent rain and cool temperatures has created the ideal environment for growing grass at a fast […]

Final bio pesticide spray to take place Saturday June 8th: 5 to 7:30 am

Mountainside PArk

By Staff June 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A low-flying helicopter will be applying the final application a bio-pesticide over four wooded areas to control […]

Freeman Station published summer schedule - make a point of touring the place - well worth your time.

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Pepper Parr June 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Freeman Station has announced their operating hours. The station is open today because of hard […]

Social policy advisor argues that the Ford budget cuts are neither efficient nor necessary in today's political context and carry potentially disastrous consequences.

CDH logo

By Staff June 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton has been serving the community for more than 30 years. Joey Edwardh, PhD, Executive […]

Mayor in France to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the landings on the beaches of Normandy - where hundreds of Canadians lost their lives.

Running ashore fron landing craft

By Pepper Parr June 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In Flanders fields the poppies blow are the opening lines to the classic poem written by […]

Gareth Williams seeking the Green party nomination for the federal election expected in October.

Gareth Williams looking sideways

By Staff June 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Gareth Williams, one of the candidates for ward 3 in the municipal election has decided he wants […]

Police looking for suspects who have displayed hate-motivated messages.

Hate crime suspects

By Staff June 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Police are seeking public assistance to identify the persons responsible for displaying hate-motivated messages at six locations […]

Nisan elected to Board of FCM

Rory Nisan microphone

By Staff January 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Councillor Rory Nisan – elected to Board of Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Regional Councillor Rory Nisan was […]

Lake Ontario at its highest record level; Flood Watch issued.

Flood watch

By Staff June 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The latest information provided by the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (ILOSLRB) indicates that […]

Chamber of Commerce crowd fetes Keith Hoey at his retirement party.

Hoey sly smile

By Pepper Parr June 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON     After fifteen years in “the best job I ever had”, Keith Hoey began the process […]

Nelson pool to close for three days - city hosting competitions.

Devilrays swimmers

By Staff June 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington hosting two youth sporting events that will result in the closing of the […]

Burlassic Park will be at the Band shell tonight; viewing starts at 8:30 pm

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 12: Toronto Raptors' Fred VanVleet (23) makes a shot against the Golden State Warriors during the third quarter of a NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

By Staff June 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlassic Park public viewings confirmed for Games 3 and 4 moving to Central Park Bandshell The local […]

The New York Mets Basically Accused The LA Dodgers Of ‘Stealing Signs’ During Their Recent Series

Riggleman Mets

By Chris Wardlow June 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The New York Mets are harboring some strange concerns regarding the practices of the Los Angeles […]

40 people in the Halton Region died from drug overdoses in 2018.

HRPS crest

By Staff June 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Since the beginning of this year, the Halton Regional Police Service has seen an increase in the […]

The email didn't come from a bank.

Identity theft - many faces

By Staff June 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This might look like my bank doing me a favour – it isn’t. Someone has sent out […]

A Bureaucrat and a Politician, both of the first order, now ready to begin thinking through their report after hearing the public at nine Regional meetings.

Fenn and Seiling

By Pepper Parr June 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They may not have known each other all that well when they were appointed but both […]

Pride flag goes up on Civic Square; lights on the Pier will be in Rainbow colours later in the month.

Pride - flag

By Staff June 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington proclaimed June to be Pride Month and raised the Pride Flag over City […]

School Board special athlete track meet to take place in Oakville June 14th.

special athletes olympian-the-joy-of-sport

By Staff June 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On Friday, June 14, 2019, students from the Halton District School Board will participate in the 32nd […]

Foxcroft whistle will make sure all the NBA final plays are properly regulated.

A piece of plastic got turned into a multi-national corporate endeavour.  Innovative financing and a meaasure of moxie made it all come together.  Foxcroft is going to share his experiences with interns taking part in the innovateBurlington program.

By Staff June 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a great evening to watch a basketball game with everyone glued to […]

Dan Hill will be on stage for the Lowville Festival on June 22nd; backed up by Hayley Verrall.


By Staff June 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Lowville Festival has announced its program for their fifth annual season in north Burlington’s majestic Escarpment […]

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