PARC members getting the short end of the stick and then expected to deliberate wisely without data and faulty information.

Students doing survey

By Pepper Parr March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The leading news story this past few months has been the work being done by the […]

Ten confirmed cases of rabies in raccoons in less than a year.


By Staff March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There have been 10 confirmed cases of raccoon strain rabies found in three skunks and seven raccoons […]

The long arm of the law reached from Halton Region to Surrey British Columbia.

HRPS crest

By Staff March 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a time that all you had to do was skip town and your problems with […]

The PAR committee needs to find its voice this week and require the Board of Education to treat them more professionally.

PARC with options on the walls

By Pepper Parr March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   With Spring Break over and most of the snow melted away the citizens of the city […]

There is an owl and a pussy cat and fields full of apple trees - where is the connection? In the paint brush of the artist - Tamara Kwapich.

Orchard mural - close up

By Pepper Parr March 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   She was born in Burlington, graduated from Lester B. Pearson High School and went on to […]

Some tough talk on what parents and the PARC representing them have to do if high school closures are to be prevented.

Unhappy parent

By Pepper Parr March 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tom Muir’s bottom line is that “the Board is cooking the books”. Tom Muir at a […]

Source of some of the Identity Theft turns out to be local - Ancaster resident being held on a warrant to extradite him to California.

Karim with girls

By Staff March 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The arrest earlier this week of Karim Bartov. a technically brilliant young man, who lived in Ancaster […]

Police are looking for four males who are suspected of breaking into cars in north Burlington.

HRPS crest

By Staff March 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Police in Burlington are seeking assistance from the public to identify four persons responsible for a series […]

Lowville Festival going under canvas for part of its third annual event. Boffo lineup!year

Lowville sign - orange  a

By Staff March 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Lowville Festival will again be presenting artistic experiences for audiences old and young in north Burlington’s […]

Does Rivers have a clearer picture of the Prime Minister? On the legalizing of marijuana he certainly thinks so.

Trudeau - real change

By Ray Rivers March 17, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Globe and Mail journalist John Ibbitson sees little daylight between the foreign policies of Justin Trudeau […]

There are five conditions that can be used to close a school. The Director of Education cited two of them. What are the other three?

Room was packed Mar 7

By Pepper Parr March 17, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Run that by me again – Why are we doing this ? According to the Board’s […]

The Gazette is going to be included in a book with the title - Passion over Pay, which certainly describes our situation.

Gazette logo Black and red

By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They want to write a book about us; well not just us – they want to […]

Air Park is back in the news - and back in a Court Room at the end of the month.

Early stage of landfill operations at the Air Park site on Appleby Line.

By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The issue of land fill dumped on the Air Park on Appleby Line back in 2013 […]

Halton Regional Police Service investigating double shooting in Burlington

HRPS crest

By Staff March 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON A usually reliable source informed the Gazette that this was a murder-suicide – both people died. The Halton […]

Arrest made in November 2016 robbery of taxi driver in Burlington

Taxi robber March 16-17

By Staff March 16, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON On March 14th 2017, Robbery Investigators arrested James Lawrence FAHEY (27 yrs.) of Burlington and charged him with […]

The writing of a report - the Director of Education gets less than six days to sum up what the PARC has been working away at for months.

HDSB Parents at PARC 1 Jan 26-17

By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is something wrong with the schedule. The 14 members of the PARC are going to […]

Snow and QEW traffic update as of 4:00 pm - very quiet on the highways. Spring Break has kept traffic down.

snow 3 QEW near Fairview

By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is pretty quiet on the QEW. Almost eerily quiet for 4:00 pm in the afternoon of […]

John Tirone tried to enter the Court House in Milton with a weapon along with a large knife

Milton Court House

By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What in heavens name did John Tirone think he was doing when he tried to enter a […]

Elgin promenade is being called The Knot by the planners. Might be more appropriate to call it a Shortcut to the Poacher.-

Knot photo rendering

By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington has begun construction on an exciting new project. “The Knot” (or Elgin Promenade) […]

If Crime Stoppers is anonymous - how do they deliver the reward money?

Crime Stoppers is always looking for help.

By Pepper Parr March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Just how does Crime stoppers work? Everyone knows what Crime Stoppers is. Few know just how […]

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