BurlingtonGreen pulls off a real coup – Jane Goodall to make day long presentations at BPAC.

Jane Goodall, renowned environmentalist will be in Burlington this week.  Major coup for the BurlingtonGreen people and a day those attending her events will never forget.

  Jane Goodall, renowned environmentalist will be in Burlington this week. Major coup for the BurlingtonGreen people and a day those attending her events will […]

Has the city politicized the Citizens Recognition Award process? Looks like they might have.

McKenna-yukking-it-up-with-the-girls-at-AGM-1024x687

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2012 We didn’t notice the appointment at first, the city has an awkward process of treating the names […]

United Way campaign gets off to a great start – sets $7 million target. Ti-Cats win a great game during “kick-off” event..

City of Burlington Clerk's department did a great job last year during the United Way campaign drive. Interesting to see what they do this year.  Burlington campaign has a $2 million target

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 17, 2012 If what football fans saw on Saturday at the Ivor Wynne Stadium in Hamilton is an example […]

Chef’s to duel it out at the organic only Farmer’s Market in the downtown core.

Chef Chris Hayworth shows how he will use his knife at the Chef's Duel scheduled for Friday just after noon at the Farmer's All Organic market on John Street.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2012 Two Spencer’s Restaurant Chef’s will duel it out at the Farmer’s Market on Friday. Chris Hayworth and […]

Police take to the air to eradicate marijuana plants using a Candian made drone.

The Aeryon Scout, made by a Waterloo firm that is a recognized leader in the development and commercialization of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

REVISED By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2012 Earlier this week the Halton Regional Police got to play with their newest toy – what […]

Bateman Wild Senior’s football puts 30 member squad on field; now want to win their tier, Pearson & Aldershot need to be beat.

Bateman sign smaller

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 12, 2012 There they were, out on the field, grunting, running, stretching their limbs – more than thirty of […]

Mayor begins a long slow glide into retirement – takes out Seniors’ Centre membership.

Mayor Rick Goldring has his membership application processed at the Seniors' Centre - filling another of his campaign promises.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2012 Burlington’s Mayor Rick Goldring seems to have taken that insurance tag line – Freedom 55 – to […]

Burlington to close the month with a bit of a “barn burner” weekend. Mayor’s Gala and “roasting” Marvelous Mike – our MP.

Cut line

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 11, 2012 Mayor Rick Goldring finally gets his Cabaret off the planning Boards and onto the stage of the […]

Terry Fox run celebrates its 30th year during which time Burlington has raised more than $1.4 million

Terry Fox runners

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 11, 2012 The registration tables will be set up, the weather should be fine and the 1000 people expected […]

Explosives Disposal Unit called to Burlington bank, suspicious bag removed from ATM lobby

HRPS car

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 11, 2012 This morning at 9:35 a.m., an employee of a Burlington CIBC bank, located at 575 Brant Street, contacted […]

Local artist wants some Burlington imagination in public art the city chooses.

BPAC at night

Editors note: We don’t share the view that public art has to come from within the community it is intended for, but Margaret Lindsay […]

Now the public gets to say what it wants – artists models for BPAC site on view at the library.

Public aret PQ artist

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 11, 2012 After many months of keeping everything under wraps, Jeremy Freiburger finally opened the curtains and is letting […]

Burlington retiree succumbs to injuries sustained from a collision while driving a school bus.

Burlington driver of school bus that crashed in Oakville succumbs to his injuries.  Cause of death not released.

  By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 10, 2012 The 62 year old school bus driver involved in a collision while driving a school bus near […]

Bateman Wilds football team take to the streets to protest the decision to shut down the team.

Bateman - team on the street protesting

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 10, 2012 The team was supposedly shut down because they couldn’t field a full squad – but that wasn’t […]

It was that kind of week – short with many people still away some thought it would be slow. Not quite.

Discovery Landing

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 9, 2012 The Mayor had lunch with Eric the Great, the chief cheese at the hospital; who picked up […]

Doing the same with less? Keeping the information flow constant & living a personal life at the same time? Best we can do is persevere.

Keeping public informed

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 4, 2012 Our Burlington is going to shift gears a bit and spend less time covering city council meetings […]

Student to protest at Bateman High over the shutdown of the football program.

The students on the Bateman High School football team would love an opportunity to play in the rain.  According to their side of the story they are not being given the chance they feel they deserve.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 9, 2012 We haven’t done very much on sports in Burlington – it comes down to the manpower we […]

Suicide is a community problem – the solutions and the healing have to come from the community.

There is a point where utter desolation becomes more than a person can handle.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 8, 2012 – This is a dodgy subject; what do you say when you learn that someone you know […]

Amazing Bed Race takes over Brant Street; No one will be sleeping on these beds.

As long as all the wheels are on at the Finish Line - 100 yards away - it's legit.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 10, 2012 Beds will be on the move up Brant Street on Sunday, Sept. 23 as the annual Amazing Bed […]

Suspected thief who wielded at knife at Maple View mall robbery arrested.

knife point robbery

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 7, 2102 It was blatant. Three woman walked into a store at the Burlington Mall August 13th, and began […]