Why is Burlington exporting municipal talent? Lamb is lost.

Whitestone fall view

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 1, 2011 – When an editor writes: “That’s what we all look for in our municipal representatives”, you tend […]

Get the creative juices flowing; take in lunch, meet colleagues you`ve not seen and get a sense of the pace of business.

Creative juices

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 31, 2011 It`s business, paying the bills, trying to keep the wolves from the door and see something in the […]

Not on the auction block yet. Paletta Mansion is going to be given a new business model to stop the financial bleeding.

Paletta Mansion

By Staff It`s still there –and we`re still losing money on the place. There have been responses to the document the city put out asking […]

Looking for your Council member ? Want to see the Mayor ? They`re busy hiring our next city Manager.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 31, 2011 It`s going to be a little tougher to get through to your Council member during the month […]

Getting tough to be a thief in Burlington. Police snatch two in serial thefts at Burlington Wal-Mart locations.

Wal-Mart thieves

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. October 31, 2011 Loss Prevention Staff pounced on two thieves at the Wal-Mart store on Fairview Street yesterday at 5:30 p.m. […]

These robbers weren’t amateurs – Break and Enter at electronics store results in $30,000 heist.

Break and enter

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 21, 2011 – On October 20th at 10:36 p.m. Halton Police got an alarm call from the Future Shop, 3060 […]

Parking – Craven says you will never satisfy everyone. Is overnight street parking coming ?

Parking on street

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 29, 2011 In Burlington – you don’t get to park overnight on the streets and according to Councillors Dennison […]

Confusing crime scene and Crime Stoppers information that doesn’t add up.

Broken glass

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 27, 2011 This is an odd one. Sometime last week unknown suspect(s) smashed the front glass door to gain entry […]

The little piggies will not be going to the same market – Maple Leaf pulls the plug on Burlington, will Fearman’s take their space?

Fearmans electr

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 24, 2011 Maple Leaf Foods announced yesterday that they are going to close the Burlington distribution and refrigeration plant […]

City turns the Performing Arts Centre over to the community and serves cupcakes to keep everyone happy.


By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 23, 2012 It was a lovely fall afternoon; people were out and about – and hundreds, close to 1000 […]

Sakran is sanguine about his election loss – but he isn`t losing any sleep over it. Back at his law practice.

Crowded tent

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 21, 2011 He is in really great shape. Jovial, animated and having fun. Karmel Sakran didn’t want to lose […]

Community party FREE! Big deal, it was also a very expensive deal and it is now up to you to make it work.

You are the owner - make some time to check out the property - get your face pained and enjoy a piece of cake.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 21, 2011 – A golden key, a silver bullet – something to commemorate the handing over of a building […]

Black four door sedan – with a spoiler – do you know of one ? Police would like to hear from you.

police in cruiser

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 21, 2011 The police need your help in locating a vehicle that struck a 12-yr-old girl, at the intersection of […]

Great deal for children on HALOWEEN – Ireland House is going to become creepy


BURLINGTON, ON October 20, 2011 – Halloween can break the bank and there is more taking on the part of the kids than giving. Burlington’s […]

This give convenience store service a whole new meaning – pretty close to take out.

cigarette theft

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 20, 2011 Halton Regional Police Service is still investigating the theft of cigarettes from a convenience store in Burlington. Sometime […]

A time for new leaders to emerge.


By Casey Cosgrove BURLINGTON, ON October 19, 2011 – It may just be me, but the city feels remarkably quiet and calm this week. The […]

Chugging along with money in the bank. The Freeman station is just not going to go away.

Freeman station 1

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 18, 2011 This should have been written on Thanksgiving Day – for the citizens of Burlington indeed should be […]

Mayor to hand over a golden key – should it open the door to the Burlington Performing Arts Centre? No lease in place yet.

BPAC at night

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 18, 2011 – It is going to be a “boffo” event. There will be something for everyone. Face painting, […]

More than 500 regional residents had unhappy discussions with police officer during Thanksgiving weekend.

HRPS car

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 17, 2011 – While Thanksgiving weekend is a bit behind us now – it is a date that will remain […]

On the second date she still looked good but I noticed she wasn’t exactly perfect. Would she mind if I commented?

Pep head tilted

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 16, 2011 A second look at the newest gem in the city – the Burlington Performing Arts Centre. We […]