Is the 48 hour keyboard marathon going to get BLOMHA a $100,000 award for minor hocey? You can help make that happen.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. March 24, 2013 While they can’t see the finish line –they all know where it is – hundreds of people […]

Getting busy out there – if someone didn’t put a VOTE flyer in your hands today – you may not have been in Burlington.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 23, 2013 It was an all hands on deck day and as much child labour as they could round-up. […]

Art used on television shows gives the Burlington Art Centre a bit of a boost.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. March 23, 2013 How do you increase the revenue of an art centre? Sell more art would be one answer. […]

Expect to see quite a bit of child labour used by BLOMHA parents this weekend – there’s $100,000 up for grabs and they want it.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 23, 2013 This should be illegal. They want you to vote as often as you can. No limit as […]

Burlington’s players are on the ice and in position to win the contest and make the city the # 1 minor hockey city in the province.

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By Pepper Parr BLOMHA – the Burlington Lions Optimist Minor Hockey Association is working like crazy today, Saturday and again on Sunday to register the […]

The coppers are going to turn the lights out – then what? Earth Hour will be recognized but only in Non-Essential Services.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. March 22, 2013 From 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 the Halton Regional Police Service will join Halton […]

Is there a real # 1 out there for us? We will know by Monday. Want to help make it happen? Read on.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 22nd, 2013 There is an opportunity for the people of this city to bring home a “real” #1plus $100,000 […]

Now what do we do? We’re #1 – there is nothing else to aspire to. That’s what happens when you let others determine who you really are.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 21, 2013 Here we go again. A magazine that promotes its readership with a list of the best place […]

Four day Easter weekend for city hall types.

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  By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 20, 2103 Some of the city services won’t be available over the Easter weekend – March 29 (Good Friday) […]

Should we have been surprised? Wish Heatherington had hung on and let us see how good an artistic director she really is.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 20, 2013 Was she pushed or did she jump? What kind of a difference will the Brenda Heatherington resignation […]

Shouldn’t have to line up this Saturday for your bigger blue box – you can “tweet” for an update.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 20, 2013 Those new, bigger blue boxes the Region is handing out are quite a hit – the demand was […]

Solid fundamental police work and a police dog with a good nose finds thieves before police fully aware the bank had been broken into.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 20, 2013 They were less than ten minutes from getting away with at least $300,00 in cash along with […]

Meed Ward wanted to reduce the budget by $2.1 million; all she got was a raspberry from Councillor Craven.

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  By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 19, 2013 Ward 2 Councillor Marianne Meed Ward was the only Council member to come up with very […]

They couldn’t resist it – Taylor warned them it was folly but they think they can fool you by saying it is a 2.07% tax increase. It’s 4.46%

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 19th, 2013 – City media release. The City of Burlington has approved the city’s 2013 current budget, which will […]

Freshman reporter attends first ever council meeting – he says it wasn’t pretty.

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By Walter Byj, Staff reporter BURLINGTON, ON March 19, 2013 I witnessed my first full council meeting on Monday night, and left with mixed feelings. […]

This time it is the city that got the award; the staffers made it possible.

When it matters, city hall staffers put their backs into it.  Community building at its best.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 19, 2013 It is usually the city of Burlington handing out an award for something. At times one gets […]

Executive director of the Burlington Performing Arts Centre Brenda Heatherington, leaving in June to spend more time with family.

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City Hall media release: BURLINGTON, ON March 19th, 2013 –Brenda Heatherington, the first executive director of the Burlington Performing Arts Centre, announced today she will […]

The only really interesting thing at the Council budget approval meeting was the slugfest between Councillors Craven and Meed Ward.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 19th, 2013 Nothing changed but we did get a look at the way this city of ours intends to […]

Is there a new theatre in town; a new place offering professional performing arts? Ireland House has chosen to be a venue. Check it out.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. March 18, 2013 Theatre is alive and well in Burlington and Ireland House is showing the city how it can […]

Is the Village Square going to go Modr’n? Respected developer trying to bring their talent to the city core.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 15, 2013 Are the people doing this:     A view of the Adi development on Guelph Line just […]