On possibly closing the high school - I think it’s a terrible idea said Robert Bateman and it doesn’t make common sense either.

By Staff March 6, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The heavy weights are beginning to have their say about the closing of high schools in Burlington, […]

Shakespeare will be at the Rock in August - a three week run this time. It was close to the best show in town last year.

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By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is as official as it can get – Trevor Copp will be doing Shakespeare at […]

Bateman high school gets a hug - will it be enough to keep the school open?

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By Staff March 6TH, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was one of the crisp, clear, cold Canadian winter days with the sun shining brightly. Robert […]

Lieutenant Governor asks AGB Guild members to tell their story - in 150 different parts

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By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   When the Lieutenant Governor of the province , the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, visited the Art Gallery […]

Opposition party at Queen's Park plans to introduce a motion to stop all rural school closings - Burlington parents see this as light at the end of the tunnel.

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By Pepper Parr March 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Lynn Crosby, one of the more passionate Central high school supporters advises us that next week […]

Crime Stoppers get a new police liaison officer.

Jodi Thomson Crime Stoppers

By Pepper Parr March 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Guns and handcuffs are what the public might be the most visible tools the police us […]

City hall forgets to use the words road diet or bike lanes in an announcement on the water main work to be done on New Street.

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By Pepper Parr March 3, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Here we go again. It is hard to believe how obtuse some of the people at […]

Government cutting electricity bills by 25 % - will that keep them in office? Have a look at options.

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By Pepper Parr March 3, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON This article has been corrected. We initially said there was a 25% reduction being put in place […]

This Is How Your Prospect Reads Your Advertising

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By James Burchill March 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Every small business needs to market themselves and part of marketing is advertising. The trouble is […]

New Gazebo in Spencer Smith park getting the finishing touches.

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By Staff March 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was to be built with federal money and there was a deadline – March 15th of […]

Taxes: you could always use a little of that stash you hid under the mattress to get a good bottle of vodka.

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By Ray Rivers March 3, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   My grandfather used to keep his money under his mattress, which might have made it lumpy […]

Social fusion at the B&B - in the Waterfront hotel -March 9th.

It's all about networking.

By Staff March 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We are not sure how long James Burchill has been running his Social fusion Networks – four […]

Collecting data and views from high school parents proving to be a challenge for the school board.

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By Pepper Parr March 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Board of Education felt it was important that they collect the views of as many […]

Guilds to hold their AGM at the AGB on March 9th. Speaker to talk on Art, Time and Tools.

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By Staff March 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the strengths of the Art Gallery of Burlington are the Guilds – they are the […]

Robert Bateman high school is going to get a collective hug from anyone who decides to show up

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By Staff March 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There are a lot of unhappy people who are commenting on how poorly they feel the Halton […]

Mayor is challenged to find some fortitude and encourage the school board to elevate their perspective beyond operating cost reductions.

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By Pepper Parr March 1, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   As a city we are going to do ourselves in unless we do better than we […]

Senator Kim Pate to address the female leaders of the community this Friday.

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By Staff March 1, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Paddy Torsney, former Member of the House of Commons, has been hosting the breakfasts for more than […]

Regional police focus their attention on fraud during a month long initiative to further educate the public.

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By Staff March 1, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS), is one of 80 law enforcement agencies and public and private […]

Herd looking for a name for their mascot - tickets to the Jays home opener for the person who comes up with the right name.

Herd mascot name contest

By Staff March 1, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The new Herd mascot needs a name and the ball club wants the public to help out […]

Light will not be on at Ireland Park

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By Staff March 1, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The Lights are out at Ireland Park Due to an electrical safety issue, all lights are out in […]