A call from someone wanting to fix your computer because they know you’re having problems is a call to hang up on.

An offer to repair your computer by someone you don't know is like giving them your wallet.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 1, 2012 Halton Police want to warn residents to be on the lookout for phony telephone solicitations to repair your […]

All Aboard! Freeman station just might be back in business. Tickets will be sold as part of the fund raising?

She sits on blocks thast don't look at that secure but shse is still at least in one piece - sort of.  The Friends of the Fereeman Station are ready to move the structure ontoland that is less than 100yards away from where she sits today.  Progress.

  By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 1, 2012 The Friends of the Freeman station will know by the end of the week what they […]

City hall staff use part of their day to give the United Way campaign a strong local boost. Firemen take the truck pull prize – again.

Great weather to be outside, enjoy a burger and contribute to the United Way Campaign and be part of a team that pulls a fire truck down Brant Street.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 27, 2012 The vehicle pull down Brant Street by those marvelous people at city hall who keep the wheels […]

It is going to be an absolutely beautiful pier and you are going to love every minute you get to spend on it.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 29, 2012 I was out on the Pier Friday afternoon – I mean out on the real pier, not […]

Mayor has now determined the kind of message he wants to send out – it won’t be show business.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 28, 2012 Every Mayor decides at some point, what kind of a mark they want to make on the […]

Library is not a luxury but something we can afford and need to continue funding. Question is: how much do we want to spend?

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  By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON September 28, 2012 You may recall the recent spat between the Mayor of Toronto’s brother, Doug Ford, and […]

It’s a done deal – the city now knows what the hospital will do with the money we give them. Took a long time to get there.

Councillors and JBMH at signing of 60 mill

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 27, 2012 They didn’t kiss and make up but they did all sit at the same table and sign […]

Participation up, more than 1100 people ran but funds raised was down in 2012 for the Terry Fox Run.

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By Pepper Parr The people numbers were up – the money numbers were down, but the Terry Fox run was a major success nevertheless. It […]

It gets dangerous out there sometimes; 20 year old male gets beaten by thugs on Brant Street.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 25, 2012 while sitting on a bench late in the evening with a female friend a 20 year old […]

Mayor’s right hand man chooses to drive along a different road – resigns effective year end.


By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 25, 2012 Frank McKeown, Mayor Goldring’s right hand man and chief strategist will be leaving the Office of the […]

Sutton Drive will be closed for overnight construction work this weekend.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 24, 2012 Sutton Drive in north Burlington will be closed at the Dundas Street intersection from Friday, September 28, 2012 […]

Regional Chair, Burlington Mayor and coalition opposed to highway being built through Escarpment get ready for long battle.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 22, 2012. The provincial government is getting close to the point where they will make some kind of decision […]

Fall fair in the city? Yuppers – Ireland House is going to show what used to be done in the city – a long time ago.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 22, 2012 An old-fashioned fall fair right here in the city! Next weekend, Sunday, September 30th! ~11 – 4 p.m. […]

Burlington students to take part in Regional Water Festival at Kelso Conservation – 4000 from Region expected to attend.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 22, 2012 In the week we are going into more than 4,000 Halton students will spend a part of a […]

Drug supply in Burlington will be a little smaller for the next couple of months; police arrest cocaine trafficker.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 21, 2012 The Halton Regional Police have been tracking a person they suspected of being a drug dealer. […]

A drizzle that turned into a real rainfall wasn’t enough to stop two chef’s from their shootout.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 21, 2012 It would have been great – as it was it was very good. The rain spoiled the […]

A surplus of $700 keeps Community Development Halton alive.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2012 Community Development Halton held their annual general meeting last night and it was much more pleasant than […]

Big changes taking place in the Burlington retail community. Zellers closes – Target begins the makeover to open in April, 2013

Not a sales clerk in sight. In April, 2013  the space will be filled with new merchandise in the kind of store Burlington hasn't seen for some time.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2012 We knew the Zellers store was going to close – we told you that in May of […]

City jumps on the culture band wagon – offers clowns and balloons and art as well.

Loads of things to so that the Burlington Art centre during the Cultural weekend.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2012 The country is on a bit of a culture kick and for the last week of this month […]

Council member creates citizens waterfront advisory committee. Is that legal?

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2012 She used the Save our Waterfront (SOW) to win in Ward 2 in 2010. She did her […]