Construction of Marina Wave Break to start next week.

Wave break LPMA

By Staff November 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City has begun the installation of the new floating wave break at the LaSalle Park Community […]

Rivers on Democracy - see you in Court.

turbines - Kingston

By Ray Rivers November 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Today it’s just a small group of young folks, one only 12 years old, taking the […]

High school students considering educational options.

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By Pepper Parr November 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Students were arriving at the Mattamy Velodrome in Milton Friday by the busload from every public […]

Tyandaga citizens prevail; the Mayor shows how it's done.

TEC stop quarry expansion Jul17

By Pepper Parr November 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON It is amazing what can be done by a Mayor when they decide something has to be […]

Public is now Taking a Closer look - some didn't like what they saw the first time.

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By Pepper Parr November 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Looks like things will get a little boisterous during the early part of December, There are […]

Footprint resulted in the arrest of two: both charged with 14 break and enter incidents. See if any of the property is yours.

Saks watch

By Staff November 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Police rely heavily on finger prints and DNA as evidence in identifying a suspect and attaching them […]

Mayor will get to explain what was spent and what was done while she and some staff were in Japan at the taxpayers expense.

Commisso and Mayor in Japan

By Pepper Parr November 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   “Just in case you haven’t seen it yet” wrote a Gazette reader, “that Japan trip cost […]

Museum goes commercial - craft beer and pin ball contests.

Pin ball and beer

By Staff November 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Transformed at a cost of close to $10 million – the museum is now open to the […]

What will they do with the No Frills Plaza - and where will the parking be? The Mid Brant Precinct

Would a downtown mobility hub result in greater density on the east side of Brant Street?  Would traffic from the core work itself to the Burlington GO station?

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The map below shows the boundaries of all the proposed precincts. The focus of this article is […]

How much of the traditional Burlington can the city save and at the same time meet the demands of provincial policy? The Brant Street Main Precinct.

Hotel on lower Brant Street

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city’s Planning department is ready to take its first cut on what the downtown should […]

Lakeshore precinct: what the planners would like to see done - they provide two concepts.

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By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Directly below is a map of all the precincts. Detail on the Lakeshore precinct is below […]

The bigger picture: height recommendations for the two concepts plus locations of historical and commercial operations.

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By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has, or is in the process of, publishing news stories on each of the […]

Regional Police go high tech to train officers how to handle dangerous and delicate situations.

VR equipment

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   You are a police officer suddenly facing a delicate situation. The person you are facing is […]

Region holds an Emergency Measures Exercise - How do we get People out of a High Rise when it is on Fire?

High rise evacuation 3

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We seldom think about a fire in a high rise – when we do, I think […]

Walking, using a bike, taking a bus or driving the car if you must: all items on the Integrated Mobility Advisory Committee.

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By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There are changes taking place within the transit service and in the way people are using […]

They filled duffle bags and suitcases with bottles of alcohol; left LCBO store without making any attempt to pay.

By Staff November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Thieves decided to stock up early on their Christmas Cheer – fill duffel bags and a suitcase […]

Man Arrested after Attending Police Station on Stolen Motorcycle - that gives the word brazen new depth and meaning.

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By Staff November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On November 25, 2019, a Stoney Creek man arrived at the Halton Regional Police Service 2 District […]

Mayor 'shocked and disturbed'.

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By Pepper Parr November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Earlier today Mayor Marianne Meed Ward released a statement setting out how “shocked and disturbed” she is […]

Getting down to the short strokes in determining what downtown shoud look like - it will be a challenging exercise.

City Hall and surrounding area winter of 2000

By Pepper Parr November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On December 5th, city council is scheduled to take a look at The Closer Look they […]

Cunning scam: the caller says they are calling from the Court House in Burlington.

Court House - new

By Staff November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a notice appearing on many of the city’s web sites advising people that: The people […]