Finally – we get to show you the video of the King Road grade separation – edited courtesy of US Homeland Security.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. February 21, 2013 A number of months ago we mentioned to you a problem we had with the keepers of […]

For the record: 58 Burlington residents have received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON February 19, 2013 Part of what makes Burlington a great city is its community involvement. This summer, 54 community-minded Burlingtonians were […]

Unless there is really poopy weather for a significant stretch of time – the Pier will open during Sound Of Music.

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  Craig Stevens, Project Manager for the city on the construction of the Brant Street poses in front of the node that will rise 4 […]

Brennan, Dykes and Proctor awarded Jubilee medals for community service.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. February 19, 2013 Three new recipients of the Jubilee medal will be recognized at city Council this evening. The commemorative medal […]

Longest serving council member in city’s history to be given the Queen’s Jubilee medal for his service. Well deserved.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. February 18, 2013 He is the longest-serving member of the current city Councillor. He is certainly the strongest liberal thinker […]

Five adults, three youths scooped up by police in a coordinated three location raid discovered during undercover work.

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REVISED By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. February 17, 2013 Investigators with the Halton Regional Police Service Integrated Drug, Gun & Gang Unit began an undercover operation […]

We owe you an apology – we didn’t deliver what you were expecting for Family Day 2013

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, On. February 18th, 2013. Finding the right balance in the news business is not easy. When your publication is on the […]

Forty years of continuous service to a camera club that went on to become a Guild and part of the Burlington Art Centre.

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By Jim Hamilton and Frank Myers BURLINGTON, ON February 18, 2013 In the spring of 1973, Bill Warren joined a new camera club being started […]

Local business promoter moves his gig to a more fashionable address for a one night stand.

Burchill giveing hypnosis certificate

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. February 15th, 2013. The theory is that if you invite a celebrity to your event more people will show up […]

Jubilee medals to be handed out by Mayor Goldring at Council meeting next week.


By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. February 15, 2013 Four Burlington residents will be awarded Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee medals at a city council meeting on […]

Halton educational assistant arrested for possession of child pornography.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. February 15th, 2013 A Burlington man , employed by the Halton Catholic District School Board, faces a charge of Possession of […]

Local company takes environment seriously – lowers the heat and tells staff to bring in a sweater.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 13, 2014 There isn’t a large corporation on this side of the Atlantic that doesn’t say it is out […]

Art Centre expands its reach and nails down the title of leading contemporary ceramics collection in the country


By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. February 12, 2013 The art centre with at least the second best collection of contemporary Canadian ceramics in this country has […]

Ward 4 Councillor risks it all for his constituents – will he live to do that again?

Here is a man who puts it all on theline when it comes to keeping his constituents informed.  The significant other with him in this picture might not see his Valentine's Day plans quite the way he does.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. February 13, 2014 The public continually asks for leadership from its politicians. Be bold they will say – but don’t […]

Music conductor goes deaf – trades baton in for paint brush; sells some painting twice.


Traditionally when an artist does their first solo exhibit someone with talent and a background in the genre the artist has chosen writes a review. […]

Standing room only if you are delegating at city council: so much for accommodating the aging population.

It got to be a little too much for this delegation - she had to take her cane off the table and use to to lean on while she shifted herself from foot to foot.  Delegations are made to stand before Council like surfs with their hats in their hands.  We need to upgrade our manners.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 11, 2013 The late Jane Irwin tweaked city council’s nose during the meeting she attended last Monday evening, before […]

We lost an important person last week. Jane Irwin dead.

Irwin Jane and husband Richard - affectionate tap

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 9, 2013 She’s gone. A little lady, short, who stood with a bit of a bend to her upper […]

She saw herself as a “loyal opposition” and served her city very, very well. Jane Irwin dead.

Irwin Jane at council committee H&S

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 8, 2013 A tireless fighter who saw herself as part of a “loyal opposition” when she spoke to a […]

What did weather do to you? City hall shut down at 3:00 pm Friday; a lady on our street said she now feels like a Canadian.


By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON,ON. February 9th, 2013 We kept hearing about it – it was coming. It was going to be a meet up between […]

Recognition wasn’t quite good enough – now they will be called Burlington’s BEST. Who will they be this year?

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON February 7, 2013 There are some who will tell you that you have a healthy community when there is an arena […]