Week 53 of the pier count down; walkway to natural beach coming along nicely. Steel fabrication taking place.

If you look carefully you can see the opening that is being made to create a walkway from the north part of the pier, the part closest to the shore

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 11, 2012 It wasn’t exactly a busy, busy week on the pier front but if you listened carefully you […]

Saturday was rained out day. On Sunday Elvis at Polish Hall, Cottonwood at the Drummer and lots of bikes on Appleby Line.

Carfree at Appleby Group gathered

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 10, 2010 While Saturday was pretty close to a write off from a weather point of view and it […]

Freiburger is on the right track with is cultural plan thinking – getting the city on the same track is going to take some doing.

Culture - where do you spend

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 10, 2012 He launched and managed to gain some altitude and it looks like he will stay aloft. Jeremy […]

When you screw it up – well you fess up, apologize and make amends.

Ooops

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June10, 2012 When you screw it up – well you fess up, apologize and make amends. Oh dear – now what? […]

Halton Police Make Arrest in Stabbing Incident in Burlington near Tansley Woods Recreation Center

HRPS car

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 9, 2012 The Halton Regional Police Service were called to the wooded area near Tansley Woods Recreation Center on reports […]

Job opportunity for local a community activist with lots of friends. Task is to make Marvelous Mike Wallace a Hero

Canadian flag

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 8, 2012 We may have spoken a little too quickly – when we said there would be no one […]

Bring it On! Elvis will be in the room. Local talent show to aid in saving the Escarpment. Sunday , June 10; 2-4

Burlington Escartment 001

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2012 Bring it On – sounds like a bit of a challenge doesn’t it? And a challenge it is […]

Water testing indicates the real start of summer. Not all area beaches are safe for swimming yet.

Swimming water safe

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 8, 2012 The Halton Region Health Department monitors the water quality at public beaches throughout Halton. Beach water samples taken […]

Marvelous Mike is going to get off lucky – there will be no march on his office.

MArvelous Mike Wallace amongst friends - but are they constituents?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2012 “Democracy or Harper”, is the theme for a group in Hamilton that intends to march on the […]

Series of break-ins in the Headon, Millcroft, Alton Village and Orchard communities – they are looking for gold jewelry for the most part.

The police cannot protect our propert without help from the public.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2012 They first of all ensure that you aren’ The police cannot protect our propert without help from the […]

How long ago was it? 1944 – early in the morning, the ramps from the landing craft hit the water and the men stormed ashore. Long ago.

D Day flag party approaching the Naval Memorial at Spencer Smith Park.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6, 2012 There are fewer of them every year. Those that do show up carry the scars from their […]

Province looking at the BIG MOVE while Burlington takes small steps to get its transit service on a sounder financial footing.

Former Planning chief for Toronto and a past director of Metrolinx, Paul Bedford will speak to transit advocates at the Public Library June 11.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6th, 2012 – Advocacy is getting a little bit slicker in Burlington. The people that want to make it […]

Mayor wants to Inspire: Be younger next year, live strong,fit, and sexy, until 80. Mayor is selling snake oil; sexy author helping.

Looks pretty good for an xx year old.  Might be worth lisening to.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6, 2012 Mayor Rick Goldring has upped the ante with his Inspire speaker series – bringing in motivational speaker […]

City communications department looking for pencils so they can get press releases out on time. Public art announcement due soon.

BPAC full front

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6th , 2012 There is going to be some public art on the plaza at the front of the […]

Burlington taking a $100,000 deep look into CULTURE. Will we see a black hole or a rainbow?

Rainbow over city

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 4, 2012 Is that culture with a K Sir ?– and would you like fries on the side? Just […]

No steel on the pier yet – but boulders were put in place last week to shore up the natural beach that was formed.

With this kind of weather ther wasn't going to be much work done on the Pier.  we will need a great second half of July, August and September to get caught up.  Prayers are acceptble at city hall..

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 1, 2012 It was a painful evening for our civic administration when they informed council about the problems surrounding […]

Arts crowd will descend on the Burlington Arts Centre for two days of shop till you drop and quality time with artisans.

MichaelWoodside Braemore Pond

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 4, 2012 More than 100 artists and artisans will be selling their original fine art and crafts in and around […]

Thirty six artists donate their work to back up art student scholarships – Silent Auction June 11 at Rayoon’s.

Wilkingson, G3 wooden bowl

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 2, 2012 If Monday evenings are quiet for you – give some thought to getting out for part of an […]

Brand extension at The Different Drummer – Cottonwood amongst the bookshelves.

Cottonwood Brass - horns

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 2, 2012 It’s sort of like what the big marketing organizations do – they call it brand extension. When […]

Nothing more delicious than overheard comment about someone you know.

Ladies gossiping

BURLINGTON, ON June 2, 2012 There is something absolutely delicious about over hearing a conversation others are having about someone you know. Our parents told […]