Short notice – but a visit might be worth your while. Farmer’s Market on Brant – Friday 11-2.

Featherstone Farm pigs

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 28, 2012 Friday’s from 11 – 2 Starting tomorrow, June 29th – the Plan B Organic Farm will open […]

Is your bank account short a couple of thousand, has someone talked to you about the “Western Project” – call the police.

HRPS car

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 28, 2012 Halton Regional Police believe there might be other victims who got stung in a scam they have been […]

Burlington’s Beachway south is still not safe for swimming. Map provides details.

Swimming water safe

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 28, 2012 Halton Region beach water monitoring results says the water on the southern part of the Beachway is not […]

“Knick, knack, paddy whack – give the dog a bone.” Mayors tries to soothe the environmentalists.

Bergey Excel turbine

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 28, 2012 The Mayor threw the environmental community a bone and hoped that would put an end to the […]

The province will present their thinking on a Niagara GTA roadway to the Region July 4; event will be webcast.

Burlington Escartment 004

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 25, 2012 There is going to be an interesting provincial government presentation at the Regional Public Works Committee early […]

The first of West Nile virus tests in the Region show POSITIVE results in Oakville and Milton.

West Nile mosquito biting

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 26, 20112 West Nile virus positive mosquitoes have been found in Halton Region Batches of mosquitoes collected last week […]

Burlington retailers, restaurants and locations have an opportunity to take part in the War of 1812 commemorations.

War of 1812 is not just a Stoney Creek event - lots of Burlington history involved as well

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 25, 2012 The War of 1812, The War of 1812, the War of 1812 – the one we won, […]

Corporate ladder at city hall getting lots of use these days. Mercanti moving to the seventh floor

City hall from parking garage roof

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 25, 2012 Cindy Mercanti, who has worked in Community Services for almost three years, where she was instrumental in […]

Her bus pass is being extended; she will be taking an active part in the transition to a new Transit Director.

Bus terminal John Street 4 busses in-out

Cut line revised August 3, 2012 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 25, 2012 Donna Shepherd, Director of Transit, was quite prepared to ride off […]

That inclusivity pump is going to need some priming – but there is water in that well. Front Yard BBQ’s are good for all of us.

Inclusivity event low turnout - waste buckets

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 23, 21012 The Inclusivity Team did their best to show the city how to hold a Front Yard BBQ […]

Are we about to see a building boom? Will there be construction cranes seen on the skyline instead of just the hydro towers?

The 22 storey structire that is due to be built on the waters edge will forever change the look of the city.  For the better?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 23, 2012 Shovels in the ground, cranes poking up into the skyline. You see that in Hamilton but in […]

Does city hall make a difference? Do they do anything down there that the little guy can benefit from? Produce Planet didn’t think so.

Produce Planet wall of fruit

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 23, 2012 Alex Iabs can tell you that they do things that hurt the little guy. Alex is the […]

Spencer Smith Park will be jumping with Ashley MacIsaac on stage Canada Day.

MacIsaac Ashley - spiked hair

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON Ashley MacIsaac, famous for his energetic, inspiring live performances will headline Canada Day events in Spencer Smith Park Citizenship Court […]

Is there a change in the way Discovery Landing is going to be operated by company with lease – and done at public expense?

Spencers from the inside

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 21, 2012 – There is something going on with Discovery Landing and Spencer’s Restaurant down on the waterfront. The […]

School is not out yet – but someone wanted to stay a little longer – flooded a classroom.

St. Christopher Elementary School

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 21, 2012 Halton Regional Police Service is investigating a break and enter at St. Christopher Elementary School located on 2400 […]

Will the city ask for a fee to cover election signs? Taylor livid – asked if they would want to finger print him as well.

Karmel sign

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 19, 2012 – It was supposed to be a response to a Staff Direction about changing the rules that […]

Beachway Park North not ready for swimmers yet – Region reports on water quality.

Swimming water safe

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 21, 2012 – The Halton Region Health Department monitors the water quality at public beaches throughout Halton. Beachway North is […]

Director of Transit “retires”; city continues to works its way through interim plan that will feed into a Master Transit Plan.

Sharman ansd Sheppard

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 21, 2012 During a city Community Services committee meeting last night, Councillor Paul Sharman casually mentioned an email from […]

Hospital and city negotiating team do kissy, kissy and figure out just how to get city money to pay for hospital equipment.

JBMH sign - new building

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 20, 2012 The negotiating teams for the City of Burlington and Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital have agreed in principle […]

Oppressive heat leads to longer public pool hours at LaSalle, Nelson and Tansley.

The best way to keep cool - in a publoc pool.  Hours for city pools extended.

By Staff BURLINGTON ON June 20, 2012 The city of Burlington has extended the pool hours for the following locations. : The best way to […]