That’s what the Director says took place – and the hot dogs were excellent.

By Barbara Teatero, Director of Museums BURLINGTON, ON august 4, 2011 – For a family, fun-filled day our Joseph Brant Day festival is all about […]

Carole Ward brought new meaning to what community service is really all about. Reognized by the city.

Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 4, 2011 – There are advocates and then there are advocates. Some are fiery and loud other are more subtle […]

Keeping water in the pools and ice on the pads is day to day – upgrading the way the department works is the challenge.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 2, 2011 – He runs what is one of the largest departments in the city and the one that […]

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Guelph Line – New Street part of Burlington.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON Aug 2, 2011 A batch of mosquitoes collected last week in Burlington has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This […]

Joe goes missing at the party held in his name but the hot dogs were good and the Swing Band had a great time.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 1, 2011 – He wasn’t there – not in body, not as a reproduction – nor in spirit. While […]

What a way to get out of the house and see our part of the province like you’ve never seen it before.

By Jack Dennison BURLINGTON, ON July 27, 2011 The best way Ward 4 Councillor Jack Dennison could tell this story was to say that “there […]

Innovation is like trip to dentist. Mayor is going to take you through that kind of experience – it will be good for you.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 28, 2011 Innovation is something we all talk about but few of us really know what it means to […]

City manager to leave. Was he pushed or did he jump? Neither – he stepped aside.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 27, 2011 He has been with us for four years and is in the last stretch of his five […]

It was a quickie – 15 minutes and no open bar. McKenna gets acclaimed, Wallace gets excited.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 27, 2011 – It took awhile, but the Burlington Progressive Conservative Association finally nominated a candidate. Jane McKenna was […]

Festival, found art, aboriginal hoop dancing and maybe even a contest to find Joseph Brant himself.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 27, 2011 – Next to the Sound of Music the Joseph Brant Festival is one of the best public […]

Wherever two or more of you are gathered …

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 26, 2011 – Ever the eager beavers, the Councillor for Ward 2 and her able assistant have announced that […]

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Oakville – Region sets out protective measures. This is serious stuff.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 26, 2011 A batch of mosquitoes collected last week in Oakville has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This […]

City manager calls it quits – did he jump or was he pushed?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 25, 2011— The Mayor’s statement. “Earlier today, Roman Martiuk announced that after four successful years as the city manager […]

This adventure got us out of the house and kept us on the road. Jackie didn’t once ask: Are we there yet?

By Jack Dennison BURLINGTON, ON July 21, 2011 It was proving to be quite an adventure. From Grimsby into Toronto and a night in a […]

Only in America would the cardboard tube in a roll of toilet paper matter. Do read on …

By Staff who pinched the story from the Chicago Tribune. BURLINGTON, ON June 13, 2011 – Kimberly-Clark has begun testing sales of the Scott Naturals […]

Is there trouble in paradise? Why is a council committee meeting with lawyers the day tenders are to be issued?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 20, 2011 – It was disturbing. Disturbing to learn that there was going to be a closed meeting of […]

Top secret recipe places Burlington company amongst world leaders in marine environmental technology.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 18, 2011 — They have a secret recipe and are using it to rid the seas of the world […]

Learning on the job – or making a fool of yourself?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 18, 2011 — There are things about municipal government and basic business that are just things you know. Like […]

He calls it the old “switcheroo”.

By Ken Colombo BURLINGTON, ON July 18, 2011 — Subject: Heagle withdrawal As I have said many, many times before, Pepper, your blog is a […]

Contemplation and consultation takes time; Heagle needed more as he withdrew from PC nomination, and took it.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 14, 2011 – There appears not to have been quite enough contemplation and consultation as Brian Heagle worked himself […]