The wind in city staff sails may have shifted. And the hand on the tiller may not be as firm as we thought it was.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 29, 2011 – It was a long, long, long day but your city council managed to approve its Capital […]

We’ve got $18 million ‘in the bank’ so the lights shouldn’t go out.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 29, 2011 – It was certainly the shortest full City Council meeting in this term of office and is probably […]

Horses in the federal election race are lined up. Meet the people who want your vote.

By Staff Alyssa Brierley gets nominated by federal Liberals. BURLINGTON, ON March 28, 2011 – Except for the Greens, we now know who the Burlington […]

Just how does someone “steal” your identity”? They collect information about you.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 28, 2011 – The internet has made it possible for us to communicate almost instantly with people we know and […]

A devastated Japan sends funds to Burlington for woman at risk. Let’s hope we are as generous with our disaster aid to them.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON, March 25, 2011 – The spirit of generosity was at the heart of a cheque presentation that took place at Burlington […]

He is getting better. And he is developing a vision and wants wide public input on. Will we give it to him?

BURLINGTON, ON March 24, 2011 – He sat there wearing an orange shirt that must have been a Father’s day gift, sitting in a large, […]

Halton Liberals pick their Beauty Queen. Two mothers will battle it out for the seat in the House of Commons.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 24, 2011 – For those Burlingtonians who live north of Upper Middle Road – you have a Liberal candidate, nominated […]

As impossible as the odds are – the train just might have a station to pull into.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 24, 2011 – It was thought that the thing would just rot where it is in the fire hall […]

City to consider old media as part of its outreach program. Town crier might be added to the mix.

By Pepper Parr Burlington’s Committee of the Whole is going to get a chance to decide if the channels through which they communicate with the […]

0 for 11 – sounds like the Maple Leaf’s box score but its really what Councillor Sharman wants levied in taxes.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 24, 2011 – It started out being a 10%`tax increase over the four year term of this council – […]

Federal Liberals to choose candidate on Sunday. Only one name is public so far.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 25, 2011 – Burlington federal Liberals will hold their nomination meeting on Sunday ; 2 pm, at the Burlington Library. […]

I knew it, I knew it, I knew it. Let ambition shine long enough and red can become blue.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 24, 2011 _ The cat is out of the bag and there is now a race for the Progressive […]

Getting into Shape. Council is going to be involved, deeply involved.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 23, 2011 Making the Shape Burlington recommendations real is going to be easier said than done. While the recommendations […]

Caution – speed bumps ahead. Cheque, cheque, cheque – oops it bounced.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 23, 2011 – There is a better than even chance that the elite cyclists will not race around downtown […]

Grit, gumption, brains galore and she wants to go to Ottawa to represent Burlington.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 22, 2011 – There is a grittiness you don’t expect from someone her age. She is attractive, poised, sharp, […]

We are going to do it differently this time. Strategic plan means home work for citizens.

By Staff Burlington, Ont.—March 21, 2011 – The City of Burlington is encouraging members of the community to participate early and often in the city’s […]

Robbers couldn’t wait for the pizza, didn’t get any dough either.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 10, 2011 – The domino’s Pizza at Walkers Line and New Street had a couple of people burst into the […]

John Boich, 1933 – 2011 Requiescat in Pace

He died quietly in his sleep, shortly after being informed that he had been named Citizen of the Year by the citizens of Burlington, Ontario […]

Sister city in Japan is spared from the earth quake that has devasted parts of Japan.

By Staff Burlington, On.—March 14, 2011— Burlington’s sister city Itabashi, Japan, has been spared any damage from the earth quake that has wiped some towns […]

Aldershot to nominate their best on April Fool’s Day.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 12, 2011 – Community is that strange mixture that is part geography, part history and part the people who happen […]