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 […]

Water use rules during extreme heat – to be published daily.

The amount of water you can use to fill the pool or water your lawn is determined by the water use alert issued by the Region.  Our Burlington will publish the alert level daily.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 20, 2012 The Region of Halton is responsible for supplying water to the residents of Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Halton […]

Now everyone wants in on the turbine opportunity. Henry Schilthuis and Sons happen to have a turbine in their warehouse – any bidders?

IS the vibration this turbine will create the real reason council doesn't want to see it as part of the pier?problem with the

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 19, 2012 Michael Yakimchuk, Director, BrightSky Power Renewable Energy Co-operative, an organization that has been trying to get a […]

Knife point robbery on Brant at Caroline; suspect is believed to be a 15-17 year old female.

Writing up another report, not that many during the Sound of Music Festival

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 19, 2012 Last Sunday evening as the last of the Sound of Music fans were heading home, at 12:40 a.m., […]

Does City Talk become city trash in most Burlington homes?

Brant Steer looking north west side nr Joe Dogs

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2012 There were 70,000 copies of City Talk delivered to Burlington homes the week of June 4th, 2012 […]

Keeping the lights on and the flame alive – all part of the BurlingtonGreen mandate – that’s their story and they’re sticking to it.

Longer pier rendering

Week 52 – The Pier countdown By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2012 BurlingtonGreen, a community advocacy group that tends to ask questions and […]

We all love a parade – and this one had great weather and everyone had great fun.

SOM 2012 Silver bugles

There were going to be cool drinks for this lad and his family. He was one of more than 1000 people who took in the […]

Floats carrying every imaginable group and some even we didn`t imagine. Perfect way to enjoy a summer day.

SOM 2012 Hamilton Youth steel band

Proud band leader. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2012 While the Sound of Music Festival keeps four stages and four pods busy with […]

Alert residents see suspicious behavior and call police; two Toronto types don’t drive home.

HRPS car

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 16, 2012 It is watchful citizens that catch the criminals.. There was a series of daytime house break in in […]

Mortimer art has delighted in the past – her porcelain umbrellas will be featured at this showing.

Ann Mortimner's TRee Peonies - new mateiral will be exhibited at rthe BAC from June 23 to aUGUST XX

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 16, 2012 Three new exhibits will take up a temporary home at the Burlington Art Centre filling two of its […]

Blasts from the past – pictures of the Burlington that used to be. What kind of a city do you want to see come out of what we have?

Beachway PArk with cottages

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 The city we live in and enjoy today wasn’t always what we see as we walk the […]

Here is a great idea – and we hope we are wrong – but it will fail because it has not been properly promoted.

Street party with flags

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 The city wants its citizens to take to the streets – get out on the road and […]