What is Nelson Aggregates offering and what is the public getting? At first blush it looks like a good deal; going to be a tough sell to the rural people.

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By Pepper Parr August 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Exclusive to the Burlington Gazette. Part 2 of a 3 part series. Nelson Aggregates is quarrying a […]

Parking appeals office closed for two days - will open on Friday.

Babes at parking meters

By Staff August 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Sometimes you actually get a break at the Appeals Office. The Parking Ticket Appeals Office Closed Aug. […]

Worobec takes a break before the kids get back to school - and maybe a break from parts of the training program.

Ashley Worobec - footwear

By Ashley Worobec August 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s been a real juggle this week, especially to fit in my long run. I’m leaving […]

The party politics will begin to be heard more loudly after the Labour Day holiday.

Voting ballot box

By Pepper Parr August 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When you get back from the Labour Day vacation the federal election that has been bubbling […]

Nelson Aggregates shows what the quarry could look like if they can reach an agreement with three levels of government.

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By Pepper Parr August 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Exclusive to the Burlington Gazette. Part 1 of a 3 part series.   It was a decent […]

Ron Foxcroft to be invested into the Order of Canada as a member September 5th.

Member Order of Canada medal

By Pepper Parr August 26, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On Thursday, September 5th @ 10:30am at Rideau Hall in Ottawa Ron Foxcroft will be invested […]

Is there a reason for a 'useful app' being taken out of public use?

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Staff August 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A Gazette reader writes to tell us that “If you take Burlington Transit one of the most […]

Province will approve two new cannabis stores in Burlington: Mayor wants to nix one of them - too close to a high school.

New cladding roof MMR

By Staff August 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has learned that it can expect two more potential cannabis retail stores; one at 1505 Guelph […]

Ooops! Some important detail left out of a paragraph on the downtown construction story.

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By Pepper Parr August 23, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Ooops! A portion of a sentence was left off the paragraph about the pipeline that runs […]

Police charge Kenneth Soederhuysen with murder of his wife Laura Grant.

HRPS crest

By Staff August 23, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Homicide detectives with the Halton Regional Police Service have laid charges in relation to a homicide that […]

Sidewalks will be open during construction of the 23 storey tower opposite city hall. Demotion to begin early in September.

aerial rendering of site

By Pepper Parr August t 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Lisa Kearns waiting for a question from the audience. Lisa Kearns, Councillor for ward 2 […]

Corn on the cob - a summer delight and an amazing plant.

corn eating

By Pepper Parr August 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   For most of us – corn on the cob is something that is a summer-time favourite. […]

Homicide investigation on No 2 side road; not a public safety matter.

By Staff August 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, the Halton Regional Police Service received a call […]

There is a better than even chance that the Ford government will strip citizens of effective political representation next year.

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By Pepper Parr August 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They gather every year for an annual conference – an event that lets the municipal sector […]

Steward of Sheldon Creek supports social activist who told the story about by law abuses.

Vince Fitorio

By Vince Fiorito August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   I agree with Doreen Nicol’s recent Burlington Gazette article. City policy appears to harass people doing […]

Using social media and online news police were able to return much of the stolen property.

Stolen - currency collection

By Staff August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service found that working with its media made it possible for residents to […]

Burlington MPP is said to have given up on Twitter

By Pepper Parr August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Jane McKenna yuks it up with guests at the Joseph Brant hospital annual meeting. A few […]

Premier looks to the municipal sector to get back all the money the Liberals spent when they created an $11 billion deficit.

Ford at AMO Aug 2019

By Pepper Parr August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When the Premier tried to download the costs of a number of services onto the municipalities […]

What does it cost a candidate to get elected: for at least one it didn't cost him as much as a dime. One candidate put up $25,000 - and lost.

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By Pepper Parr August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   How much of their own money did 2018 election candidates put up? Some surprises. Paul Sharman […]

Marathon is much different for a 27-year-old versus a 39 year-old working mother of two!

H&S tired look

By Ashley Worobec August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   I had a good week again this week, but mid-week I verged into over-training. Each of […]

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