Police seize weapons at Halton Region home.

Viscous devices meant to hurt people seized during a police seach of a Halton region home.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. February 6. 2013 We live in a society that has some very violent people. The Halton Regional Police Service Integrated […]

Council doesn’t seem to want to record how they vote at committee level; not their smartest decision this year.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. February 5, 2013 In a review of the Procedural bylaw, a document that sets out how members of city council […]

Less than twenty people show up at the BAC for first peek at the 2013 city spending plan. City manager lays out the options.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. February 5, 2013 Budget time for the city. This is going to be a tough one for Burlington to get […]

Things are getting a little hurried at city hall; legal department is scurrying around to get reports into the hand of Councillors.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 4th, 2013 A confidential report on the pier being built at the foot of Brant Street was scheduled for […]

Heritage month gets off to a lively start; library filled with exhibits, re-enactors all over the place..

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. February 3, 2013 The provincial government encourages municipalities to promote and preserve both the Cultural and Built Heritage of the Province […]

Male chooses to expose himself to women in underground garages. Police believe they are looking for just the one suspect.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON February 2, 2013 Police are investigating two separate incidents that had a male exposing himself to women in Aldershot. I don’t […]

City looking into making home based business`s legal; will this solve part of the economic slowdown?

Should people be permitted to run a dog grooming business out of their homes?  Focus group being held to get answers to that question.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 31, 2012 Burlington’s Public Involvement Coordinator is setting up a focus group with people from each ward in the city […]

Burlington Chamber of commerce releases Business Confidence Update – our part of Ontario feels they are doing well.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 30, 2013 The Ontario Business Confidence Index, an index produced by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, shows that most Ontario […]

City finally tells citizens that fighting the Nelson quarry battle cost us $2.1 million. It was money well spent.

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By Pepper Parr Burlington, Ont. – Jan. 31, 2013—They are learning – they are trainable. They are capable of being transparent. Burlington city council is […]

Male in early twenties walks into path of a Via Rail train near Cumberland: killed instantly.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 31, 2013 Shortly after 6:30pm yesterday Halton Regional Police were called to investigate a fatality involving a Via train and […]

35×3 – translates into the number of regional artists involved in the Art Centre 35th anniversary auction.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 30th, 2013 The Burlington Art Centre (BAC) appears to be going all out to raise funds and promote the work […]

Is Burlington talking to one of the companies it is suing over the construction of the pier about a settlement?

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 30, 2012 City council going into a closed session is not unusual. They do seem to go private a […]

Halton Police investigating a suspicious fire in Aldershot; arsonist shown on security camera footage. Amazing pictures.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 30th, 2013 At around 6:30 a.m. Friday, January 11th, an O.P.P. officer was approached by a citizen and advised that […]

Burlington flicks tickets better deal than in Oakville; seniors get an even better break.

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Pension day – the funds are in the bank if you’re using automatic deposit. If you’re on a fixed income then every dime counts. Walter […]

City hall dropped the ball on this one – they’re going to kill what little history we have.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 29, 2013 Did you know that CoBALT Connects is the managing partner of the City of Burlington’s public art […]

When Dad goes missing – you’re terrified and not sure what to do next; a useful resource, log in and bookmark this one.

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By Staff BURLINGTON. ON. January 29, 2013 We see a couple of these reports each month and we can expect to see more as our […]

Don’t miss the Winter Market on Saturdays @ TERRA Greenhouse in North Burlington.

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By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON January 31st, 2013 Looking for something a bit different to do with the family or grand-parents on a cold […]

They got them – the three who beat up a taxi driver are under arrest – but they could use that witness to get a solid conviction.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 29th, 2013 Three thugs who didn’t want to pay a taxi driver who hauled them from Hamilton to a Woodview […]

The deal has been done – the Friends of Freeman Station now have what they need to get on with restoring the station.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 29, 2013 Finally, the document was signed and the Friends of Freeman Station (FOFS) could get on with the […]

A very healthy debate is developing over whether the city should even do the pilot installation of bike lanes on Lakeshore.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 28, 2012 A city council committee took four hours two weeks to get to the point where they voted […]