Bandits lose a close one to Kitchener; team is now one in three at this point in the season.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON May 18, 2013. The Kitchener Panthers, playing against the Burlington Bandits managed just three hits but that’s all they would […]

City in legal battle with north Burlington Air Park; Escarpment residents very unhappy.

Air park from Appleby Line

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. May 17, 2013. According to a usually reliable source, there is “a big story developing in rural north […]

Former municipal council member has some advice for Councillor Dennison and his severance application.

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    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. May 16, 2013. City Council has been known to whip through their televised city council meetings in as […]

Federal Safe Streets Act is “fear-mongering and invidious exploitation of communal differences,”

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By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. May 17, 2013. Justice M. Green put it very well when he said, of the federal governments Safe Streets […]

Another one: police looking for two suspects and their vehicle after a daylight home entry in Burlington.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON May 16. 2013 Earlier in the week just past mid-afternoon a resident arrived home to find a vehicle in the […]

Halton Police have picked up on the needless railway crossing deaths; RIDE program being extended to cover rail crossings as well.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. May 16, 2013 RIDE, that program that pulled us over during the Christmas season to do a quick check […]

Roseland resident in a huff – feels her community is being stiffed by Heritage Burlington.


By Diane Gaudaur BURLINGTON, ON May 15, 2013. I understand that Heritage Burlington met yesterday evening and that there was a 6 to 3 […]

We define ourselves by how we recognize the best in us.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON May 13, 2013. They go to the meetings; they take on the extra tasks; they convince other people that their […]

Freeman station building up a head of steam – getting ready for its big move – all of 100 yards.

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    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON May 15, 2013. John Mello is the kind of guy who stands around a lot. He is usually […]

Is the public going to have to wait until the 15th of June to get out on the pier they are paying for?

View from the pier looking east.  That patch of land between the two building is where the Riviera Motel used to stand.  It is the site where an 8 storey Delta Hotel will be built Plus a seven story condominium and a 22 storey condominium.  Small site for that many buildings.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON. ON. May 14, 2013. What do you make of this? In a media release put out by the city, […]

The Burlington Bandits take the London Majors in a tight, thrilling 12-11 game at Nelson Park

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. May 13, 2013. It was a thrilling way to open the season for the Burlington Bandits who took their first […]

Elderly male driver (93) involved in a collision with an ambulance at Appleby Line and 1 Side Road.


    By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. May 12, 2013. Early in the afternoon of Mother’s day an ambulance traveling south on Appleby Line collided with […]

Clarinets on a Sunday afternoon – at A Different Drummer.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. May 13, 2013 What might turn out to be a sunny Sunday afternoon is also a chance to spend a […]

Beach Master Plan Review gets its first appearance on stage. Most feel it needs much more rehearsal before the bright lights.

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    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. May 10, 2013. The Beachway Master Plan – one of those projects that has been going on forever, […]

Former RBG employee arrested for fraud – accused of taking $350,000 via the corporate credit card.


By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. May 9, 2013. A former employee of Royal Botanical Gardens was arrested today for a series of fraudulent transactions committed […]

That thought that was worth a penny turned out to be a theft worth a quarter of a million.

We were all savings our pennies - thieves didn't want to save - they just stole a truck load of copper - worth a cool quarter of a million dollars.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. May 9, 2013, All those pennies they told you were now close to worthless turn out to be worth […]

Horwath decides a better deal can be had; how can the government just drop the cost of car insurance.

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By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. May 9th, 2013. You know the feeling. You have just ordered fish and chips and the waiter sets down […]

Mountain bike races at Kelso start May 21st; registration open now.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. May 9, 2013 The weekly Mountain Bike series at Kelso Conservation Area is back this summer with races starting on […]

Police arrest a suspect for breaking into vehicles at auto body shops and stealing contents.

HRPS car

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON May 8, 2013. It took four months but the members of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau were able to arrest […]

Just when does the public get to walk out onto the pier they have waited so long for and paid so much to see completed?

Looks cold and lonely out there?  In a couple of weeks the railings will be in place and the public will strut out to the end of the pier and marvel at it all - and the cost as well.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. May 8, 2013 If the city grants Graham Infrastructure “Substantial Performance” people will be able to walk out onto […]