Salt with Pepper > City of Burlington lawyers hide behind old practices – ‘say nothing, tell them nothing’.

BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2011 – Our friends down the road at the Bay Observer published the following. We couldn’t agree more. From the Bay […]

Weather co-operates, beer sales were great and the music while loud was enjoyed.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2011 – Friday evening and they strolled by the thousands into Spencer Smith park and took in the sounds […]

The cheque was in the mail – but it was a miserable $275,293. Small potatoes; could have raised more through bingo games..

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON, June 17, 2011 – The cheque was in the mail but it was pretty small ($257,000) and represents less than […]

Be careful what you ask for – you just might get it. Ask the good folks on Holtby and Crosby how that works out.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 17, 2011 – Holtby and Crosby Streets run south from Caroline down to New Street. They were built about 50 […]

Summer and the Sound of Music – four days of it. Take it all in.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 17, 2011 – It was that time of year again – the Burlington Teen Tour Band was going to be […]

Finally, it is official – Peggy Russell is to seek NDP Provincial Nomination for Burlington.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 17, 2011 – She was Vice-Chair of the Halton District School Board and served on that Board for ten years […]

Cupid fails to shoot the arrow, thieves get away with cash and maybe some cupcakes.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 16, 2010 Halton Regional Police Service are investigating a break and enter to a local bakery in Burlington. Sometime overnight […]

White construction helmet instead of a tiara and pink work boots – Burlington Beauty Queen graduates

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 15, 2011 – Alton, a neighbourhood in the upper east part of the remaining developable lands in Burlington where […]

Municipal Council practices 101; developer learns he got an F – Mayor Goldring clues him in.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2011 – It was a lesson in municipal civics that George Bikas of Drewlo Developments isn’t likely to […]

Portland had many lessons for Mayor Goldring. Two million bus riders and an 80% voter turn out impressed him

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 13, 2011 – The Mayor spent three days in Portland, Oregon last week and came back with a briefcase […]

Heagle tries a little subtle pressure to get the Progressive Conservatives to call a nomination meeting.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2011 – There is an awfully cocksure crowd calling the shots within the Burlington Provincial Progressive Conservative Association […]

Salt with pepper – Noblesse oblige has yet to settle on the shoulders of Meed Ward.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 13, 2011 It was a particularly graceless s remark, made by a Council member filling in as deputy for […]

A packed convention centre and pom pom girls to fete the biggest cheerleader of them all.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 9, 2010 – It was a Celebration and all the people who do business in this town were on […]

He now sits in two Halls of Fame and will still blow the whistle on anyone who doesn’t get it right.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 9, 2011 – You can take the boy out of the country but you can’t take the country out […]

Mayor improves his photography skills while telling the world how great Burlington is.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2011 – Give a kid a camera and you just never know what they will click away at. Our […]

Your chance to use pictures to tell the city what you think. No prizes – but the picture could get used online

By Staff Burlington, ON June 6, 2011— Do you like taking photos? Do you think Burlington is a great place to live, work, and play? […]

Are they waiting for a dog they can tie a blue ribbon on and expect it to win? Worse things have happened in Burlington

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 7, 2011 – We all know there is going to be a provincial election October 6th. We all know […]

Access to the waterfront? Not everything you might think it is – even via city street road allowances.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 6, 2011 Finally, the Waterfront Advisory Committee has done something, and something useful we might add. Access being a […]

Mayor packs his bags. He and the Misses doing a little R&R and working for the people while he is at it.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 6, 2011 – Travel broadens the mind, gives the traveler a different perspective and often results in the traveler bringing […]

No highway through the escarpment but city hall wants you to drive the electronic highway they’d like to build.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON, June 1, 2011—The city wants to go electronic with you and is asking for your thoughts on just what they can […]