False 911 Call Leads to Arrest

HRPS crest

By Staff April 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This criminal act sets a new level for stupidity. On April 16, 2019, at approximately 7:45 pm, […]

Rivers: The meek are never going to inherit the earth. Ask Rachel Notley.

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By Staff April 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Ray Rivers is on a short sabbatical, taking some time to think about the significantly different political […]

All the applications are in - new city manager should be in place by July. Don't count on it - unless the decision has already been made.

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By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you haven’t submitted your application for the job of Burlington’s next city manager – you’ve […]

Death is not a medical event. It is a social process and talking about it won't kill you.

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By Janet Gadeski April16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The title of the talk that is to take place at the Library on New Street on […]

Transit as a lifestyle - one man's experience.

By Lawson Hunter April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of 2 Lawson Hunter approached us a number of weeks ago asking if we might […]

Breakfast Bash has set a $68,000 target for their on-line auction. Help make it happen.

Breakfast bash

By Staff April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a program delivered to many schools in Halton Region: Food for Thought. Food for Thought […]

DNA evidence seized by Regional police solves a crime.

DNA room

By Staff April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This isn’t a Burlington crime story but it does give us a look at the tools the […]

Regional economic data for 2018 tells a great story - but there is a threat on the horizon - the Premier appears to want to dismantle the region.

Halton Regional office aerial

By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Whenever Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr stand up to speak he will tell you two things: […]

Fire department looking for volunteers: applications close May 3rd.

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By Staff April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A lot of the members of the Burlington Fire Department got their start as volunteers. The department […]

Residents hammer the plans for the redevelopment of the east end Lakeshore Village Plaza plans.

Lucy B Stat meet

By Staff April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The big news for the city last week was the delegations made at city hall on the […]

Premier stiffs the municipal sector - Burlington Mayor 'disappointed'.'

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli presents the 2019 budget as Premier Doug Ford looks on at the legislature in Toronto on Thursday, April 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There never was all that much in the way of a meeting of minds. Today Burlington’s […]

A happier Bfast will be holding their 5th Annual transit event.

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By Staff April 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   These are happier days for the BFAST (Burlington for Accessible Sustainable Transit) people. They finally have a […]

Easter weekend public events - church services.

By Staff April 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington residents are encouraged to take note of what’s open and closed around town during the Easter […]

Somewhere the vision that east end residents had for their community got lost.

LVP aerial rendering

By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A crowd that filled the city council chamber, spilled out into the foyer and had people […]

Smart idea - a Repair Cafe - keep this one in mind.

broken lamp

By Staff April 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They gather dust in basements, garages, at the back of closets – old TV’s, audio equipment, toasters, […]

Texas Low Pressure System is forecasted to bring between 30 and 40mm of mixed precipitation to our area.

Conservation Halton sign - angle

By Staff April 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton advises that a Texas Low Pressure System is forecasted to bring between 30 and 40mm […]

A bridge so near – Planned Burlington pedestrian crossing will span GO tracks as well as decades of use.

New Drury bridge

By Nitish Bissonauth April 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A pedestrian bridge that has stood the test of time is set to be replaced by […]

Rocca Sisters expect the spring market to be a very strong; one that will be good for both buyers and sellers.

By Staff April 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Market Insight Report for residential properties for March 2019 for Burlington is produced by The Rocca […]

Hourly service only on GO Lakeshore West line for the weekend.

GO train close up

By Staff April 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The GO won’t be quite as go go this weekend – and for three additional weekends. Trains […]

City expects to have a new city manager chosen by the end of May and in his/her office by the end of July.

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Several hours after publishing a story on what the city needed to do as it began […]

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