Overnight Road Closure - New Street west of Guelph Line on May 16 and 17

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By Staff May 12, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A section of New Street west of Guelph Line to Martha Street will be closed overnight on […]

What is the Town of Oakville doing that the City of Burlington cannot manage to do?

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By Pepper Parr May 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Without looking too deeply into what they do in Oakville it is interesting to note that […]

City lauds the very BEST at an awards ceremony - Borovitch named Citizen of the Year

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By Staff May 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There were 24 people nominated with eight of them named the city’s BEST in different categories. The […]

He hopes they will let him drive one of the tanks. Rivers going to Ukraine and will tour Canadian army training camp while there.

A Canadian soldier explains the conduct of a patrolling raid to a Ukrainian platoon during small team training at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine, on September 1, 2016.
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By Ray River May 12, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Not since the ’80’s, not since before the cold war ended, has the world seemed so […]

Second list of delegations will address the school board trustees on possible school closings.

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By Staff May 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The following are the people selected as delegates to address the Halton District school Board trustees on […]

Special Investigations unit finds no fault with Halton police officer who fired his gun while in Toronto.

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By Staff May 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON It wasn’t the tour of duty they were expecting when they set out for work September 20th, 2016 […]

Pedestrian bridge at Paletta Lakefront Park destroyed as the result of erosion caused by heavy rainfall.

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By Staff May 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The weather damage was worse than the Rob Peachey, manager of parks and open space realized. Significant […]

Hospital gets $2.5 million from the province so you can get in and out of the place faster.

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By Staff May 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Liberal government is delivering on their budget promises and sending Cabinet Ministers out into the field […]

The parking ticket scam - don't fall for this one.

The face you think you see - the email address you think you see - may not be coming from the people you think it is coming from.  Watch carefully evertime.

By Staff May 10, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The attempts to get at your personal financial information are relentless. There are thousands of thieves out […]

Season starts on Saturday: The Herd is going to be let out of the barn at the farm to play at Nelson Park.

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By Staff May 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The season opens on Saturday. The crack of the bat will be heard. That assumes there will […]

50th today for the kind of leader this city is lucky to have.

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By Pepper Parr May 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   He was never sure he was going to actually celebrate a 50th birthday – but there […]

School board trustees hear 24 delegations - fail to engage the people they were elected to represent.

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By Pepper Parr May 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Revised: This article has been revised based on information sent to us by trustee Papin The first […]

Five month investigation of Burlington cocaine trafficker results in seven arrests and 37 drug and weapons charges.

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By Staff May 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is one of the largest police initiatives into the illegal drug trade in some time. On […]

Burlington corporation described as having innovation in their DNA gets an important government contract.

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By Pepper Parr May 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   As a photo-op and the announcement of a federal government grant for some innovative work it […]

A red Cadillac drew more attention than the drivers wanted - police took 3 into custody after a short chase.

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By Staff May 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   On May 2nd 2017 shortly before midnight, a uniformed officer observed a red Cadillac driving in an […]

Annual Police Day - Saturday May 13th at police HQ in Oakville - a fine family event.

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By Pepper Parr May 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s an annual event – the 18th and an occasion when the police pull out all […]

Sports fields still closed - grounds still soaked.

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By Staff May 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to extreme water saturation, the following sport fields are closed Monday May 8: • All natural […]

Delegations from 25 parents on the closing of high schools in Burlington begin tonight.

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By Staff May 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   And now it comes down to the people who are going to be impacted directly by the […]

Rains drowns out the baseball schedule - opening game for The Herd set for May 12 in London

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By Staff May 6, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   All that rain – it changed a lot of plans. The start of the 2017 Intercounty Baseball […]

Delegations for the first opportunity to address the public school board trustees announced

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By Staff May 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Parents in Burlington have been waiting for months for their opportunity to address the Halton District School […]