City closes all its parks - both city and Conservation Authority watching closely.

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By Staff May 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has closed all the parks. City of Burlington closes parks, urges caution during heavy rainfall […]

Creek levels are anticipated to crest within the urban creeks later today with flows levelling off within the larger rural creek systems overnight.

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By Staff May 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton reports that as of this morning, rainfall gauges across the watershed have recorded rainfall totals […]

Burlington Transit Route 81 Detour Begins May 10 - will be in place for about two weeks

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By Staff May 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Route 81 will detour between Mainway and North Service Road and travel along Corporate Drive starting May […]

Big Top will be going up in Lowville Park where two events will be performed.

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By Staff May 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is an event that has taken place in Lowville for the past two years. It was […]

Rivers: As budgets go this is a pretty good one. Ontario is back as an economic powerhouse.

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By Ray Rivers May 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, has had enough and is retiring from his official duties […]

Acquitted: Save the pigs advocate walks out of the courtroom

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By Staff May 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   An Ontario Court judge has found animal activist Anita Krajnc not guilty of mischief for giving water […]

Drive thru workers are going to be front line observers for the police service - smart idea.

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By Staff May 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is some pretty progressive thinking going on within the Halton Region Police Service. Not a place […]

Sport Field Status - all closed until noon on Monday

By Staff May 4th, 20127 BURLINGTON, ON The city has given up on the day to day notices about the state of the playing fields […]

Conservation Halton issues a flood watch notice - visions of 2014 begin to go through the minds of many.

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By Staff May 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There are parts of Burlington that are acutely aware of what a rainstorm can do. It was […]

Muir provides much more than a 250 wortd outline - at least the trustees know what they are going to hear - hopefully their questioning will be a deep as the information being put before them

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By Staff May 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The School Board trustees are going to get an earful from Tom Muir when he addresses them […]

Bayview Park Leash-Free Area Closed - May 8 to 12, 2017

By Staff May 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The Bayview Park Leash Free Area will be closed May 8 to 12, 2017 to allow for construction […]

The school closing delegation process - there is a bylaw that governs that process.

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By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   People want to speak and feel they are being heard. Part of that process requires people […]

Frank's Magic Crops got harvested: Police execute search warrant at commercial marijuana dispensary

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By Staff May 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police are doing what other police services are doing – raiding commercial establishments that […]

After a major dust up with the Director of Education - Tom Muir is taking on the chair.

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By Staff May 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tom is not happy. He got a letter from the Chair of the Halton District school Board […]

Criminal mischief trial decision due tomorrow - can dehydrated pigs be given water by people who do not own the truck or the pigs?

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By Staff May 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Sometime tomorrow Anita Krajnc, co-founder of Toronto Pig Save, will learn what Justice Harris will decide if […]

Sport Field Status - wet!

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By Staff May 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Due to continued wet conditions all natural grass sport fields (diamonds and rectangular fields) are closed for today. […]

Regional police work with commercial Retail Loss Prevention Officers to arrest one male and recover stolen property and cash

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By Staff May 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Two males browsing the shelves at the Apple Store at Mapleview Mall in Burlington have been accused […]

City’s annual spring street sweeping underway

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By Staff May 2nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The spring street sweeping program is now underway and will be completed in about two weeks. The […]

Police will be teaching staff at Drive Thru locations how to identify drivers who are impaired and inform the police.

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By Staff May 2nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   As part of its ongoing #Campaign911 and #MakeTheCall911 initiatives to get impaired drivers off area roads, the […]

Sport Field Status - closed for a second day

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By Staff May 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON On Monday the city advised the public that All natural grass sport fields (diamonds and rectangular fields were […]