This is about as brazen as you can get.

By Staff April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is about as brazen as you can get. Man drops by a used car dealership – […]

Gazette granted a funds award - will hire a writer and a photographer for as long as the funds last.

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By Pepper Parr April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Even in the darkest days, there is a ray of sunshine. The Local Media Association was […]

Drivers are still getting caught while impaired, blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours

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By Staff April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With a near total lock down of the community a number of people managed to find time […]

Food Bank takes a break to re-organize and sort what they have to put in the hampers that they deliver.

Bailey Apr 8

By Robin Bailey April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you are in need or know of someone who could use our help have them email […]

To 'retain our humanity in times of such crisis and give our patients’ family some solace that they were treated with dignity'.

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By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sunday habit is for one of us to walk up the lane to pick up […]

You elected her - now please listen to her: STAY HOME

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By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor is pushing the message again and again – she has been relentless, which at […]

276 calls related to intimate partner abuse were made to the police in March alone - 150 charges laid.

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By Staff April 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Maintaining a healthy intimate relationship is a challenge at the best of times. And these are not […]

It could be more than two years before we learn just how expensive that CRM system that never really got off the ground is going to cost to achieve lift off

By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Keeping up to date on the reports the Finance department sends to council means learning something […]

For God so loved ...

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  “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have […]

Mayor unable to take part in the Front Line Clap this Friday evening.

Mayor Meed Ward

By Staff April 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward preparing her iPad for the Front Line Clap Out she performed from the […]

I have just gone and done something crazy.

Ashley at airport

By Pepper Parr April 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Got a note from my favourite long distance runner – Ashley Worobec. She said: “I have […]

COVID results for the Region of Halton - Burlington numbers are re-assuring

By Pepper Parr April 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Data – data and more data. Getting a grip on what is actually happening in Burlington […]

City records a surplus in the 2019 budget; they call that a favourable variance - most of the upside came from investments

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By Pepper Parr April 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are not likely to see numbers like these in the 2020 financials – linger over […]

Worobec: Spring is in the air; family has been spending a LOT of time outside

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  The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their children while the province goes through school […]

If there is a 2020 baseball season, the first time we might hear an ump shout 'play ball' will be July

By Pepper Parr April 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A 101 year tradition is about to take a hit – the Inter County Baseball League […]

Food Bank would like you to CALL them - dropping by for food doesn't work all that well

Bailey Apr 8

By Staff April 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Robin Bailey is a kind man who works hard at making sure people who need food get […]

City-wide burn ban effective April 13th

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By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Fire Department has issued a City-wide burn ban and suspending all Open-Air Burning Permits until […]

Proximity bylaw now has massive fines if people do not stay at least six feet apart. Error in the first version

Oh dear - now what?  Fess up and then fix it.  We goofed on that rain barell story

By Pepper Parr April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON In an early version of this article we featured a picture of the Mayor and her family […]

Mayor hands out a tax relief goody - you still have to pay those property taxes - just not right now

By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The wheels are still turning at city hall. Other than the Chair of the meeting and people […]

St. Matthews United Church Annual Plant Sale still a go

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By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a 20-year tradition – the Annual Plant Sale at St. Matthews United Church on Plains […]