Local newspaper gets attention it didn't want; parent company sends out a survey asking people where they get their news.

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By Pepper Parr September 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Well, local newspapers are making the news. An avid Gazette reader popped us a note about […]

Some kind of a hold up on construction progress at the Bridgewater site – new owner in place for the hotel – it was going to be a Marriott.

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By Pepper Parr September 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Carriage Gate development on Brant Street opposite city hall has begun. Little by little the […]

If you want to engage in public dialogue have the courage of your convictions.

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By Pepper Parr September 25, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is where I wonder what some people think they are doing. We get literally hundreds […]

Another mention of the need to be ever vigilant to what you get in your email.

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By Staff September 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you rely on email – getting a message like this causes a small panic: until you […]

Major changes made to the city's top level management structure.

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By Pepper Parr September 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington City Council approved a new organizational design which will position the City to meet its […]

City gives former Deputy city manager a chance to put down roots somewhere else.

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By Pepper Parr September 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a media release the city informed the public that: “ “With the change to an […]

Marina association will run the marina; Friends of Freeman getting the money to re-locate a steam engine and the Mayor dumped all over the Post.

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By Pepper Parr September 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city made it official – the LaSalle Park Marina Association will operate the marina but […]

33 km in just under three hours - burned 1781 calories. Marathon is less than six weeks away

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By Ashley Worobec September 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Not quite a happy face. This week was daunting because I knew I had a 33km […]

Ribfest got robbed - cash was taken from their office on Lakeshore Road.

Ribfest Burlington - said to be the biggest in the province.

By Staff September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspect(s) responsible for a break-in […]

Nelson quarry will hold an Open house that will include a tour bus that will drive down into the pit.

One of these was enough for the people in rural Burlington.  Is a bylaw creating a Heritage Conservation District the best way to prevent any quarry application - or is there a larger objective being sought?

By Pepper Parr September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Nelson Aggregates announced today it will host an Open House at its Burlington quarry on Saturday, […]

Where art thou Elizabeth Jane Michael?

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By Pepper Parr September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Update: We are advised that Jane Michael does have a campaign office on Brant Street. Elizabeth Jane […]

Word from the Oakville North Burlington MPP on the Provincial Review raises hope in the mind of at least one resident.

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By Staff September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A Gazette reader sent us a copy of a letter he got from the Oakville North Burlington […]

Burlington Foundation convinces 'Pinball' Clemons to speak at their 20th anniversary event when 17 companies will be celebrated for their community giving.

Pinball H&S

By Pepper Parr September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a fun night for the sports crowd and the supporters of […]

That scam that took half a million out of the city's coffers turned out to be a tad more than that - $503,000 to be exact.

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By Pepper Parr September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has been transparent about the more than half a million dollars that got sucked […]

Fire Prevention Week is more than a date on the calendar. It's an occasion to learn how to protect yourself and your family.

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By Staff September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Do you have one? Do you know how to use it – and is it up to […]

The agriculture sector has a lot going for it - creating more value added opportunities is the target.

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By Pepper Parr September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Agricultural Advisory Committee celebrated their 40th year of advising the Halton municipalities on the […]

Counterfeit Oxycodone Pills Containing Fentanyl Circulating in the Greater Toronto Area - that includes Burlington.

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By Staff September 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Can you tell the difference between these pills? Neither can we. One of these is oxycodone, and […]

Rivers on the Prime Minister: 'That’ll Teach Him for Browning Around'

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  By Ray Rivers September 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   After the release of an old photo showing our prime minister dressed up for an […]

ECoB does it again - ensures that the public will get to hear what federal election candidates have to say.

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By Pepper Parr September 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   ECoB is once again serving the people of Burlington with an innovative approach to keeping people […]

A Record Lottery Winner from Canada

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By Claire Nash September 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Going by the endless headlines one gets, being a lottery winner can be a truly memorable […]