There are five conditions that can be used to close a school. The Director of Education cited two of them. What are the other three?

Room was packed Mar 7

By Pepper Parr March 17, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Run that by me again – Why are we doing this ? According to the Board’s […]

The Gazette is going to be included in a book with the title - Passion over Pay, which certainly describes our situation.

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By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They want to write a book about us; well not just us – they want to […]

Air Park is back in the news - and back in a Court Room at the end of the month.

Early stage of landfill operations at the Air Park site on Appleby Line.

By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The issue of land fill dumped on the Air Park on Appleby Line back in 2013 […]

Halton Regional Police Service investigating double shooting in Burlington

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By Staff March 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON A usually reliable source informed the Gazette that this was a murder-suicide – both people died. The Halton […]

Arrest made in November 2016 robbery of taxi driver in Burlington

Taxi robber March 16-17

By Staff March 16, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON On March 14th 2017, Robbery Investigators arrested James Lawrence FAHEY (27 yrs.) of Burlington and charged him with […]

The writing of a report - the Director of Education gets less than six days to sum up what the PARC has been working away at for months.

HDSB Parents at PARC 1 Jan 26-17

By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is something wrong with the schedule. The 14 members of the PARC are going to […]

Snow and QEW traffic update as of 4:00 pm - very quiet on the highways. Spring Break has kept traffic down.

snow 3 QEW near Fairview

By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is pretty quiet on the QEW. Almost eerily quiet for 4:00 pm in the afternoon of […]

John Tirone tried to enter the Court House in Milton with a weapon along with a large knife

Milton Court House

By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What in heavens name did John Tirone think he was doing when he tried to enter a […]

Elgin promenade is being called The Knot by the planners. Might be more appropriate to call it a Shortcut to the Poacher.-

Knot photo rendering

By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington has begun construction on an exciting new project. “The Knot” (or Elgin Promenade) […]

If Crime Stoppers is anonymous - how do they deliver the reward money?

Crime Stoppers is always looking for help.

By Pepper Parr March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Just how does Crime stoppers work? Everyone knows what Crime Stoppers is. Few know just how […]

A passionate educator faces a dilemma: follow his muse or take direction from the parents through the trustees they elected,

Stuart Miller

By Pepper Parr March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton District School Board Director of Education Stuart Miller is not wrong – but he isn’t […]

Third annual conferene on transit to be held April 1st - hopefully the date does not perpetuate the joke that transit has been in the city for the past ten yars.

Bfast poster with BG logo

By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Bfast, Burlington for Accessible, Sustainable Transit, perhaps the most effective citizens voice in the city, has been […]

Plains Road public art proposed - competition open to any artist anywhere.

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By Staff March 14, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington invites artists to submit Expressions of Interest to create a permanent public artwork […]

QEW looks pretty clear at 6:00 am - snow has stopped falling. Drive carefully.

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By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   How bad is the morning commute going to be? An early look at the QEW shows roads […]

Halton Disrict School Board decides to close everything - schools are already closed for Spring Break

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By Staff March 13, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tomorrow, (Tuesday, March 14, 2017) the Halton District School Board office and all Board-related sites will be […]

Road conditions - traffic is moving on the QEW - salters are out on city streets

Snow - trucks

By Staff March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What does it look like out there? At 9:20 pm on March 13th traffic on the QEW […]

Burlington real estate sales still setting new records - inventory is scarce.

Alton Village is not a cheap place to live - it is also sassy and brassy - these people worked hard to be able to live in this community and they are going to make the city a different place.

By Pepper Parr March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Real estate sales are beginning to read like gossip columns – people want to know what […]

Storm warning - Early bird swims may cancel, city hall MAY close.

Snow clouds

By Staff March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is following a snow and wind storm that is forecasted for this area. […]

Fraud month - an area resident recently lost $14,000 to a scam artist.

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By Staff March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s Fraud Prevention Month (#FPM2017) and the Halton Regional Police Service released the second of four scheduled […]

Performing Arts announces deadline for nominations to its Hall of Fame.

Some new light being brought to the Performing Arts csntre with the appointment of Brian McCuerdy as the new Executive Director.

By Staff March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is accepting nominations for its 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee. Bob Missen, […]