May 25 2016


May 2016

Developer Talks Plans for Building 19 1/2 Site

A Look at Burlington's Community Health Fair

Town Meeting Passes $124.9 Million Operating Budget

Selectmen Vote for High Quality Sidewalk on Bedford Street in Split Decision

Vehicle Breaks Telephone Pole in Accident

Master Plan Discussion to Identify, Enhance Burlington's Cultural Resources

Van With Acetylene Torches Inside Catches Fire at Hyatt House

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Moving New England Headquarters to Burlington

Police Searching for Woman Wanted on Charges Related to Stolen Credit/Debit Card

In Close Vote Town Meeting Says 'No' to Lawsuit Regarding Hotel in The District

Scammers 'Spoofing' Caller ID to Fools Victims

Police, Fire Departments Seeking Increased Manpower to Deal With Growth in Burlington

MSMS Students Show Off Their Smarts at Math Olympiad

Water Main Break Closes Intersection for a Day

Female Students Learn Leadership Skills at Talk by Nationally-Known Presenter

PHOTOS: BCAT's 2016 Annual Meeting & Appreciation Awards

BHS Students Recognized for 'Service, Integrity, Leadership and Spirit'

U.S. Secretary of Labor Met With Rep. Ken Gordon on Paid Family Leave Bill

A Look at Massachusetts' New Opioid Law

BHS Holding Mock Crash to Show Dangers of Drunk/Distracted Driving

World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra Returning to Burlington


April 2016 

Eagle Scout Candidate Holds Disability Awareness Night, Debuts Mobile Handicap Parking Spots

Ways & Means Votes Against $40K for Hotel Appeal, Developer Says Price Will be Higher

1-Year-Old Boy Injured After Vehicle Drives Into Daycare Center in Billerica

Quality or Quantity? Selectmen Discuss Sidewalks

Selectmen Approve Even/Odd Day Watering Restriction for the Summer

U.S. Politics, How Did We Get Here? A Burlington Historical Society Program

FTC Warns of Scam Targeting Recipients of Disability Benefits

Planning Board Responds to Finding of Open Meeting Law Violation

Rainforest Cafe in Burlington Mall Closes Doors

Gov. Baker Announces $3 Million Grant at Northeastern's Burlington Campus

Six BHS Students Participate in Competition for Minority Students

Large Multi-Use Development Proposed for Former Building 19 1/2 Site

Selectmen Support $180K in Capital Expenses for Fire Department, Truck for Police

Obituary: Loving Husband, Father and U.S. Army Veteran Adam Gillingham, 35

Burlington Town Meeting Precinct Underrepresented

Grand Jury Indicts Three for Assault, Armed Robbery

Burlington Children Cast Ballots in Town Election - Their Results

Burlington Police Investigating Thursday Night Shooting Near Burlington Mall

Attorney General's Office Says Planning Board Violated Open Meeting Law

Babysitter Accused of Killing 6-Month-Old by Shaking Disputes Case

Another Bomb Threat at BHS, Other Massachusetts Schools

Selectmen Discuss Proposed Liquor License for Mobil Gas Station

Selectmen Give Developer Go Ahead to Submit 'Friendly 40B' Project to State

Helicopter Mosquito Spraying Planned for Burlington

Planning Board Joins Civil Suit Over District Hotel, Selectmen Express Disapproval

Two Fire Department EMT's Recognized for Delivering Baby on Side of the Road

Numerous Schools, Including Shawsheen Tech, Received Automated Calls Threatening a Bomb

BOH Holding Burlington Community Health Fair

Incumbents Win Big in Burlington Town Election

Burlington Police Offering Free Women's Self-Defense Classes

Second Parish Minutemen Seeks New Recruits

Police Chase in Woburn Triggers Lockdown of Two Burlington Schools

Scammers Say They Must Fix Your Email or Take Legal Action

Police Sergeant Completes Training in Identifying Drivers Under the Influence

Two Memorial Elementary Students Take Initiative to Help Those with Cancer

Fire Department Assistant Chief Completes Four-Year Training Program

Goldfish Swim School Starting Classes on Tuesday

Historical Society Hosting Talk by Gravestone Girls on Burlington's Old Burial Ground

Police Arrest Suspect in St. Margaret Truck Fire

Upper Crust Pizzeria to Open in Burlington Soon


March 2016

Special Town Meeting Called to Consider Civil Suit to Appeal ZBA's Decision on District Hotel

BHS Students Going to Tech Competition at Kennedy Space Center

Police Investigating Truck Fire at St. Margaret Parish Day After Vandalism Incident

Billerica Police Investigating Damage to Church Statue Similar to Incident in Burlington

Burlington Interfaith Clergy Council's Statement on Vandalism at St. Margaret's

Clear Your Home and Garage of Hazardous Waste Materials

Vandals Damage Statues at Burlington Church

Selectmen Vote to Recommend $18 Million in Capital Project to Town Meeting

Selectmen Choose to Support One of the Two Proposed Friendly 40B Projects

Absentee Ballots for Town Election now Available at Town Clerk's Office

Site Plans Approved as Developer Looking to Change From Hertz to Coffee Shop or Restaurant

Letter: Thanks to Everyone for Making PHP Annual Wine Tasting & Charity Auction a Success

BHS Performing Arts to Present Disney's Classic as 'Mary Poppins, The Broadway Musical'

Planning Board Recommends Zoning Change for New Funeral Home Parking Lot

Fast Casual Restaurant Pressed Cafe Approved for The District

Support the Burlington Public Library by Donating a May Basket

Superintendent Conti, School Committee, Discuss Possibilities of Later Start Times for High School

MSMS Teen LIGHT Students Present This Year's Charity Goal at Board of Selectmen

Winds Strong Enough to Down Tree Limbs Expected Tuesday Morning

Reported Increase in Credit/Debit Card Skimmers at ATMs as Chip Technology Becomes More Widespread

Police and Burlington High to Hold Seminar on Opioid Addiction with "Mock Bedroom"

BHS Staff Member Attends Google Academy

Police Speak to Man About Bus Stop Incident

Selectmen, Town Council, Respond to Allegations of Open Meeting Law Violations

Update: Police Investigating Suspicious Man Approaching Children at Bus Stops

Sichuan Gourmet to Replace Mr. Chan's on Middlesex Turnpike

Nominate Your Burlington Hero to be a Chopps Champion

Selectmen Set Next Meeting as Decision Day on 'Friendly 40B' Affordable Housing Proposals

Snow Expected Sunday Night Into Monday Morning

Burlington Farmers' Market Moving to New Location

Burlington Police Department Welcomes a BHS 2011 Grad as Newest Member

Support the BHS Class of 2016 All Night Grad Party by Grocery Shopping

Get a Blizzard in Burlington? Dairy Queen Looking to Open New Locations in Massachusetts

Developer Eying Changes for Hertz Site on Middlesex Turnpike

Billerica Police Seeking Two Missing Teens

Photos: BCSF 2016 Dollars for Scholars Telethon

Popular Frozen Dinners Recalled Over Fear of Glass in Product

K9 Sweep of Lockers and Vehicles at BHS Yields No Illicit Drugs

Scammers Targeting College Students with Fake Job Offers

Deadline to Register to Vote in Town Election Approaching

Burlington Police Lieutenant to Join National Panel on Technology and Policing

Hearing for Permit for Cafe and Casual Dining Restaurant Continued by Planning Board

Sheriff Koutoujian Praises Work of Special Senate Committee on Marijuana

BHS Poetry Out Loud Winner Advances from Semi-Finals to State Finals

Letter: Thanks to Everyone for Making Primary Election a Success

Goldfish Swim School and Indoor Pools Announce Spring Opening Date

Burlington Business Owner Indicted After Allegedly Avoiding Paying $120K in Insurance Premiums

Cafe & Casual Dining Restaurant Looking to Open in The District

Burlington Voters Go For Clinton; Trump, in Super Tuesday Primary

BNEWS Special with Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian

MBTA Officer Richard Donohue, Injured in Pursuit of Boston Marathon Bombers, to Speak to Burlington Group

Burlington Resident In Graduating Class of Middlesex Sheriff's Basic Training Academy


February 2016

Burlington Schools Recognized by U.S. Dept. of Education for Use of Technology

Caring for Those With Mobility Issues Program

BHS Devilbotz Geared Up for 2016 Competitions

Selectmen Hear Proposal to Increase Car Lot for Burlington Business; Abutter Claims Abusive Behavior

BHS Student Journalists Recognized for Coverage of Islamic Center Vandalism

Burlington Police Now On Social Media Site

Motion to End Health Insurance Benefit for Elected Officials Defeated Without Discussion at BoS

Police Warn Credit/Debit Card Skimmers Found at Gas Stations in Surrounding Communities

New Law Targets Traffickers of Synthetic Opioid Fentanyl

Super Tuesday Presidential Primary: Your Guide to Voting in Burlington

Mosquito Spraying Opt-Out Ended in March

Deadline to Turn in Papers Has Passed, Field of Candidates Known for Burlington Town Election

Library Holds Winter Carnival Run by Student Volunteers

Burlington Relay for Life Bowls Against Cancer

Academy of Creative Arts Gets Permit to Move to New Burlington Location

School Department and Unit D of Educator's Association Work Out New Contract

Want to Help Shape Future of Burlington? Master Plan Steering Committee has Opening

Burlington Police Held Meeting to Discuss Elderly Financial Exploitation

Board of Appeals Votes to Uphold Building Permit for Residence Inn by Marriott in The District

Spring Activities Announced for Burlington Rec Department

Home Decor Store Opens at 3rd Ave

Letter: Rotary Club of Burlington to Hold 'Knockout Raffle' to Support Causes in Town

Challenger Pulls Paperwork for Town Moderator Position

Planning Board Seat Contested in Upcoming Town Election

BHS Welcomes New Staff Member - Scooter the Service Dog

Burlington High Crowns Poetry Out Loud Winner

Historical Society Hosting Author Rob Costa for Look at Burlington "Then and Now" in Photos

Kelly Pappas Named Vice-Chair of BACC Government Affairs Committee

Selectmen Discuss Proposed 'Friendly 40B' Affordable Housing Projects, Ad Hoc Committee Report

Letter to the Editor: Concerned About Safety of Domino's In-Car Pizza Ovens

Town Offices, but Few Businesses, to Close for President's Day

NWS Warns of 'Potentially Life Threatening' Wind Chill and Near Record Cold

Disability Commission Funds to Support Therapeutic Recreation Programs

Superintendent Conti: Deciding on a Snow Day or Delay

Interested in the Arts? Help Foster Them in Burlington

BHS Lady's Hockey Honors Former Teammate Killed in Tragic Accident

Dozens of Burlington Students Recognized in Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition

Bill To Allow Regional Lockup Facilities for Arrestees Gets Key Committee Approval

BHS Poetry Out Loud Finals Live on BCAT

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Early Monday through Tuesday Morning

Winter Storm Warning Issued Ahead of Potential Snowfall During Friday Morning Commute

When Is Buffalo Wild Wings Opening? Find Out

Middlesex Sheriff Warns of IRS/Tax Frauds as Tax Day Approaches

Deadline to Vote in Presidential Primary Approaching

January Town Meeting Member Attendance

Police to Conduct Alcohol Compliance Checks of Burlington Businesses


January 2016

VIDEO: BHS Alum and Current Miss Mass USA Whitney Sharpe Interview at BCAT

Town Meeting Discusses Health Insurance for Elected Officials, Selectmen to Take Up Issue Again

Superintendent, School Committee Talk Safety in Wake of Anonymous Threat at BHS

New Handicap Parking Spots to Be Added at BHS for Better Access to Varsity Field, BCAT

Special Permit Granted for Burlington Beer Works Restaurant and Brewery

VIDEO: Domino's Delivery Vehicle Burns in Late Night Incident

Detached Wheel Crosses Route 128 Barrier, Kills Northbound Driver

Microsoft to Move Hundreds of Employees from Cambridge to Burlington

Building Inspector Speaks on Building Permit for The District Hotel Plan

School Committee Race Now Up to Five Contestants

Drones Over Burlington

Job Seekers Turn Up at Restaurant Job Fair

Town Meeting to Vote on Two Bylaw Changes Aimed at Changing Handling and Reporting of Town Employee Benefits

Town Meeting to Discuss Recommending the End of Health Insurance for Elected Officials

Multiple School, Including Burlington High, Received Threats on Tuesday

Presidential Primary Absentee Ballots Available

Burlington Police Officer to Fight Handicap Parking Abuses at State Level

Burlington Fire Department Adopts New Protocol for Cardiac Arrest Patients

Anonymous Threat at Burlington High School

Better Business Bureau Warns of Powerball Scams Ahead of Record $1.5B Drawing

Presidential Primary Absentee Ballots Available

Selectmen Modify Alcohol Policy to Allow Theaters to Get Licenses

BHS Art Student's Design Won Contest Put on by Unique Sock Company 

Body of Francis Wyman Employee Found on School Premise Wednesday Morning 

Man Wanted on Charges in Burlington Arrested in Concord

Beatles Cover Band 'Beatlemania Magic' to Perform in Burlington

Looking for a Job? Big Restaurant Job Fair This Saturday

Obituary: Ashleigh Lauren Snelson, 25, of Burlington - BHS Alum and Beloved Daughter

Two Arrested After Allegedly Breaking into a Burlington Home During the Daytime

Rain/Snow Mix Followed by Snow Expected Tuesday Afternoon into Night

Burlington Woman, 25, Killed in Single-Vehicle Accident in Billerica

VIDEO: BHS Wrestlers Take First at George Bossi Lowell Holiday Wrestling Tournament

National Development Reveals Details of Proposed Friendly 40B Project at The District

Where and When to Buy Girl Scout Cookies in Burlington

Burlington Schools Holding Info Sessions and Registration for New Kindergarten Students

Wegmans Recalls Over 1,000 Pounds of Chicken

When to Put Your Christmas Tree Out for Pickup

School Committee Seat Challenged, Most Others Currently Unopposed

Planning Board to Attempt to Appeal Building Permit for Hotel in The District












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