July 17 2018


July 2018

Obituary: Family Woman, Nurse, Citizen of the Year Bernadette "Bunny" Whittington, 88

Emergency Watering Ban in Effect - Here's Why

One Injured After SUV Strikes Parked Car, Burlington Pizzeria

History Came Alive with Portrayal of Harriet Tubman

Two Businesses Issued Tobacco Sale Suspensions for Compliance Check Failure

Library Summer Reading Kickoff Party

State Sen. Friedman Highlight Recent Votes on HD for Cable Access, State IDs for Homeless Residents, Tobacco Sale Age


June 2018

Hot Weather Safety: Signs of Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke

Employee Block Party at The District

Burlington State Representative's Paid Family Leave Bill Passed by State Legislature

The Situation with the Historic Simonds House

ZBA Chair Steps Down After 18 Years on the Board

Update: All Solar Panels on School Roofs to be Checked in Wake of Fire

Bakery/Cafe with Focus on Natural Ingredients and Dietary Restrictions Eyeing Burlington Location

New Burlington Fire Dept. Recruit Completes Firefighting Academy

Burlington Dog Park Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Burlington Club 55 Chorus Group Performs in Special Spring Concert

BHS Red Devils Softball's Hot Season

Town of Burlington Shows Support with Resident Fighting Cancer

Citizens Hold Rallies at Burlington ICE Office

Free White Goods & CRT Collection Ending July 1

State Fire Marshal Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips

BNEWS Feature: A Look at Burlington Relay for Life 2018

Water Rate Increase Set for July 1

Seven Police Department Members Promoted to New Positions

Burlington Students Graduation from Simon Youth Academy

Police Looking for Man for Allegedly Using Stolen Credit Cards (Surveillance Photo)

Highlights From BCAT'S Annual Meeting 2018

Middlesex Sheriff's Office Warns of Uptick in Jury Duty Scams

Burlington Dog Park Opening Soon

BHS Photography Students' Work to be Featured in Local Museum

BHS Grads Visit Elementary School Alma Maters

Burlington Police Again Offering Abduction Avoidance Classes for Children

Help Fight Cancer at Burlington's Relay for Life 2018

All Night Grad Party 2018

Burlington Police Receive $100K Cummings Foundation Grant for Mental Health Initiative

Two Cats Reported Missing: Help Owners Find Them

Stop Identity Thieves: Town Clerk to Host Free Paper Shredding Event

Photos: BCAT Annual Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation Night

Tough Mudder Boot Camp Opens in Burlington





May 2018

New Bikes Donated to Burlington Police

Burlington Audi/Porsche Dealership to Split Into Two Buildings

Burlington Parks and Recreation Prepares for Summer

Burlington UCC Church to Host Opioid Crisis Talk

Local Residents Complete Middlesex Sheriff's Special Citizens Academy

Burlington Honors Fallen Heroes with Memorial Day Ceremony

Burlington Police Hold Gun Buy-Back Program

BHS Girls Tennis Racking Up the Wins in 2018

Burlington Business Gives Back

$16.5 Million Approved for Phase 1 of New DPW/Rec Maintenance Facilities

Town Meeting Approves Funds for Town Administrator Search

The Feng Shui Approach to Spring Cleaning

Burlington High's Junior & Senior take Prom Photos on the Town Common

Burlington's Superintedent Conti to Head Mass School Superintendents Association

Lifetime Athletic Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Stamp Out Hunger 2018

Lightning Strikes Home Causing Small Fire

Burlington Police Department to Offer Police Entrance Exam

Burlington Schools Announce Special Education Director

BHS Mock Crash Teaches Valuable Lessons

Burlington UCC to Hold Annual Spring Recital

Big Changes Proposed for Former Sears Location at Burlington Mall

Burlington Community Health Fair 2018

Mass House Approves Bill to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21

Outside Hospital Evaluation Groups Gives Lahey High Marks for Patient Safety

Vacant Town Meeting Seat Ahead of May Session

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Burlington's Fire Station 2

Francis Wyman House Open House

As Tick Population Rises Learn How to Remove Them Safely

BHS Musicians Earn Top Spot in Montreal Competition

Chief Justice of Massachusetts Trial Court Speaks at Burlington Rotary

Fox Attacks Multiple People Including Police Officer Before Being Killed

Grand Jury Indicts Burlington Man on Five Charges of Possession of Child Pornography

New England Patriots Participate in Burlington Fundraiser

Volunteer Needed to Fill Vacant Seat on Zoning Board of Appeals





April 2018

Burlington Treasurer/Tax Collector Brian Curtin Reverses Retirement Decision

Burlington Police to Host Gun Buy-Back Program in May

FTC Warns of Publishers Clearing House Scam

Lifetime Athletic Burlington Opening Soon

Inadequate Asphalt Prompts Redo of 2016 Road Work

Burlington Police Participate in House of Worship Safety Training

Selectmen Remind Residents and Businesses Watering Restrictions Still in Place

BHS to Host Informational Session on Teens and Vaping

Burlington Middle School Student's Artwork to be Published in Statewide Magazine

Tony Funches Of The Platters Returns To Burlington Library

4th of July Committee Hosts Fundraiser Featuring Elvis Impersonator

Selectmen Hear Presentation on Community Preservation Act

Chronicle Reporter Explores History of General Stores

Obituary: Beloved Family Woman and Successful Business Woman June Lorraine Tabaldi, 64

Holocaust Survivor Haim Klement Visits Temple Shalom Emeth

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for a Successful Election from Town Clerk Amy Warfield

Burlington Historical Society to Host Founder of 'Burlington Retro' Website

Vacancy in Town Meeting Precinct Ahead of May Meeting

Mama Bear Effect Holds Pinwheel Rally for Child Abuse Prevention Month

100th Birthday Celebration with Family and Friends

Burlington Board of Health Raises Tobacco Sale Age to 21

House Arrest for Man Accused of Placing Hidden Camera in Lahey Hospital Bathroom

Scammers Impersonating FTC to Get Remote Access of Computers

PHOTOS: BCSF's Dollars for Scholars 2018 Telethon

Proposal to Change Treasurer/Collector to Appointed Position Not to be Decided in May

BHS Students Hosting Veterans Social

Long-Time Police Dept. Members Honored on Eve of Retirement

New Business Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Burlington Police Lt. Thomas Browne Promoted to Deputy Chief

Critical 'Stop the Bleed' Training Makes All Citizens a First Responder

Burlington's 2018 Town Election Results

Police Investigating After Urine Found in Library Bathroom Soap Dispensers

School Community Pulls Together for Cancer Patient's Wish

Man Charged After Hidden Camera Found in Lahey Hospital Staff Bathroom

Board of Health to Host Burlington Health Fair

Commission Pushing Mental Health and Addiction Help Instead of Prison

Get a Jump on Spring Cleaning with Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

New Principal Announced for Fox Hill Elementary



March 2018

Update: Burlington Man Charged With Child Pornography Possession was Former Cub Scout Leader

U.S.A Olympic Gold Medalist Visits Fox Hill Elementary School

Parks & Recreation's Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Arrest Warrant Issued for Burlington Resident in Connection with Wilmington House Break-In

Update: Man Arrested in 2015 Sting Sentenced to Prison for Human Trafficking

Award Winning Frank Pepe Pizzeria Looking to Open in Burlington Mall

Fighters Prepare for Burlington Rotary Club's Fight Night

Selectmen to Discuss Article to Change Treasurer/Collector to Appointed Position

March Snowstorms Required Additional Funds for Snow/Ice Removal Budget

Olympic Gold Medalist and Burlington Native Kali Flanagan Visits BCAT

BNEWS Weather: Spring like Temperatures for the Upcoming Week

Selectmen Approve Use of Disability Access Funds for Variety of Projects

Burlington Police Seeking Info on Suspect in Large Sunglasses Theft (Surveillance Photo)

Historian and Author J. L. Bell to Speak at Burlington Historical Society

Burlington's Rescue Task Force

A Look at the BHS Fashion Show 2018

Burlington Fire Station 2 Gets Demolished

Photo of the Week: The Snow is Piling Up

Burlington Police Release Tips for Upcoming Spring Season

Police: Clear Snow Before You Go

Eagle Scouts Completes Service Project for Burlington Science Center

Burlington Teachers Take on the Harlem Superstars in a Fun Exhibition Game

Temple Shalom Emeth Celebrates Sacred Text in Hatzi Simchat Torah Ceremony

Brian Curtin To Retire As Town Treasurer & Tax Collector

FTC Warns of Possible Tax Scam

Boston 25 News Reporter Bob Ward to Speak at Rotary Club of Burlington

Photo of the Week: 3rd Grade 'Living Wax Museum'

Claire's Stores Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Sledding Fun at Simonds Park

Burlington Students Participate in Local Quiz Show

Total Allowed Occupancy Raises Concerns in Hearing for Incoming High End Seafood Restaurant

Photo of the Week: Falling Tree Vs. Fence

Get Emergency Alerts from Burlington Government and Public Safety Agencies

Selectmen Decide to Start New Town Administrator Search with Internal Candidates First

'Spelling Bee Bandit' Bank Robber Sentenced to Prison

Tractor Trailer Strikes Pole and Downs Wires on Middlesex Turnpike

Letter to the Editor: In Support of Student Demonstration for Gun Legislation

Sen. Friedman Supports Bill that Would Give State/Municipal Workers OSHA Level Protections

Harlem Superstars Take on Burlington Teachers In a Fun Exhibition Game

New Principal Announced for Marshall Simonds Middle School

Storm Puts Residents in the Dark

Photo of the Week: A Close Call with a Big Tree

New Report Highlights Concerns With BHS Music Department Revolving FundPhoto of the Week: Old School Valentine's Day Cards

Volunteer Reserve Corps to Host Presentation on Rescue Task Force

Burlington Middle School Students Write Letters of Comfort for Parkland, Florida Students

BNEWS Weather: Potential Storm on the Horizon for the Upcoming Week

BEF Trivia Night a Success Despite Power Outage

Longtime WBZ Radio Personality Mel Simons Performs in Burlington

Obituary: Beloved Family Man and Founder of Sammy's Deli, Samuel "Sammy" Restivo, 93

Burlington Girl Scouts Gathered for 'World Thinking Day'

Meet the Maulers - Burlington's Middle School Girls Hockey Team

NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch for Storm That Could Bring 6-12 Inches of Snow

Middlesex Sheriff Office Announces Applications for the Youth Public Safety Academy

Young Burlington Activists Looking to Ban Plastic Bags at Burlington Store

BHS Drama Rehearsing for the Unique Upcoming Play 'Pippin'

BNEWS Weather: Wintry Weekend Followed by Seasonal Temps


February 2018

Photo of the Week: 3rd Grade 'Living Wax Museum'

Photo of the Week: 3rd Grade 'Living Wax Museum'

Photo of the Week: Old School Valentine's Day Cards

Cost of Trash and Recycling Pickup Set to Rise Sharply for Town

Police Address School Committee Concerns on School Safety

Shawsheen Tech Student Arrested for Making Threatening Video

Burlington Police Department Welcomes Two New Officers

Burlington Treasurer/Collector Brian Curtin Announces Retirement After Decades of Service

Letter from VP Mike Pence Honors Burlington Olympian

Police Arrest Burlington Man for Illegally Owned AR-15

The Science Behind Chocolate

Highlights From Winter Carnival 2018

Middlesex Sheriff Warns of Possible IRS or Jury Duty Scams

Burlington Board of Health Set to Raise Tobacco Sale Age

Burlington's Kali Flanagan Helps U.S. Women Hockey Take Home Gold

DPW Asking Residents to Clear Grave Sites

A Look at School Security in Burlington

Middlesex County Ranks High On List for Opioid Overdose Deaths

PHP Thanks Major Sponsor of Upcoming Wine Tasting Fundraiser

BNEWS Weather: A Rainy Mix for the Upcoming Week

Ballot Set for Burlington's 2018 Town Election

FTC Warns of Phone Scams

A Look Inside the Archer Hotel in Burlington

BHS 2018 Poetry Out Loud Finals

Obituary: Retired Burlington Firefighter and Beloved Family Man John (Butch) Norden Jr.

Two BHS Students Proposed Ban on Retail Plastic Bags to Board of Selectmen

FY19 Budgets and Guidelines Discussed at Selectmen Meeting

Police Release New Sketch in 35-Year-Old Unsolved Fatal Hit and Run

Police Fighting Human Trafficking and Sex Trade

BNEWS Weather: Weekend Snow Followed by Rising Temps

Obituary: Decorated Veteran and Longtime School Department Employee Kenneth Ramsdell, 72

Bid Accepted for Fire Station 2 Project

Archer Hotel Now Open at 3rd Ave

Popular WBZ Radio Personality Mel Simonds to Speak at Historical Society Meeting

Mane & Mani Open in Burlington

Wake to be Held Friday for Long-Time Town Employee Mary Lou Raleigh

Photo of the Week: Before the Big Game

Grand Jury Indicts Two on Alleged Burlington Home Invasion with Firearm

Burlington's Government Review Committee

Learning Center Provides a Fun New Way to Learn Mathematics

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Pro Dreamers Speaker

Rep. Gordon Files Bill to Strengthen AG Authority in Sexual Harassment Cases

Lahey Restricting Visitors Under 13 Years of Age Due to Flu

Burlington Police Arrest Five Men in Prostitution Sting

Burlington Rotary Interact Students Collect Socks for Veterans

When it Comes to Incoming Calls 'Local' Does Not Mean 'Legitimate'

Board of Health Offering Free Blood Pressure Checks at the Library


January 2018

Burlington Mall Turns 50: A Look at the Past and the Future

Longtime Employee Retires after 45 Years of Service

During an Emergency: Landline or Cell Phone?

Burlington Firefighter and Veteran Looking to Open Dog Daycare/Training Business

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosting Speaker on DACA

Latest Library News: Chocolate the Secret Indulgence, Valentine's Day Party, Pajama Storytime

Board of Selectmen Race Now Competitive

Software Company CA Technologies Moving Facility from Framingham to Burlington

PHP in 'Desperate' Need of Food Pantry Drivers

Obituary: Beloved Family Woman, Dedicated Mother, Patricia Kirchner, 77

Friends of the Burlington Public Library Recognize Retirees

Burlington Uno Pizzeria & Grill Closing This Weekend

Zoning Bylaw Review Committee Approved by Town Meeting

Burlington Firefighter Promoted to Lieutenant

Local Organization Holding a Motherhood and Youth Health Event

People Helping People Needs Food Pantry Volunteers

Selectmen Reverse Decision on Revoked Liquor License

Latest Library News:Winter Read N' Bead, Tinker Lab, Toddler Storytime

Burlington Police Updates Dispatch System for Faster Response Times

Burlington Chamber holds Second Annual Black Tie Gala

Town Meeting Approves Funds for Paramedic Training

Caffe Nero Open at the Burlington Mall

Burlington Fire Station 2 Temporary Quarters

AutoMARK Voting Machine Making Voting Independently Easier for Everyone

Department of Public Works Continues to Manage Accumulating Snow Fall

New Initiative to Help Those Struggling With Addiction Showing Results

Fire Lieutenant Promoted to Captain

BNEWS Weather: Mild Temps for the Upcoming Weekend

Burlington Public Library: Winter Read N' Bead Event, Youth Programs and Storytimes

Which Seats Are Up for the 2018 Burlington Town Election?

Story Telling With StoryWise at Atria Longmeadow Place

BHS Hockey Team Undefeated Well Into Season

Photo of the Week: Enjoying a Snow Day

Use of Handicapped Parking Fine Funds Approved for Two Projects

BHS Gymnasium Named in Honor of Former Gymnastics Coach Rich Hayes

Board of Health to hold Training for People with Disabilities

Letter: People Helping People Thanks Everyone Who Made Annual Raffle a Success

Longtime Town Employee Paul Cauldwell Honored Upon Retirement

Selectmen Appoint Members to Government Review Committee

Plans for Blanchard Road Medical Marijuana Dispensary Withdrawn

Burlington Restaurant Get Hits With One-Day Suspension For Failing Alcohol Compliance Sting

Police Searching for Suspect for Illegal Credit Card Use (Surveillance Photo)

When to Put Your Christmas Tree Out for Pickup

A Look at the Residence Inn by Marriott in The District in Burlington

People Helping People Holding Annual Wine Tasting

Burlington Sears Set to Close in April

Columbariums Installed at Burlington Cemetery

Nomination Papers Available for Burlington's 2018 Town Election

BNEWS Weather: Arctic Air for the upcoming week

BNEWS Storm Center: Burlington Schools Closed on Friday

DPW Director Says Department Ready, Asks Residents to Not Put Trash out

As Temps Plummet the COA Reminds Residents Fuel Assistance is Available

Selectmen Expand Government Review Committee

Fire Department Continues Push Towards 'Advanced Life Support' Service

Man Trying to Get Ring Lost in Burlington Back to Owner

BHS Girl Up - Making a Difference in the World


December 2017

Burlington High Music & Performing Arts Revolving Fund Account

Burlington Fire Department Offers Toy Safety Tips

Ice: When It's Safe and What to Do If You Fall Through

Selectmen Welcome Newly Appointed Buildings and Cemeteries Superintendent

Burlington Parks and Recreation Honors Past Members

Burlington-Based Nordblom Company Purchased Former Boston Globe Building

People Helping People Thanks Those Who Helped Sort Wish Tree Gifts

Photo of the Week: Matching Christmas Pajamas

Selectmen Vote to Extend Liquor Store Hours for Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

Selectmen Revoke Liquor License of Closed Restaurant

State Supreme Judicial Court Upholds 2013 Murder Conviction of Christopher Piantedosi

Beware of Charity Scams This Holiday Season

Photo of the Week: Children Celebrating Hanukkah With Rabbi Abramson

Beer Works Given One Month to Show Progress at Liquor License Revocation Hearing

Photo of the Week: Joyous Santa Decoration

Sen. Friedman Marks 100 Days in Office

3rd Ave Holiday Stroll 2017

Store Clerk Reports Armed Robbery at Knifepoint

Burlington Superintendent: CPA Report Counts as Audit Under State Rules

Burlington Fire Department Offers Home Heating Safety Tips

PHOTOS: Santa Visits BCAT 2017

Burlington Firefighters Knock Down House Fire on Alma Road

FTC: Scammers Claim to be Federal Agents and Demand "Fines" for Missed Jury Duty

BCAT Show Tackling Issue of Elder Abuse

Mama Bear Effect Cookie and Cocoa Fundraiser

Burlington Fire Department Offers Safety Tips for Shoveling and Snow Blowing

Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled for Middlesex County on Weekend Before Christmas

Increase in Deficit in School Cafeteria Fund Largely Blamed on Switch to Healthy, Fresh Food

Fire Department Issues Safety Tips on Carbon Monixide

BNEWS Feature: Holiday Tree Lighting 2017

State Allows Eversource Rate Hike but Most Burlington Customers Won't See It

Target Confirms Crossroad Plaza as Incoming Store Location and Gives More details on Project

Middlesex Sheriff Working Expert Organizations on Reforms for Young Adult Convicts

Photo of the Week: A Four-Legged Listener

BHS Students Rehearse for Fahrenheit 451

Festival of Wreaths at Atria Longmeadow Place

Burlington Police Encourage Residents to 'See Something, Say Something'

BACC Annual Meeting 2017

Saheli Boston Fundraiser

BHS to Perform Ray Bradbury's 'Fahrenheit 451'



November 2017

Selectmen Demand Answers from Restaurants with Unused Liquor Licenses

Winter Parking Ban in Effect Starting Friday

2015 Extended Stay Murder Suspects Convicted

Be Alert For Scams When Shopping for Health Insurance

Busa Wine & Spirits Closing: Wine 'Superstore' Acquiring Its Liquor License

Selectmen Seek Volunteers for Committee to Examine Structure of Town Government

Holiday Wish Tree Program at the Burlington Mall

Selectmen Set FY18 Tax Rates for Residents and Businesses

Police Offer Tips to Prevent Packages Being Stolen

Council on Aging Will Be Closed on Friday for Renovation Work

Teens and Screens: BEF Shows "Screenagers"

People Helping People's Wish Tree Up at the Burlington Mall

Truck Strikes Two Cars and Home on Bedford Street

Burlington Native Purchases Aaron Hernandez's Former Mansion for $1 Million

Burlington Dog Park Groundbreaking Ceremony

Photo of the Week: Wind Vs. Christmas Tree

Thanksgiving Interfaith Service

Governor Signs Bill Mandating Contraceptives be Covered by Insurance

Marriott Residence Inn Opens in The District

Fire Department Welcomes Three New Members

IT Software Company Ipswitch Opens New Global Headquarters in Burlington

School Officials Respond to Report Critical of Status of Student Activity Accounts

'Spelling Bee Bandit' Bank Robber Pleads Guilty

Partners Urgent Care Opens Burlington Location

Latest Library News:Thanksgiving Holiday Hours, Teen Sock Turkey Craft, Preschool Storytime

Photo of the Week: Helping Feed Those In Need

BNEWS Weather: Chilly Temps for the upcoming Holiday

Obituary: Beloved Family Woman Dedicated to Helping Others, Kathleen Rae Ward Abouzahra

BNEWS Feature: Veteran's Day Ceremony

Burlington Veterans Day Program

Photo of the Week: Salem the Endangered Snake

School Committee Votes to Approve Later BHS Start Time

Burlington's Veterans Day Cub Scout Rocket Launch

Fire Station 2 Approved for Demolition

Burlington High Students Pull Double Duty For Band & Football

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Warning Residents of Possible Scam

Two New Firefighters Graduate from Academy

AIDS Memorial Quilt in Burlington

Burlington's Sean Musselman Wins Teacher of the Year Award

Women's Clothing Store Coldwater Creek, Under New Ownership, Is Returning to Burlington

Sen. Friedman Named Chair of the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery

BHS Marching Band Taking Strong Performance to Regional Competitions

Latest Library News: Holiday Wreath Decorating, Preschool Science, Baby Storytime

Burlington Fire Takes Part in MBTA Bus Training

Paperwork Filed for Five-Story Self Storage Building Off Wheeler Road

Multiple BHS Student Qualify for John and Abigail Adams Scholarships

Simon Mall Youth Foundation Raises Money for BHS Students

BHS Alum to Play Basketball in Palestine

BHS Music Boosters Announce Annual Gala Concert and Silent Auction

First Hearing on Medical Marijuana Dispensary Sees Opposition, Raises Questions

Photo(s) of the Week: Halloween Fun

Car Crashes Into Burlington Home Causing Damage


October 2017

Principal Asking Parents to Assure Children After Student Taken to Hospital in Ambulance

Burlington Veterans Day 2017 Plans

Board of Health Has One Prevnar 13 Pneumonia Vaccine for Resident Over 65

Burlington's Halloween Spooktacular 2017

Update On Work Being Down on Town Common


September 2017

Police Asking Town Meeting to Help Set Retirement Age of Special Officers at 70

$150,000 for New Town Common Electrical System on Town Meeting Warrant

Scam Targeting Netflix Customers Employs Authentic-Looking Emails

Vigil to Be Held on Common in Memory of All Lost to Opioid Addiction

Letter: Town Meeting Should Ban Sale of Recreational Marijuana

Three Languages, One Message: Group Distributing Signs of Welcome

Latest Library News: A Note from the New Director, Banned Books Week, The Music of Politics

A Look at Taste of Burlington 2017

Tuscan Kitchen to Convert Market Into Italian-Style Coffee Bar

Photo of the Week: Russian Architect in Miniature

Burlington Remembers 9/11 and Places World Trade Center Artifact Memorial on Common

Veterans Donate Flag Drop Box to Town

People Helping People Holiday Drives to Kick-Off with Chowderfest

Burlington Police to Hold Citizen Police Academy

Obituary: Beloved Family Man and BCAT Personality Paul Strati, 66

BCAT Remembers Longtime Sports Announcer/Host Paul Strati

'Re-Light Friday Nights' T-Shirt Drive to Benefits Students Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Board of Health to Hold Free Flu Vaccine Clinic

Latest Library News: Farewell Message from Outgoing Director, Storytimes, Wii Play

Burlington Residents Taught How to Use Life-Saving NARCAN

Board of Health Show Celebrate its Anniversary

Burlington Communities Rallies to Support Houston After Harvey

Town Meeting to Vote on Creation of Zoning Bylaw Review Committee

The District in Burlington held their First Movie Night

Officials Raise Threat of West Nile Virus from 'Low' to 'Moderate' in Burlington

Scam Debt Collectors Impersonate Law Firms to Scare Victims

Samaritans of Merrimack Valley to Offer Training on Suicide and Aging

Burlington Overcoming Addiction

Obituary: Veteran, Long-Time Burlington Resident, William Patrick Morrissey, 85

Burlington Police Host Safety Town 2017



August 2017

Nine-Year-Old Burlington Resident Creates Running Team to Crush Cancer

Burlington Police Assist Bedford PD After Report of Armed Robbery

FTC: Beware of Scam Charities When Donating to Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Burlington Once Again Goes to the Dogs

MassDOT: Labor Day Weekend Traffic Advisory

Local Solar Company to Give Presentation on Green Energy Options for Residents

Clear Your Home of Hazardous Materials

Popular WBZ Radio Personality Mel Simonds to Speak at Historical Society Meeting

United Church of Christ hosts a Dinner and a Murder

Local Actions Against Hate

Mosquitos in Burlington Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Photo of the Week: Work Continues at Former Building 19 1/2 Site

Latest Library News: Summer Reading Wrap-Up, Story Times, Library Card Sign-Up Month

Burlington Red Devils Return to the Football Field

Lori Hodgson Retiring As Burlington Library Director

Hair Wash/Style and Manicure Business 'Mane & Mani' to Open in The District

Preparing for an Emergency: Police Offering Residents Free Narcan Training

Burlington Man Among Those Arrested at Large Rally/Counter Protest in Boston on Saturday

Burlington to Honor Those Lost in September 11, 2001 Attacks with Special Ceremony

Recreational Marijuana Sale Ban on Town Meeting Warrant

Dr. Alfred DeMaria and Dr. Donald Craven to Appear on “Be Prepared”

Dedication to Craft: Willow Carpentry & Home Improvements

The State of Burlington's Water Supply

Burlington Public Schools Installing Solar Panels

Black & Blue Steak and Crab Receives Liquor License

State Rep. Ken Gordon Rebuffs President's Statements on Charlottesville

Selectmen Approved Freestanding Sign on Town Property for Shoppes at Simonds Park Project

Burlington Superintendent of Schools Pens Open in Wake of Charlottesville Violence

Burlington Police Department Adds Two New Officers to Roster

Town of Burlington Rolls Out New Website Design

Burlington Launches 'Simple Recycling' Program

BCAT Show to Study Importance of Vaccines

Latest Library News: Summer Reading Finale, Lego Club, Pumpernickel Puppet Show

Burlington, the Future, and Commercial Real Estate

Cub Scout Pack 105's Recuitment Night/Splash Night

Burlington Recreation Dept. holds their annual Celebrate Burlington on the Town Common

Burlington Woman Says Dog was Bitten by Coyote in Lexington Woods

Burlington-Based Nordblom Company Set to Purchase Former Boston Globe Headquarters

Rotary Club of Burlington Welcomes New Member to Organization

Asian Restaurant with Hibachi Tables and Sushi Bar to Open in The District

Burlington Police to Teach Pedestrian, Bus and Traffic Safety at 47th Annual Safety Town

Curbside Recycling of Clothes, Shoes and Housewares Starts Next Week

Nordblom Donates Proceeds of 'Taste of 3rd Ave' to Burlington Education Foundation

Grand Jury Indicts Burlington Man on Child Rape Charges

"Silent Dance Party" Burlington Parks & Recreation Music Festival

Burlington Holds Community Safety Night

School Department Says Later Start Times Would Not Impact Cost of Busing

Burlington Police Department Completes Outside Audit of Evidence Procedures

Selectmen Deny Funds for Planning Board Lawsuit Against ZBA

The Hampstead Stage Company: A Performing Arts Theater


July 2017

Starbucks to Close All Teavana Locations

Police Arrest Three in Prostitution Sting

LABB Collaborative Program shows their Film at Burlington Mall

Burlington Police and Fire to Host Community Safety Night

A Family Friendly Chain Closes it's Doors in Burlington

Fire Department Responds to Car Fire Cambridge Street

Photo of the Week: A New Class on the Rocks

Rotary Club of Burlington Bestows Highest Honor on Two Residents

UCC Celebrates their 285th Anniversary

Burlington Police Officers attend Symposium at Columbine High School in Colorado

Preview of the B.E.S.T Program Performance of "The Lion King Jr."

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on Route 95 in Burlington in Early Morning Crash

Special Report: Friedman Wins Special Election

Friedman Sweeps District is Special Election

Coyotes Spotted in Burlington but are they a Cause for Concern?

Nature Fresh Farm's Greenhouse Education Center

Selectmen Approve Water Meter Replacement Fee for Off-Hour Work

Veteran Services and Board of Health Have New Temporary Location

Photo of the Week: Sharing the Good Old Days with the Next Generation

Burlington Town Archivist Recognized for Dedicated Work

Burlington Police Hosts Active Shooter Training Session

DPW Directors Update Selectmen On Summer Projects

Saturday Crash Saw Vehicle Strike Liquor Store

The Latest Library News: Movies, Crafts, Summer Reading and Adult Coloring Group

Three Burlington Firefighters Graduate from Fire Academy

Photo of the Week: Coyote Pups Exploring Burlington

In Remembrance of George E. Garland

BNEWS Storm Center Update: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms

Burlington Rocks!

The Cadets, a Drum and Bugle Corps Program of Youth Education in the Arts

Legislature Approves $250K for Middlesex Restoration Center

Mitre Corporation Opens Burlington Office

Redstone Entertainment License Approved

B.E.F. Receive Generous Donation from 3rd Ave. Burlington

Spiderman: Homecoming Opening Night

Tips to Beat the Heat

The Latest Burlington Senior News

Letter: Town Clerk Thanks Everyone Who Made Special Primary a Success

BNEWS Report - Burlington 4th of July Parade 2017

Latest Library News: Summer Movies, Story Times, Museum Passes

Two New Hotel Restaurants Seek Liquor Licenses at Selectmen Meeting

Mobile 'Greenhouse Education Center' Coming to Burlington

MassDOT Administrator Whose Work Impacted Burlington Resigns After Illness

One of Burlington's Oldest Churches Holding Open House for 285th Anniversary


June 2017

Latest Library News: Summer Reading Kick-Off, Tea Party, Quidditch

Al Fay Burlington's OutStanding Citizen 2017

Burlington Community Scholarship Foundation Adult Scholarship Night

Temazcal, a Unique Mexican Restaurant, Now Open in Burlington

Photo of the Week: Moving on Up! (To High School)

Running for a Cause: Lahey Health Cancer 5K Run and Walk

Burlington Police Lieutenant Completes Leadership Training

Burlington Goes With District in Voting for Friedman in Special State Primary

Grand Jury Indicts Man Who Allegedly Stole Nearly $500,000 in Equipment from Employer

Burlington Police to Conduct Alcohol Compliance Checks at Local Establishments

State Police Warn of Snapchat Update That Allows Users to Share Their Location

What's New and What's Coming Up at the Library

Rotary Club of Burlington Honors Member as 'Silent Rotarian'

Meet Baxter, Burlington Public Schools' New Robot and Teaching Tool

Recreation Department Summer Programming

Special Primary for State Senate is Tuesday

BHS Student Photographers' Art Work on Display at Museum

Democratic State Sen. Candidates Respond to Question on Recreational Marijuana Law

School Dept. Announces New Director of Facilities, Finance, & Technology in Wake of Robinson Retirement 

FTC Warns of Scam Emails Mimicking FTC

Area News: Bedford Police Searching for Vehicle Involved in Hit-and-Run Accident with Bicyclist

Tick Populations on the Rise: How to Properly Remove a Tick that has Bitten



May 2017



April 2017 

BNEWS Weather: Pleasant Start to the Week Followed by Cooling

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

Who Won the Student Vote in Burlington's Town Election?

FTC Warns of 'Utility Shut Off' Scam

Burlington's 2017 Town Election Results

One Man Arrested for Passing Counterfeit $100 Bills, Second Suspect Fled Scene

Photo of the Week: Fun at the Islamic Center

What Not to Bring to the Boston Marathon

Town Offices, Some Businesses, Closing Monday for Patriot's Day

Burlington Rotary Holds Friday Night at the Fights

Middlesex 3 Coalition Held Health Care Forum

Keurig Making a Difference in the Community

Cracking Down on Texting and Driving

Stock Up on Summer Reading Materials at the Library's Spring Book Sale

Grand Jury Indicts Two for Card Skimmers and Credit Card Fraud

Sleep Expert to Discuss Benefits of Later High School Start Times on Thursday Evening

Letter to the Editor: Kevin Sullivan Seeking Reelection to Recreation Commission

State Sen. Ken Donnelly, 66, Has Died Due to Brain Tumor

Absentee Ballots Available for Town Election


March 2017

Clear Your Home of Hazardous Materials

BHS Club Holding Bike Drive for 'Bikes Not Bombs'

Seniors and Prescription Drug Safety

Update on Human Services Building Renovations

Preventing Teen Injury Program

BNEWS Weather: Did He Say 70s?

BNEWS Weather: End of March and April Fool's Day Snow

Photo of the Week: A Tiny Pooh Bear

Vote For Burlington's Chopps Champions

Selectmen Replace Watering Ban with Even/Odd Day Restriction; Raise Irrigation Meter Rates on Heavy Users

Six Firefighter/Paramedics Appointed to Fire Department

Burlington Man Used Drugs and Violence to Force Women Into Prostitution

Coyote Reported Chased Small Dog in Mill Street Conservation Area

BACC Holding Candidate Forum on Tuesday

BNEWS Weather: Winter Won't Let Go

African American Genealogical Society Turns 20

IRS Warns of Uptick in Tax Related Scams as April 15 Draws Closer

Photo of the Week: Spring Soiree

A Discussion on the Future of Retail Development in Burlington

Burlington Parks & Recreation Family Gameshow Night!

Duluth Trading Co. Opens in Burlington

Middlesex DA to Speak on Senior, Subscription Drugs and Safety in Burlington

Nominate Your Burlington Hero to be a Chopps Champion

Justice Reform Advocacy Group Names Middlesex Sheriff Koutoujian 'Champion of Justice Reform'

High-End Boston Steakhouse Applies for Vacant Burlington Mall Location

Youth and Human Services Day to Celebrate Burlington's Beautiful Locations

Beauty And The Beast Opening Night in Burlington

Burlington Girl Scouts Celebrate the Organization's 105th Birthday

Operation Home Ties Brings Remembrance Wall to Burlington

BHS Robotics Club Prepares for this Year's Competition

Burlington Snow Closings

NWS Now Says Storm Warrants Blizzard Warning

Deadline to Register to Vote in Town Election is Next Friday

Burlington Performing Arts Rehearsing Hard for 'Peter Pan' Production

BNEWS Weather: Winter Won't Let Go

Middlesex DA to Speak on Senior, Subscription Drugs and Safety in Burlington

Grand Jury Indicts Three Men Accused of Passing Counterfeit Money in Burlington

Photo of the Week: Pink Sunset Sky Over Burlington

Town Partnering With Company to Offer Discount Rainwater Collection Barrels

Burlington Police Moving Forward With State Accreditation Process

Burlington Rotary Fight Night Preview

BHS Students Participate in a Month of Civic Actions

Burlington High Student Publishes Book of Poetry and Art

Teen LIGHT Gets OK from Selectmen to Use Town Common for Annual Fundraiser Walk

FTC Says 'Kidnapping' Scam Has Resurfaced

Informational Session on Senior Center Renovations

Selectmen Decide Not to Remove 'Do Not Enter' Signs from Church Lane

Burlington Performing Arts Rehearsing Hard for 'Peter Pan' Production

BNEWS Weather: Chilly Start to Spring

Selectmen Discuss Warrant Article After Building Inspector Announces Retirement

Emerging Infectious Disease Presentation at next  Burlington Volunteer Reserve Corps Meeting

Sheriff Koutoujian Announces Applications for 2017 Youth Public Safety Academy

Letter: Candidacy Announcement from Virginia Mooney

Photo of the Week: Cat Relaxing on a Warm Day


February 2017

Photo of the Week: Enjoying a 'Spring' day in February

Photo of the Week: Saying 'Stop' to More Snow

BNEWS Weather 3/10/16: The Savage Return of Winter

Buy a Brick and Support the Burlington Dog Park

Burlington Elementary School's Celebrates Dr. Seuss's Birthday

People Helping People Wine Tasting & Silent Auction 2017

Selectmen Discuss Removing Morning 'Do Not Enter' Restriction for Church Lane

Press Release: Joan Kennedy Constant Running for Board of Selectmen

Selectmen Approve Use of Disability Access Commission Funds for a Variety of Projects

Fire Department's Todd Ficociello Promoted to Lieutenant

DPW Asking Residents to Clear Grave Sites

BHS Performing Arts to Present Broadway's 'Peter Pan'

BHS Basketball Star Scores his 1,000th Point in his Career

Photo of the Week: Double Rainbow Over Burlington

Selectmen Looking to Fill Zoning Board of Appeals Seat

Letter to the Editor: Kevin Sullivan Announces Re-Election Bid for Recreation Commission

Board of Health Holding Annual Rabies Vaccination Day

Government of Bermuda Suing Lahey, Alleges Bribery of Former Premier

Tony Funches of The Platters Performs At The Burlington Library

100 Episodes of BCAT's "Something to Talk About"

The Yo-Yo People Perform at the Burlington Public Library

FTC Warns of Scammers Creating Fake News Sites to Sell Fake Pills

We Now Know Which Seats Will be Challenged in the 2017 Town Election

Man Arrested After Vehicle and Foot Chase that Ended in a River

Support the Council on Aging's 'Senior Prom' by Dining at Not Your Average Joe's in March

Enjoy a Night of Boxing and Support Local Charities and Scholarships

BNEWS Weather: Colder Temps and Another Potential Winter Storm

Letter to the Editor: Re-Election Candidacy Announcement from Barbara L'Heureux, Planning Board

BACC'S Annual Spring Soiree

Letter: The Past and Future of Burlington's Sons of Italy

BHS Select Singers heading to Carnegie Hall

Letter to the Editor: Candidacy Announcement from Jim Tigges

"Collab" BHS's Award Winning Literature Magazine

Burlington Recreation Department's Winter Carnival

'Faces of Remembrance' Tribute Wall to Massachusetts Soldiers Coming to Historical Society

BHS'S Spanish Exchange Program Shares Their Experiences From Spain

Town Considering Curbside Textile Recycling Program

Obituary: Charles Joseph Cavalier, WWII Veteran and Burlington's First Veterans Agent, 88

Free Blood Pressure Checks at the Library

Fire Department's Mark Cedrone Promoted to Captain

American Legion Riders 273 Hold Chili Cook-Off

Need to Drive in the Snow? Massachusetts State Police Offer Safety Tips

Burlington High's 2017 Poetry Out Loud Winner

Police Arrest Three in Prostitution Sting

Burlington Seniors Take on Boston Bruins Players

Photo of the Week: Morning Moon Over Burlington

Deadline to Pull Papers for Town Election Next Week

BNEWS Weather: Colder Temps and Another Potential Winter Storm

Burlington Schools Closed on Monday

NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning Ahead of Likely Heavy Snow

Weather Updates: Closings Happening Early

Valentine's Day Dinner Specials in Burlington

Middlesex Sheriff's Office Said Over 300 People with Active Warrants Arrested in 2016

Latest 'Be Prepared' Tackles Disaster Preparation

Burlington Students' Artwork and Writings Recognized by Boston Globe

School Rallies Around Ray Harbour 'The Heart of BHS'

A Look At Groundhog Day

BNEWS Storm Center with Peter Brown

NWS Issues New 'Storm Warning' and Increases Predicted Snowfall Amounts

NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch, Says Potentially Heavy Snowfall on Thursday

Snow Followed by Sleet/Rain Mix Expected Tuesday

BNEWS Weekly Weather: Colder Temps Continue

Photo of the Week: Where's the Dog?

Letter: People Helping People and Northern Bank and Trust Partnering for Charity Wine Tasting

Burlington Police Working with Local Hotels to Fight Prostitution and Human Trafficking


January 2017

BACC Holds Black Tie Gala for Local Charities 
T-Shirts for Sale to Raise Awareness for Heart Disease and Support BHS's Ray Harbour

New Candidates Enter Town Election Races, Including for Selectmen Seat

Superintendent Pens Open Letter to Anxious Students: 'You Are All Welcome Here'

Lahey Health Looking Into Merger with Beth Israel

BHS English Department Receives 'Thank You' Letter from Ferguson Public Library

NWS Says Snow Likely for Tuesday's Evening Commute

Grab a Burrito and Support BHS Hockey

Group Opposing 'Citizens United' Supreme Court Decision

Pizzeria that Cooks Pizzas in 3 Minutes on Road to Come to Burlington

BNEWS Weekly Weather: Cooler Temps Moving In

Photo of the Week: Birds of a Feather ... Freak Each Other Out

'Rocket Girls' Author Nathalia Holt on the Women of NASA

New Digital, Easy to Read, Zoning Maps Approved by Town Meeting

BHS Select Singers Holding 'Parents Night Out' Babysitting Event

Landlocked Forest Zoning Changed to Open Space

Selectmen Daniel Grattan Announces He Won't Run for Reelection

Why the Marijuana Moratorium Warrant Article was Delayed

Burlington Police Welcome BHS 2013 Grad to the Force

Friends of Burlington Dog Park to Hold Screening of LEGO Batman Movie as Fundraiser

A Look at Town Meeting Articles

Interfaith Panel Discussion at Burlington Islamic Center

New School Resource Officer Keith Sheppard

Photo of the Week: Signs of a Cold Morning in Burlington

BNEWS Weekly Weather: Stormy Week Ahead

Eversource Seeks Rate Hike; Massachusetts AG Voices Opposition

Burlington Police Offering Free Women's Self Defense Classes

BHS Students Will Have Their Art Displayed at Local Gallery

Police Looking for Shoplifter Who Allegedly Stole $700 Worth of Jackets

Former Celtics Player to Speak About Addiction at BHS

Letter: People Helping People Holding Fundraising Wine Tasting

Creature Teachers at the Burlington Public Library

Lahey Hospital Opens New Emergency Center

Photo of the Week

Burlington Parks & Recreation Department Celebrating 50 Years

BHS Hockey Plays at Frozen Fenway

Police Searching for Shoplifting Suspects (Surveillance Photos)

Potential Challenger Pulls Paper for Town Moderator Seat

BACC Hosting Black Tie Gala to Support Local Charities

Selectmen Vote 3-2 Against Endorsing Landlocked Forest Zoning Change to 'Open Space'

Site Plan Approved for Two Restaurants in Former Papa Razzi Location

Community Concert Series to Present a Celebration of Ella Fitzgerald Featuring Carmen Bradford

The Library to Host Best-Selling Author of Book on the Women Behind NASA Space Program

Letter: PHP Thanks the Capitol Grille for Successful Gift Card Raffle Fundraiser

BHS Senior Wins Scholarship from Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Bonefish Grill at Wayside Closes its Doors

BNEWS Weekly Weather: Cold Weekend Followed by Warm(ish) Week

Creature Teachers at the Burlington Public Library

BHS's Student Magazine Wins Top Prize in National Contest

BHS Wrestler Josh Lee Win Second Lowell Holiday Tournament

Letter: Town Meeting Members Proposing Zoning Change for Landlocked Forest

Hanukkah Lighting Ceremony

BNEWS Weather Report: Cold Weather Followed by a Warming

Cat Food Recall Includes Popular Brands

FTC Warns of Email Scam Trying to Mimic the FTC Itself

Letter: People Helping People Holiday Program a Success













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