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2016 Archives

December 2016

Bobby's Burger Palace Closed at Mall

Take Out Papers to Run for a Seat in the Town Election

Burlington Police Captain Completes FBI National Academy

Eat at b.good and Support People Helping People

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory Ahead of Likely Snow

Burlington Woman Jailed for Stealing Over $500,000 by Fraud

BNEWS Special: 2016 Year in Review

FTC Warns of Apps that Mimic Trusted Retail Brands 

When to Put Your Christmas Tree Out for Pickup

Duluth Trading Company Opening Burlington Location, Looking for New Employees

Volunteer Reserve Corps Inviting Public to Meeting with REACH Beyond Domestic Violence

Middlesex Sheriff Offering Women's Self Defense Court

Meet 'Scooter': Burlington Public Schools' Service Dog

Burlington Fire Exploring 'Advanced Life Support'

MassDOT Offering Travel Tips for the Holidays

Letter to the Editor: Thank You Weiner Family from People Helping People

BHS Athletes Recognized by Boston Globe

Papa Razzi Liquor License Transferred to Incoming Restaurants

Computer Science Week at BHS

Holiday Weekend Weather

Pressed Cafe Open in The District in Burlington 

Highlights from The 3rd Ave Holiday Stroll

Star Wars: Rogue One Opening Night in Burlington

Open Seats in Town Meeting

Police Arrest Man for Allegedly Stealing Nearly $500K Worth of Equipment

BNEWS Weather: Frigid Temps, Snow and Freezing Rain

Burlington's Varsity Basketball Team's Epic Comeback

School Officials Discuss the Science Behind Later High School Start Times

Recreational Marijuana is Now Legal in Massachusetts: What You Should Know

BHS Red Devils Hockey to Play Game at Fenway Park

'Spelling Bee Bandit' Arrested on Bank Robbery Charges

NWS Warns of Dangerously Cold Weather Later this Week

Department of Public Works Prepares for Winter

Burlington Mall Delays Opening Due to Water Main Break

MSMS Girls Attend "Empowering Girls Conference"

BNEWS Weather: Frigid Temps, Snow and Freezing Rain

Cultures Come Together at Jewish & Muslim Prayer Services

A Look at Island Creek Oyster Bar in Burlington

Burlington Tree Lighting and Santa Visit 2016

Staying Fit Despite Holiday Parties

European Fashion Retailer Primark Opens in Burlington Mall

Burlington Fire Department Collecting Gifts for Sick Children

Now is the Time to Check Your Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Where and When to Buy Girl Scout Cookies in Burlington

Two New Restaurants Seek to Move Into Former Papa Razzi Location

Planning Board Discusses Proposed Moratorium on Recreational Marijuana Sales

PHP Wish Tree Needs Your Help

BHS Lower Library Collaborative Space

BACC Celebrates Accomplishments and Looks to Future at Annual Meeting

BHS Lower Library Collaborative Space


November 2016 

BNEWS Weather Forecast with Peter Brown

Burlington Winter Parking Ban Now in Effect


Collecting Gifts for the Wishing Tree

Obituary: Beloved Family Man, Educator and Community Member Al Wilde

BNEWS Weekly Weather with Peter Brown

Selectmen Approve Language of Petition for Additional Liquor Licenses

Pneumonia Vaccine Available for Residents Over 65

Protect Your Holiday Packages from Thieves

Burlington Businesses Get Perfect Score in Alcohol Compliance Check

Burlington Gas Station Has Tobacco Selling Rights Revoked for 30 Days

National Weather Service Warns of Heavy Rain and Fog

Lexington Symphony to Perform Holiday Pops Concert at BHS

Selectmen Set FY17 Tax Classification

Selectmen to Set FY17 Tax Rate on Monday

BHS Soccer Star Kenzie Arsenault

North Suburban Chamber of Commerce 65th Anniversary

Latest Forecast from BNEWS Meteorologist Peter Brown

Parts of Regan Park Closed Due to Improvement Work

Police Provide Workplace Violence Training

Get a Free Ride to the Burlington Mall for Holiday Shopping with Burlington Public Transit

Man Pleads Guilty to Oxycodone Distribution Scheme with Burlington Connection

Reward Offered for Information on 'Spelling Bee Bandit' Who Robbed Burlington Bank

Scammer Engaging in IRS Scam with an Affordable Care Act Twist

Burlington Police & Fire Departments Engage in Active Shooter Training at Lahey Hospital

Selectmen to Set FY17 Tax Rate on Monday

Letter: Town Clerk Amy Warfield Thanks Everyone for Successful Election
BHS Conducts Lockdown Drill and K9 Drug Search

Remembering a "Night of Broken Glass" with Kristallnacht Observance

BHS Girls Volleyball's Great Season

Thanksgiving at the Burlington Food Pantry

Update: Three Arrested, One Fled, After Allegedly Trying to Pass Counterfeit $100 Bills

Eversource Warns of Scammers Falsely Claiming to Company Representatives

MassDOT Advises Planning for Thanksgiving Travel, Offers Advice

Your Weekly BNEWS Weather Forecast

BNEWS Weather with Meteorologist Peter Brown

BNEWS Weather With Peter Brown

Town Offices, Businesses, Closing for Thanksgiving

Police to Crackdown on Handicap Parking Violators During Holiday Shopping Season

Selectman to Place Recreational Marijuana Dispensary Moratorium on Town Meeting Warrant

Obituary: Veteran, Family Man John Chamberlain, Jr., 87

Help Veterans Keep Warm this Winter by Donating to Sock Drive

Letter to the Editor Calls for BACC Board Member to Resign; Cites Inaccurate Evidence

Plans Approved for Former Building 19 1/2 Site

Crews Respond to Fire at Sonesta Suites in Burlington

Two Arrested on Charges of Credit Card Fraud, Card Skimming and Money Laundering

Police Officering Free Workforce Violence Training

State Rep. Ken Gordon Wins Re-election

How Did Burlington Vote in the 2016 Fall Election?

Police Release Higher Quality Photos of Salem Five Bank Robbery Suspect

Burlington Election Guide and Coverage Roundup

Parking Map for Tuesday's Presidential Election

Premier of Full Version of 'The Portal'

Burlington High Music Program Gala 2016 Preview

Honor Our Veterans and Remember Pearl Harbor Attack at Veterans Day Ceremony

Island Creek Oyster Bar Opens in The District

TITLE Boxing Opening in Burlington

LABBB Collaborative Movie "The Portal" Premiers Thursday

DPW Responds to Water Main Break on Middlesex Turnpike

Burlington's Historic Weights & Measures Cabinet Restored and on Display

Many BHS Students Qualify for Prestigious Scholarship

Letter to the Editor: School Committee Should Move on Later Start Time at High School

BHS Drama Club to Present Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night'

Police Investigating Fatal Burlington Motorcycle Crash That Killed a Woburn Man

Poll Hours for Last Day of Early Voting Extended

Time to 'Fall Back' This Sunday


October 2016 

Letter to the Editor: In Opposition to Ballot Question 4

Burlington Heads to the Polls During Early Voting

Youth & Family Services Director, Police Chief, Outline Concerns of Legalized Marijuana to Selectmen

BNEWS Weather: This Weekend and Halloween Week

Letter to the Editor: Vote No on Question 4

A Look at Burlington's Spooktacular 2016

State Sen. Ken Donnelly Named 'Legislator of the Year' by Workforce Development Group

'Friendly 40B' Affordable Housing Project at Burlington Center Take Big Step Forward

Obituary: Beloved Burlington Resident and Family Man Martin Grace, 57

Halloween Safety Tips from the Burlington Police

Stock Up on Winter Reading Material at Friends of the Burlington Public Library Book Sale

Burlington Man Arrested after Allegedly Attacking Bus Driver

Fire Department Welcomes New Member

European Fast Fashion Retailer Primark to Open Burlington Mall Location

Burlington Dog Park Project Coming Along

Burlington Therapeutic Recreation

New "Music Play" Program to Bring Music Education to Young Children

Police Locate Missing Burlington Woman

TITLE Boxing Club Featuring 'No-Hit' Workouts to Open in Burlington

BNEWS Weather with Peter Brown

School Department Discusses Later High School Start Times, Creates Website for Parent and Student Input

FTC Warns of False Investment Opportunity Scam

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Wednesday Deadline for Voter Registration, Early Voting Starts Next Week

Look Back in Time for the History of Clocks

What's New and What's Coming in The District

Burlington High Hall of Fame Ceremony 2016

Get Ready for Halloween at the St. Marks Pumpkin Patch 

3D Printer Company Moving from Lexington to Burlington

BNEWS Weather with Peter Brown

Coach Maguire Resigns

Burlington Beer Works Changes Plans by Dropping Brewery, Adding Seats

BHS Students Win "Most Entrepreneurial" at New England Hacking Competition

People Helping People Raffling $1,000 Gift Card to Capital Grille

That's a Big Tomato! Science Center Announces Plant Growing Contest Winners

Landlocked Forest & Mary Cummings Park Memories

Papa Razzi Metro Closing in Mid October

Quick Look at 21st Middlesex State Rep. Debates

Artists Wanted for Cambridge Street Art Gallery

MassDOT Offers Traffic Advice for Columbus Day Weekend

Town Center Sculpture Trail Discussed Before Board of Selectmen

New Waxing Salon to Have Grand Opening at 3rd Ave.

Program Addresses Senior Abuse and Scam Awareness

Absentee Ballot and Early Voting Information

Department Store Granted Permission for Overnight Holiday Hours

BHS Volleyball Hosting 'Dig Pink Rally Game' to Fight Breast Cancer

Columbus Day Closings

September Town Meeting Attendance Released

Letter: People Helping People Thanks Tuscan Kitchen


September 2016

Enjoy a Fun Fright at Spooktacular 2016

BHS TV Visits Witch's Woods

Town Meeting Says Burlington Can Apply for Additional Liquor Licenses

Ad Hoc Committee Approved to Examine Town Bylaws

Burlington High Football Coach Put on Leave for 'Inappropriate Behavior'

Full Outdoor Water Usage Ban Declared in Burlington

BNEWS Weekly Weather

Police Department Members Complete Intelligence Training

Fitness Together's Brendan Stapleton Honored for Community Giving

Pneumonia Vaccine Available for Residents Over 65

New Banners Proclaim School's Core Values at BHS

Firefighters Train New Tools on Rollover Vehicle

Highlights From Truck Day 2016

Scholarship Fund Created in Memory of Brianna Gainley, a BHS Alum

Police Warn that IRS Scam Has Been Reportedly Recently

Girl Scout Information/Registration Night

BNEWS Weekly Weather Report

Fuel Assistance Available for Low-Income Families and Individuals Starting Nov. 1

A Look at Taste of Burlington 2016

History of the Landlocked Forest and Mary Cummings Park 

New England Bakery Recalling Nearly 100,000 of Bread Products

BHS Red Devils Football Ready for 2016 Season

Photo: Bald Eagle Rescued in Burlington

Burlington Volunteer Reserve Corps to Host “Mental Health First Aid” Training

World Trade Center Beams Dedicated to Burlington First Responders

Making the Remembrance Flag for First Responders Who Died on 9/11

Expert Weighs in on Carved Head Found in Burlington Woods

Obituary: Francis "Frank" Holmes, Veteran Who Enlisted at Age 17, Dies at 88

Town's Accounting Team Recognized for Financial Reporting Practices

WATCH: BHS Select Singers Perform National Anthem in Remembrance of Victims of 9/11

Opening Day Set for Bow Hunting in the Land Locked Forest

Full Watering Ban "Imminent" If Drought Continues

A Look at the 2016 Election

NWS Warns of Dense Fog Conditions for Morning Commute

Police Looking for Woman Who Allegedly Stole Over $4,000 in Sunglasses

Vote to Get the Burlington V. Woburn Football Game Covered by Fox25

BNEWS Weather Report

BHS's New Chorus Director

Truck Day Returns

Regina Short, Burlington's Oldest Resident, Dies at 102

Police Charge Multiple People, Issue Many Citations, During Crackdown at Mill Pond Reservoir

West Nile Virus Found in Burlington Mosquito

Obituary: Adam Smolski, WWII Veteran, Family Man, Dies at 91

BNEWS Weekly Weather

Back to School Safety Tips

BACC to Hold Candidate Forum for 21st Middlesex District State Rep. Race

Burlington Man Indicted with Former Mob Boss In Connection to 1993 Murder

Brunch Held to Honor, Recognize Veterans

A Closer Look at Burlington School's New Security Protocols

Clear Your Home and Garage of Hazardous Materials

Two New Businesses, Barre Exercise Studio and a Salon, Open at 3rd Ave.

New Security Protocols Announced for Burlington Schools

Guide to Voting in State Primary

Labor Day Weekend Forecast from Meteorologist Peter Brown

FOX25 Zip Trips Visits Burlington

Labor Day Closings


August 2016 

Sen. Ken Donnelly Letter: Returning to Serve Following Health Issue

Reminder: One Week to Get Absentee Ballot for State Primary

Top Ways to Avoid Being Scammed

BCAT Program Examines Domestic Violence Prevention

A Look at The Tremont Apartments in Burlington

Two Arrested After Allegedly Breaking Into Wrong House Looking for Female Acquaintance

Finding Peace and Relief Through Painting

Meet Burlington High's New Chorus Director

Police: Mother and Son Scammed Into Believing Other was Kidnapped

Police Looking for Shoplifting Suspect (Surveillance Photo)

Burlington to Hold Special Ceremony for 15th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Two Arrested After Allegedly Breaking Into Wrong House Looking for Female Acquaintance

Burlington Prepares to Go Back to School

Burlington Food Pantry Renovated, Looking for Volunteers

Nurse Arraigned on Illegally Obtaining Opioid Medications

Selectmen Vote to Support Request for 8 New Liquor Licenses

A Look at the Newly Improved Food Pantry

BHS Marching Band Holding 'Preview Show' on Thursday

New Lawns No Longer Exempt from Watering Restrictions

First Case of West Nile Virus in State This Year Found in Middlesex County

Burlington Police Department Welcomes New Member

AMC Liquor License Approved After Some Debate

Changes Coming to Middlesex Turnpike

Burlington Fire Department to Receive FEMA Grant for Staff Increase

BNEWS Weekly Weather with Peter Brown

Middlesex Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam with Perpetrators Posing as Deputy Sheriffs

Police Arrested Man on Charges Related to Selling Marijuana

Great Fun at Celebrate Burlington 2016

BCAT Teens Step Up This Summer

A Look at Massachusetts' Drought with BNEWS Meteorologist Peter Brown

Ballet Barre Fitness Center set to Open this Month in Burlington

Pop Up Cafe Replaces PAUL Bakery at 3rd Ave.

BNEWS Weather with Peter Brown

DPW Director on Water Main Break, Watering Restriction Update

BHS Marching Band Members Win at Drum Major Academy Competition

HELPIS Founder to Present at Burlington Historical Society

Deadline to Register to Vote in State Primary Approaching

A Look at Community Safety Night

State Rep. Race for 21st Middlesex District is Underway

Heat Advisory Issued for Thursday

Update: State Sen. Donnelly Underwent Successful Brain Surgery

Girl Scouts Deliver 'Survival Kits' to Burlington Police Department

Pay Equity Legislation Signed into Law

Absentee Ballots Available for Massachusetts State Primary

Wilmington Police Asking for Help Locating Missing Woman

Burlington-Based Olympic Gymnast Breaks Down Her Floor Routine


July 2016

Ready for Fun with Celebrate Burlington?

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Ranked in Top 10 of Massachusetts Hospitals

Sheriff Koutoujian Discussed White House Trips, Fighting Opioid Addiction, at Burlington Rotary

Susanne Sullivan Retires from Burlington Public Library

Burlington High School Growing Hydroponic Crops

Drought Impacting Burlington's Reservoir

BNEWS Weather With Peter Brown

Rockland Trust Move to Cambridge Street Approved

New Hampshire Farm Recalling Over 8,000 Pounds of Beef Products Over E. coli Concern

RMV Unveils New Driver's License Design for Massachusetts Residents

Popular Video Baby Monitor Being Recalled Over Safety Issue

Police Warn of Scam Targeting Pokémon GO Players

DPW Responds to Number of Water Main Breaks, Leaks

Release: State Rep. Ken Gordon Opens Campaign HQ for Re-Election Bid

Restaurant Company with Burlington Location to Pay $210,000 to Employees Following Violation

Grand Jury Indicts Two in Connection to April Shooting in Mall Parking Lot

Comic Book Artist of 'Spiderman' Fame in Burlington

Shuttling In Workers from Lowell

Burlington Dog Park Update

Burlington Looking to Become a 'Purple Heart Town'

Funds Approved for Crackdown on Handicap Parking Misuse

Preview of Shrek, Jr. Production by B.E.S.T.

BNEWS Weather with Peter Brown

Selectmen Approve One-Day Watering Ban

Totem Head Found 40 Years Ago in Burlington Still a Mystery Today

Burlington Public Library has Part Time Job Opening

Burlington's Master Plan Survey on Housing

Burlington Police and Fire Departments to Hold Community Safety Night

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Vs. Warning - What You Should Know

BNEWS Francis Wyman House Honors Firefighters

Burlington Community Embraced Police in Wake of Dallas Shooting

Pokémon Go Getting People Walking Around Town

Second Suspect, a Juvenile, Arrested in Connection to April Shooting at Burlington Mall

Suspect Arrested in Connection With April Shooting near Burlington Mall

New Curb Cut Allows Exit from Burlington Marketplace onto Lexington Street

Burlington Rotary Club Announces their 'Citizens of the Year'

Firefighters Respond to HazMat Situation at Ice Palace

St. Malachy to Hold Mass of Healing, Affirmation, Thanks and Prayer for Law Enforcement Officials

Burlington Kids Graduate from Sheriff's Youth Public Safety Academy

Burlington's 4th of July Parade (News Coverage)

Toto the Tornado Kitty Visits Burlington

Make Time for Reading

Scammers Preying on Those Recently Scammed

BNEWS Weather With Meteorologist Peter Brown

Obituary: Veteran, Former Selectman, Family Man Robert "Bob" Roberto, 84

Over Half a Million 'Hoverboards' Recalled Over Fire Danger

Two Burlington Police Lieutenants Complete Senior Management Training

Obituary: Beloved Burlington Educator Eleanor McCarthy, 83

Red Cross Issues 'Emergency Appeal' For Blood Donations

DPW Roadwork - You're Guide to Avoiding Traffic Delays

Happy 4th of July! Burlington's Parade and Fireworks

BNEWS Weather With Peter Brown - 4th Of July Weekend

Burlington Town Common Lights Now LEDs

Library Summer Reading Kicks Off with Festival


June 2016 

Burlington AMC Theater Looking Close to Receiving Liquor License

Burlington Police Welcome Two New Members 

Burlington Firefighter Promoted to Lieutenant  

Food Pantry Prepping for Renovations  

Fire Department: Fireworks are Illegal and Dangerous for Residents User Alerts Neighbors of Bobcat Sightings in Burlington Neighborhood

Burlington Police and Fire Departments Engage in Active Shooter Training

United Church of Christ Banner Stolen

Interfaith Clergy Council holds Vigil for Orlando Victims

BHS Tennis Champ Ada Wiggins

"Farmers' Market Cookbook" Author Gives Cooking Demonstration

Burlington Parents Stand Against Opioids

Letter: Host Families for International Exchange Students Needed

Liquor License Approved For Island Creek Oyster Bar

3-Story Fitness Center with Two Indoor Pools Proposed for 4th Avenue

BACC's Women In Business Give Back

Large Pile of Fill at Building 19 1/2 Site Causes Stir, Is Currently Being Moved

Improvement Work Approved for Route 128/Route 3 Exit Ramp

Burlington Power Rate Agreement Soon to Be More Expensive Than Eversource

DPW Roadwork Underway - Where It May Cause Delays

Land Court Finding on Hotel Suit - No Plaintiff Had Standing

Selectmen Reject Beer & Wine License for Bedford Street Mobil Station

Burlington Library Summer Hours & May Basket Fundrasiser Results

Middlesex Sheriff Offering Youth Public Safety Academy Again This Summer

Vacancy in Town Meeting Precinct

Fundraiser for Burlington's 4th of July Fireworks on Tuesday Evening

Students Get Look at Police Work, Meet K-9 Havoc

Help Fight Cancer at Burlington's Relay for Life

'Mary Poppins' Cast and Crew Nominated for Eight Awards

FTC Warns of Scammers Mimicking Familiar Email Addresses

Church Organ Recital at Burlington’s United Church of Christ Congregational

Grand Jury Indicts Man on Charges of Rape on a Person With an Intellectual Disability

Paul Girouard Announces Run for State Representative

Lead Level in Burlington Schools' Water Above Recommended Levels

Grand Jury Indicts Three Men for Allegedly Cooking Meth in Burlington Hotel


May 2016

Obituary: Beloved MSMS Guidance Counselor Cindy DuBois, 57

Town Meeting Precinct has a Vacancy

Pool Safety Tips to Help Have a Fun and Safe Summer

Photos: Burlington's 2016 Memorial Day Ceremony

Burlington Transit Fares to Increase on July 1

Barbecue Safety Tips Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

Selectmen Approve Use of Funds for Disability Access Commission

Burlington's 2016 Independence Day Celebration to Include Fireworks

Town Meeting Approves Zoning Change for Sullivan Funeral Home Parking Lot

Burlington Residents/Workers Honored as Chopps Champions

Police Arrest Man Allegedly Running Marijuana Grow House in Burlington

Town Meeting Approves $3.7 Million for Two Projects to Give CoA More Space

'The Farmers Market Cookbook' Author Speaking in Burlington on Wednesday

Venue Change for Burlington's Memorial Day Ceremony

Burlington's Memorial Day Ceremony Program

Memorial Day Closings

Town Meeting Approves $8.5 Million for New Fire Station 2

Volunteer to Place Flags on Veteran Graves for Memorial Day Ceremony

Town Meeting Approves Funds for High Quality Sidewalks on Bedford Street

BHS Art Student to Show Work at State Capitol During "Fashion on the Hill"

Town Meeting Approves $4.7 Million in Capital Expenditures

BHS Students Get Dramatic Lesson in Drinking and Driving with Mock Crash

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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