August 17 2018

News Stories 2018

August 2018

Authorities Investigating Alleged Assault of a Child at Burlington Daycare

ALERT Police Training at Burlington High School

Tips to Prevent Mosquito Bites After WNV Reported in Middlesex County

Boston Scientific Announces 85 Layoffs at Burlington Location

Parks and Recreation's Celebrate Burlington 2018

Warrant Article to Cover School Department Deficit Faces High Vote Threshold at Town Meeting

Obituary: Beloved Retired Burlington Teacher Mary Lowe, 93

Chain Store with Burlington Mall Location Announces Closings

Varsity Volleyball Team Prepares for Upcoming Season

Building the Future Inside Middlesex County

Watering Ban Update: Vine Brook Work Well Underway, Re-evaluation of Situation to Follow

Shared Work Space Business Announces Burlington Project

 

 

July 2018

Burlington Planning Department Launches Geographic Info Maps

Burlington Police Turn Tables on IRS Scammers

Resident Collecting Backpacks and School Supplies for Children in Need

Rep. Gordon Votes to Support Campus Sexual Misconduct Surveys, Civics Education, and Consumer Protections

Dog Training with Mike from K-9 East

School Department has $1.7 Million FY18 Budget Deficit

UPDATE: Police Still Investigating After Suspects Fled from Scene of Crash

Police Search for Suspects in Alleged Stolen Vehicle Following Crash

Planning Board Approves Changes at Former Sears Site in Burlington Mall

Parks and Recreation Prepares for Celebrate Burlington

Yarn Group Decorate Public Library

Conservation Commission Holds a Summer Scavenger Hunt

Yard House Sports Bar Files Paperwork to Occupy Former Chili's Location

DPW Addressed Commonly Asked Questions about Water Ban

Rep. Gordon Highlights Recent Votes on Automatic Voter Registration, Conversion Therapy

FTC Warns of "Fake Emergency" Scams

A Look at Burlington's 4th of July Parade 2018

Middlesex Sheriff's Youth Public Safety Academy 2018

Rep. Gordon Joins House Colleagues in Support of Addiction Resources Act

Planning Board Approves Changes at Former Sears Site in Burlington Mall

Varsity Football Coach Prepares Team for Upcoming 2018 Season

Yarn Group Decorate Public Library

Life Time Fitness Granted Liquor License

Temple Sree Vijaya Kali Ashram Hold Ratha Yatra Procession

Parks and Recreation Prepares for Celebrate Burlington

Conservation Commission Holds a Summer Scavenger Hunt

Yard House Sports Bar Files Paperwork to Occupy Former Chili's Location

Tough Mudder Boot Camp Opens in Burlington

DPW Addressed Commonly Asked Questions about Water Ban

Rep. Gordon Highlights Recent Votes on Automatic Voter Registration, Conversion Therapy

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

 

 
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