May 20 2019

News Stories 2019

May 2019

BHS Student Musicians Shine at Boston Heritage Festival

Burlington DPW Seeks Summer Help for Outdoor Work

Town to Purchase Foreclosed Home for Affordable Housing Project

BPD’s Christopher DiDonato Promoted to Sergeant

BHS Wind Ensemble Takes a Trip to Bellingham

Sen. Friedman Joins Legislation on Road Safety, Gender X Designation, Welfare Cap on Kids

Proposed New Position of Economic Development Director on Town Meeting Warrant

Burlington Players Performing Sweeney Todd for Spring Production

Patriot Players take on the Athletic Boosters in Annual Basketball Fundraiser



April 2019

Burlington Native Died in Connecticut House Fire; Family Seeking Help with Funeral Expenses

Burlington Girl Scouts "Cookies for a Cause" at Hansom AFB

Burlington Health Fair to Feature Speakers on Dementia, Substance Abuse, and Domestic Abuse

Volunteers Needed to Help Place Flags on Veterans’ Graves for Memorial Day Ceremony

Burlington Detective Recognizes Would-Be Burglar, Makes Arrest

Get Out and Enjoy Nature With Guided Tour of Burlington’s Landlocked Forest

Photo of the Week: Mall Renovation Work Underway

Burlington Police and Fire Engage in Rescue Task Force Training

Blackbird Cafe Now Open in Middlesex Commons

Cambridge St. Bridge to Be Named in Honor of Fallen Hero LCpl Gregory MacDonald

Trial Underway for Burlington Woman Accused of Killing Infant Under Her Care

Lahey Hospital Introduces Zest the Therapy Dog

Officer Brittany Zaccagnini Sworn In as Burlington’s Newest Police Department Member

Town Clerk Holding Informational Meetings Ahead of Town Meeting

Burlington Resident Who Worked as Hanscom Civilian Employee Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Parks & Rec's First Autism Community Safety Day

FTC: Social Security Scam New ‘Leader’ in World of Fraud

Eye On Nature: Bird Watching in Burlington

Selectmen Seek Volunteer to Fill Zoning Board of Appeals Seat

Wilmington Roadwork on Town Line Could Impact Burlington Commuters

WCVB’s EyeOpener Co-Anchor Doug Meehan to Speak at Burlington Rotary.

Chamber Spotlight: A Look Inside HD Physical Therapy

Selectmen Seek Volunteer to Fill Zoning Board of Appeals Seat

Incoming Burlington Restaurants: What’s Opening Where and When

Four MSMS Students Heading to National History Competition in Washington D.C.

Board of Health Holding Annual Burlington Health Fair

Police Respond to False Alarm at Memorial Elementary School

Former Sportswriter and Singer Serenades Seniors with Baseball Songs

Children to Visit Police and Fire Departments as Part of Sheriff Office's Safety Academy

Following Ballot Question Passage Treasurer/Tax Collector Looking to Stay in Job

Board of Selectmen Chooses New Chair, Vice Chair

Burlington Police Receive Grant to Crack Down on Distracted Drivers

Until Help Arrives Training

Boys Varsity Track Start Season Strong with Win Over Last Year's Division Champs

Expect Nightly Lane Closures on Middlesex Turnpike as MassDOT Performs Bridge Work

Highlights from Burlington Public Library's First Annual Comix Con

Burlington SEPAC to Feature Talk by ADHD Expert


March 2019

BHS DECA 2019 Students Heading to Orlando Competition

Parks & Recreation Offers "Passport to Burlington" Program

Lahey Hospital Asking Residents to Take Survey for Community Health Assessment

MSMS's Teen LIGHT Students Make Pitch Before the Board of Selectmen

Burlington Public Safety Leaders Encouraging Residents to Sign Up for New Emergency Alert System

Girls Tennis Prepares for 2019 Season

FTC Offers Tips on Dealing With Robocalls

New Plan Proposed for Historic Site that Would Preserve Building

Sen. Friedman Outlines Legislative Priorities of Caucus of Women Legislators

History of Civil Rights and Present Challenges

DPW Director Explains Why Full Watering Ban in Effect

Burlington Public Safety Leaders Encouraging Residents to Sign Up for New Emergency Alert System

Selectmen Approve Four Percent Sewer Rate Increase

People Helping People to Hold Food Drive at Town Election

Burlington Fire Department Adds Two New Firefighter/Paramedics to its Ranks

Frank Pepe’s Pizzeria Announces Spring Opening, Is Hiring

Finding History in Burlington's Basement

BHS DECA Club Sending 11 Students to Orlando Competition After School’s ‘Strongest Showing Ever’

Shawsheen Tech Superintendent Tim Broadrick Announces Resignation for New Position

Board of Health Offering Life Saving Training In Case of Emergencies

DPW Releases Statement on Road Conditions and Asks for Residents to Report Potholes

Nominate Your Local Hero to be a Chopps Champion

Board of Health to Hold Hazardous Material Disposal Day

Absentee Ballot Now Available for Burlington Town Election

Burlington Superintendent Pens Letter Calling for Love and Acceptance in Wake of Hate-Inspired Mass Shooting

BVRC Prepares Residents for Emergency Situations

Sandy Hook and Columbine Speakers Address Burlington School Department Staff

Eye On Nature: Mass Audubon Maple Sugaring Tours

Selectmen Approve Additional Funds for Snow and Ice Budget

Cookie Monstah Bakery Special Permit Approved by Planning Board

Burlington Retro Founder Robert Fahey Visits the Burlington Historical Society

Burlington Beer Works Given Six Months to Use or Transfer Liquor Life or Face Cancellation Hearing

Burlington All Night Grad Party Committee Seeking Members

Two Burlington Residents Join Police Department Ranks

Obituary: Beloved Family Man and Longtime Burlington Teacher, Eugene Cataldo Jr., 80

Two BHS Girls Hockey Team Members Earn Special Honors

"Beat The Winter Blues" Seminar Held at Burlington Library

Ballot Question Language and Arguments For and Against Released

BHS Theatre Group Rehearses for Spring Production

Middlesex Sheriff Koutoujian Joining Law Enforcement Partners to Focus on Reducing Recidivism

BEF's 11th Annual Trivia Night at the Hilton Garden Inn

Burlington's Climate Adaption Plan

BHS Art Students' Work to be Featured at 'Exhibit 15' in Bedford Town Hall

Gas Pipeline Company to Clear Trees in Area of Terrace Hall Avenue and Blanchard Road

Town Asking Residents to Clear Grave Sites of Anything Not Planted

FTC Warns of Scam Headhunters Preying on People Seeking Jobs

Dr. Eric Conti Massachusetts Superintendent of the Year

The History and Lasting Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

Plan for New Handicap Parking at Human Services Stalled

12 BHS Perform In Prestigious Northeastern Senior District Music Festival

Photo of the Week: A Bird’s Eye View of Shoppes at Simonds Park Project

MSMS Using Grant Money to Teach About Substance Abuse

Selectmen Approve Fee Increase for New Water Meters

Red Devils Basketball Season Ends in North Andover

Oak Furniture Land Working With Charity to Provide Sick Children ‘Healing Environments’

Selectmen Take First Step to Joining State's Green Communities Designation and Grant Program

Burlington Historical Society Hosting Photo Slideshow on History of Town

Town Offering Rabies Vaccines for Pets During Annual Clinic

Burlington Scholarship Fund Now Accepting Applications

Council on Aging is March’s ‘Not Your Average Cause’

BHS Boys Varsity Hockey: Division 1 North Quarter Finals Highlights



February 2019

Retiring Town Administrator John Petrin Honored for Years of Service

Burlington Public Library Brings Back the Burlington Reads Program

A Night of Jazz & Chocolate at UCC

BHS Sophomore Marina Callahan Receives Second Middlesex League Freedom Division All Star

Selectmen Approve Fee Increase for New Water Meters

Red Devils Basketball Season Ends in North Andover

BHS Performing Arts to Present ‘Mamma Mia!’ in March

Selectmen Take First Step to Joining State's Green Communities Designation and Grant Program

Burlington Historical Society Hosting Photo Slideshow on History of Town

Town Offering Rabies Vaccines for Pets During Annual Clinic

BHS Names Poet Laureate 2019

Town Election Ballot Set - Three Town-Wide Races Contested

Burlington Players Get Set for their Upcoming Winter Production

Parks & Recreation Holds Third Annual Winter Carnival

Town Report Wins Statewide Award

Photo of the Week: Welcome Home Daddy!

Boys Varsity Hockey Falls Short in Cahoon Cup Tournament

Payless Closing All US Stores Including Burlington Mall Location

State Rep. Gordon Named Vice-Chair of the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies

State Rejects Burlington Selectmen’s Decision to Revoke Beer Works Liquor License

Second Suspect in Woburn Shooting Arrested in Burlington

BHS Red Devils Weekly Sports Wrap-Up

Norwood Man Charged in Hit-and-Run Accident that Killed BHS Alum Allison Donovan

Retired Building Inspector John Clancy Honored for 32 Years of Service

Photo of the Week: Dog Dreaming of Summer

Sheriff Koutoujian Selected VP of Major County Sheriffs of America

Traffic Lights Collapsed on Busy Burlington Road

Letter: Valentine's Thank you to Erland Construction Company from the Senior Center

Developer Eyeing Former Given Erwin Florist Location for New Office building

Board of Health and BVRC to Host Presentation on Emergency Preparation

Selectmen Approve Use of Handicap Parking Funds

Total Wine & More Hit With One Day Liquor Sale Suspension After Compliance Check Failure

BHS Art Teacher’s Work on Display at Local College Gallery

Plan for Town to Buy Sears Street Home No Longer Necessary

Town Considering Purchasing Home to Prevent Developer's Plans

Techbots Guru Inspiring Children to Learn Science and Technology

Photo of the Week: G.O.A.T. On Parade

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Names Timothy Liesching Chief Medical Officer

"Science Jeopardy" Finals at Marshall Simonds Middle School

Burlington High School Winter Guard Prepares for Upcoming Competition

Update: Carjacked Vehicle Located in Revere, Suspects in Custody

Burlington Police Investigating a Car Hijacking at Gunpoint at Beacon Village

WATCH: Burlington Police Issue Statement on Car Hijacking

United Kingdom Furniture Store Opens in Burlington

BHS Alum and Longtime Educator Being Remembered After Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident

Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Picking Up Steam After Slow Season Start

'The Cookie Monstah' Bakery Eyeing Burlington Location

Group Recounts Trip to Mexican Border at Burlington Temple

Burlington Police Offering Free Self Defense Classes for Seniors Over 60

BHS Girls Hockey Building for the Future

Parks and Recreation Department Bring Back Hall of Fame Ceremony

Mass State Police Starting Body Camera Pilot Program

Police Seek Bedford Man Wanted for Alleged Kidnapping at Knifepoint

Tips to Avoid Scams This Tax Season

Burlington Scouts Participate in Scout Shabbat at Massachusetts Temple.

British-Based Oak Furniture Land Opens First U.S. Store in Burlington


January 2019

MSMS Students Earn Spots in Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Obituary: Former Football Coach and Beloved Family Man George Murray, Jr., 66

BHS Rotary Interact Club Donates Socks to Veterans

BHS Students' Art Shown at Local Gallery

Grand Jury Indicts Revere Man on Charges of Alleged Rape at Burlington Hotel

Town Meeting Passes Life Science Warrant Article

Volunteers Honored for Working with Middlesex County Prisoners

Plastic Bag Ban Narrowly Approved by Town Meeting

Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce Holds Charity Benefit Fundraiser

Man Arraigned for Allegedly Attempting to Photograph Girl in Burlington Mall Fitting Room

Proposed 2019/20 School Schedule Would Eliminate Good Friday as Observed Holiday

Sheriff Koutoujian Warns of Scam Featuring Supposed Inmates

'Fun Shape' Perdue Chicken Nuggets Recalled Due to Mislabeled Allergen

Meeting to Fill Vacant Seat Scheduled Prior to Town Meeting

Steve Wasserman Retires from the BPL Board of Trustees

Albert Einstein Makes a Visit to the Burlington Public Library

Workbar Burlington Now Open

Total Wine & More Fails Compliance Check Within Months of Opening

Photo(s) of the Week: Blood Moon Over Burlington

Restaurant Approved for Former Sears Auto Center Location at Burlington Mall

Donated Candy Reaches Burlington Soldier Serving Overseas

February SNAP Assistance Arrived Early So Plan Accordingly

'Counterplay Comics' Arrives In Burlington 

Elite Realty Experts Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

Life Science Panel Discusses Future of the Field in Burlington

Burlington State Sen. and State Rep. Join in Action to Address Climate Change

Burlington Food Pantry Opens Doors to Furloughed Federal Workers

Burlington Police Officer Makes Tribute Wall for Fallen Officers Around the Country

Burlington Selectmen Lift Moratorium on National Grid Gas Projects

Andrew Ungerson Named Interim Building Inspector Ahead of Clancy's Upcoming Retirement

Challengers Pull Papers for Key Seats Up in Burlington Town Election

Friendly Toast Offering Free Meal to Federal Workers (and Guest) Affected by Shutdown

Stan Jr Performs as Elvis to Benefit the 4th of July Committee

Two New Members Appointed to the Burlington Police Department

Burlington High Winter Teams Fell Short Over the Weekend Matchups

Burlington Dad Running Boston Marathon to Support Diabetes Research

Burlington Varsity Hockey Teams Battle It Out On Wednesday Evening

Burlington Police Department Receives Child Passenger Safety Grant

Wine Tasting and Charity Auction to Benefit Burlington's People Helping People

Burlington Boys Varsity Basketball Hit the Mid-Season

Funding Provided for Lowell to Burlington Shuttle for Restaurant Workers

Obituary: Beloved Family Man and BHS Community Member John Harbour, 79

Police Seeking Info on Shoplifting Suspect (Surveillance Photo)

Open Seats for Burlington's 2019 Town Election

Rotary Club of Burlington to Host Globe Spotlight Team's Andrew Ryan

Police: Suspect Says Graffiti on School is Hip Hop Group's Logo, Not Swastika

Bingo Returns to Burlington Senior Center

BHS Launches Writing Fellows Program

Burlington Elementary School Vandalized with Possible Anti-Semitic Imagery

Burlington Players's Teen Group Prepares for Winter Production

Social Security Phone Scam Netted $10 Million in 2018 and it's Growing

Long's Jewelers Files Application for Two-Story Building on Mall Property

Burlington Players's Teen Group Prepares for Winter Production

Fire Damages Bedroom at Wilhelmina Avenue

Author Elin Hilderbrand Visits the Library

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