BNews WeeklyAugust 25 2016

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Finding Peace and Relief Through Painting

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center recently hosted PaintFest America for a painting event with cancer patients and their families. ... Watch Video

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BHS Marching Band Holding 'Preview Show' on Thursday

Get a sneak peak at the Burlington High School’s half time sh... Read More

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Meet Burlington High's New Chorus Director

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Police: Mother and Son Scammed Into Believing Other was Kidnapped

The Burlington Police Department is warning residents to be aware of a scam reported in town last week that had...... Read More

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Police Looking for Shoplifting Suspect (Surveillance Photo)

The Burlington Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a female suspected want for alleged shoplifting. ... Read More

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

The Town of Burlington will hold a special remembrance ceremony for the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks...... Read More

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

The Burlington Police Department arrested two in connection with a residential breaking and entering in the early morning on Saturday,...... Read More


Burlington Prepares to Go Back to School

September is right around the corner and that means the kids will soon be heading back to school.... Watch Video

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Burlington Food Pantry Renovated, Looking for Volunteers

The Burlington Food Pantry has undergone some renovations recently and is still working hard to help those in need in...... Watch Video

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Nurse Arraigned on Illegally Obtaining Opioid Medications

A nurse was arraigned in court on Thursday on allegations she illegally obtained opioid medications from a number of area...... Read More

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Selectmen Vote to Support Request for 8 New Liquor Licenses

The Board of Selectmen voted in favor of including a warrant article in the September Town Meeting that would give...... Read More


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Letter: Thanks to Everyone for Making Primary Election a Success 

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Find out what members of the Burlington Community are saying and add your own thoughts in our Letters to the Editor section. Check it Out...


Other News 


New Lawns No Longer Exempt from Watering Restrictions

The Board of Selectmen voted to lift the watering exemption on any new lawns planted after August 15. Read More...


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

The first case of West Nile Virus (WNV) of the season in Massachusetts was found right here in Middlesex County. Read More...


Burlington Police Department Welcomes New Member 

Officer Eric MaGee was appointed by Town Administrator John Petrin on Monday, Aug. 15. Read More...


AMC Liquor License Approved After Some Debate 

Visitors to the AMC Theater in Burlington will soon be able to enjoy their moving while sipping on a glass of beer, wine or cocktail. Read More...


Changes Coming to Middlesex Turnpike 

Work is about to begin on a big project aimed at improving traffic and pedestrian access on Middlesex Turnpike in Burlington. Read More...


Burlington Fire Department to Receive FEMA Grant for Staff Increase 

The Burlington Fire Department will be receiving federal money to help fund staffing increases. Read More...




Find out what's happening in town with our new Burlington Community Calendar

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When:Thursdays from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. (June 16 - Oct. 13) 

Where: Burlington Town Common

The Burlington Farmers' Market is returning for its second summer season.

This seasonal event will feature locally grown and produced fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, delicious prepared foods, flowers, plants, spa products, gourmet baked goods, fresh eggs, local honey, fresh baked breads, healthy juices, cheeses, handmade pastas, sauces, and much more.

Entry is free and everyone is welcome. 












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