BNews WeeklyOctober 9 2015

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DAVIDsTEA Opening at 3rd Ave. This Weekend

A popular tea shop is about to open in Burlington. ... Read More

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Columbus Day Closings

Monday is Columbus Day and that means many people will have the day off. ... Read More

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Burlington Police Hiring Temporary Civilian Dispatcher

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Remembering Legendary BHS Baseball Coach Jim Curtin Who Passed on Wednesday

Legendary former Burlington High School baseball coach Jim Curtin passed away on Wednesday. ... Read More

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Police Engage in Active Shooter Training

Members of the Burlington Police Department recently engaged in training for a situation that has become all-too-common in the United...... Read More

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Selectmen Voice Approval of Hearing 'Friendly 40B' Affordable Housing Proposals

The Burlington Board of Selectmen discussed entertaining Friendly 40B proposals from developers to help the town maintain its “safe” affordable...... Read More

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Selectmen Approve Finalized Agreement to Fund Sewer Repairs in Woburn

The Burlington Board of Selectmen gave the final approval to pay for sewer repairs in Woburn as part of an...... Read More

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Work Underway to Improve Accessibility of Town Common

Work is underway to make the Burlington Town Common more accessible for people with disabilities. ... Read More

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BHS Girls Volleyball Donning Pink to Support Breast Cancer Research

Come watch a volleyball game featuring talented Burlington High School athletes and support breast cancer research. ... Read More

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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 


BHS Risky Behavior Survey Results Raise Concerns

The results, which showed an increase in illegal drug use, driving after drinking, and sexting, were part of a lenthly discussion at a recent School Committee meeting. Watch Video...


Burlington Fire Department Holding Open House with Interactive Demonstrations 

The department is holding an open house on Saturday, October 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the headquarters on Center Street. Read More...


This Week's Red Devils Sports 

The fall sports season is in full swing and the Red Devils teams are battling hard to rack up the wins. Mike Duval has the week's sports report. Watch Video...


A Look at the New Bedford Farms Ice Cream in Burlington 

Bedford Farms Ice Cream opened its doors this weekend. Watch Video...


Police Honor Department's First Chief 

The Burlington Police Department recently honored its first full-time Chief, James Charles Piper, Sr., He was hired as the Chief of Police in 1942 but it wasn’t until last week that his photo finally made its way onto the wall in the station’s lobby. Watch Video... 


Police Department Sees Flooding in Heavy Rains 

The rain this week may have been needed but the Burlington Police Department would have preferred it stayed outside. Alas, that was not the case. Watch Video...


Town Meeting Attendance Records Released 

As reported on BNEWS, the town’s Rules Committee voted to reinstate a 2002 bylaw that requires the town clerk to send the attendance of Town Meeting members to two local newspapers. Read More...


Zoning Change for Hertz Location on Middlesex Turnpike Approved 

Town Meeting approved a zoning change for the property that currently houses Hertz Rent A Car during the latest meeting. Read More...





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

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When: Thursday, October 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. 

Where: Atria at Longmeadow, 42 Mall Road 


Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Burlington Food Pantry, and enjoy a host of delicious samples of chowder.











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