BNews WeeklyNovember 28 2015

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BHS Once Again Named an 'Apple Distinguished School'

Burlington High School has once again been recognized by Apple for its use of technology in education. ... Read More

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Plans for Boutique Hotel at 3rd Ave. Discussed at Planning Board

Initial plans for a boutique hotel looking to move into 3rd Ave.... Read More

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Fire Department Knocked Down Mill Street House Fire

The Burlington Fire Department responded to a house fire that left one person without a place to sleep on Tuesday...... Read More

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Senior Issues in Burlington

Dr. Wayne Saltsman, a geriatrician and Chair of the Burlington Board of Health, sat down with BNEWS Anchor Phil Gallagher...... Watch Video

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Two Businesses Given Tobacco Sale Suspensions for Compliance Check Failure

The Burlington Board of Health took action to reprimand two businesses who failed tobacco sales compliance stings during the meeting...... Read More

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Fire Department Provides Cooking Safety Tips to Avoid Fire in the Kitchen

The Burlington Fire Department is offering some kitchen and cooking safety tips to keep everyone safe during the holiday season.... Read More

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BHS Alum is the New Miss Massachusetts USA

A Burlington High School alum and fashion-blogger is the new Miss Massachusetts. ... Read More

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Police Arrest Nine in Prostitution Sting

The following is a release from the Burlington Police Department: ... Read More

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Letter: Fun Times During Historic Walk of Burlington's Landlocked Forest

The following is a Letter to the Editor by Paul Girouard of the Friends of the Landlocked Forest ... 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 


People Helping People Working to Ensure Everyone has a Happy Holiday Season

As they do every year, the good folks at People Helping People are working hard to make sure everyone has a happy holiday season. How can you help? Watch Video...


Kids Learn About the Night Sky, Nocturnal Animals, During Science Night 

Last month the gymnasium at Francis Wyman elementary school was filled with students and their families all eagerly learning about the natural world. Read More...


Weekly Sports Report - Season Wrapping Up 

The fall sports season is wrapping up. To get the latest check out this week's Sports Report with BNEWS Sports Reporter Phil Arcaro. Watch Video...


Stolen Paintings Recovered in Burlington 

A couple of paintings stolen from a business in Maine that were the subject of an FBI investigation turned up in Burlington. Read More...


Middlesex Sheriff Once Again Warns of Scams with Impersonators 

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office is once again warning residents not to be duped by a phone scam with callers mimicking police authorities. Read More...





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

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When: Sunday, December 6 at 3 p.m. 

Where: Burlington High School Auditorium


The Burlington Community Concert Series is holding A Holiday Pops Concert featuring the Lexington Symphony. It is a holiday performance for families with children of all ages, the Lexington Symphony will present a whimsical afternoon that will include popular seasonal carols and sing-alongs. And what holiday celebration would be complete without a very special visitor from the North Pole to create a festive atmosphere and evoke a warm and joyous holiday spirit


Tickets for A Holiday Pops Concert, featuring the Lexington Symphony range from $5 to $25 and are available at, 781-A-FUN-TIC and at the door













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