BNews WeeklyFebruary 13 2016

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Planning Board Seat Contested in Upcoming Town Election

There is now a race for the one Planning Board seat on the ballot this year. ... Read More

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NWS Warns of 'Potentially Life Threatening' Wind Chill and Near Record Cold

Bundle up and make sure the pets are inside this weekend, it’s going to get cold. ... Read More

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BHS Welcomes New Staff Member - Scooter the Service Dog

Burlington High School has a new staff member, and he’s definitely a good boy. ... Read More

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Town Offices, but Few Businesses, to Close for President's Day

President's Day is Monday, February 15, and town offices will be closed in observation of the holiday. ... Read More

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Burlington High Crowns Poetry Out Loud Winner

Burlington has picked a winner to represent the school in the state Poetry out Loud semifinals. ... Read More

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Historical Society Hosting Author Rob Costa for Look at Burlington "Then and Now" in Photos

The Burlington Historical Society is inviting the public to come see a talk given by the man who literally wrote...... Read More

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Kelly Pappas Named Vice-Chair of BACC Government Affairs Committee

The following is a release from the Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce ... Read More

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Selectmen Discuss Proposed 'Friendly 40B' Affordable Housing Projects, Ad Hoc Committee Report

The Burlington Board of Selectmen discussed two proposed “friendly 40B affordable housing” projects that recently were presented to an ad...... Read More

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Letter to the Editor: Concerned About Safety of Domino's In-Car Pizza Ovens

Read the letter here...


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 


Disability Commission Funds to Support Therapeutic Recreation Programs

The Board of Selectmen approved the use of money from the Disability Access Commission’s(DAC)  handicap parking fine fund to support programs for differently-abled individuals Monday night. Read More...


Superintendent Conti: Deciding on a Snow Day or Delay 

Have you ever wondered why some snow events trigger a delay in the start of school while others lead to classes being cancelled? Superintendent Eric Conti weighs in. Read More...


Interested in the Arts? Help Foster Them in Burlington 

The town is looking for someone who loves the arts to help support them here in town. Read More...


BHS Lady's Hockey Honors Former Teammate Killed in Tragic Accident 

There was an emotional gathering at the Burlington Ice Palace this past Saturday as the Burlington High Schools girls varsity took to the ice in memory of a former teammate who died tragically at a young age. Read More...


Dozens of Burlington Students Recognized in Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition

A large number of Burlington students have been recognized for their works of art and writing in a regional portion of a national competition. Read More...


Bill To Allow Regional Lockup Facilities for Arrestees Gets Key Committee Approval 

A proposed bill that would change how arrestees are detained that was written by State Sen. Ken Donnelly and is supported by the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office has been given the thumbs up by a key committee. Read More...




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

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When : Wednesday, Febuary 17, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: Kings Bowl 


Join the Burlington Relay for Life for a night of bowling, billiards, pizza and soda.


Tickets purchased in advance are $20 person, $15 for 16 and under. (Includes pizza, soda, bowling, shoe rental, billiards- cash bar available). Tickets at the door $25 per person,$20 for 16 and under.


For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Cheryl Shafman: ( or Julie Quinn ( 











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