BNews WeeklyJuly 31 2015

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Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Next Week

Burlington residents should be aware that there will be mosquito spraying in town this week. ... Read More

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Town Ready for Fun at Celebrate Burlington 2015

Get ready for some fun. ... Read More

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Tips To Stay Safe During the Summer Heat

It’s hot out there. ... Read More

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Work on Safety-Inspired BHS Entrance Project Continuing (Photos)

Anyone visiting Burlington High School this summer would find one thing upon their arrival: the front entrance is not usable. ... Read More

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Natural Pet Food Product Recalled Over Contamination Fear

A company that produces healthy alternative food for pets is recalling one of its brands as a precaution against a...... Read More

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Man And Woman Wanted in Connection to $1,000 Shoplifting Incident (Surveillance Photos)

The Burlington Police Department is asking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a man and a woman who allegedly...... Read More

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Police Department Members Improve Management Skills With Training

A Burlington Police Department lieutenant is currently in training to help improve his management skills. ... Read More

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Phone Scammers Using Council on Aging Directors' Names to Gain Trust of Seniors

A new scam targeting seniors is using their trust in those who work as their advocates to take advantage of...... Read More

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Gronk Visits Burlington Store

A Burlington jewelry store welcomed a special visitor this week, none other than New England Patriot’s own Rob Gronkowski ... Watch Video

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Bikers Ride for Veterans Despite Rain

Motorcycles gathered in Burlington this week and despite some wet conditions raised money for a good cause.... Watch Video

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Fence Goes Up at Burlington Community Garden

Recently BNEWS Reporter Cory McNeil Went on location to take a look at what's going on, or more aptly, what's going up...... Watch Video

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Burlington Children's Author to Read New Book at Local Zoo

A Burlington author will give a reading of her new children’s book at a local zoo early next month. ... Read More

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Swim School Looking to Build Indoor Pool in Burlington

Burlington youngsters may soon have a new place to learn how to swim. ... Read More

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New CrossFit Location Given Go-Ahead to Open in Town

The popular exercise CrossFit is becoming a fixture in Burlington. ... Read More

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Burlington Businessman Arraigned After Allegedly Using Fake News to Harass and Intimidate

A Winchester man whose business in located in Burlington has been arraigned in connection with waging an online intimidation and...... Read More

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Lahey Doctor Honored by National Society

A doctor in Burlington has been honored by his peers through a national society of dermatologists. ... Read More

letters to the editor

 

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 

 

Shawsheen Tech School Committee Enters Contract Negotiations With Superintendent Candidate

Shawsheen Technical High School’s school committee took a big step to replace Superintendent Charlie Lyons who is retiring after almost 30 years in the position. Read More...

 

Young Burlington Actors Performing Seussical Jr. This Weekend 

Enjoy a musical this Friday or Saturday performed by some of Burlington's youngest actors. Read More...

 

Special Olympics Softball in Burlington This Saturday 

Come out and enjoy a morning of softball and support a group of athletes that will inspire you. Read More...

 

Developer Looking to Build 300 Unit Apartment Complex 

A developer with property in Burlington is looking to get permission to build new housing units. Watch Video...

 

New Italian Restaurant Has Chef Demonstrations at Burlington's Farmers' Market 

Osterio Nino is presenting chef demos at the market. Watch Video...

 

Fire Department Welcomes New Full-Time Member 

Burlington Fire Department has a new full-time member. Read More...

 

Share a Haircut With a Child in Need 

Get a haircut for your child and help a child in need look sharp on their first day of school. Read More...

 

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applies for Burlington Location 

 A medical marijuana venture is eyeing Burlington as a possible location for a dispensary. Read More...

 

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR             

 

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

Check it Out... 


COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHT             

 

 

CELEBRATE BURLINGTON 

  

A DAY OF FUN FOLLOWED BY FIREWORKS 


When: Saturday, August 1 (Rain date on August 2)

 

Carnival on the Common: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

 

Car Show: 5 to 7 p.m. 

 

Concert on the Common: 7 to 9 p.m. 

 

Fireworks: 9 p.m. 


Activities include Fire Engine Rides, Remote Car Racing, Pony Rides,

Dunk Tank,Giant Water Slide, Trackless Train Ride, Wrecking Ball,

Games of Chance, Food and More.

 

 

Most activities are free but donations will be accepted

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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