Thaddeus (Tad) Stephanak is BCAT’s Social Media Director and Production Coordinator. Tad is a regular contributor to BNEWS and produces our BNEWS Specials, Burlington Life and several of our special features including Chamber Spotlight, Eye on Nature and Local Economic Development. A graduate of Emerson College Tad spent many years in Los Angeles employed in the entertainment industry before returning back east and has been with BCAT since 2007.

Latest Stories

Raising the Bar at LIFT

Tad Stephanak
June 2, 2023

LIFT Training Collective is a Burlington MA strength training studio with a strong community focus. We offer coach-led group classes and personal training for adults, middle & high schoolers, [...]

Shuttle Up Transportation

Tad Stephanak
May 9, 2023

Owner Pierre Khalil started Shuttle Up was created for large families, and groups that want to experience comfort and luxury transportation without having to hire multiples vehicles.

New BHS Baseball Batting Cage

Tad Stephanak
April 13, 2023

Batter up! Thanks to the efforts of the Friends of Burlington Baseball, as well as labor and materials donations by Pandolfo Company Inc, Domenic Landscaping and DaRosa Asphalt Services, [...]

Select Board Reorganizes 

Tad Stephanak
April 12, 2023

Following a Town Election it’s protocol for the Select Board to reorganize and assign new members to the positions of Chair and Vice-Chair. The board began their most recent meeting […]

Green Corner: GreenWorks

Tad Stephanak
April 6, 2023

With misleading stories in the media regarding the effectiveness of recycling, BNEWS Green Corner visited GreenWorks in Peabody, where recycling is not only bountifully happening: It’s [...]

School Committee Evaluating BEAM Program

Tad Stephanak
March 6, 2023

The Burlington School Committee has begun discussion on Burlington’s Extended Academic Model (BEAM) enrichment program.   Superintendent Eric Conti informed the committee that Marshall Simonds [...]