December 19 2014


December 2014

Catch a Free Ride to the Burlington Mall for Holiday Shopping

BHS English Dept. Holding Read-A-Thon to Support Ferguson Public Library

Police Arrest Eight in Prostitution Sting

BHS Wrestling on BCAT

BHS Teacher's Flash Mob

Marshall Simonds Middle School Students Photograph Public Safety

Police Recognize 12 Year Old Girl for Her Help In Recovering Stolen Vehicle

BHS Morning Show

Burlington Police, Local Clergy, Looking to Collect Unwanted Firearms in Buyback Program

BNEWS Special: BACC President Rick Parker

Burlington Winter Parking Ban In Effect

School Officials at Board of Health Over 'Food Code Violation' at Memorial School

Burlington Police Remember Retired Lieutenant Arnold Christiansen

BHS Interact Club Holding Fundraiser and Sock Drive

Master Plan Public Forum

BHS Flag Football Fundraiser

Burlington Police To Take Risk Management Training

"Almost Maine" Play Preview


November 2014

Burlington Police Receive Grant for Child Safety Seats

Planning Board Recommends Against Wetland Zoning Change

Pine Glen Elementary Changing Bus Pick Up Times

Kings Bowl Holding Hiring Event

Car Storage Lot Approved for Cambridge Street

Selectmen Set Next Year's Tax Rate

Wrong Way Driver Causes Accident on Route 128

Fire Department Adds Two New Members

Burlington Police Charge Second Man in October Home Invasion, Beating

Suspect Allegedly Stole Mountain Bike from Hospital Patient

Restaurant Cited for Failing Recent Alcohol Compliance Sting

BHS Sophomores Scoring Well on MCAS

Selectmen to Hold Hearing on FY15 Tax Rate

Youth Speaker: Kevin Brooks

Ebola vs The Flu

Burlington Veterans Day Ceremony

IRS Phone Scam - What You Need to Know

Comedic Play Explores the Dysfunctional Side of Family Holiday Gatherings, and Ghosts

Suspect Wanted for Alleged Credit Card Theft 

BHS Students Donate School Supplies

Letter: Thanks for Town Clerk Amy Warfield

New Scam Targets Newspaper Customers

Lahey Clinic Expanding Onto 3rd Avenue

U.S. Postal Service Releases Batman Stamps

Learn to Make Leftovers Exciting

Music Boosters Gala a Success

BHS Student Art Featured by Arts and Craft Society

BHS Weather Station

New Burlington Steakhouse Featured on The Phantom Gourmet

Burlington Rotary Spooktacular at Simonds Park

UPDATED: Fire Damages Garage on Garrity Road

Gordon Wins Re-Election Despite Burlington Results

Burlington Votes in 2014 Midterm Election

October 2014

Five Restaurants Cited for Serving to a Minor During Sting

Police Hold Training Exercise in Vacant House

Mercedes-Benz Construction Making Progress

Retail Store to Have All Night Hours for Holiday Season

Selectmen Vote on Proposal to Expand Sunday Alcohol Sales Time

3rd Avenue Development Making Progress

State Representative Candidate Forum

State Election Voting Guide

Absentee Ballots Available in Town Clerk's Office

BHS Student Featured on TED-Ed Blog for Alternative Energy Presentation

Photo Callout: Burlington Does Halloween

Don't Fall for this Phone Scam - What You Need to Know

Buy a Gift and Support a Cause

Wegmans Grand Opening on October 26

BHS Music Boosters Gala on November 2nd

Planning Board Looks Into Car Storage Lot

BHS Girls Volleyball Dons Pink, Raises Funds, To Fight Breast Cancer

Selectmen Say Wegmans Can Sell Alcohol Late for Opening, Discuss Permanent Bylaw Change

Time to 'Fall Back' on Sunday

Free Flu Clinic This Saturday

Library Holding 'Spooktacular' Book Sale

Burlington Department Store Looking to Stay Open All Night for Holiday Shopping

Selectmen to Hold Hearing for Five Restaurants That Failed Alcohol Compliance Sting

Burlington Schools Fingerprinting Program Progressing

BCSF Holds 20th Annual Telethon at BCAT

BHS Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Buy Stamps and Support Breast Cancer Research

Burlington Public Schools Music Program Featured on CBS Radio

Burlington Bow Hunting Enters Second Year

Pumpkin Patch Fundraiser for People Helping People

Selectmen Discuss Possible Change to Liquor Laws

Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce Announces New President

Burlington Transit Fares Incease

Burlington Restaurant Recognized by Phantom Gourmet

Red Sox Present Plaque to Hang in Burlington Restaurant

Medicare Phone Scam Reported

Man Charged After Home Invasion Leaves One in Hospital

Support Students During Burlington Community Scholarship Foundation Telethon

Wednesday is Final Day to Register to Vote

Wegmans Makes Large Food Donation

Many BHS Students Qualify for Scholarship

Police Dept. Looking to Fill Personnel Gap

Day 2 of the John Lennon Bus' Visit to BHS



Discard Expired Medications Safely

Man Indicted in Connection to Dead Body Found in July

Google Searches for Knowledge at Burlington Schools

Take a Look at the Science of Nighttime at Fox Hill

Wegmans Names Leadership Team

Planning Dept. Holding Master Plan Walks

Town Meeting Approves Temporary Boiler Fix

Selectmen Debate New Police Recruit Policy

Vehicle Strikes Cambridge Street Building

BHS Students Excelling on Advanced Placement Exams

Burlington Church Moves to New Location

Burlington Police Save Man With New Heroin Treatment

Pandolfo Working for the Bruins

School Lunch Prices Rising

Kindergarten Enrollment Growing

Frustration at Planning Meeting



Congressman Tierney Holds Transportation Forum

West Nile Virus Found in Burlington

BHS Senior Completing Eagle Scout Project

Police and Fire Dept. Using Social Media

Emmy Winners Credit Burlington's Avid

St. Malachy's Celebrating 50th Anniversary

Historical Society Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Papsedero and Havoc Busy

Lahey Hospital Designated as an Accredited Lung Cancer Screening Center


JULY 2014

Schools Release Improvement Plans

Summer Fun with the Rec. Department

Market Basket Ownership in Turmoil

Newbury Comics Moving to Mall

Rollover Accident on Rt. 3A

Community Garden Gets New Shead

Dougie Davis: Honorary Firefighter

Residents Concerned Over AMC Parking

Veterans Council Seeks Commemorative Plaque


JUNE 2014

Burlington 4th of July Celebration 2014

Vinebrook Plaza Makeover

Rotary Wine Tasting at Grandview Farm

New Elevator at Burlington High School

Standardized Testing Changes

BHS STARS Pilot Program

Cambridge Street Paving Complete

Gaffney Appointed to Planning Board

Crowe Family Fundraiser at Orange Leaf

Plane Crashes Near Burlington Mall

BHS Music Department Wins National Award

Grand View Farm Ribbon-Cutting Held

Repairs and Expansion for Sewers Coming

New Start Times for Elementary Schools Next Year


MAY 2014

BFD Battles Two Blazes on Same Day

CHOPPS Champions Crowned

BHS Set to Audit Student Clubs

Roadwork Begins Suddenly on 3A

Pickleball Comes to Burlington

Planning Board Seeks to Fill Vacancy

Town Meeting Approves Fox Hill Renovations

Maintaining your e-Reputation

New Recycling Totes Ready for Distribution

RMD Bylaw Set for Town Meeting

Mercedes-Benz Holds Ground-breaking Ceremony

BHS Junior Wins League of Women Voters Prize

Burlington Recognized for School Music Program

Princess Jewelers Opens

Grandview Farm Ready to Rent in September


APRIL 2014

Selectmen Support 24-Hour Bylaw

Rain Barrel Program Again Being Offered

Ten Burlington Residents Finish Boston Marathon

Two-Alarm Fire Engulfs Kings

Community Garden Taking Shape

Police Dept. Preparing for radKIDS Program

Terry McSweeney Retires After 37 Years

Planning Board Votes to Support RMD Bylaw

BHS Seeks Funds for HVAC Repair

BACC Hosts Gubernatorial Candidates

Muller Glen Development Hits Snag

History Museum Experiencing Spring Flooding


MARCH 2014

BHS Holds Art & Fashion Show

Bylaw Drafted for Marijuana Dispensaries

Absentee Ballots Available for Upcoming Election

BHS Performing Arts Presents "Grease"

Red Sox Trophies Attend Qdoba Opening

Mountain Lion Sighting Confirmed in Winchester

Digital Citizenship

Selectmen Approve Community Task Force

Local Officers Attend Tyler's Birthday Party

People Helping People Fundraiser at Cafe Escadrille



BHS Artists Win Gold Key Award

BHS Senior Arcaro Sets Hammer Throw Record

Lahey Reps Discuss ER Expansion

Sinkhole Opens in Mall Parking Lot

Meals on Wheels Thriving in Burlington

School Committee Approves School Choice Students

Burlington Schools to Participate in PARCC Testing

BHS Robotics Team Prepares for Competitions

Wegmans Opening Delayed

Town Meeting Approves New Solicitor Bylaws

Bassett Furniture Opens at Middlesex Marketplace

New Recycle Bins Coming to Burlington



Police Looking for Driver Responsible for Deadly Crash

Burlington Rotary Club to Hold Open House

Burlington's Jay Pandolfo Retires from NHL

Town Meeing Opens Session January 27th

2014 Town Census Features Survey

Lahey Hospital Plans to Expand ER

Picture Perfect Pets Coming to Cambridge Street

Market Basket Offers Year-Long 4% Discount

Senior Care in the Polar Vortex

NSTAR Warns of Phone Scam

Candidate Packets Available at Town Hall



Dick Linder Retiring as BCAT Engineer

Fire Dept. Recognized for Recent Efforts

Winchester and Lahey Hospitals Propose Merger

Burlington Public Transit Turns 25

Holiday Charities at the Burlington Mall

Property Tax Rates Set for FY14

BPD Offering Gun Buy-Back



Grandview Renovation Nearing Completion

MSMS Set to host New England 1:1 Summit

Lord Baron Benefit on November 22nd

Veterans Day Ceremony at Town Common

Helping Those Affected by Lord Baron Fire

"A Place at the Table" Screening

Lemon Tree Liquor License Transfer Approved

Tony C's Coming to 3rd Avenue

Families Left Homeless by Lord Baron Fire

New Educator Evaluations Implemented



Rick Karwan, 1948-2013

Three Alarm Fire at Lord Baron

REACH Promotes Domestic Violence Awareness

Suspect Sought in Shell Robbery

Dunkin Donuts on Winn Street Robbed

Friends Forever Program Visits Stonebridge

Larkin Updates Status of 1-to-1 iPad Program

BHS Junior Nikhil Thakkar Gives TED Talk

Governor Patrick Visits Burlington

Five Military Flagpoles Raised on Town Common

LABBB Pre-School Program Has Openings



Piantedosi Found Guilty

Land Purchased for New Fire Station

Burlington Players Win National Award

Roulier Nominated for Young Leader Award

How I Met Jason Segel

New Drug 'Molly' a Concern to BHS Parents

Piantedosi Trial Begins

Fill The Bus at Truck Day

Two Restaurants Coming to Dodge Site

Town Meeting Set for September 23rd

BHS Back to School Night

Islamic Center Vandalism



Landlocked Forest Adds New Boardwalk

Vandals Deface Islamic Center Sign

Bow Hunting Guidelines Proposed

Explosives in House on Francis Wyman Road

Police Searching for Perfume Thief

Brenda Pappas Joins COA Outreach

Fill the Boot Fundraiser

Lahey Hospital Campus to Expand

Ayanian Competes in Miss America's Outstanding Teen Pageant

Burlington Volunteer Reserve Corps Seeks New Members

Celebrate Burlington Recap

Update on Summer Paving


JULY 2013

B.E.S.T. Performs "The Little Mermaid" July 27th

Selectmen Approve Liquor License Placeholder Article

Clover Temporarily Closes Due to Salmonella Outbreak

People Helping People to Host "Tasting at the Tavern"

BCSF Awards Dollars for Scholars

Grandview Farm Receives INET Funds, Continues Brick Sale

Concerts on the Common Kick-Off

A Thank You from Town Clerk Amy Warfield

Two Restaurants Receive One-Day Alcohol Bans


JUNE 2013

Protect Yourself from Mosquitos This Summer

4th of July Parade Preview

BHS Softball Advances to State Championship

Police Warn of Paving Scam

Selectmen Honor John Clancy, Promote Two Police Officers

Man Arrested for Credit Card Fraud at Mall

COA Honors "Re-Retirees" Frank Rais and Joanne Fitzpatrick

BHS Looking to Install Solar Panels


MAY 2013

Herb Clancey, 1925-2013

Burlington Police and Masons Hold Child ID Event

Town Campus to Expand on Center Street

Town Meeting Approves Article 22

Coach Jim Curtin Field Dedicated

Town Meeting Approves $111M FY14 Budget

Gateway Signage Approved for Third Avenue

Camp Wonderland Registration Opening Soon

School Security Increase Approved by Town Meeting

Dancing with the Burlington Stars

Beware of Boston Bombing Charity Scams

Protect Yourself from Ticks and Mosquitoes

Harlem Superstars Participate in BHS DECA Fundraiser


APRIL 2013

Veterans Groups to Raise New Flagpoles on Common

Saint Malachy Parish Honors BHS Hockey State Champions

Burlington Affected by Boston Marathon Bombings

Selectmen Approve Liquor License Transfers

Burlington Participates in Rain Barrel Program

School Committee Finalized FY14 School Budget

Selectmen Honor John White

Liquor Licenses Becoming Controversial Issue


MARCH 2013

Honoring Coach Curtin

Changes at the Planning Board

Two Arrested for Receiving Mailed Marijuana

Gunman Arrested at Hyatt House

BPD Now Using Predictive Policing


BHS Student Kristina Ayanian Crowned 'Miss Massachusetts' Outstanding Teen 2013



Burlington Native Jay Pandolfo Signs with Boston Bruins

Burlington Cleans Up After Nemo

Medical Sharps Disposal at Fire Department

Mall Store Cited by Department of Labor

Openings Available for Housing Partnership Committee and Town Meeting

Town Meeting Approves Zoning Bylaw

Burlington Reads Starts on February 27

BNEWS Blizzard Warning

Three Arrested for Shoplifting at Burlington Mall

BCSF Names Jack Ferren President

Moratorium on Medical Marijuana

School/Town IT Department Merger Blocked



January Town Meeting Preview

Bobby's Burger Palace Set to Open

Burlington Police Inauguration Detail

Five New Members Appointed to Board of Appeals

Flu Prevention in Burlington

Renovations Complete at Marshall Simonds Middle School



Selectmen Discuss Legalization of Marijuana

BFD Lucas 2 Chest Compression System

Burlington's Annual Tree Lighting 2012



Interview with State Rep-Elect Ken Gordon



Assistant Supt. Patrick Larkin

BHS Restoring Practice Field

New Proposal for old Dodge Site

BHSA Offers Adult Lessons

Earthquake Rattles Burlington

St. Malachy Makeover



Truck Day 2012

West Nile Found in Burlington

Last Dance for B.S.C.O.

Zenkin, Gordon Set For 21st Middlesex

West Nile Threat In Burlington

Planning Director Tony Fields Departs

Town Computer System Upgrade

BHS Makes Top 50 List



Back to School with new BHS Principal Sullivan

Arborwoods Assailant at Large

b.good People Helping People BBQ

Water treatment Manage

Murphy Endorses Fionda

Temorary Water Ban

Wegman's Supermarket Moves Forward

Extreme Heat

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