November 27 2020

News Stories 2019

December 2019

New Year's Day Closings

Meeting Scheduled to Fill Two Vacant Town Meeting Seats

State Rep. Ken Gordon Announces Office Hours at True North Coffee

High Tech Manufacturing Company Looking to Move to Burlington

Photo of the Week: Science Center’s Guinea Pig Chip Celebrates the Holidays

Letter to the Editor: How Can Burlington Housing be Made Affordable for Our Kids?

Burlington History Uncovered: Landlocked Forest's Abandoned Printing Plant

eSpots Arena and Event Room Built at BHS

BHS Gymnastics Hold Annual Alumni Night

BACC Hosting Black Tie Gala to Benefit Local Charities

BHS Poet Laureate Mikaila Gnerre Performs at School Committee

Christmas Day Holiday Closings

School Committee Looks to Pivot After State Denies BHS HVAC Request for Eighth Time

Yard House Sets February Opening Date, Is Hiring

Follow Santa’s Journey Around the World with NORAD

Mike Patterson Appointed New Burlington Fire Chief

BoH and Volunteer Reserve Corps Hosting Free Blood Pressure Screenings on Thursday

Sen. Cindy Friedman Supports Statewide Ban on Carry-Out Plastic Bags

Beer Works Get Another Extension to Find Buyer for Liquor License

Burlington Police Stepping Up OUI Patrols During Holiday Season

Selectmen Give Go-Ahead to Ride Sharing Pilot Program to Replace B-Line

Photo of the Week: Star Wars at the Burlington Public Library

Authorities Warn of Gift Card Scam

GoFundMe Page for Funeral Costs of 2019 BHS Grad Who Passed Last Week

Last Minute Shopping in Burlington

Burlington Parks and Recreation Continues Year Long Contest

Selectmen Approve Liquor License Transfer for Karma Restaurant

BNEWS Feature: Police Department Presents $5,000 Donation to Kid Battling Cancer

Burlington Hires First Economic Development Director

Burlington Police to Make Donation to 10-Year-Old Boy Burlington Fighting Brain Tumor

Elder Law Group Names Sen. Friedman ‘Legislator of the Year’

Obituary: Beloved Family Man, Korean War Veteran, Russ Gould, 89

Burlington Archer Hotel Given Four Diamond Rating by AAA

Burlington Man and Former Cub Scout Leader Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography

Temple Shalom Emeth Hanukkah Party

Burlington Store, HELPIS, Holding Winter Clothes Drive for Area Shelters

Photo of the Week: Fireworks Over Burlington’s Festive Common

Board of Health to Write and Vote on Biosafety Regulations in Response to Proposed Zoning Bylaw Change

BNEWS Health & Fitness: Healthy Holiday Eating

Town Financial Report Receives Award for Fourth Straight Year

Who Works for Burlington: Veteran Affairs Administrative Assistant Jennifer Goldsmith

Burlington High School has Crowned its 2019 Poet Laureate

Town of Burlington Gears Up for New Maintenance Facilities

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Presented by Parks & Recreation

Rotary and Interact Members Package Meals for the Less Fortunate

PSA: The Work of a Public Health Nurse is for the Community

Burlington Resident Graduates as Part of Middlesex Sheriff’s Office 43rd Basic Training Academy

Groundbreaking Ceremony for new DPW/Parks Maintenance Facility on Monday

BNEWS Entertainment Buzz Feature: Jon O' Neal Named Winner of 'Burlington Idol' 2019

Sen. Friedman and Rep. Gordon Applaud Passage of Bill on Children’s Health and Wellness

Photo of the Week: Post-Storm in Burlington

Letter to the Editor: Social Security is Facing Insolvency

Fire Station 2 Debuts New Engine 2

Burlington Police to Conduct Alcohol Checks to Ensure Compliance with Drinking Age Laws

Check Your Fridge for Recalled Trader Joe’s Products

Burlington Buffalo Wild Wings Donating Week's Proceeds to Education Fund for Son of Deceased Manager

Head Elf Says BCAT Studio Ready for Santa to Meet Burlington Boys and Girls

People Helping People 'Wish Tree' at Burlington Mall

Roads Clearing Underway but Sidewalks on Hold Due to Lack of Contractors

Burlington Student Organizes Tennis Recycling Program

Winter Parking Ban in Effect - Learn How to Avoid a Ticket


November 2019

Burlington Town Administrator Update for November, 2019

Photo of the Week: A Trip to Feed Those in Need

BHS Red Devil Football Thanksgiving Day: All you need to know

Round-Up: Known and Trusted Local Charities You Can Donate to this Holiday Season

Photo of the Week: Girl Scouts Prepare to Raise Dough at Cookie Rally

Burlington Superintendent Update for November, 2019

Burlington Mall Hosting Parade Featuring Santa on Saturday

Renovations Underway at Burlington UCC

People Helping People 'Wish Tree' at Burlington Mall

Burlington Student Organizes Tennis Recycling Program

Winter Parking Ban in Effect - Learn How to Avoid a Ticket

BHS Performing Arts Rings In The Season with "Elf The Musical"

School Committee Hears Feedback on Elementary School Building Options

Safety Tips for Snow Shoveling and Snow Blowing

Burlington’s Annual Town Report Wins Award

Burlington Interfaith Clergy Council Celebrates Unity at Thanksgiving Service

HELPIS Connects Those Who Can Help to Those In Need

Take Steps to Protect Your Holiday Packages from Thieves

Burlington Buffalo Wild Wings to Donate 100 Percent of One Week’s Proceeds to Late Manager’s Family

Chamber Spotlight: LaCascia's Bakery, Deli & Catering

New Law Prohibits Drivers from All Non Hands-Free Use of Electronics

State House Committee Talks Future of Biotech in Burlington

'Burlington Idol' Round Three Leaves Three Contestants Standing

A Simplified Life with Eileen Reed

Burlington History Uncovered: Mystery of Francis Wyman Stone Wall

Burlington Garners Highest (Platinum) Level from Biotech Agency

Burlington Fire Department Launches 2019 Toy Drive for Boston Children’s Hospital

Proposed Change Raises Concerns on Oversight of Biotech by Board of Health Members

School Officials in Early Stages of Creating MSMS Spring Musical

BHS to Present Modern Day Holiday Classic ‘Elf, The Musical’

FY2020 Tax Rate: Residents to See Slight Increase Despite Lower Rate

Burlington Police to Participate in Reading of Play ‘Recovery’

Burlington Mall Welcomes Santa to Winter Wonderlights

BHS Marching Band Has Record Setting Season

Burlington Public Library Eliminates Fines

Holiday Happening Benefit for Neurofibromatosis Northeast to Feature Santa

Photo of the Week: Girl Scouts and the Good Reverend Passamonte

Bill Tackling Costs of Prescription Medication Passed in State Senate

Residents Donate Enough Candy for 40 Boxes to be Sent to Soldiers

The Mama Bear Effect Office Opens its Doors

BNEWS Entertainment Buzz Feature: Singers & Songwriters Shine in Round Two of 'Burlington Idol' 2019

Capital Grille Dinner Raffle Supporting People in Need this Holiday Season

Burlington Players gear up for Fall Production

Selectmen Discuss Burlington Sculpture Park Proposal

Obituary: Forced German Conscript, Escaped Russian Captive, Decorated U.S. Army Soldier, Edward Weiss, 91

Burlington Firefighters Respond to Kitchen Fire at Hallmark Gardens Condo

School Officials Want Public Input in School Building Options

School Department Investigating Graffiti with Racial Slur at MSMS

Burlington Educator Named 2019 Administrator of the Year and Teacher of the Year by Education Non-Profit

Eyes On Nature: End of Gardening Season

GoFundMe Created for Family of Buffalo Wild Wings GM Ryan Baldera

Community gathers for Veterans Day Ceremony on Burlington Town Common

Cub Scouts Launch Rockets in Honor of Veterans

BNEWS Entertainment Buzz Feature: 2nd Annual 'Burlington Idol' Competition Begins

Burlington Police Department to Undergo Voluntary Assessment

Photo of the Week: BCAT Crew at Celebrate Burlington

Authorities Provide Update on Fatal Buffalo Wild Wings Incident

Worker Dies After Chemical Incident at Burlington Buffalo Wild Wings

Big Life Science Hearing and Discussion to Take Place in Burlington

Selectmen Get Updates on Two Liquor License Held by Closed Restaurants

BEF Hosts Mental Health Presentation at MSMS

Olympia Sports Announces Multiple Closings Including Burlington Mall Location

Halloween at the West School

Burlington Woman Charged After Allegedly Hitting Four Children in Stoneham Hit-and-Run


October 2019

Photo of the Week: And the Rocket's Red Glare!

Burlington Town Administration Update

"The Taste" 2019

Burlington Science Center Wows Students with Light Show

Donations of Extra Halloween Candy Being Collected for Soldiers Overseas

Burlington Mall Shake Shack to Open in Spring of 2020

Trick or Treating Safety Tips for Kids, Parents and Homeowners

Police Investigating Overnight Shooting that Left Man with Serious Injuries

Hearing to Possible Revoke Beer Works Liquor License Continued to December

Selectmen Approve Remote Participation Policy for Board While Warning Against its Use

ZBA’s Brenda Rappaport to Fill Vacant Planning Board Seat

BNEWS Feature: A Happy Halloween in Burlington

Rep. Gordon and Sen. Friedman Support Education Funding Legislation

State House Hearing on Mall Liquor Licences Never Materialized

Burlington Girl Scouts Host Second Annual "Trunk or Treat" Event

Burlington Fire Local 2313 holds Fundraiser for MDA

BHS Writing Center Opens its Doors

Historic West School to be Open to Trick or Treaters on Halloween Night

Middlesex Sheriff Warns of Subpoena Scam Spoofing their Phone Number

New Building Being Proposed at Ski Haus Location

Chamber Spotlight: AFC Urgent Care Burlington

State Sen. Friedman Files Bill Advocating Treatment Instead of Incarceration

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Going up at Town Hall

Photo of the Week: A View Above the Clouds

Beef Products Sold in Massachusetts Stores Recalled Over E. coli Concern

More Changes Coming at Burlington Mall

BNEWS Health & Fitness: Healthy Eating with Dr. Amanda Powell

Photo of the Week: Dancing at Diwali

Placement of New Sign for Burlington Historical Museum Approved

Burlington Superintendent Update for October, 2019

Fast Order Restaurant Sweetgreen Eying Spot in Mall Renovation Project

Sen. Friedman Files Bill to Stop Civilly Committed Individuals Treated at Correctional Facilities

Shuttle to Transport Restaurant Workers from Lowell to Burlington Make Inaugural Run

Harbor Sweets Handmade Chocolates Set to Open in Burlington Mall

Photo of the Week: Hawk After Missing its Meal

St. Mark's Pumpkin Patch Prepares for Season

Burlington Mall Partners with DoorDash for Food Delivery

Burlington Police Holding Drug Take Back Event at Wegmans

Burlington Sculpture Park Plans Coming Together

Obituary: WWII Veteran, Beloved Family Man and Coach Peter Decareau, 95

Volley for a Cure Fundraiser 2019

Demolition Underway at Former Given Erwin Florist Building

Board of Health Helping Residents Fight the Flu

Burlington Public Schools Project Adventure

Burlington Idol Setting the Stage for November

Mass State Police Warn of Spam Call Appearing to Come from Boston Barracks

Burlington Babysitter Initially Sentenced to Life in Death of Infant Case Sees Sentence Drastically Reduced

Burlington Police Say Multiple Victims Reported in Home Improvement Scams, Warn Residents to be Vigilant

Police Release More Details About Ongoing Home Improvement Scam

Burlington Del Frisco's Grille is Closing on Sunday

Another Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported in Middlesex County

Who Works for Burlington: Head Reference Librarian Donna Manoogian

Placement of New Sign for Burlington Historical Museum Approved

Fast Order Restaurant Sweetgreen Eying Spot in Mall Renovation Project

Planning Department’s Elizabeth Bonventre Promoted to Senior Planner

Burlington AMC Gets Temporary Reprieve of Condition in Alcohol License Agreement

Developers Announce Purchase of Blanchard Road Property for R&D, Labs and Office Space

Work Continues to Connect Burlington Water System to MWRA

Burlington to Petition MassDOT for Funds to Fix Cambridge Street Sidewalks

Fall Yard Waste Collection Begins Next Monday

MSMS Presentation to Help Parents Recognize Signs of Stress, Anxiety, Depression and Crisis

Coffee with a Cop at the Burlington Public Library

Fire Station Open House 2019 Highlights

Learning at a Young Age: Burlington Pop Warner Football

Burlington PMC Kids Ride Cruises to Big Success

Board of Health Holding Flu Clinic and Offering Vaccines by Appointment for Children and Seniors

IAB Celebrate Diwali 2019 on the Town Common



September 2019

Photo of the Week: Evening Sun Over the Reservoir

Pilot Program to Test Replacing B-Line with Taxi/Lyft/Uber Subsidies Approved

Photo of the Week: Dog is a Principal’s Best Friend

Photo of the Week: Burlington Students Honor Local Heroes

Missing Bedford Girl Found

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Monday in Burlington

Photo of the Week: A Festive Flamingo Fundraiser

Family Asking for Help in Finding Stuff Rabbit Lost at Mall Connected to Father Deployed Overseas

Planning Board Looking for Resident to Fill Open Seat

BPS Launches Gratitude Daily Podcast

Forever 21 Files for Bankruptcy in Attempt to Restructure Business

‘Affordable Organic’ Brand Hope & Henry to Open First New England Location in Burlington Mall

People Helping People Raising Funds with $1,000 Capital Grille Gift Card Raffle

WBZ Meteorologist Eric Fisher Visits Burlington

Burlington High Students Participate in Climate Change Action

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations to be Installed in Town Hall Parking Lot

Town Administrator Update for September, 2019

Shawsheen Tech Administration: Emails Sent to Students Not a Credible Threat

Hazardous Waste Collection Day at Francis Wyman School

Town Meeting Approves New Housing for NorthWest Park that Includes Senior Discounted Units

Full Watering Ban to Start at Month's End

Burlington’s State Representatives Express Support for Bill that Features $1.5 Billion in Local Education Investments

Burlington Police Deliver Amazon Packages Found in Cemetery Trash Bin

Chamber Spotlight: The Capital Grille

Burlington Police Department Hosting Entry Test Saturday with Wednesday Deadline to Enroll

Longtime Planning Board Member Jack Kelly Resigns Citing Frustration Over Lawsuit Response

Obituary: Family Man and Supporter of Burlington Athletics Gerald (Gerry) Patrick, 88

Board of Health Offering Free Flu Vaccine for Children

IAB Celebrate Diwali 2019 on the Town Common

IAB Celebrate Diwali 2019 on the Town Common

Burlington High School Chapter of Amnesty International Making a Comeback

General Mills Recalling 5-Pound Bags of Gold Medal Flour

Board of Health Offering Free High Dose Flu Vaccines for Seniors

Police Investigating Break-In and Theft of Donations at Burlington Islamic Center

Sports Hub Player Spotlight: BHS Girls Swim Captains Raise Awareness

'Cookie Monstah' Bake Shop Opens In Burlington

Nordblom Co. Outlines Zoning Change for More Housing Units at 3rd Ave. Project

Herb Chambers Suing Burlington Planning Board in Land Court

Burlington Parks and Recreation 2019 Fall Preview

FTC Reports New Twist in Social Security Administration Scam

Town Clerk Hosts Town Meeting Info Sessions at BCAT

Burlington Elementary Schools Hosting Pet Food Drive for Area Shelters

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Going Before Planning Board for Mall Location

First 2019 Case of West Nile Virus in State Found in Middlesex County Man

BNEWS Green Corner: RecycleSmartMA

Patrolman Ed Mackey Honored for 34 Years of Service

Wayside Plaza Brings Three Cheers for Fall

Remembering September 11, 2001

Selectmen Deny Beer/Wine License for Burlington Gas Station

Bicycle Fundraiser Gives Kids Chance to Help Fight Cancer

State Rep. Ken Gordon Announces Bid for 4th Term

Burlington Interim Fire Chief on New Position

Artist Milisa Galazzi to Visit Burlington High Thanks to BEF Grant

Town Offering Free Shred Day to Residents to Dispose of Documents

Boston Park Ranger Visits Historical Society to Discuss the Underground Railroad

Another Vacancy in Town Meeting Precinct in Lead Up to September Session

Congressman Seth Moulton Talks Immigration at Temple Shalom Emeth

West Nile Virus and EEE Detected in Mosquitos in Burlington

Burlington Players Get Ready for Fall Production

Obituary: Beloved Family Woman and Longtime Burlington School Librarian Olive Bruce, 95

Diwali 2019 On the Town Common Preview

Macy’s Announces Burlington Location as Part of its 2019 “Growth150” Initiative

Chamber Spotlight: Hair Saloon

Lord & Taylor Being Sold to Online Clothing Rental Company for $100M


August 2019

Photo of the Week: Battling Wind and Water at Niagara Falls

Burlington Patrolman Charlie Ferguson Retires After Over Three Decades of Service

Board of Assessors Announces New Values for All Properties

New Policy Allows Town Board and Committee Members to Attend Meetings Remotely

BHS Marching Band to Debut Halftime Show Thursday Evening

PHOTO: Burlington Rotary Collecting Food for People Helping People

Treasurer/Tax Collector Curtin Announces Final Day Allowing for Appointed Replacement

Taxi and Rideshare Program Test Pilot Proposed as B-Line Shuts Down

Burlington Ice Palace Day

Board of Health Placed ‘Bleeding Control Station’ in Town Buildings and is Offering Training on their Use

BNEWS Feature: Chopps Hosts Annual Fundraiser for Cancer

Police Department and Mall Hold Their 49th Annual Safety Town

Clear Your Home of Hazardous Materials with Board of Health Collection Day

Update: State Police and DA Release Description of Second Vehicle Believed to be Involved in Fatal Woburn Crash

Vigil and Call to Action on Gun Law Reform

BHS Band Camp Preparing for New Season

Photo of the Week: BCAT Crew at Celebrate Burlington

Celebration Held for Retiring Burlington Fire Chief Steve Yetman

Burlington Senior Center to Host Job Networking Meetings for Residents Over 50

BACC Chamber President on Looming Plastic Bag Ban

Red Devil Football Gears up for 2019 Season

Supt. Eric Conti Welcomes School Staff Back with Message of Joy in Education

Cub Scout Pack Holding Info Session for Interested New Recruits

Burlington Woman Found Guilty in Baby’s Death has Conviction Reduced to Manslaughter

Burlington Schools to have New English Language Learner Coordinator Position

Burlington Mall Teams up with Harry Potter: Wizards Unite for Enhanced Game Experience

Marshall Simonds Middle School Welcomes New Assistant Principal

Burlington Fire Extinguishes Basement Fire in Sara Street Home

Back to School Safety Tips on Getting to School, Bullying, Online Threats

Indian Americans for Burlington to Host Diwali Celebration on the Town Common

Vacant Town Meeting Seat Ahead of September Session

Rotary Club of Burlington Announces Fall Speaker Line-Up

Who Works for Burlington: Health Agent Marlene Johnson

Photo of the Week: Multi-Colored Grackle at Wildwood Park


July 2019

Chamber Spotlight: The Pizza Works

Asian Fusion Restaurant Submits Application for Burlington Mall Location

Valvoline Quick Oil Change Eyeing Former Stephen’s Auto Repair Location

BHS Earns State Grant to Form Innovation Pathway Program

Burlington Fire and Police Departments Holding Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

New Civilian Dispatcher Appointed to Fire Department

How to Beat the Heat in Burlington This Weekend

Photo of the Week: Saying Farewell After Over Two Decades at the Library

Burlington Parks and Recreation Review Episode 3: Recreation Maintenance

DPW Brings On New Buildings and Cemeteries Superintendent After Passing of Richard Reid

Burlington Parks and Recreation Review Episode 2: Gymnastics

Photo of the Week: Baby Celebrates 4th of July by Waving American Flag

Details of Burlington's 4th of July Parade, Citizen of the Year and Parade Marshall

Special School Committee Meeting on Re-Bid of Transportation Contract on Tuesday

Board of Health Hosts Talk on Human Trafficking

Town Administrator Update for July, 2019

Selectmen Take Aim at Mall Liquor Licenses Despite Town Meeting Vote

BHS Red Devils Football Clinic

Ventriloquy Fun & Laughs at Burlington Public Library

Burlington Catholic Collaborative Begins with New Pastor

Rep. Gordon Files Bill to Keep Science Curriculum Based in Accepted Science

Burlington Police Participate in Tip a Cop Fundraiser for Special Olympics

Members of the Burlington Police Department Attend Symposium on School Safety

Winn Street Accident Involving MBTA Ride Bus Sends Four to Hospital

DPW: Excess Water Use Notices Point to Leaks and Ignoring them Could Cost You

New Civilian Dispatcher Appointed to Fire Department

Prior History of Defendant Prompted SWAT Team Use for Warrant Arrest in Burlington

Annual Tennis Tournament Held at Rahanis Park

Burlington Board of Health to Hold Free Narcan Training

New CVS Construction in Crossroads Plaza Well Underway

Convert Old VHS Tapes to Digital Format at Burlington Public Library

State Sen. Friedman Advocates for Bill to Disclose Toxic Chemicals in Children’s Products

HELPIS 'Help Me Help Someone' Making a Difference

Another Grant Awarded to Sheriff Office’s Youth Public Safety Academy

Support a School Supply Drive by Donating Items at the Burlington Mall

School Committee Votes to Give Transportation Contract to New Company

Driver’s Quick Action Get Passengers Off Bus Before it Goes Up in Flames

Lahey Hospital Verified as a Level 1 Trauma Center

Independence Day Parade Highlights

Child Care Center First Applicant for Shoppes at Simonds Park Project

September Date Set for Start of Burlington Bag Ban

Shake Shack Eying Burlington Mall Location

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Burlington Residents Asked to Take Survey on MBTA Services

First Outdoor Fitness Court Opens in New England

Rep. Gordon and Sen. Friedman Join Forces on Early Education and Childcare Cost Reductions

Who Works for Burlington: Reference/Social Media Librarian Shelley Sloboder

Two Burlington Police Department Members Complete Senior Management Training


June 2019

Burlington Education Foundation Highlights Grants Made in 2018/19 School Year

Burlington Parks and Recreation Review: Summer Orientation

Joint Committee Meeting Discussed Proposal for Additional 300 Housing Units at Northwest Park

Rise of Vandalism in Burlington Park Prompts Search for Suspects

Yarn Bombing at the Burlington Public Library

Selectmen Approve Two Policies on Road to Green Communities Designation

Selectmen Approve Ambulance Rate Increase Amid Increase in Calls and Advanced Services

2019 Lahey Health 5K Cancer Walk and Run

Rep. Gordon Visits Northeastern University Innovation Campus in Burlington

Olympic Gold Medalist Kali Flanagan Holds Girls Hockey Camp

Burlington Community Scholarship Foundation Holds Annual Adult Scholarships Award Ceremony

Burlington Police Department to Hold Entrance Exam for Potential Officers

Victim in Fatal Tewksbury Motorcycle Accident was a BHS Graduate

Chamber Spotlight: Osteria Nino's Wood Fire Oven Pizza

MSMS Second Assistant Principal Position Filled After a Year of Being Vacant

Photo of the Week: Bird Enjoys Pool Before It’s Even Open

Congressman Seth Moulton participating in Town Hall Meeting

Marshall Simonds Middles School to host Pie Fest

Legislature to Increase Roadwork and Infrastructure Funds in the Works

Photo of the Week: A Quick Break on the Steps of Town Hall

Repairs Continue After Bedford Street Water Main Break

Visit Burlington’s Historical Museum - A Building with Rich History of its Own

Obituary: Lifelong Volunteer and Woman of Faith Marion Braley-Freeman, 99

Burlington Fire Department Cuts the Ribbon for News Fire Station 2

A Look at Affordable Housing In Burlington

Marshall Simonds Middle School Cow Pie Fest

Who Works for Burlington: Purchasing Analyst Kate Moskos

Rep. Gordon Recognizes MSMS Students Who Participated in National History Day

Photo of the Week: Ready for Yard Work in a Very Old Fashioned Way

Family Owned Bagel and Coffee Shop Proposed for Cambridge Street Plaza

Celebration of Life Held for World War II Veteran and Lover of Burlington History Norman Biggart

Burlington Superintendent Update for June, 2019

Award-Winning Lexington Massage Center Opening Burlington Location

Burlington Representatives in State House Support Fair Share Amendment - AKA ‘Millionaires Tax’

Tech Company With Contract to Scan for Contraband at Southern Border Moving Headquarters to Burlington

BHS Students’ Photography on Display at Local Museum

Selectmen Seek Residents with Technology Background for Cyber Security Committee

Parks and Recreation Department Gears Up for Summer

Selectmen Approve Liquor License Transfer

Burlington Youth Players Presents Urinetown

The Village at Burlington Mall opening in September

Who Works for Burlington: Senior Building Inspector John Luther

Eye On Nature: Starting Gardening

Selectmen Approve Human Services Building Parking Plan

Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana opens in Burlington Mall

Burlington Relay For Life 2019

Superintendent of Burlington Building and Cemetery Division Richard Reid, 54

Longtime Deputy Chief of the Burlington Fire Department Passes Away

Burlington Planning Holds Master Plan Forum on Town Center and Housing

Class of 2019 Celebrate One Last Hurrah

Selectmen Approve Transfer of Lester's BBQ Liquor License

Sen. Friedman Supporting Bill to Crack Down on Distracted Driving

Burlington Native Gets Drafted by Chicago White Sox

BHS 2019 Senior Internship Program

UPDATE: Police Identify Owners of Dog Who Attacked Woman at Veterans Park


May 2019

Twist Bakery and Cafe Opens in Burlington

Memorial Day Ceremony Commemorates the Anniversary of D-Day

Burlington Bridge Dedicated to Fallen Hero LCpl Gregory MacDonald

Photo of the Week: Burlington Schools at Islamic Center of Burlington

Town Administrator Update for May, 2019

Veteran Undercover FBI Agent Speaks on Storied Career

Woman Pleads Guilty After Causing Multiple Accidents That Ended in Death of Bedford Man

Au Bon Pain in Burlington Mall Set to Close Tuesday

Grand Jury Indicts Man for Allegedly Stealing from Elderly Man He ‘Befriended’

Burlington Town Administrator Update May 2019

Who Works for Burlington: Purchasing Analyst Kate Moskos

Help Fight Cancer at Burlington's Relay for Life this Saturday

Chamber Spotlight: L'ANDANA Grill's "Burger Tuesday"

Starbucks Kiosk Proposed for Inside Macy’s Burlington Mall Location

Frank Pepe's Pizzeria Announcing Opening Date

Board of Health Hosting Presentation on Human Trafficking

FCC Warns of ‘One Ring’ Phone Scam

BHS Boosters Seniors Sports Banquet 2019

Who Works for Burlington: Accountant and Assistant Town Administrator John Danizio

Letter: Board of Health Explains Regulations and Common Myths about Swimming Pools

Security Scanner Company Looking to Move from Newton to Burlington

Board of Health Hold 2019 Annual Health Fair

Photo of the Week: Baltimore Oriole in its Colorful Glory

Resisting Hate After Three Suspected Arsons at Jewish Institutions

Preventing Tick Bourne Illness

Town Meeting Approves $1.1 Million Expense to Complete Ornamental Lighting Project on Mall Road

Members of Burlington Participate in the Annual Dancing with the Stars Fundraiser

Burlington DPW Honored with Proclamation by Selectmen

Memorial Day Closings

Veteran Services Prepares for Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day Guest Speaker WWII Veteran Leonard H. Kieley’s 4th Armored Division Fought Across Europe

Norman Biggart, WWII Vet and Involved Burlington Community Member, Passes

Town Meeting Approves Creation of Economic Development Director Position

Burlington High School Junior and Senior Prom Montage 2019

Obituary: Retired Burlington Fire Chief and WWII Veteran Herbert W. Crawford, 96

Info Meeting on Wednesday for ‘Luxury’ Affordable Housing Unit Lottery

Burlington Schools Receive $50,000 Innovation Pathways Grant

Town Meeting Approves Emergency Buttons and Radios for School Security and Other Capital Projects

People Helping People Adopts Part of Victory Garden for Food Pantry

Photo of the Week: Burlington Students Compete in Local Special Olympics

Volunteers Lend a Hand for Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Photo of the Week: A Few Weeks Ago on a Town Common Not Far, Far Away

Burlington Police Department Receives Grant for Click It or Ticket Campaign

BHS Senior Rishabh Prakash Leaves BHS Track Team with A Mini Legacy

Burlington Woman Charged in Death of Baby Under Her Care Testifies in Court

Photo of the Week: Give a Heart and Save a Life

Burlington Food Pantry Seeking Donation and Volunteers for ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ Drive

Burlington Students Learn Ecology and Help Fight Beach Erosion on Plum Island

Live Cam Focused on Horn Pond Herring Migration

Town Clerk Holds Town Meeting Information Sessions

Selectmen Discuss Next Step for Treasurer/Tax Collector Position After Ballot Vote

Town Meeting Approves $141 Million FY20 Budget

Organizers Call First Town-Wide Yard Sale a Success

First Annual Lego League Junior Expo at BHS

Full Outdoor Watering Ban Lifted Effective Immediately

Burlington Woman Accused of Killing Baby in Her Care Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder

Teachers Form "The G-Block Drifters" Band At Marshall Simonds

Burlington Unveils New Online Permitting System

Star Wars Day On the Town Common

Sen. Friedman Highlights Benefits of Proposed $42.7 Billion State Budget

Holocaust Survivor Agnes Bales Speaks at Burlington Temple

Frank Pepe’s Pizzeria Heats Up Coal-Fired Oven

A Look at the School Department Capital Project Requests

Husband and Wife Team Open Blackbird Cafe on Middlesex Turnpike

A Look at Town Government Capital Project Proposals

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Burlington DPW Seeks Summer Help for Outdoor Work

Town to Purchase Foreclosed Home for Affordable Housing Project

BPD’s Christopher DiDonato Promoted to Sergeant

BHS Wind Ensemble Takes a Trip to Bellingham

Sen. Friedman Joins Legislation on Road Safety, Gender X Designation, Welfare Cap on Kids

Proposed New Position of Economic Development Director on Town Meeting Warrant

Burlington Players Performing Sweeney Todd for Spring Production

Patriot Players take on the Athletic Boosters in Annual Basketball Fundraiser



April 2019

Proposed House Budget Includes Funds for Burlington Transportation and Increase in Education Funding

Police Say Director Deposit Scam Once Again On the Rise

Changes to Way Superintendent’s Salary Presented in Budget Causes Initial Confusion

Save the Rain: Burlington Offering Rain Barrel Program

Beatles Enthusiast Discusses The Cultural Impact of the British Band

Police Warn Residents to Lock Cars and be Alert After Uptick in Break-Ins

Burlington Police Train on Updated and Improved Firing Range

Firefighters Use Tower Truck to Get Injured Worker Off Restaurant Roof

Helicopter to Spray for Mosquitos This Week

Drone Technology Takes Flight At Burlington High

Photo of the Week: Gobble, Gobble! Turkey Enjoys Warm Day on Town Common

Letter: Town Clerk Thanks Everyone for Successful Election

Firefighters Knock Down Solar Panel Fire on Roof of Hillcrest Road Home

Town Offices, Some Businesses, Closed for Patriot's Day

An Eggcellent Hunt at Simonds Park

Longtime Art Teacher Joanne Vigneau Wins Aggarwal Award for Excellence in Teaching

Photo of the Week: Student Talent on Display at All-Town Chorus Concert

Burlington Voters Elect Two Challengers and Pass Ballot Question

Going to the Boston Marathon? Here’s What Not to Bring

Incoming Burlington Restaurants: What’s Opening Where and When

Who Works for Burlington? - Archivist Dan McCormack

BHS Chorus to Compete at Massachusetts Instrumental & Choral Conductors Association

Photo of the Week: ‘Thank You’ Dinner for Solidarity at Peace Vigil

Parks & Rec Held Light It Up Blue Event for Autism Awareness Month

Burlington Native Died in Connecticut House Fire; Family Seeking Help with Funeral Expenses

Burlington Girl Scouts "Cookies for a Cause" at Hansom AFB

Burlington Health Fair to Feature Speakers on Dementia, Substance Abuse, and Domestic Abuse

Volunteers Needed to Help Place Flags on Veterans’ Graves for Memorial Day Ceremony

Burlington Detective Recognizes Would-Be Burglar, Makes Arrest

Get Out and Enjoy Nature With Guided Tour of Burlington’s Landlocked Forest

Photo of the Week: Mall Renovation Work Underway

Burlington Police and Fire Engage in Rescue Task Force Training

Blackbird Cafe Now Open in Middlesex Commons

Cambridge St. Bridge to Be Named in Honor of Fallen Hero LCpl Gregory MacDonald

Trial Underway for Burlington Woman Accused of Killing Infant Under Her Care

Lahey Hospital Introduces Zest the Therapy Dog

Officer Brittany Zaccagnini Sworn In as Burlington’s Newest Police Department Member

Town Clerk Holding Informational Meetings Ahead of Town Meeting

Burlington Resident Who Worked as Hanscom Civilian Employee Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Parks & Rec's First Autism Community Safety Day

FTC: Social Security Scam New ‘Leader’ in World of Fraud

Eye On Nature: Bird Watching in Burlington

Selectmen Seek Volunteer to Fill Zoning Board of Appeals Seat

Wilmington Roadwork on Town Line Could Impact Burlington Commuters

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Chamber Spotlight: A Look Inside HD Physical Therapy

Selectmen Seek Volunteer to Fill Zoning Board of Appeals Seat

Incoming Burlington Restaurants: What’s Opening Where and When

Four MSMS Students Heading to National History Competition in Washington D.C.

Board of Health Holding Annual Burlington Health Fair

Police Respond to False Alarm at Memorial Elementary School

Former Sportswriter and Singer Serenades Seniors with Baseball Songs

Children to Visit Police and Fire Departments as Part of Sheriff Office's Safety Academy

Following Ballot Question Passage Treasurer/Tax Collector Looking to Stay in Job

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Boys Varsity Track Start Season Strong with Win Over Last Year's Division Champs

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Highlights from Burlington Public Library's First Annual Comix Con

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker


March 2019

Rep. Ken Gordon Presents BACC President Rick Parker with Commendation

Middlesex District Attorney Talks Scams at Senior Center

Burlington Police to Hold 'Cops n Cars' Event on Town Common

Middlesex Sheriff Warns of Renewed Jury Duty Scam Calls

Photo of the Week: Full Worm Moon Marks Start of Spring

Middlesex DA Launches Cold Case Unit

Community Holds Vigil in Support of Muslim Community In Wake of Attacks in New Zealand

Ramalho West End Gym Prepares Boxers for This Years Fight Night

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

WUMB's ChaChi Loprete Talked Radio and The Beatles at Burlington Rotary

When Does the Burlington Bag Ban Actually Start?

Photo of the Week: Bird in Flight Caught from Unique Angle

Man Who Allegedly Wanted to Attack Burlington Police Sentenced for Illegal Possession of Ammunition

Vigil In Support of Love and Muslim Community to be Held Friday

Should Burlington Adopt the Community Preservation Act?

FTC Warns of Uptick in False Social Security Administration Calls

Rep. Ken Gordon Honors Tuscan Kitchen Owner for Providing Meals After Gas Explosions

Photo of the Week: Panoramic View of the All Town Band Concert

Photo of the Week: An Alligator at Trivia Night?

BHS DECA 2019 Students Heading to Orlando Competition

Parks & Recreation Offers "Passport to Burlington" Program

MSMS's Teen LIGHT Students Make Pitch Before the Board of Selectmen

Burlington Public Safety Leaders Encouraging Residents to Sign Up for New Emergency Alert System

Girls Tennis Prepares for 2019 Season

FTC Offers Tips on Dealing With Robocalls

New Plan Proposed for Historic Site that Would Preserve Building

Sen. Friedman Outlines Legislative Priorities of Caucus of Women Legislators

History of Civil Rights and Present Challenges

DPW Director Explains Why Full Watering Ban in Effect

Burlington Public Safety Leaders Encouraging Residents to Sign Up for New Emergency Alert System

Selectmen Approve Four Percent Sewer Rate Increase

People Helping People to Hold Food Drive at Town Election

Burlington Fire Department Adds Two New Firefighter/Paramedics to its Ranks

Frank Pepe’s Pizzeria Announces Spring Opening, Is Hiring

Finding History in Burlington's Basement

BHS DECA Club Sending 11 Students to Orlando Competition After School’s ‘Strongest Showing Ever’

Shawsheen Tech Superintendent Tim Broadrick Announces Resignation for New Position

Board of Health Offering Life Saving Training In Case of Emergencies

DPW Releases Statement on Road Conditions and Asks for Residents to Report Potholes

Nominate Your Local Hero to be a Chopps Champion

Board of Health to Hold Hazardous Material Disposal Day

Absentee Ballot Now Available for Burlington Town Election

Burlington Superintendent Pens Letter Calling for Love and Acceptance in Wake of Hate-Inspired Mass Shooting

BVRC Prepares Residents for Emergency Situations

Sandy Hook and Columbine Speakers Address Burlington School Department Staff

Eye On Nature: Mass Audubon Maple Sugaring Tours

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Cookie Monstah Bakery Special Permit Approved by Planning Board

Burlington Retro Founder Robert Fahey Visits the Burlington Historical Society

Burlington Beer Works Given Six Months to Use or Transfer Liquor Life or Face Cancellation Hearing

Burlington All Night Grad Party Committee Seeking Members

Two Burlington Residents Join Police Department Ranks

Obituary: Beloved Family Man and Longtime Burlington Teacher, Eugene Cataldo Jr., 80

Two BHS Girls Hockey Team Members Earn Special Honors

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Ballot Question Language and Arguments For and Against Released

BHS Theatre Group Rehearses for Spring Production

Middlesex Sheriff Koutoujian Joining Law Enforcement Partners to Focus on Reducing Recidivism

BEF's 11th Annual Trivia Night at the Hilton Garden Inn

Burlington's Climate Adaption Plan

BHS Art Students' Work to be Featured at 'Exhibit 15' in Bedford Town Hall

Gas Pipeline Company to Clear Trees in Area of Terrace Hall Avenue and Blanchard Road

Town Asking Residents to Clear Grave Sites of Anything Not Planted

FTC Warns of Scam Headhunters Preying on People Seeking Jobs

Dr. Eric Conti Massachusetts Superintendent of the Year

The History and Lasting Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

Plan for New Handicap Parking at Human Services Stalled

12 BHS Perform In Prestigious Northeastern Senior District Music Festival

Photo of the Week: A Bird’s Eye View of Shoppes at Simonds Park Project

MSMS Using Grant Money to Teach About Substance Abuse

Selectmen Approve Fee Increase for New Water Meters

Red Devils Basketball Season Ends in North Andover

Oak Furniture Land Working With Charity to Provide Sick Children ‘Healing Environments’

Selectmen Take First Step to Joining State's Green Communities Designation and Grant Program

Burlington Historical Society Hosting Photo Slideshow on History of Town

Town Offering Rabies Vaccines for Pets During Annual Clinic

Burlington Scholarship Fund Now Accepting Applications

Council on Aging is March’s ‘Not Your Average Cause’

BHS Boys Varsity Hockey: Division 1 North Quarter Finals Highlights



February 2019

Selectmen Hold Special Meeting to Discuss Proposed Purchase of Sears Street Home

Retiring Town Administrator John Petrin Honored for Years of Service

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

A Night of Jazz & Chocolate at UCC

BHS Sophomore Marina Callahan Receives Second Middlesex League Freedom Division All Star

Selectmen Approve Fee Increase for New Water Meters

Red Devils Basketball Season Ends in North Andover

BHS Performing Arts to Present ‘Mamma Mia!’ in March

Selectmen Take First Step to Joining State's Green Communities Designation and Grant Program

Burlington Historical Society Hosting Photo Slideshow on History of Town

Town Offering Rabies Vaccines for Pets During Annual Clinic

BHS Names Poet Laureate 2019

Town Election Ballot Set - Three Town-Wide Races Contested

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Parks & Recreation Holds Third Annual Winter Carnival

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Photo of the Week: Welcome Home Daddy!

Boys Varsity Hockey Falls Short in Cahoon Cup Tournament

Payless Closing All US Stores Including Burlington Mall Location

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

State Rejects Burlington Selectmen’s Decision to Revoke Beer Works Liquor License

Second Suspect in Woburn Shooting Arrested in Burlington

BHS Red Devils Weekly Sports Wrap-Up

Norwood Man Charged in Hit-and-Run Accident that Killed BHS Alum Allison Donovan

Retired Building Inspector John Clancy Honored for 32 Years of Service

Photo of the Week: Dog Dreaming of Summer

Sheriff Koutoujian Selected VP of Major County Sheriffs of America

Traffic Lights Collapsed on Busy Burlington Road

Letter: Valentine's Thank you to Erland Construction Company from the Senior Center

Developer Eyeing Former Given Erwin Florist Location for New Office building

Board of Health and BVRC to Host Presentation on Emergency Preparation

Selectmen Approve Use of Handicap Parking Funds

Total Wine & More Hit With One Day Liquor Sale Suspension After Compliance Check Failure

BHS Art Teacher’s Work on Display at Local College Gallery

Plan for Town to Buy Sears Street Home No Longer Necessary

Town Considering Purchasing Home to Prevent Developer's Plans

Techbots Guru Inspiring Children to Learn Science and Technology

Photo of the Week: G.O.A.T. On Parade

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Names Timothy Liesching Chief Medical Officer

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Update: Carjacked Vehicle Located in Revere, Suspects in Custody

Burlington Police Investigating a Car Hijacking at Gunpoint at Beacon Village

WATCH: Burlington Police Issue Statement on Car Hijacking

United Kingdom Furniture Store Opens in Burlington

BHS Alum and Longtime Educator Being Remembered After Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident

Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Picking Up Steam After Slow Season Start

'The Cookie Monstah' Bakery Eyeing Burlington Location

Group Recounts Trip to Mexican Border at Burlington Temple

Burlington Police Offering Free Self Defense Classes for Seniors Over 60

BHS Girls Hockey Building for the Future

Parks and Recreation Department Bring Back Hall of Fame Ceremony

Mass State Police Starting Body Camera Pilot Program

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

Temple Shalom Emeth Hosts Anti Defamation League Speaker

British-Based Oak Furniture Land Opens First U.S. Store in Burlington


January 2019

Burlington Public Library Presents: Albert Einstein Reluctant Superstar

MSMS Students Earn Spots in Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Obituary: Former Football Coach and Beloved Family Man George Murray, Jr., 66

BHS Rotary Interact Club Donates Socks to Veterans

BHS Students' Art Shown at Local Gallery

Grand Jury Indicts Revere Man on Charges of Alleged Rape at Burlington Hotel

Town Meeting Passes Life Science Warrant Article

Volunteers Honored for Working with Middlesex County Prisoners

Plastic Bag Ban Narrowly Approved by Town Meeting

Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce Holds Charity Benefit Fundraiser

Man Arraigned for Allegedly Attempting to Photograph Girl in Burlington Mall Fitting Room

Proposed 2019/20 School Schedule Would Eliminate Good Friday as Observed Holiday

Sheriff Koutoujian Warns of Scam Featuring Supposed Inmates

'Fun Shape' Perdue Chicken Nuggets Recalled Due to Mislabeled Allergen

Meeting to Fill Vacant Seat Scheduled Prior to Town Meeting

Steve Wasserman Retires from the BPL Board of Trustees

Albert Einstein Makes a Visit to the Burlington Public Library

Workbar Burlington Now Open

Total Wine & More Fails Compliance Check Within Months of Opening

Photo(s) of the Week: Blood Moon Over Burlington

Restaurant Approved for Former Sears Auto Center Location at Burlington Mall

Donated Candy Reaches Burlington Soldier Serving Overseas

February SNAP Assistance Arrived Early So Plan Accordingly

'Counterplay Comics' Arrives In Burlington 

Elite Realty Experts Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

Life Science Panel Discusses Future of the Field in Burlington

Burlington State Sen. and State Rep. Join in Action to Address Climate Change

Burlington Food Pantry Opens Doors to Furloughed Federal Workers

Burlington Police Officer Makes Tribute Wall for Fallen Officers Around the Country

Burlington Selectmen Lift Moratorium on National Grid Gas Projects

Andrew Ungerson Named Interim Building Inspector Ahead of Clancy's Upcoming Retirement

Challengers Pull Papers for Key Seats Up in Burlington Town Election

Friendly Toast Offering Free Meal to Federal Workers (and Guest) Affected by Shutdown

Stan Jr Performs as Elvis to Benefit the 4th of July Committee

Two New Members Appointed to the Burlington Police Department

Burlington High Winter Teams Fell Short Over the Weekend Matchups

Burlington Dad Running Boston Marathon to Support Diabetes Research

Burlington Varsity Hockey Teams Battle It Out On Wednesday Evening

Burlington Police Department Receives Child Passenger Safety Grant

Wine Tasting and Charity Auction to Benefit Burlington's People Helping People

Burlington Boys Varsity Basketball Hit the Mid-Season

Funding Provided for Lowell to Burlington Shuttle for Restaurant Workers

Obituary: Beloved Family Man and BHS Community Member John Harbour, 79

Police Seeking Info on Shoplifting Suspect (Surveillance Photo)

Open Seats for Burlington's 2019 Town Election

Rotary Club of Burlington to Host Globe Spotlight Team's Andrew Ryan

Police: Suspect Says Graffiti on School is Hip Hop Group's Logo, Not Swastika

Bingo Returns to Burlington Senior Center

BHS Launches Writing Fellows Program

Burlington Elementary School Vandalized with Possible Anti-Semitic Imagery

Burlington Players's Teen Group Prepares for Winter Production

Social Security Phone Scam Netted $10 Million in 2018 and it's Growing

Long's Jewelers Files Application for Two-Story Building on Mall Property

Burlington Players's Teen Group Prepares for Winter Production

Fire Damages Bedroom at Wilhelmina Avenue

Author Elin Hilderbrand Visits the Library

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