April 5 2020

News Stories 2020

March 2020

Twins Cam and Zack Soda Both win the New England Wrestling Championship

Photo of the Week: BNEWS Director’s New Nephew (In a Baby Yoda Hat)

Burlington Native Richard Delorey Appointed to Fire Department

Burlington Sculpture Park Plans Move Forward

BNEWS Feature: BEF's 12th Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser

School Department Announces Numerous Events Canceled Due to Coronavirus

Selectman Bob Hogan Says Recent Absences Due to ‘Major Heart Surgery’

This Saturday is ‘Passport Day’ at the Burlington Public Library

Gourmet Indian and Greek Restaurant 'The Treasury' Opens

BHS Music Department Performed Spring Concert

Coronavirus Update from the Burlington Board of Health (March 6)

Burlington Police Arrest Connecticut Man for Allegedly Scamming Senior Citizen

BNEWS Feature: BHS Drama Club Presents Greek Tragedy Antigone

It is Time to 'Spring Forward' This Weekend

Photo of the Week: Eagerly Awaiting Spring… And Soccer

Burlington Superintendent Pens Letter on Coronavirus Monitoring and Preparation


February 2020

High Profile Speaker to Talk Teens and Internet Safety at Burlington High

Burlington Goes for Biden, Trump in Super Tuesday Voting

Sen. Friedman Supports Bills to Protect Persons With Disabilities and Provide State ID’s to Homeless Adults

Town Leaders Looking to Fill Vacant Housing Authority Seat for One Year

A Look at Super Tuesday 2020 in Burlington

Burlington Players Present 'Things My Mother Taught Me'

Numerous Important Health Topics to be Discussed by Speakers at BoH Health Fair

What Voters Need to Know for the Presidential Primary on Super Tuesday

BNEWS Feature: Burlington Police K-9 Havoc Retires After 10 Years on the Job

Burlington History Uncovered: Tree Nails or 'Trunnels'

Burlington Schools Receive $225,700 Skills Capital Grant from State

Marshall Simonds Middle School Launching Breakfast Pilot Program

Photo of the Week: Casting an Early Ballot

Authorities Warn Mild Temps Making Ice Unsafe to Walk On

Burlington Police Seek Help Identifying Suspects Who Allegedly Stole Credit Cards at Panera Bread

Two Affordable Housing Rental Units Available at Residences at Simonds Park

Who Works for Burlington: Tech Integration Specialist Jenn Scheffer

Superintendent Update for February, 2020

Gourmet Burger Restaurant Burgerim Opens Burlington Location

Burlington Enters State Green Communities Program

Burlington Boys Basketball Advances to Quarter Finals

Burlington Mall Announces Sweet Green, Skin MD and Blo Blow Dry Bar

Hearing on Mary Cummings Park Shade Tree Removal on Wednesday

Early Voting for Presidential Primary Starts Monday

Feasting on Grain Bowls with Liz Barbour

Exploring Science: Owl Parts and their Functions

Photo of the Week: Red-Bellied Woodpecker Named ‘Tomato’ Stops for a Bite

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

Reading of the Play 'Recovery'

BNEWS Feature: Nothing Bundt Cakes

Fine Dining Indian Restaurant The Treasury Set to Open March 1

People Helping People Wine Tasting & Charity Auction this Sunday

Leaders from Three Charitable Organizations Gather to Talk Cooperation

Board of Health Hosting Presentation on Radiation in Everyday Life

New Nothing Bundt Cakes to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Burlington Public Library Adopts Automatic Renewal for Most Items

School Committee Only Town-Wide Seat Contested in Upcoming Town Election

Undead Roam Burlington Mall for Zombies 2 Event

'The Bagel Bar' Kicks off Burlington Residence with Open House on 'Super Bowl' Sunday

BNEWS Health & Fitness: Keeping to Your New Year's Resolution

BHS Quarterback Accepts Scholarship to University of Maine

BHS Connecting Students to Future Jobs with Innovation Pathways Program

Absentee Ballots for Presidential Primary Available at Town Clerk's Office

Photo of the Week: Police Rescue a Grumpy Owl

BNEWS Feature: Parks & Recreation Winter Carnival 2020 Preview

Fox Hill Fifth Graders Raises over $1,000 for Australian Bushfire Relief

Burlington Board of Health Releases Information on Coronavirus for Residents

Four Finalists Named in Search for New Shawsheen Tech Superintendent

Middlesex Sheriff Koutoujian Sworn in as President of National Sheriff Organization

Site Improvements Planned for Mary Cummings Park

Selectmen Approve Additional $500,000 for Snow and Ice Budget

Burlington Teen Among Three Charged for Throwing Rocks Into Traffic

Burlington Police K-9 Havoc to Retire After 10 Years on the Job

Merrimack Valley Library Consortium Introduces New Library App

Memory of Young Boy Dedicated in the Children's Section at the Public Library

Update: Brazilian Steakhouse Fogo de Chão Set to Open this Fall in Burlington Mall

Three Ways to Vote in the 2020 Presidential Primary

Baby Safe Haven

People Helping People Seeking Volunteers for Pantry Produce and Victory Garden

Yard House Restaurant Opens in Burlington

Arthur Murray Dance Studio "Teach-A-Thon" for Charity

Glass Company Safelite Group Moving Contact Center from Burlington to Billerica

Cub Scout Pack 105 Holds Annual Pinewood Derby

Eye On Nature: Winter Bird Watching

Hands-Free Driving Law Goes Into Effect on February 23

Town Administrator Update for February 2020

Bose to Close 119 Retail Stores Including Burlington Mall Location

Chamber Spotlight: Eddie V's Prime Seafood

2020 Elections in Burlington

Town Meeting Information Session: January 2020

Photo of the Week: BHS Students Take Part in World Read Aloud Day


January 2020

Town Government 101: How to Run for Office

BHS Rotary Interact Club Makes Valentine's Day Cards for Seniors and Veteran

Burlington Receives $75,000 Grant for Ride Share Pilot Program Replacing B-Line

BNEWS Sports Feature: Super Bowl LIV Predictions

Expenditure for Handicap Lift at Burlington History Museum Approved

Photo of the Week: When the 49ers Star Was a Local Guy

Obituaries: Mother and Son Muriel and Kevin O’Brien, Both Lovers of Life and Music, Will be Laid to Rest Together

Two Burlington Women Reportedly Assaulted in Harvard Square While Protesting Chinese Human Rights Violations

Burlington Public Library Unveils Reading Nook in Memory of One-and-a-Half Year Old Boy

Chipotle Fined $1.37 Million for Child Labor Law Violations

Capital Project Transfer of Funds Article Approved for School Department

Miltons ‘The Store for Men’ to Open in The Burlington Mall this Fall

BACC 2020 Black Tie Gala Benefit Fundraiser

Town Meeting Approves Zoning Bylaw Changes to Help Attract Biotech Companies

Town Meeting Passes Resolution Opposing Monument Sign on Town Property

Work by MSMS Students Place in Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 2020

Think Spring with Burlington Public Library & Burlington Garden Club

Burlington’s State Rep. Joins Vote to Protect Persons with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities from Abuse

The Burlington Public Library Announces Boycott of Macmillan eBooks

DA Marian Ryan Talks Scams at Burlington Senior Center

Letter to the Editor: Approval of Monument Sign Creates Bad Precedent

Monument Sign on Town Property for Shoppes at Simonds Park Development Approved

Town to Hold Annual Rabies Vaccination Day for Cats and Dogs

Photo of the Week: One Final Shift After Decades of Protecting the Community

Stationary and Card Chain Papyrus Closing All Locations Including Burlington Mall Store

Applications Being Accepted for Burlington Town Scholarships from Graduating Seniors

Victim of Fatal Maryvale Road House Fire Identified as Kevin O’Brien, 61

Fundraiser Created for 90-Year-Old Mother of Maryvale Road Fire Victim

Sculpture Park Plans Hit Snag with Grand View Farm Site

BACC Black Tie Gala 2020 Preview

BHS Alumni Visit for Artist Day

Superintendent Update January 21, 2020

Two Arrested in Connection with Series of Burglaries Over Several Months in Greater Boston

Photo of the Week: Looking Down to See the Sky

Should Burlington Have a Bylaw to Recall Elected Officials?

State Rep. Ken Gordon Accepting Applications for Summer Internships

BHS Students’ Work Featured in 24th Annual Regional High School Art Majors Show

Middlesex DA Receives Grant to Help Fight Auto Insurance Fraud

Letter to the Editor: Burlington’s Most Controversial Issue of the 20th Century

BNEWS Feature: Parks & Rec Embrace Nature with a New Program

Burlington Fire Department Promotes Own to Assistant Fire Chief, Captain and Lieutenants

Investigation Reveals Cause of Fatal Maryvale Road Fire to be Smoking Materials

Plans for Sculpture Park Making Progress with Artwork Submissions Now Open

NY State Trooper Ryan Fortini Remembered and Honored at Funeral Mass

BHS Students Prepare for the Tenacity Challenge

Video: Maryvale Road Fire Leaves Man Dead and His Elderly Mother Hospitalized

Announcing the BNEWS Photo of the Year from 2019

Photo of the Week: All Four Seasons at the Burlington Reservoir

BPL Book Bundles

Burlington's Mrs. Massachusetts Prepares for National Competition

Man Killed and Woman Injured in Maryvale Road House Fire

Burlington Town Election Nomination Papers Available

Selectmen Looking to Fill Vacant Zoning Board of Appeals Seat

Free Flu Vaccines Still Available from Board of Health

Selectmen Seek Volunteer for Open Conservation Commission Seat

Funeral Services for NY State Police Investigator Ryan Fortini to Bring Large Contingent of Officers to St. Margaret Area

Supplemental State Budget Means an Extra $108K for Burlington Road Work

Middlesex Sheriff Warns of Scam Spoofing Their Office

BHS Freshmen Win State Stock Market Competition

Sen. Friedman Honored with ‘Outstanding Public Official Award’ for Work on Mental Health Initiatives

NY State Police Investigator From Burlington Passes Due to 9/11 Response Related Illness

Boys Varsity Wrestling Head Into the Midseason

Obituary: 9/11 Responder, Beloved Family Man, Ryan Dan Fortini, 42

Photo of the Week: Early Morning Meal Prep for those in Need

All Burlington Businesses With Liquor Licenses Pass Police Check

Former Students Surprise Retired Teacher on His 90th Birthday

Driver and Three Passengers Taken to Hospital After Ice Crashes Through Windshield in Burlington

Burlington Family Rescued by Snowmobile After GPS Leads them Down Wrong Road in New Hampshire

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