BNews WeeklyAugust 2 2015

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Special Olympics Athletes Compete in Softball Tournament

Recently at the fields behind the recreation department, a Special Olympics softball tournament was held.... Watch Video

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Sheriff Lunches With Seniors, Talks Prison Reform

There was a special guest during a senior lunch at the American Legion in Burlington recently.... Watch Video

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BCAT Show Examines PTSD

Our BCAT Community Volunteers do some great work.... Watch Video

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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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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 


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 them. Read More...


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...


Bikers Ride for Veterans Despite Rain 

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


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 at Burlington's Community Garden. Watch Video...


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...


Swim School Looking to Build Indoor Pool in Burlington 

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




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

Check it Out... 







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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