BNews WeeklyMay 29 2016

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Venue Change for Burlington's Memorial Day Ceremony

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Burlington's Memorial Day Ceremony Program

Join fellow members of the Burlington community, town officials, public safety officers and veterans to honor those men and women...... Read More

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Burlington Transit Fares to Increase on July 1

The fares for Burlington Public Transit are going up. ... Read More

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Barbecue Safety Tips Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

As the warm weather approaches and residents get ready to barbecue authorities are reminding the residents to follow grilling safety...... Read More

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Selectmen Approve Use of Funds for Disability Access Commission

The Burlington Board of Selectmen approved three expenses from the Handicapped Parking Fine Funds on behalf of the Disability Access...... Read More

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Burlington's 2016 Independence Day Celebration to Include Fireworks

For the first time in a long time this year’s 4th of July celebration in Burlington will feature some colorful...... Read More

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Town Meeting Approves Zoning Change for Sullivan Funeral Home Parking Lot

Burlington Town Meeting approved a zoning change for the town’s only funeral home last week. ... Read More

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Burlington Residents/Workers Honored as Chopps Champions

Who are Burlington’s heroes? ... Read More

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Police Arrest Man Allegedly Running Marijuana Grow House in Burlington

Burlington Police arrested a man allegedly operating a marijuana grow house in town. ... Read More

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Town Meeting Approves $3.7 Million for Two Projects to Give CoA More Space

Burlington Town Meeting approved two building projects that will free up room in the Human Services Building for the Council...... Read More

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Letter: Thanks to Everyone for Making Primary Election a Success 

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Other News 


Town Meeting Approves $8.5 Million for New Fire Station 2

A project long in the making was approved by a big margin on Wednesday night. Read More...


Volunteer to Place Flags on Veteran Graves for Memorial Day Ceremony 

Honor Burlington’s deceased veterans and help the town get ready to honor all of our nation’s fallen heroes on Memorial Day. Read More...


Town Meeting Approves Funds for High Quality Sidewalks on Bedford Street 

Town Meeting approved funds to upgrade the sidewalks on a prominent stretch of road during Monday night’s session. Read More...


BHS Art Student to Show Work at State Capitol During "Fashion on the Hill" 

Burlington students will show off their fashion designs at the Massachusetts State House. Read More...


Town Meeting Approves $4.7 Million in Capital Expenditures 

Town Meeting spent the first part of Monday night discussing and voting on Capital Budget articles. Read More...


BHS Students Get Dramatic Lesson in Drinking and Driving with Mock Crash 

Burlington High School students got a dramatic lesson in the dangers of drinking and driving. See More...




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

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When: Tuesday, May 31st at 7 p.m.

Where: Burlington Public Library

The group Burlington Parents Stand Together will be hosting an opioid addiction prevention forum, "Empowering Parents, Improving Outcomes.”

Learn how to safeguard your family from the opioid epidemic, prevent addiction with early intervention, and how to find necessary resources. Positive parenting strategies have been proven to reduce risk when implemented in early childhood.     












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