BNews WeeklyMay 29 2015

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Scammers Target Military Personnel, Veterans and Their Families

Scammers have been targeting current members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their families and Burlington’s Office of...... Read More

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Planning Board Recognizes Senior Planner for Eight Years of Service

Members of the Burlington Planning Board had a heartfelt send-off for Senior Planner Don Benjamin during the latest meeting. ... Read More

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New England Executive Park Plans Name Change, Upgrades

New England Executive Park off of Mall Road is getting a name change as the park undergoes improvements. ... Read More

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Burlington Honors Those Who Gave Ultimate Sacrifice in Defense of Country

Burlington veterans, public officials, safety officials and members of the community gathered at the Chestnut Hill Cemetery to honor those...... Read More

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BHS Sophomore's Writing Voted Best on National Publication

A Burlington High School student has been recognized for his writing by a national publication. ... Read More

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CrossFit Studio Coming to Burlington

A new fitness studio offering CrossFit and other exercise programs will be opening in Burlington this summer. ... Read More

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Victim of Saturday's Crash in Burlington Identified

Update 5/26/15... Read More


Plans for Proposed Dog Park Discussed

Burlington’s Recreation Commission recently held a meeting to talk about a proposed dog park in town.... Watch Video


Long-time Band Director Retires After Long Career

Burlington High School is known for its performing arts department and a large part of the credit goes to the...... Watch Video


New Restaurant Offers Taste of South America

A new restaurant in town is giving customers a taste of South America. ... Watch Video

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Town Meeting Gives Go-Ahead on Two Solar Panel Projects

After a lengthy discussion Burlington Town Meeting voted to approve four warrant articles that would give the town permission to...... Read More

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Town Meeting Approves $1.65 Million Renovation of Town Building

During its third session on Monday, Town Meeting finished the annual May meeting by approving the rest of the warrant...... Read More

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State Senate Votes to Decrease Penalty for Violating 'Headlight Law'

The Massachusetts State Senate has voted in agreement with the House to lessen the penalty of violating the so-called Headlight...... Read More



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High Tech Bank Branch with Wi-Fi Lounge, ATM That Dispenses $1 Bills, Open in Burlington

There is a new high-tech banking branch in town that features a Wi-Fi lounge, an ATM that dispenses one dollar bills but has one noticeable element missing. Read More...

Memorial School Students Create Assembly With Message of Inclusiveness 

A trio of Memorial School students was recognized at the latest School Committee meeting for their work in helping to spread the philosophy of inclusiveness in the school and on the playground. Read More...


Post Office to Hold Child Safety Program, Fingerprinting 

Support an effort to find missing children and take steps to protect your own children in the process. Read More...


Female Wanted for Alleged Credit Card Theft, Use (Surveillance Photo) 

Burlington Police are asking for the community's assistance in identifying and locating a woman suspected of using a stolen credit card to make purchasing at Burlington stores. Read More...


Ugandan Orphans Deliver High Energy Choir Performance 

The Watoto Children’s Choir, a musical group consisting of orphaned Ugandan children, recently gave a high-energy performance right here in Burlington. Read More...





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

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When: Friday, May 22 at 7 p.m.

Where: Fogelberg Performing Arts Center at Burlington High 

Presented by the Burlington Community Concert Series 

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Or call (781)-A-Fun-Tic 












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