BNews WeeklyNovember 22 2014

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Selectmen Set Next Year's Tax Rate

The Burlington Board of Selectmen has set the FY15 tax rate. ... Read More

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Planning Board Recommends Against Wetland Zoning Change

The Planning Board voted to recommend against a proposed zoning change of a wetlands overlay district that was put forward...... Read More

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Pine Glen Elementary Changing Bus Pick Up Times

Pine Glen Elementary School students will have to get up and out the door a little earlier after the Thanksgiving...... Read More

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Fire Department Adds Two New Members

The Board of Selectmen approved the appointment of two new firefighters to the Fire Department’s Permanent Intermittent List during the...... Read More

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Restaurant Cited for Failing Recent Alcohol Compliance Sting

The Burlington Board of Selectmen gave a one-day liquor license suspension to another restaurant caught serving to an underage person...... Read More

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Burlington Police Charge Second Man in October Home Invasion, Beating

The Burlington Police Department announced today it has arrested a second man in connection with an October home invasion on...... Read More

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Suspect Allegedly Stole Mountain Bike from Hospital Patient

A man is wanted for allegedly stealing a mountain bike from a teenager who was in the emergency room. ... Read More


Youth Speaker: Kevin Brooks

Recently youth speaker Kevin Brooks gave a talk at Burlington High School.... Watch Video

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BHS Sophomores Scoring Well on MCAS

Burlington Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Patrick Larkin recently gave the School Committee an update on MCAS scores among Burlington High...... Read More


BHS Flag Football Fundraiser

Teachers and students put the flags around their waists and walked out onto the field this past week for an...... Watch Video


"Almost Maine" Play Preview

"Almost Maine" has become the most performed play in North American high schools and will be playing in December at...... Watch Video



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Ebola vs The Flu

With flu season starting to get underway there is the concern that with other medical scares in the media some people might misread their own syptoms if they start to feel ill or develop a fever. More...


Burlington Veterans Day Ceremony 

A large crowd of Burlington residents came out to the Town Common, under a sunny sky, on Tuesday to pay respects to the men and women who risked all to defend our nation. More...


IRS Phone Scam - What You Need to Know 

Area police and the Internal Revenue Service is warning people of a new, aggressive, phone scam that makes people believe they are in trouble with authorities. More...


Comedic Play Explores the Dysfunctional Side of Family Holiday Gatherings, and Ghosts

Take in a play that uses humor and the supernatural to explore the awkwardness that family time during the holidays can bring. More...


Suspect Wanted for Alleged Credit Card Theft 

The woman pictured in the images here is wanted for alleged theft and use of credit cards. More...


BHS Students Donate School Supplies 

A Burlington High School club recently made a charitable contribution to a good cause. More... 


Letter: Thanks for Town Clerk Amy Warfield 

Town Clerk Amy Warfield sent a letter to the editor thanking everyone who made the 2014 state election a success. More... 


New Scam Targets Newspaper Customers 

Keep that newspaper subscription but don’t pay a bogus invoice. More...


Lahey Clinic Expanding Onto 3rd Avenue 

Lahey Clinic is opening a medical facility in the big 3rd Ave. planned development project. More...


Batman Stamps 

The Burlington Post Office recently held a Batman event with the dark knight himself! More...








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