BNews WeeklyFebruary 9 2016

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Disability Commission Funds to Support Therapeutic Recreation Programs

The Board of Selectmen approved the use of money from the Disability Access Commission’s(DAC)  handicap parking fine fund to support...... Read More

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Superintendent Conti: Deciding on a Snow Day or Delay

Have you ever wondered why some snow events trigger a delay in the start of school while others lead to...... Read More

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Interested in the Arts? Help Foster Them in Burlington

The town is looking for someone who loves the arts to help support them here in town. ... Read More

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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Early Monday through Tuesday Morning

Proving once and for all that groundhogs are liars, it looks like we’re in for more snow. ... Read More

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BHS Lady's Hockey Honors Former Teammate Killed in Tragic Accident

There was an emotional gathering at the Burlington Ice Palace this past Saturday as the Burlington High Schools girls varsity...... Watch Video

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Dozens of Burlington Students Recognized in Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition

A large number of Burlington students have been recognized for their works of art and writing in a regional portion...... Read More

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Bill To Allow Regional Lockup Facilities for Arrestees Gets Key Committee Approval

A proposed bill that would change how arrestees are detained that was written by State Sen.... Read More

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People Helping People Wine Tasting Fundraiser

People Helping People will be hosting their 5th Annual Wine Tasting & Charity Auction on February 28th at Cafe Escadrille.... Watch Video

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Letter to the Editor: Concerned About Safety of Domino's In-Car Pizza Ovens

Read the letter here...


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 


When Is Buffalo Wild Wings Opening? Find Out

Work continues on the incoming Buffalo Wild Wings at 15 South Avenue in what was spillover parking for AMC Burlington 10 and we now know roughly when it will be open. Read More...


Middlesex Sheriff Warns of IRS/Tax Frauds as Tax Day Approaches 

Tax-related scams have been a big issue the past few years and as we approach April 15 once again, Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian is warning residents to be on guard. Read More...


Deadline to Vote in Presidential Primary Approaching 

Town Clerk of Burlington, Amy Warfield reminds residents that Wednesday, February 10th is the deadline to register to vote if they want to participate in the Massachusetts Presidential Primary on March 1st. Read More... 


January Town Meeting Member Attendance 

The January Town Meeting was last Monday and while most members came to discuss the issues and cast votes on the warrant articles, there were a few empty seats. Read More...


Police to Conduct Alcohol Compliance Checks of Burlington Businesses 

The Burlington Police will once again be working to ensure that minors are not sold alcohol in town. Read More...


VIDEO: BHS Alum and Current Miss Mass USA Whitney Sharpe Interview at BCAT 

We recently met with the newly-crowned Miss Massachusetts USA Whitney Sharpe, to talk about her pageant experience, preparing for the Miss USA competition, and what she's been doing since her coronation. Watch Video...





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

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When : Wednesday, Febuary 17, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Where: Kings Bowl 


Join the Burlington Relay for Life for a night of bowling, billiards, pizza and soda.


Tickets purchased in advance are $20 person, $15 for 16 and under. (Includes pizza, soda, bowling, shoe rental, billiards- cash bar available). Tickets at the door $25 per person,$20 for 16 and under.


For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Cheryl Shafman: ( or Julie Quinn ( 











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