BNews WeeklyNovember 26 2015

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Fire Department Knocked Down Mill Street House Fire

The Burlington Fire Department responded to a house fire that left one person without a place to sleep on Tuesday...... Read More

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Senior Issues in Burlington

Dr. Wayne Saltsman, a geriatrician and Chair of the Burlington Board of Health, sat down with BNEWS Anchor Phil Gallagher...... Watch Video

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Two Businesses Given Tobacco Sale Suspensions for Compliance Check Failure

The Burlington Board of Health took action to reprimand two businesses who failed tobacco sales compliance stings during the meeting...... Read More

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Thanksgiving Closing, BHS Football Kickoff Time

A quick reminder that town, state and federal offices will be closed on Thursday for the Thanksgiving holiday.... Read More

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Fire Department Provides Cooking Safety Tips to Avoid Fire in the Kitchen

The Burlington Fire Department is offering some kitchen and cooking safety tips to keep everyone safe during the holiday season.... Read More

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BHS Alum is the New Miss Massachusetts USA

A Burlington High School alum and fashion-blogger is the new Miss Massachusetts. ... Read More

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Police Arrest Nine in Prostitution Sting

The following is a release from the Burlington Police Department: ... Read More

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Letter: Fun Times During Historic Walk of Burlington's Landlocked Forest

The following is a Letter to the Editor by Paul Girouard of the Friends of the Landlocked Forest ... Read More

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People Helping People Working to Ensure Everyone has a Happy Holiday Season

As they do every year, the good folks at People Helping People are working hard to make sure everyone has...... Watch Video

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Kids Learn About the Night Sky, Nocturnal Animals, During Science Night

Last month the gymnasium at Francis Wyman elementary school was filled with students and their families all eagerly learning about...... Watch Video

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Weekly Sports Report - Season Wrapping Up

The fall sports season is wrapping up.... Watch Video

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Stolen Paintings Recovered in Burlington

A couple of paintings stolen from a business in Maine that were the subject of an FBI investigation turned up...... Read More

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Middlesex Sheriff Once Again Warns of Scams with Impersonators

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office is once again warning residents not to be duped by a phone scam with callers mimicking...... Read More

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Grand Jury Indicts Two for July Murder in Burlington

A grand jury has indicted two men, including one who is a Burlington resident, on charges related to a murder...... Read More

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Grand Jury Indicts Man for Alleged Bank Robbery in January

A grand jury has indicted a man in connection with a bank robbery in town earlier this year. ... 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 


Holiday Serenade by Cappella Group in Burlington

Get into the holiday spirit with a musical performance by some talented singers. Read More...


Tips for Protecting Your Holiday Packages from Thieves 

Take steps to protect the gifts you buy for your loved ones with your hard-earned money from thieves this holiday season. Read More...


Updated: Fire Officials Believe They Know the Cause of Burlington Street House Fire 

Fire officials believe they have determined the cause of a Burlington Street house fire that crews knocked down last Monday afternoon. Read More...


Police to Launch 'Operation Access 3' to Target Handicap Parking Violators 

The Burlington Police Department will once again be cracking down on violators who illegally park in handicap spots this holiday season. Read More...


Santa is Coming to Tow... BCAT! 

Ho Ho Ho, guess who’s coming to Burlington?


Selectmen Set FY16 Tax Rates 

The board held its annual Tax Classification Hearing and set the residential and C.I.P. (commercial, industrial, personal property) tax rates for the following year. Read More...


Town Meeting Approves Millipore TIF Agreement 

Burlington Town Meeting voted to approve a tax increment financing (TIF) agreement with a life sciences company as an extra incentive for it to move to town during a special meeting. Read More... 




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

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When: Sunday, December 6 at 3 p.m. 

Where: Burlington High School Auditorium


The Burlington Community Concert Series is holding A Holiday Pops Concert featuring the Lexington Symphony. It is a holiday performance for families with children of all ages, the Lexington Symphony will present a whimsical afternoon that will include popular seasonal carols and sing-alongs. And what holiday celebration would be complete without a very special visitor from the North Pole to create a festive atmosphere and evoke a warm and joyous holiday spirit


Tickets for A Holiday Pops Concert, featuring the Lexington Symphony range from $5 to $25 and are available at, 781-A-FUN-TIC and at the door













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