Author Archive: Ed Nadolski

DRIVEN…to care

DRIVEN…to care

Students make special connection at senior living center By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor There are certain staples to Christmas in the Burlington area. Santa’s Chalet, the annual parade – and the Burlington High School DRIVEN program out ringing bells to raise money for Love Inc. On Friday, about 100 students in […]

 
 

City moves to obtain easement for Aurora

Strip of land near precast plant eyed for water lines, bike path By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Burlington City Council on Tuesday cleared the way to begin negotiations with a local company for an easement that would accommodate a municipal water line and bicycle path to serve the […]

 
 

Songs help fill the kettles

Songs help fill the kettles

Members of the Burlington High School DRIVEN program, (from left) Connor Raboine, Lauren Henning, Alyssa Caliva and Emma Benzow, sing Christmas carols and dance for donations during last week’s annual Christmas service project. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 

Two School Board seats will be on spring ballot

Two School Board seats will be on spring ballot

Incumbents have not declared intent The Burlington Area School District Board of Education seats currently held by Philip Ketterhagen and Roger Koldeway are up for election on the April 7 ballot. School district residents have until Jan. 6 to file the required paperwork to seek election to one of the […]

 
 

Two firms compete to advise BASD on benefits

Board is looking to get better deal on health insurance By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After two failed motions and a fair amount of discussion Monday night, the Burlington Area School District School Board voted to have two different benefits consultants pitch their proposals to the board. The current employee benefits […]

 
 

Cyber safety starts with personal vigilance

Consumers must be their own line of defense, banker says By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Dealing with cyber safety and battling hackers are nothing new to the banking industry. As Burlington Fox River State Bank’s Jeff Schmid explained recently, banks have numerous safety procedures and programs in place to protect customer […]

 
 

Duplessis was driving force behind St. Vincent de Paul

Duplessis was driving force behind St. Vincent de Paul

She’s remembered as a champion for the downtrodden By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor For many years, Sidonia “Toni” Duplessis gave a bright smile – and hope – to whomever walked through her door. Duplessis, the long-time driving force behind Burlington’s St. Vincent de Paul agency before it closed, died Dec. 6 […]

 
 

New software creates some confusion for union district taxpayers

 County official stresses that property tax bills are correct By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When some people living in union school districts opened their tax bills this week, they may have been confused about what appeared to be large percentage changes in the local school tax. The tax bills are correct, […]

 
 

Mayor says compromise was best for city

Negotiating contract exit with Lahner saves money in long run, he says By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Depending on how you look at the situation, last week’s reduction of the buyout clause in City of Burlington Administrator Kevin Lahner’s contract is either costing the city $26,000 – or potentially saving the […]

 
 

The feast will have to wait

The feast will have to wait

Young Jamison Bell appears more interested in his toy train than the food in front of him during the Thanksgiving meal served by the St. John the Divine Episcopal Church in Burlington last week. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

 
 
 
 
 

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