Burlington

Town awaits answers on incorporation study

Group could reveal some costs, options next month By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A grassroots group of interested residents in the Town of Burlington has explored the feasibility of incorporating into a village since April and could reveal some answers in October, according to a town official. “We are hoping […]

 
 

Spreading sunshine

Spreading sunshine

Proceeds from flower field donated to senior center, township By Jason Arndt Editor Jennifer and Joe Greeter – owners of the sunflower field dubbed the ‘Happy Field’ by visitors this summer – decided to put some of the proceeds from the field back into the community last week. The Greeters, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      It’s been nearly six months since the April election and talk of incorporation became a campaign issue in the race for an open seat on the Town of Burlington Board of Supervisors. During the spring election cycle, Town Board candidate (now Supervisor) Barb Ruud, said incorporation should be considered […]

 
 

Show your colors!

Show your colors!

Pick up a copy of the two latest editions of the Burlington Standard Press and show your support for the local teams by displaying the commemorative homecoming posters supporting the Catholic Central High School Hilltoppers and the Burlington High School Demons. The CCHS poster was included with the Sept. 13 […]

 
 

Burlington’s Berry honored by his former school

Burlington’s Berry honored by his former school

He served community on City Council, School Board After Norris “Jack” Berry graduated from Wilmot Union High School in 1945, he enlisted in the United States Army, and later moved to the City of Burlington to become a dedicated servant to the community. For his efforts and steady involvement, Berry […]

 
 

Council grants ADA restroom exemption

Resale shop faces hardship in upgrading restroom, owners say By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Common Council, faced with slippery slope, decided on a 5-2 vote to grant a petition to delay required installation of a handicap-accessible restroom for 2 Fancie Gals at Tuesday’s meeting. The owners of the […]

 
 

Building hope for young readers

Building hope for young readers

BASD partnership with United Way continues to grow By Alex Johnson Correspondent Former Burlington Area School District Assistant Superintendent Patricia Hoffman has been volunteering her time as a reading tutor for students at Waller Elementary School. Hoffman shares her expertise with first- and second-grade students as part of the Schools […]

 
 

A plan to repurpose

A plan to repurpose

Burned out building to see new life as ‘Urb Garden’ By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Less than a month after clearing a final hurdle, Wendy Lynch and Stephanie Heft are ready to revitalize a downtown parcel of land, where a former furniture store once stood. Lynch, the operator of Mercantile […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Now that City of Burlington police Sgt. Matthew Baumhardt has resigned amid criminal sexual assault charges, what will become of the city’s K9 patrol unit? City reporter Jason Arndt answers that question in a front-page story in this week’s edition of the Burlington Standard Press. The K9 unit was […]

 
 

Former officer accused of sex assault

Former officer accused of sex assault

He allegedly had sex with drunken woman while on duty By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Former City of Burlington police Sgt. Matthew Baumhardt is accused of having sex while on duty with an intoxicated woman he was supposed to be helping, according to charges filed this week in Racine County […]

 
 
 
 
 

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