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Burglary leaves local theater owner reeling

Burglary leaves local theater owner reeling

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief A late July burglary of the Plaza Theater has left the owner of the downtown Burlington fixture reeling and now he’s appealing to the community for help in solving the crime. “The magnitude of the loss is a real struggle,” said Shad Branen, who […]

 
 

Prayer breakfast to feature Haitian musician

The Burlington Area Association of Churches and Ministers will host its second annual Community Prayer Breakfast Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Veterans Terrace in Burlington. The cost for the event is $10, or $75 for a table of eight. Last year, the breakfast featured Pardeep Kaleka, […]

 
 

Prayer breakfast to feature Haitian musician

The Burlington Area Association of Churches and Ministers will host its second annual Community Prayer Breakfast Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Veterans Terrace in Burlington. The cost for the event is $10, or $75 for a table of eight. Last year, the breakfast featured Pardeep Kaleka, […]

 
 

Success drives expansion at local coffee house

Success drives expansion at local coffee house

  A small crowd settles in for a recent wine and chocolate tasting event at the Coffee House at Chestnut and Pine. The coffee house is planning an expansion to offer more to its customers in terms of food and seating. (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart) By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor When […]

 
 

Church to host fall festival Sunday

St. Charles Catholic Parish, Burlington, will host its 54th annual Fall Festival Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the parish grounds. A number of different activities will highlight the event: • The parish’s family-style turkey dinner will be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with dinner tickets […]

 
 

Aurora unveils plans for new center

Aurora unveils plans for new center

This drawing shows the tentative layout planned for the new Aurora facility on the outskirts of Burlington – a planned $75 million project. (Artwork submitted by Aurora) By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor After announcing in early 2014 that a new service facility would be constructed right outside of Burlington, Aurora Health […]

 
 

Council approves expanded alcohol sales hours

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR While it wasn’t unanimous, the City of Burlington will have new retail alcohol sales hours. With a 5-2 vote Tuesday night, the Common Council passed a new ordinance that will allow the sale of alcohol by Class A liquor license holders starting at 6 a.m. – […]

 
 

District tabs planning consultant

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR A week after the Burlington Area School District reached the decision to hire the Applied Population Laboratory to do a demographics study on the district, the BASD Long-Range Planning Committee made the choice to put that study into action when it is finished. The committee voted […]

 
 

City eyes used vehicle for building inspector

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR The City of Burlington Common Council appears to have reached a general consensus on what would be an appropriate new vehicle for City Building Inspector Pat Scherrer. Although, technically, it won’t be new. In Tuesday night’s Committee of the Whole meeting, the Council tentatively agreed spending […]

 
 

Health department switch advances despite concerns

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR While the City of Burlington Common Council took its first steps toward approving a new public health department Tuesday night, it was not without some pretty serious reservations. The council discussed the new provider – Central Racine County Board of Health – for about 45 minutes […]

 
 
 
 
 

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