Burlington

Man charged with having sex with 13-year-old boy

Man charged with having sex with 13-year-old boy

A Burlington man charged with engaging in sex acts with a 13-year-old boy pleaded not guilty to multiple charges during an arraignment Nov. 1. Tyler L. Esposito, 19, was charged Oct. 24 in Racine County Circuit Court with four counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child younger than 16 […]

 
 

An officer’s passion for the Special Olympics

An officer’s passion for the Special Olympics

Wangnoss, of Burlington, to represent state in international games By Jason Arndt Editor City of Burlington police officer Bryan Wangnoss knew he wanted to get involved with the Special Olympics after seeing the international organization brighten in his niece’s life. His niece, Hailey Disch, was born with Down syndrome has […]

 
 

Plymouth Church celebrates 160 years

Plymouth Church celebrates 160 years

By Jason Arndt Editor Since 1858, when Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ was officially chartered, the congregation continues to serve the Burlington community. In recognition of 160 years in Burlington, the church is welcoming members of the community to attend its seventh annual Heritage Sunday service and anniversary celebration […]

 
 

Strong support in city carried school referendum

Strong support in city carried school referendum

Tax tolerance strategy earns 55% of overall vote By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The Burlington Area School District’s referendum, which was designed from a “tax tolerance” standpoint, resonated best with voters in the City of Burlington, an analysis of the numbers from Tuesday’s election shows. The referendum – seeking […]

 
 

State champions edition on sale

State champions edition on sale

The Burlington Standard Press’ commemorative state championship edition – honoring the Burlington and Catholic Central volleyball teams – will be available at retail outlets throughout the area on Thursday. The edition features in-depth coverage of the teams’ state tournament victories, pages of photos, and other features on the players and […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      After a three-tiered referendum plan took decisive drubbing in the spring of 2017, officials with the Burlington Area School District examined priorities and began building a new plan to address the district’s facility needs. Only this time, officials decided to first ask how much residents are willing to pay […]

 
 

Drug charges issued in wake of fatal road incident

A Burlington man is charged with two drug offenses after a passenger in a car he was driving in April tumbled out of the vehicle and later died. Anthony E. Schmidt, 37, was charged Sept. 12 in Racine County Circuit Court with possession of marijuana, second and subsequent offense; and […]

 
 

School tax rate to fall even if referendum passes

School tax rate to fall even if referendum passes

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The equalized property tax rate for the Burlington Area School District is projected to decrease for next year even if residents approve a $43.7 million referendum in Tuesday’s election. “It was a double whammy of good news,” Superintendent Peter Smet said following Monday’s meeting […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The Burlington Area School District will ask voters on Tuesday to support a $43.7 million facilities referendum that includes funding for a new middle school. Most voters likely assume that if the referendum passes school property taxes will go up. However, that doesn’t appear to be the case in […]

 
 

Partnership puts students on a fast track

They earn certifications from Gateway while still in high school By Alex Johnson Correspondent For Burlington High School, a partnership with Gateway Technical College has some students on the fast track to finish school earlier, especially in the medical field. Medical programs include students who seek careers as an EMT, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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