Burlington

Local Catholic schools consider consolidation

Committee to plan long-term future of both Burlington campuses By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief A committee is studying the feasibility of combining Burlington’s two Catholic grade schools into a single entity, according to officials from St. Mary and St. Charles Borromeo parishes. Steering Committee Chairman Bob O’Neill said the […]

 
 

City DPW director to leave

City DPW director to leave

  Bergles had the job less than two years By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The City of Burlington is searching for a new public works director in the wake of the pending departure of current Director Jim Bergles. Bergles will return to the Village of Waterford to replace the […]

 
 

Your chance to Pedal, Paddle, Play

Your chance to Pedal, Paddle, Play

Local cycling, kayaking event is Saturday By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief When members of Bike Burlington, a local bicycle advocacy group, were looking for ways to publicize their annual Pedal, Paddle, Play event they hit on an apropos idea – a billboard towed by a bicycle. The mobile billboard […]

 
 

Legendary coach remembered fondly

Legendary coach remembered fondly

Dalton inspired players, left lasting mark on community By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief If the measure of a man is the amount of love he sowed and respect he commanded, then Don Dalton’s legacy is so much more than that of a mere Hall of Fame football coach, according […]

 
 

More parking planned for community pool

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer City of Burlington Plan Commissioners approved two site plans, one of which involved parking lot expansion of the future Community Pool, at its June 13 meeting. Expansion of the community pool parking lot at 394 Amanda St. calls for an increase of spaces from 85 […]

 
 

New hope for Mount Hope

New hope for Mount Hope

Pioneer cemetery restored and set to reopen to the public By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Abandoned for 130 years and at one point so overgrown that it was unrecognizable, tiny Mount Hope Cemetery in the Town of Spring Prairie has been restored and will open to the public again […]

 
 

School Board to consider charging groups to use facilities

By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief For the better part of two decades, the Burlington Area School District has allowed community groups to use school buildings – for everything from Boy Scout meetings to youth basketball tournaments – at little to no cost. That could change in the future, however, […]

 
 

Pool site preparation begins

Pool site preparation begins

Current pool, tennis courts remain open through season By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Preliminary preparation of Burlington’s new aquatic center site began in earnest late last week after the City Council approved a resolution allowing the use of fill from the nearby Kendall Street reconstruction project. And although patrons […]

 
 

Club to host garden walk

Garden enthusiasts are invited to view five private gardens and two community gardens during the Burlington Garden Club’s 2017 Walk and Raffle. The walk will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9. The event will give the public an opportunity to visit gardens in the Burlington and […]

 
 

City will crack down on unattended boats

City will crack down on unattended boats

Officials will ask owner to remove boats; may confiscate if they remain on city property By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief What has been a longstanding practice of fishermen storing their boats near the public access area for Rockland Lake – or any other body of water for that matter – in Burlington […]

 
 
 
 
 

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