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Aquatic Center set to open Saturday

Aquatic Center set to open Saturday

Registrations for memberships, aquatic programs are open for second season at new facility After a record-setting inaugural season, the Burlington Community Aquatic Center is gearing up for the 2019 season with opening day slated for Saturday, June 1. “I’m super excited for the new season,” Aquatic Center Director Jeanne Otter […]

 
 

Festival fireworks moved to Saturday

Festival fireworks moved to Saturday

  Due to forecasted rain, Burlington ChocolateFest officials have rescheduled the fireworks display originally slated for Friday night to Saturday night. The display is now set for 9 p.m. Saturday over the festival grounds between Milwaukee and Maryland avenues. The fireworks were in jeopardy earlier this year when longtime sponsor […]

 
 

City police to staff crosswalks at ChocolateFest

Solution will cost more, eliminate one of the previously used crosswalks By Jason Arndt Editor Burlington ChocolateFest organizers have turned to local police for support after an aggressive search for a new contractor for crossing guard and pedestrian services turned up empty. The support, however, comes with some officer overtime […]

 
 

ChocolateFest rolls with the glitz of Vegas

ChocolateFest rolls with the glitz of Vegas

Viva Choco Vegas theme will carry event through holiday weekend By Tracy Ouellette Staff Writer The game is on this year at Burlington’s annual ChocolateFest celebration. With the theme of “Viva Choco Vegas! the sweetest festival in the area promises to be chock full of fun. As in year’s past, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      When it comes to chocolate, keeping the treat cool and fresh is the key to enjoyment. And that’s not far off the mark the organizers set each year for ChocolateFest – Burlington’s marquee annual festival. Organizers are looking for the right mix of new experiences and traditional favorites to […]

 
 

Plan Commission approves school site plans

Plan Commission approves school site plans

By Jason Arndt Editor City of Burlington plan commissioners passed a series of site plans related to capital improvement projects, including a new middle school, for the Burlington Area School District at Tuesday’s meeting. While the new middle school to replace Karcher Middle School was one of four site plans, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

City of Burlington plan commissioners passed a series of site plans related to capital improvement projects, including a new middle school, for the Burlington Area School District this week. While the new middle school to replace Karcher Middle School was one of four site plans, the others were for upgrades […]

 
 

Tiedt rises above challenges

Tiedt rises above challenges

BHS senior earns state scholar athlete accolades By Jason Arndt Editor Balancing a heavy workload of advanced placement classes, racing to athletic competitions and staying involved in extracurricular can present a challenge for any student. Burlington High School senior Malik Tiedt is one of those students, and by his own […]

 
 

City holds firm to extension for ADA restroom requirement

Civil rights group asked officials to rescind decision By Jason Arndt Editor The City of Burlington Common Council held firm to its decision related to an extension granted to a local business despite pressure from a Wisconsin-based civil rights organization following a closed session Tuesday. The Wisconsin organization, known as […]

 
 

Final weekend for ‘Nana’s Naughty Knickers’

Final weekend for ‘Nana’s Naughty Knickers’

Haylofters comedy runs through Sunday at Malt House Theater By Jason Arndt Editor After contributing to other Haylofters shows in different capacities, except for director, Molly Button believed it was time to take the reigns. The time has come for Button, who is making her directorial debut starting the weekend […]

 
 
 
 
 

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