Burlington

No fish tale: Long John Silvers soon to be long gone

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer If you need to have a fried fish fast food fix, you won’t be able to satisfy it in Burlington for much longer. The Long John Silvers portion of the LJS/Taco Bell restaurant located at 2056 Milwaukee Avenue will be taken out, leaving just the […]

 
 

City considers dilemma with development

Installation of amenities lags at the Glen at Stonegate By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief In the current housing market with lot sales lagging, just when is it best for a municipality to require a developer to install final enhancements to a subdivision? That is the questions members of the […]

 
 

For our troops

For our troops

  Local man launches drive to provide comfort to deployed soldiers By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer When Al Musilek’s son spent time serving his country in Iraq and Afghanistan, he got a hard lesson in just what the United State military provides a soldier – and what it doesn’t. “If […]

 
 

BASD taxes are lower than most others in the area

Members of the Burlington Area School District Board of Education stand at the beginning of a public meeting held last October. An analysis done by the Standard Press shows the board an administration has kept the school tax rate among the lowest in the area. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

Comparison shows district delivers good value to taxpayers By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief When some Burlington Area School District residents rallied late last summer against a property tax increase proposed by school district officials, the rallying cry was that the district wasn’t doing enough to hold the line on […]

 
 

SWAT team carries man out of town residence following standoff

Members of the Racine County SWAT team talk strategy before moving into position around a residence on Arbor Lane in the Town of Burlington Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

  Police fire tear gas into residence during afternoon-long incident Racine County SWAT team members in full tactical gear took a man into custody at a Town of Burlington residence about 5:15 p.m. Thursday following a several-hour standoff. It is not know what condition the man was in, but it […]

 
 

District tabs Smet for superintendent spot

District tabs Smet for superintendent spot

By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After two weeks of uncertainty about who the replacement would be for Burlington Area School District Superintendent David Moyer, the district announced his likely replacement Thursday – Assistant Superintendent Peter Smet. A BASD School Board action meeting is set for Monday at 6:30 p.m. at […]

 
 

For the sake of our troops

For the sake of our troops

Local man launches drive to supply comfort goods for soldiers By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer When Al Musilek’s son spent time serving his country in Iraq and Afghanistan, he got a hard lesson in just what the United State military provides a soldier – and what it doesn’t. “If you’re […]

 
 

Burlington’s newest man in blue

Burlington’s newest man in blue

Jacob Sterr gets a hug from his mother, Cindy Polansky (above), after being sworn in as a City’s of Burlington police officer March 6. Sterr is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is expected to start field training locally next week. (Photo by Ed Nadolski)

 
 

New roof eyed for fire station

The City of Burlington fire station will get a new roof this year. On Tuesday the City Council unanimously approved contract with Carlson Racine Roofing in the amount of $21,960. That amount will cover the cost of reroofing the center section of the building that covers the department’s apparatus bays. […]

 
 

Real estate market lags as inventory is reduced

Latest figures show prices are down due to sale of distressed properties   By Dave Fidlin Correspondent Although our local counties fall below the state average in home sales and home prices, a local real estate expert is optimistic about future figures. The Wisconsin Realtors Association recently released its housing […]

 
 
 
 
 

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