Burlington

Brewery eyed for downtown site

Brewery eyed for downtown site

Local family has grand plans for former Standard Press building By Jason Arndt Editor For more than six decades, the City of Burlington was without a brewery, but that could change after the Sullivan family bought the former Standard Press building at 700 N. Pine St. According to Patrick Sullivan, […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      It has been 64 years since Burlington had a brewery and that long, thirsty drought will end in 2020 if a local family succeeds in its plan to open a microbrewery and taproom in a prominent downtown building. Project spokesperson Patrick Sullivan announced the plans this week to convert […]

 
 

Spitzer visitation is Saturday

Spitzer visitation is Saturday

Family will greet well-wishers at Veterans Terrace A public visitation allowing relatives, friends and associates to pay their respects to the family of Robert Spitzer is scheduled from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Veteran Terrace, 589 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington. A brief memorial service will also be held beginning at […]

 
 

Man charged with assaulting nurses in ICU

Man charged with assaulting nurses in ICU

A warrant was issued April 26 for the arrest of a Milwaukee man charged with assaulting nurses at Aurora Medical Center in Burlington. Joel DeLeon Nieves, 42, was charged April 4 in Racine County Circuit Court with three counts of battery to an emergency rescue worker, misdemeanor battery and disorderly […]

 
 

Group accuses city of ignoring federal law

Disability Justice decries exemption for local resale shop By Jason Arndt Editor Disability Justice, a Wisconsin-based Civil Rights organization, is accusing the City of Burlington and a local establishment of ignoring federal civil rights law. The organization, according to a news release, plans to attend a May 7 Common Council […]

 
 

Festival fireworks are back on

Festival fireworks are back on

Community State Bank, Mangold Insurance step up as sponsors By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief ChocolateFest will begin with a bang again in 2019. The fireworks that have become a 19-year tradition on the opening night of the annual Memorial Day weekend festival in Burlington are back on after a […]

 
 

A servant leader on a global stage

A servant leader on a global stage

Spitzer recalled as a powerful force for good in business and community By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Robert Spitzer rarely stopped thinking about ways to solve the world’s hunger. The Burlington resident served as coordinator of the international Food for Peace program under President Gerald Ford in the 1970s […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Because it’s often lost to political allegiance, blind ambition and the pitfalls of conceit, true leadership is an uncommon trait that is reserved for precious few people. That title, however, is emphatically placed upon Robert Spitzer by those who knew him. Spitzer, a captain of industry and education, and […]

 
 

Clean Sweep slated for Saturday

Clean Sweep slated for Saturday

Annual hazardous waste collection event runs from 8 a.m. to noon By Jason Arndt Editor Residents from seven area communities have their chance to dispose of hazardous waste, electronics, appliances and medications from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The annual Clean Sweep event at the City of Burlington Public […]

 
 

Faith tested in fire

Faith tested in fire

Notre Dame blaze resurrects memories of local church conflagration By Jason Arndt Editor When Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris caught fire last week, parishioners and other supporters ran into the 13th-century structure and grabbed whatever they could save as firefighters arrived to battle the blaze. Those sights and the terror […]

 
 
 
 
 

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