So, have you noticed those signs at the entrances to City of Burlington parks warning people that dogs are not welcome?

Many people have. And, depending on your viewpoint, those signs are a barrier to a welcoming community or the key to keeping parks safe and sanitary.

Those different opinions are behind a push by Burlington City Council members to review the current ordinance and consider allowing dogs in parks with certain restrictions.

That story tops the news in this week’s edition of the Burlington Standard Press.

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Here’s a look at some of the other stories in this week’s Standard Press:

  • REVENUE LOST: When city officials started implementing a 3 percent wastewater utility rate increase for 2019, they uncovered a costly error accounting for at least $609,000 of lost revenue from specific customers in Burlington.
  • SHOP OF HORRORS: Burlington High School’s production of Broadway smash hit “Little Shop of Horrors” promises to deliver laughter and fun, according to its directors. The production opens a six-show run over two weekends on March 8.
  • DOG SHOOTERS SOUGHT: Kenosha County authorities continue to seek information leading to the arrest of the people responsible for shooting a family dog in the Town of Wheatland.
  • STEEPLE TOPPLES: Officials at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burlington got a humbling lesson in the awesome power of nature at the expense of the church steeple early Monday. The 18-foot-long steeple atop the church was toppled from its perch after being battered for hours by wind gusts that at times exceeded 50 mph.
  • GRAPPLING SUCCESS: Burlington High School sent 10 wrestlers to the WIAA state tournament in Madison last weekend and four came home with finishes in the top five.

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