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Catholic Central plans in-person return

Catholic Central plans in-person return

Goal of five-day, eight-hour normal schedule has yet to be approved By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent Officials at Catholic Central High School in Burlington are planning a return to in-person learning this fall, which will include five days a week, eight hours a day with safety precautions. The school’s fourth-year Principal […]

 
 

Proposed beer garden raises concerns

Officials plan to hold open house for neighbors By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A proposed beer garden at Devor Park, just outside the premises of the Burlington Community Aquatic Center, has been placed on hold until the Pool Board discusses the matter with neighbors. The matter was originally placed on […]

 
 

School district goes with hybrid model

School district goes with hybrid model

Elementary students will return to classroom 5 days per week with masks; older students will have a split in-person/virtual schedule By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Area School District Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved a hybrid in-person/virtual instructional model for fall classes and implemented a face covering […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      As the first district in the area to resume classes this fall, the Burlington Area School District is also among the first to announce plans for the resumption of classes in August. BASD will start with a hybrid system that has students in 4K-6 grades involved in regular in-person […]

 
 

Beer garden proposed at Devor Park

Beer garden proposed at Devor Park

It would be offered in conjunction with Aquatic Center, but in separate area By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A beer garden could come to Burlington’s Devor Park under a partnership with the Burlington Community Aquatic Center. The proposed beer garden, which won site plan approval from the Park Board June […]

 
 

Man says he saw Beast of Bray Road in Lyons

Man says he saw Beast of Bray Road in Lyons

Lake Geneva resident claims he saw werewolf-like creature twice in one month By Mike Ramczyk Correspondent With coronavirus affecting thousands, people afraid to leave the house and racial tensions running high in the United States, stories about werewolves can provide quite the necessary distraction. But werewolves? Seriously? Around here, the […]

 
 

Power outage spikes city meeting

Power outage spikes city meeting

Sales tax increase, Maryland Avenue among discussion items By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Midway through the second item of Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole agenda, the City of Burlington lost power and lost its quorum, which caused officials to adjourn the meeting. The Committee of the Whole meeting, held via […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Tuesday’s Burlington Common Council meeting began like any other, but it ended like few – if any – others. The meeting was cut short about 45 minutes into the agenda when a storm blew through the area, knocking down tree limbs and cutting power to several areas of the […]

 
 

County health officials ease COVID-19 recommendations

County health officials ease COVID-19 recommendations

Face coverings, physical distancing still strongly encouraged By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Central Racine County Health Department eased some recommendations related to COVID-19 as its service area continues to experience newly confirmed cases of the disease. The recommendations, according to a June 29 announcement, cover multiple sectors from individuals […]

 
 

Self-proclaimed mafia man charged with sexual assaults of girls

Self-proclaimed mafia man charged with sexual assaults of girls

A Town of Burlington man initially charged with having two pipe bombs at his home was further charged last week with multiple sex offenses involving four girls. Kyle E. Gustin, 37, of the 34000 block of West Chestnut Street, was charged June 18 in Racine County Circuit Court with two […]

 
 
 
 
 

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