Burlington

District cranks up PR machine

Officials attempt to put budget actions in perspective By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer If there is one thing that has frustrated Burlington Area School District Superintendent David Moyer throughout the last two months, it’s been what he feels is misinformation being circulated in the community. “I think that there’s been […]

 
 

Magic added to Spooky City lineup

Magic added to Spooky City lineup

A magic show has been added to the list of events included in this year’s 22nd annual Spooky City Saturday in downtown Burlington. Members of the Milwaukee Society of Magicians will provide close-up and stage magic shows at the Plaza Theater beginning at noon. Following the show, the Western Racine […]

 
 

Local businesses prepare for new gun law

They’ll have to decide whether to prohibit weapons on premises By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Like it or hate it, life in the State of Wisconsin is set to change Nov. 1. The state’s new concealed carry law will go into effect next Tuesday, and while the City of Burlington […]

 
 

Tax levy becomes a line in the sand

Residents can make their feelings known Monday By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The Burlington Area School District’s contentious tax levy approval process will reach a crescendo Monday when residents throughout the district will have a chance to be heard at an annual meeting redo. With the state deadline for approval […]

 
 

Here’s the lowdown on Monday’s school district meeting

Here’s a brief explanation of Monday’s meeting of the electors in the Burlington Area School District.                   What: The Burlington Area School District will host it’s second meeting of school district electors this year for the purpose of establishing a tax levy for the 2011-12 school year.                   When/Where: Monday, […]

 
 

District officials make their case for tax levy

Here is a copy of the “Quick Facts” document  that is being distributed by officials in the Burlington Area School District in advance of Monday’s meeting of school district residents. In the document, officials attempt to explain the forces at work on the current budget and, to some degree, the […]

 
 

Even with new structure, city parking issues linger

Complaints lodged over long-term lot use of downtown lot By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Think Burlington’s downtown parking issues were solved with the opening of a parking structure earlier this year? Think again. The City of Burlington Common Council found itself looking at another set of parking problems Tuesday night, […]

 
 

Man charged after drunken girl, 13, is left at roadside

A 19-year-old Burlington man is facing reckless endangerment charges for allegedly leaving a drunken and unconscious 13-year-old girl by the side of the road after apparently attempting to take the girl and her friend from a drinking party to their homes. Brandon J. Collins was charged Monday in Racine County […]

 
 

Sale of DPW site ends bitter saga

Deal reached to sell site for use as new auto parts store By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The City of Burlington Common Council put a triumphant twist on the winding saga of its former Department of Public Works facility Tuesday by agreeing to sell the building and a one-acre parcel […]

 
 

Teachers are paying more for insurance, School Board member says

Higher deductibles, copays amount to 15 percent contribution By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer After hearing criticism that teachers were not paying a percentage of their premiums as part of the 2011-2012 Burlington Area School District budget, School Board Member Larry Anderson made a point that many district residents may not […]

 
 
 
 
 

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