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WVA has plans to buy shopping center

WVA has plans to buy shopping center

Warehouse-distribution facility would replace former grocery store By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Wisconsin Vision Associates, of Burlington, has experienced unprecedented growth in recent months even amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The longtime contact lens distributor, however, has reportedly run out of space for manufacturing and distribution at its facility at 35263 […]

 
 

Christmas cheer

Christmas cheer

      While 2020 was a dismal year by most accounts, Burlington residents did their best to dispel the darkness with brightly decorated homes for the holiday season. The true meaning of Christmas is reflected in the Nativity scene on the historic truss bridge at the Roger Bieneman residence along the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     The building that housed the former Richter’s Marketplace grocery store in Burlington’s Pine Crest shopping center has been vacant for more than a year. And despite the hopes of many residents to again have another shopping option, it doesn’t appear any retail proposals are imminent for the vacant space. […]

 
 

Man with .262 BAC flees from Burlington police

Man with .262 BAC flees from Burlington police

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 23 for a Burlington man charged with fleeing from police while intoxicated. Mason M. Hudson, 21, was charged Dec. 11 in Racine County Circuit Court with attempting to flee or elude an officer and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, second […]

 
 

Santa’s new digs

Santa’s new digs

Chalet open one more weekend in Burlington By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Families have one last chance to visit the new Santa’s Chalet at Wehmhoff Square Park in Burlington this weekend, according to Jan Ludtke, Executive Director of the Burlington Area Chamber and Commerce. The Burlington Chamber, which launched a […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Anticipation ran high this week within a pandemic-weary public as the first vaccines for coronavirus were shot into the arms of frontline medical workers. While the use of the vaccine was a milestone to celebrate, local officials are preaching patience when it comes to the rollout of the vaccine. […]

 
 

Branen announces run for alderman

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Local business owner seeks first district seat By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Shad Branen, owner of Plaza Theater in Burlington, on Monday announced plans to run for a seat on the Burlington Common Council. Branen, who seeks the first district seat, could face incumbent Susan Kott. Branen said he decided […]

 
 

Property tax bills headed to mailboxes in Burlington

Property tax bills headed to mailboxes in Burlington

Alternative payment options offered with city, town offices closed By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The City of Burlington plans to generate and mail out annual tax bills to homeowners starting next week with some changes because of COVID-19. Steve DeQuaker, City Finance Director, said the city will begin the process […]

 
 

Burlington nears 1,000 COVID cases

Burlington nears 1,000 COVID cases

West end’s case count percentage is on par with rest of county By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The city and town of Burlington as of Tuesday had a combined 926 cases of COVID-19 and 18 deaths due to the disease since March 15, according to state officials. The information, including […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Since March, people have had rely on county or regional numbers to gauge the threat of coronavirus in their communities. That changed this week when the state began to provide statistics by municipality. The community-specific numbers provide a transparency and insight that had been missing. The city and town […]

 
 
 
 
 

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