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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      School districts typically don’t release information regarding disciplinary action against students. But the Burlington Area School District – criticized by some in recent months for its handling of racially charged incidents – took the extraordinary step last week of announcing how it handled a series of incidents that occurred […]

 
 

Town voters trim list of board candidates

Town voters trim list of board candidates

Czaplewski, Fliss advance to April 6 election for Town Board By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Voters in the Town of Burlington advanced supervisor candidates Neal Czaplewski and Brian Fliss to the April 6 Spring Election in Tuesday’s lone local primary race, according to unofficial tallies from the Racine County Clerk’s […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

It’s been nearly a year since a global coronavirus pandemic was declared and recent trends suggest the number of cases here is on a steady decline. Whether that trend is a function of the usual post-holiday winter hibernation or some other combination of factors remains to be seen. However, with […]

 
 

BASD plans to move administrative offices

BASD plans to move administrative offices

Swap could cost as much as $1.5 million, officials estimate By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Area School District advanced plans to relocate its district office to the district-owned building at 209 Wainwright Avenue following approval from the School Board Monday. The building is adjacent to Karcher Middle School […]

 
 

A state of limbo

A state of limbo

ChocolateFest in 2021 likely hinges on permit approval By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief It’s a question that many in the Burlington area are anxious to answer: Will there be a ChocolateFest or similar festival on Memorial Day weekend in 2021? At this point, however, the answer is nothing more […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The organizers of ChocolateFest are eager and willing to pull together a festival for Memorial Day weekend. But – and this is a big but – it does them no good to sink all that time and effort into a community celebration if they won’t be granted a permit […]

 
 

Residents can view vision for 2040

Residents can view vision for 2040

City’s planning process includes open houses on future growth By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The City of Burlington is hosting a series of in-person, socially distant, open houses to discuss the Burlington Vision 2040 plan with a session scheduled from 1 until 4 p.m. on Thursday at Veterans Terrace, 589 […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Echo Lake and the dam that creates it are longtime fixtures of Burlington’s downtown that are among the community’s signature views. However, with the dam now considered a “significant hazard,” by the state because its inability handle severe floods, the clock is ticking on its future. City officials are […]

 
 

A song of love

A song of love

CCHS choir poised to deliver singing Valentines By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Love and music have been intertwined since time immemorial. There are few things that tug at the heartstrings as poignantly as a well-penned and performed song. It’s a pairing that provides a sublime bridge over the gap […]

 
 

Future of dam is in city’s hands

Future of dam is in city’s hands

Structure at Echo Lake will have to change by 2025, officials say By Jason Arndt Staff Writer City officials said the Echo Lake dam in Burlington will more than likely change in the future. But they acknowledge there are many lingering questions ranging from cost, dam modifications and even removing […]

 
 
 
 
 

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