City plans to replace sections of sidewalks

Homeowners would have to pay half the cost of project By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Homeowners living along sections of eight City of Burlington streets will likely be asked to pay half the cost of replacing sidewalks running through their properties in 2012. The City Council, meeting as a […]


Here comes the sludge

City turns to private contractor for its dirtiest job By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief The City of Burlington is getting out of that dirty business known as sludge spreading. But how much that change represents in money savings or staff efficiency remains to be seen. Turning over the handling […]


Some (but not all) questions about sanitary district answered

By Tracy Ouellette Staff writer At a special Town of Waterford Sanitary District meeting held Feb. 8, commissioners responded to most  – but not all – questions posed by the Waterford Post about WSD’s finances. In an email earlier sent to each Commissioner, the Post had specifically asked for input […]


Town sewer district plans draw public challenges

Town sewer district plans draw public challenges

Concerns rise over possible town hall sale and hiked rates By Patricia Bogumil Staff Writer Definitely, the Town of Waterford Sanitary District (WSD) wants to raise cash. Maybe, the Town of Waterford municipal building is up for sale. And, absolutely, sanitary district rates are going up. All of which has […]


City Council rejects earlier alcohol sales

Partners2 group lobbied against earlier sales time By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Lacking a compelling argument in favor of allowing retail stores to sell alcoholic beverages two hours earlier – and hearing a plea not to do so – the Burlington City Council voted down the measure Tuesday night. […]


Local church offers Valentine events

Yorkville United Methodist Church, 17645 Old Yorkville Road, has announced its upcoming Valentine’s events.   Singing Valentines On Monday, Feb. 13, choir members will send a singing Valentine to a special person of your choice. The cost is $10 with a Valentine song and message being delivered via telephone call […]


Jaycees cancel fishing derby, but the fun is still on

Unsafe ice conditions force changes in fundraising event By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer The Burlington Jaycees “Off the Hook” ice fishing derby is now off the schedule. Due to unsafe ice conditions, the Jaycees announced Monday that the planned ice-fishing part of the event was canceled. However, the party and […]


Forum draws mixed reactions from observers

Current board president says the ‘devil is in the details’ By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff Writer After all was said and done Tuesday night at the School Board candidates’ forum sponsored by WeVoteBurlington, it might be fair to say reactions were mixed. Reaction from the five-member panel of questioners varied from […]


A look at the challengers

A look at the challengers

Incumbents absent as School Board hopefuls share their visions By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer One candidate spoke from the perspective of a single mom, another from the experience of having three children attend schools in the Burlington Area School District. Another wanted to see fiscal responsibility, and a fourth stressed […]


They’re not in Kansas anymore

The Lion (Zach Mehring), the Scarecrow (Andrew Sember) and Dorothy (Elizabeth Zampino) try to avoid the clutches of the evil monkeys during a recent rehearsal for Catholic Central High School's production of "The Wizard of Oz." (Photo by Jennifer Eisenbart)

CCHS thespians ready to take the yellow brick road to Oz By Jennifer Eisenbart Staff writer Dorothy’s amazing journey “Over the Rainbow” and into the land of Oz will be told on the Catholic Central High School stage starting Friday with the CCHS Just Off Broadway production of “The Wizard […]


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