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Burlington mayor gets no traction with council members on suggestion to end city’s contract...

Burlington’s mayor found himself out on a very deserted limb this week when he tried to persuade the rest of the city council to drop the locally-based auditing firm...

City agrees to help subsidize co.’s plans for Lakeside Mill renovation

A company that transforms recycled materials into luxury furnishings has approached the city of Burlington about a plan to refurbish a vacant textile mill to serve as its corporate...

Possibility of disc golf course being added at city’s traditional golf course? Rec...

A push to bring disc golf to the county’s only municipal golf course fell a bit short of the green this week as Burlington’s recreation and parks director recommended...

City seeks federal funds to hire more firefighters

Burlington’s city council has given the city’s fire department the go-ahead to apply for a federal grant that would allow it to beef up its force by four additional...

How much new city staff (and money) will be needed to inspect chicken houses?

A recurring discussion about “backyard chickens” came back home to roost in Burlington this week as city staff members reported back to Burlington’s city council on the projected personnel...

WANTED: Burlington Police Dept. seeks public’s help in locating 9 suspects

Burlington's police department is asking for the public's help in locating nine individuals wanted for various crimes, three of them for felony charges.  Meanwhile the police department expresses thanks...

Burlington’s planning commission gives go-ahead recommendation for 205 apts. along St. Mark’s Church Road

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a developer’s proposal for 205 rental apartments along St. Mark’s Church Road. The commission’s members voted 7-to-0 in favor of these apartments after...

What was man doing putting girl in trunk of car?

Burlington police are asking for the public's help in addressing a suspicious sighting Thursday afternoon. Officers responded around 1:10 p.m. to what was termed a "suspicious condition call" around Elmira...

City mgr. says newly-formed police advisory group will have added assignment: input on qualities...

When Jeff Smythe left Show Low, Arizona in 2013 to become Burlington’s new chief of police, he didn’t initially imagine that he’d still be in the position when the...

Planning commission endorses residential rezoning near airport, 4-3, over staff objection

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a rezoning request that would allow a Burlington native to build a home next to the site of his childhood home along...

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