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Just as police get arrest in one homicide, another occurs; that suspect, a 15-year-old...

Just as they wrapped up one murder investigation, police in Burlington have opened another, following the death of a 28-year-old Burlington resident who was gunned down earlier this week. UPDATE:...

Planning board recommends extension of commercial use along Church St.

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has unanimously endorsed a rezoning request that would extend commercial use to the entirety of a small lot at 1620 South Church Street, near...

Defunct pharmacy could be rezoned for medical offices

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a rezoning request that would restore a healthcare-related use to a defunct pharmacy along Harden Street that the county is currently leasing...

Planning board seeks delay in 41-acre residential project near former BMOC

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has postponed its decision on a rezoning request that, if approved, would allow a high-density residential development to go up on 41 acres just...

Mayor-elect wants to move beyond politics, get “back to reality”

It isn’t unusual for political leaders to claim a disinterest in the trappings of power. But this common political trope seems to have a ring of authenticity in the...

Child hit by gunfire while asleep in Shaw Street home

Burlington police are now investigating the seemingly inadvertent shooting of a 10-year-old while asleep at his home on Shaw Street in east Burlington. Police report that earlier today, they learned...

City council OKs self-storage center in west Burlington near Ashley Woods

Burlington’s city council has agreed to let a local developer erect a three-story building to house a self-storage facility and other sundry businesses at the intersection of South Church...

Police chief seeks civilians to push paper so officers can spend more time on...

Burlington’s city council has given the city’s police department a green light to add four new civilian positions in order to relieve some of the workload on the department’s...

What’s the plan for area where land cleared along Tucker Street?

QUESTION: Why has a large swath of forested land along Tucker Street been recently cleared of its trees? ANSWER: Much of the development activity along Burlington’s Tucker Street has occurred...

7-Eleven planned for former Shoney’s location in Burlington

A leading convenience store chain may be about to take a “Big Gulp” out of one of busiest thoroughfares in Burlington. The city’s planning department received a set of architectural...

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