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Child hospitalized after hit-and-run by drunk driver in Burlington

Police in Burlington have arrested a 23-year-old man for a hit-and-run accident that left a 10-year-old child seriously injured. Cody Lee Struck of Burlington was ultimately taken into custody shortly...

Suspect in Burlington murder found and caught in Florida

Sheriff’s deputies in Clay County, Florida have arrested a suspect in the first degree murder of a man who was shot dead in Burlington nearly a month ago. According to...

Burlington among local cities participating in “National Night Out”

Anita Sartin (right) welcomes Kristin Lange and her golden retriever Schnitzel to a National Night Out celebration at Burlington's Willowbrook Park. Since its debut in 1984, National Night Out has...

Planning board doesn’t want to hear from public any more

Four of five members at this week’s meeting want to eliminate future public comments Notwithstanding their service on what is notionally a public body, the members of Burlington’s planning and...

Sale of First Christian UCC falls through when prospective owner’s first check bounces

QUESTION: What happened to the sale of First Christian United Church of Christ in Burlington? ANSWER: The sale didn’t go through, the church treasurer, Ken Little, confirmed Tuesday for The...

Planning board hears plans for sale of Davis Street United Methodist Church

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a pair of proposals that could plant the seeds for two very different facilities to nurture the community’s youth. The first of these...

Congregation prepares for exodus amid plans to repurpose historic church

The plan to set up a pediatric clinic at 606 East Davis Street would inevitably displace the Methodist church that has called this spot home from time immemorial. But the...

Planning board head survives former vice chairman’s failed revolt on 3-2 vote

For what seemed like the nth year in a row, local property manager Richard Parker has been selected by the members of Burlington’s planning and zoning commission to serve...

Planning board OKs change from medium to light industrial use on Anthony Rd.

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission ultimately devoted its shortest discussion on Monday to what proved to be the single-largest parcel which came up for consideration that night. The commission gave...

Planning board OKs rezoning for additional location for Zack’s Hot Dogs

A zoning request that could allow Zack’s Hot Dogs to set up a second location has apparently cut the mustard with Burlington’s planning and zoning commission. During a regularly-scheduled meeting...

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