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Council confirms hosiery mill’s historic status ahead of its proposed conversion to new use

Burlington’s city council has unanimously agreed to confer historic landmark status on a defunct textile mill off of Webb Avenue as a prelude to the mill's proposed conversion into...

Wings to Go owners at odds over management, expenses

The partners in a popular chicken wings franchise in Burlington are having a major legal squabble over who’s in charge that has led to several lawsuits, as well as...

Why are Burlington traffic lights not working properly?

QUESTION: Why do the traffic signals in Burlington seem to be out of order increasingly often? ANSWER: The traffic signals in Burlington aren’t some wag’s idea of a “faith-based” initiative,...

What’s going to be built at corner of South Church Street & St. Mark’s...

Work is well under way on a new Bojangles restaurant along South Church Street in Burlington – not far from the site of another future eatery that the Hursey’s...

Burlington’s council sets timetable for return to in-person meetings

Next meetings, on July 19 and 20, will be in person Burlington’s city council has effectively been shamed into resuming live, in-person meetings after a staff report on the coronavirus...

Burlington to mark its independence from COVID with fireworks show

After 15-months of pandemic-induced restrictions on gatherings, the city of Burlington plans to mark the return to normality with a literal bang when it commemorates Independence Day early next...

Junk collectors backslide; judge issues new order to clean up property and keep...

An illegal junkyard outside of Burlington municipal limits appears to have slowly reconstituted itself in the months since county officials leaned on the property owners to clear out their...

Burlington OKs nearly $1M in subsidies for public infrastructure in new medical park

UPDATE from subsequent city council vote on Thursday morning, June 17, 2021: A package of financial incentives for a new medical park was among the items that Burlington’s city council...

Burlington short on volunteers for some city advisory boards

Burlington’s city council has agreed to keep the slots open for two of the city’s advisory boards and commissioners whose vacancies its members have, so far, been unable to...

Why does city use out-of-state firm to collect fees for fire inspections?

QUESTION: Why has the city of Burlington contracted an out-of-state billing company to collect fees that it recently began to charge area businesses for fire inspections? How much does...

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