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Council gives unanimous nod to Maple Avenue zoning panned by planning board; and to...

Burlington’s city council has signed off on a controversial rezoning request that will allow commercial development to penetrate deeper into the historically residential areas of Maple Avenue that lie...

Burlington mulls new regulations for vape shops and similar ventures

Burlington’s municipal leaders are contemplating a new set of development rules that could take some of the wind out of an up-and-coming subclass of retail. These proposed measures, which were...

Council dragged into debate about transgender performances

The national quarrel about transgender acceptance made an unbidden appearance in Burlington this week when a Graham resident confronted Burlington’s elected leaders about an upcoming event at the city’s...

Burlington city council holds emergency meeting to clear the books of unspent federal...

Burlington’s city council held a brief emergency meeting on Friday in order to attend to a last-minute detail in the year-long process for Burlington to become a regional clearing...

Planning board recommends commercial rezoning for South Church Street lots

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a rezoning request that calls for a range of low-intensity commercial and institutional uses along an undeveloped stretch of South Church Street. This...

Nurse wanted for embezzling opioids from Burlington Hospice

A hospice nurse from Greensboro has been accused of embezzling large quantities of an opioid-based pain killer from her employer in Alamance County. Lindsay Story is currently wanted for misappropriating...

Select Bank to move to South Church Street location

Burlington's Select Bank will move from its current location at 166 Huffman Mill Road to a larger, but now vacant, bank building nearby on South Church Street. The new location,...

Burlington planning board hears plans for University Drive location for Culver’s

It was a tale of two restauranteurs in Burlington on Monday as the city’s planning and zoning commission dealt two contrasting verdicts to a pair of rezoning requests that...

New electric buses to join Link Transit system this week

A pair of electric buses sit at the ready outside an industrial garage along Troxler Road that houses the rolling stock of Burlington’s Link Transit bus system. These state-of-the-vehicles are...

Burlington city council hears plans to widen sidewalks, cut on-street parking in downtown business...

Burlington’s city council has agreed to move forward with a “streetscaping” plan for the city’s downtown business district that would give pedestrians more of a leg up as they...

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