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Candidates for mayor, city council spar over response to gun violence in Burlington

The fight against gun violence triggered a political shootout at a recent meeting of Burlington’s city council as incumbents and challengers went tit for tat in their zeal to...

Nonprofit unveils Willowbrook Veterans Memorial

This weekend saw the long-anticipated removal of a tarp that has, for months, concealed a bronze eagle at Burlington’s Willowbrook Park. The newly-unveiled statue is the centerpiece of a Veterans...

Burlington police close down three sweepstakes cafés

Police in Burlington have pulled the plug on a third suspected sweepstakes café after last week’s forcible closure of two other gaming concerns that were allegedly operating contrary to...

Planning board endorses rezoning for South Church Street self-storage facility on western edge of...

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has given its imprimatur to a mix-use development along South Church Street that would be anchored by a new climate-controlled self-storage facility. The commission’s members...

Planning board OKs light industrial use next to future Muslim cemetery

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a request for light industrial zoning on land next to the proposed site of a Muslim cemetery that Burlington’s city council recently...

Burlington officials reflect on E. coli discovery that prompted recent water quality advisory

An E. coli scare that prompted a “boil water” advisory in Burlington last week was anything but water under the bridge when Burlington’s city council held its latest regularly-scheduled...

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...

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