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WANTED: Burlington Police Dept. seeks public’s help in locating 9 suspects

Burlington's police department is asking for the public's help in locating nine individuals wanted for various crimes, three of them for felony charges.  Meanwhile the police department expresses thanks...

Burlington’s planning commission gives go-ahead recommendation for 205 apts. along St. Mark’s Church Road

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a developer’s proposal for 205 rental apartments along St. Mark’s Church Road. The commission’s members voted 7-to-0 in favor of these apartments after...

What was man doing putting girl in trunk of car?

Burlington police are asking for the public's help in addressing a suspicious sighting Thursday afternoon. Officers responded around 1:10 p.m. to what was termed a "suspicious condition call" around Elmira...

City mgr. says newly-formed police advisory group will have added assignment: input on qualities...

When Jeff Smythe left Show Low, Arizona in 2013 to become Burlington’s new chief of police, he didn’t initially imagine that he’d still be in the position when the...

Planning commission endorses residential rezoning near airport, 4-3, over staff objection

Burlington’s planning and zoning commission has endorsed a rezoning request that would allow a Burlington native to build a home next to the site of his childhood home along...

Planning staff, planning commission endorse Samet’s request for office rezoning near hospital

Burlington’s planning staff is sometimes seen as a rather inflexible guardian in assessing various rezoning requests in compliance with the city’s long-term land use plan and recommending against those...

Burlington police: body found in abandoned home ID’d as missing Burlington man

Police in Burlington have identified a body found in an abandoned home along Trade Street as the remains of a 60-year-old man who was reported missing in January. According to...

Burlington police chief to retire

Burlington police chief J. Jeffrey "Jeff" Smythe intends to retire from his post within the next few months. Smythe advised city manager Hardin Watkins yesterday that he would like to...

Burlington city council postpones two public hearings on controversial items forwarded from planning board

Burlington’s city council postponed action on two potentially controversial issues Tuesday night during the council's semi-monthly meeting. Two public hearings were scheduled, but both were postponed until the council's next...

Burlington council approves first 16 members of new community police advisory team

Burlington’s city council has unanimously approved a slate of 16 appointees to the city’s new community police advisory team. The council formally tapped these 16 individuals Tuesday night from a...

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