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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      As the old saying goes, the devil is in the details. Such is the case with the future of the Echo Lake Dam and Echo Lake itself. Removing the dam or upgrading it to state satisfaction is projected at less than half the cost of what is needed to […]

 
 

Sophia’s Promise

Sophia’s Promise

Local family aids others affected by juvenile diabetes By Elena Leshok Contributor Sophia Veit is a junior at Waterford Union High School with big dreams. It started as a wish to help others with similar struggles, and today it is a national organization that helps hundreds of children annually. Sophia’s […]

 
 

Thank you, vets!

Thank you, vets!

      Marty’s Restaurant hosted its 17th annual breakfast for veterans and first responders and their families on Thursday, Nov. 11. Marty’s owners Gonzalo, his wife Mary, and the staff cooked enough scrambled eggs, French toast, biscuits and gravy, ham, sausage, bacon, hash browns, toast, and fresh fruit to serve more […]

 
 

Roundabout eyed at dangerous intersection

Roundabout eyed at dangerous intersection

Crossing at highways 11 and J has seen numerous crashes By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The state Department of Transportation plans to construct a roundabout at a dangerous intersection nestled between the towns of Dover and Burlington on Highway 11, according to local officials. Brian Graziano, Burlington Town Administrator, told […]

 
 

Welcome to the neighborhood

Welcome to the neighborhood

Medical helicopter gets warm reception at Burlington base By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Flight for Life emergency helicopter service officially landed in the City of Burlington earlier this month. But on Monday, in front of hundreds of community members, officials from Flight for Life and the City Burlington celebrated the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Whatever City of Burlington officials decide about the future of the Echo Lake Dam – improve the dam or remove it – the greatest cost going forward will be in dredging the lake or rehabilitating the drained lakebed. Both options pose funding challenges for the city and fail to […]

 
 

Study: It would cost more to remove dam than improve it

Study: It would cost more to remove dam than improve it

City Council to discuss engineer’s study at Tuesday meeting By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Burlington’s City Council on Tuesday is set to have a long-anticipated discussion on a recently completed study of options for the future of Echo Lake Dam. The Common Council – scheduled to meet as a […]

 
 

VETERANS DAY: A hero for the ages

VETERANS DAY: A hero for the ages

Boulden honored as congressional district’s Veteran of the Year Standard Press Staff Bob Boulden joined the United States Marine Corps when he was 18 years old in 1948. He traveled with a small box camera and documented his experiences in Hell Fire Alley and the harrowing trek out of North […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The City of Burlington is working to fundamentally change the way its residents and businesses pay for the system that handles runoff from rain. The goal is to create a dedicated entity with the funds needed to maintain and expand the stormwater infrastructure. But shifting from a system that […]

 
 

New sign honors former WUHS science teacher

New sign honors former WUHS science teacher

Drivers traveling on Barnes Road may notice a new update to the Waterford Union High School Environmental Center. The School Board recently voted to change the name to the Paul Bixler Environmental Center. Bixler is a retired staff member from Waterford Union High School. He served in the science department […]

 
 
 
 
 

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