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In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      City of Burlington officials continue to explore creating a Tax Incremental Financing District that would accommodate a massive residential development on the city’s south side. The proposed development – to be located along Pine Street (Highway 83) near the Burlington Manufacturing and Office Park – includes approximately 300 housing […]

 
 

Car wash gets green light

Car wash gets green light

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Tidal Wave Auto Spa, a Georgia-based company, plans to set up in the City of Burlington with a new full-service car wash facility. The building will be on Milwaukee Avenue between Landmark Credit Union and Performance Tire and Auto Service. The Plan Commission, which approved […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      City of Burlington officials have finalized details, including a series of four informational meetings related to the Nov. 8 Echo Lake Dam advisory referendum. The goal, according to city officials, is to provide the information that will encourage voters to make informed decisions. The informational meetings are among the […]

 
 

Building renovation gets green light

Building renovation gets green light

Owners plan retail and short-term rentals By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Plans to renovate a vacant and decaying downtown property into four short-term rental units cleared another hurdle on Tuesday when the Common Council endorsed a certificate of appropriateness to alter the building’s exterior. The certificate of appropriateness, which the […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     Drug overdoses are on the rise in Racine County and problem is linked to the rise in opioid use – especially fentanyl, which is relatively inexpensive and easy to get. Officials in Racine County and across the country have taken notice and are looking for ways to reverse the […]

 
 

Not a waste of time

Not a waste of time

Local Clean Sweep event properly disposes of hazardous materials By Jason Arndt Staff Writer A steady stream of more than 400 vehicles passed through the City of Burlington Department of Public Works facility on Saturday when multiple communities participated in the annual Clean Sweep. The 2022 City of Burlington Joint […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      The questions have been finalized and the days are counting down until the Nov. 9 election when City of Burlington residents will vote to remove or improve the Echo Lake Dam. City officials are now working to educate the public on the two options through directed mail pamphlets and […]

 
 

It’s official: City adopts new logo

It’s official: City adopts new logo

It’s designed to refresh Burlington’s image By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The City of Burlington touted itself as “Chocolate City, USA” for more than three decades. However, on Aug. 16, the city tossed the moniker, adopting a new logo and branding without a tagline at a Common Council meeting. The […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      A recent fatal crash at the intersection of highways A and J has spurred Racine County officials pump up the volume in their call for changes that will make the intersection safer. The intersection is infamous for horrific crashes – some of them causing death as one did earlier […]

 
 

Flight for Life commits to long-term presence

Flight for Life commits to long-term presence

Medical transport helicopter service to build permanent hangar By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Since last November, Flight for Life medical helicopter service has leased space at the Burlington Municipal Airport, with plans to construct a permanent hangar. The plans, according to city officials, also include a holding tank, helicopter pad […]

 
 
 
 
 

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