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Aquatic Center to open June 4

Aquatic Center to open June 4

Cost of memberships remain the same Standard Press Staff The Burlington Community Aquatic Center is being prepared to open for the 2022 season on June 4. This will be the fifth season of operation for the Aquatic Center and membership rates remain the same as they were in 2018, according […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      A 108-year legacy in the grocery business came to an end Wednesday when the Spiegelhoff family sold Gooseberries Fresh Market to a growing Illinois-based grocer. Owner David Spiegelhoff announced the sale to his employees Wednesday morning and by Thursday morning managers from Berkot’s Super Foods were expected to begin […]

 
 

TLC moving to former school building

TLC moving to former school building

Agency will maintain services for homeless during transition By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Burlington-based Transitional Living Center, which provides services for homeless women and children in Western Racine County, is moving its operations to a former school building in the Town of Dover. The move will be complete by […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      Investigators continue to seek out and interview potential victims of a former teacher’s aide at Dyer Elementary School. Daniel Powers, 57, has been charged with sexual assault of a child for inappropriately touching a student at the school. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling said he believes Powers has assaulted […]

 
 

Dyer Elementary School principal placed on leave amid criticism

Dyer Elementary School principal placed on leave amid criticism

Decision comes after former teacher’s aide charged with sexual assault By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Burlington Area School District has placed a Dyer Elementary School principal on leave amid criticism on how administrators responded to allegations of inappropriate contact by a former teacher’s aide. In a letter addressed to […]

 
 

City promotes lieutenant to chief

City promotes lieutenant to chief

Zmudzinski has been with the department 17 years The City of Burlington Police and Fire Commission has selected current Lt. Brian Zmudzinski to be the city’s next police chief. City officials announced the decision Wednesday afternoon. Zmudzinski is poised to replace Mark Anderson, who has been in the position since […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

     It’s every parent’s nightmare to have their child victimized at school by a staff member they should be able to trust. That’s what some parents at Burlington’s Dyer Elementary School are dealing with in the wake of allegations of sexual assault of a student by staff member. A story […]

 
 

Police investigating misconduct allegations against teacher’s aide

School officials say aide is no longer affiliated with district   By Jason Arndt Staff Writer   The City of Burlington Police Department on Friday confirmed it is actively investigating allegations of inappropriate contact with students by a former Dyer Elementary School staff member.   The staff member — who […]

 
 

Police chief announces retirement; city interviews potential replacement

Police chief announces retirement; city interviews potential replacement

  By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The City of Burlington Police and Fire Commission interviewed two candidates to succeed retiring Police Chief Mark Anderson Thursday in a closed session. However, it is unclear if the two candidates are finalists, or if they are officers within the police department, since the […]

 
 

Jefferson St. remake a test case for city

Jefferson St. remake a test case for city

Similar improvements could be incorporated into pending Pine St. project By Jason Arndt Staff Writer City of Burlington officials are exploring ways to soften the downtown area through streetscape improvements and could use the Jefferson Street reconstruction project set for this summer as a test case. The Jefferson Street project, […]

 
 
 
 
 

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