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Organizers plan an egg-cellent explosion of color

Organizers plan an egg-cellent explosion of color

Annual DRIVEN egg hunt set for Saturday at BHS The gymnasium floor at Burlington High School will become a colorful mosaic of 14,000 eggs Saturday for the 12th annual DRIVEN Egg Hunt. While most of the eggs contain treats, several will hold tickets for special prizes for the finders. The […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

Voters throughout the Burlington area will decide several races in Tuesday’s Spring Election.       Topping the local ballot is the Board of Education race in the Burlington Area School District where incumbents Kevin Bird and Barry Schmaling are challenged by Aaron Melby and Ryan Mueller. The race for School Board […]

 
 

Council seeks answers on Echo Lake options

Council seeks answers on Echo Lake options

Master plan expected to help city officials decide to keep or remove dam By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Engineering consultant Ayres Associates, Inc. will move forward with an Echo Lake Park Master Planning project under a contract unanimously approved Tuesday by the Burlington Common Council. The council discussed the matter […]

 
 

Gratefully mourning

Gratefully mourning

Family escapes fire, but loses beloved home By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief Standing outside her burned out and waterlogged home Tuesday, M.T. Boyle was a roiling stew of mixed emotions. She said she was eternally grateful for the heroic actions of her 15-year-old daughter – who roused the five […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      It’s difficult to imagine how terrifying it would be to wake up in the middle of the night to see your house on fire. Racine County Circuit Court Judge Tim Boyle and his family faced that reality early Saturday morning and it was his 15-year-old daughter who emerged the […]

 
 

An enduring connection

An enduring connection

Patients, colleagues mourn loss of a ‘rare person’ By Ed Nadolski Editor in Chief David Corbett recalls one of his first encounters with his new doctor – a Polish woman who was less than half his size – with a bit of awe and a heart full of admiration. Corbett, […]

 
 

What to do about alleys?

What to do about alleys?

With many crumbling, city searches for funding answer By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The City of Burlington has many deteriorating alleys, with some rated in poor condition, but faces a dilemma in how to pay for resurfacing and reconstruction projects. For several years, the city has opted not to perform […]

 
 

In this week’s Standard Press…

In this week’s Standard Press…

      City of Burlington residents who live along alleys, face increasingly deteriorated pavement and potentially large costs to repair it. Meanwhile, city officials are trying to decide whether to share the cost with residents. The situation has created a municipal paralysis that some aldermen want cured. The city’s alley quandary […]

 
 

City extends Senior Center lease to three years

City extends Senior Center lease to three years

Organization will continue to operate in facility rent-free By Jason Arndt Staff Writer The Common Council on Tuesday decided to move forward with a plan to allow the Burlington Senior Activity Center to hold a three-year rent-free lease instead of the typical annual renewal. The Senior Center, 587 E. State […]

 
 

City poised for further study of Echo Lake alternatives

City poised for further study of Echo Lake alternatives

Engineer’s work would provide insight in run-up to likely referendum By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While a decision on the Echo Lake Dam won’t be made for months the Burlington Common Council continues to explore options leading up to a potential November referendum. The council, which has not taken an […]

 
 
 
 
 

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