The chance to use $2 million in federal road repaving funds has the City of Burlington working in overdrive to secure the money for a major artery.

If all aspects fall into place, the city will be able to repave Milwaukee Avenue from Teut Road to Highway W in 2023.

The chance to nab the federal roadway funding is among the top stories in this week’s edition of the Burlington Standard Press.

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Here’s a look at some of the other stories in this week’s Standard Press:

 

BASD OFFERS 4K EXPANSION: Beginning next fall, the Burlington Area School District will add full-day 4K and expand before/after-school care capacity. District officials said the programs have been expanded in response to parent requests.

 

COURT NEWS: A preliminary hearing was scheduled for June 8 for a South Africa man charged with beating a carnival worker in Burlington. Albertus L. Van Der Merwe, 23, of Sonlanbac, South Africa, was charged May 31 in Racine County Circuit Court with substantial battery and disorderly conduct.

 

B-TOWN SOUNDS: Area residents will have the chance Thursday to kickoff the 10th season of the B-Town Sounds concert series and offer their input on proposed plans for the future of Echo Park and the Echo Lake dam. The series opens with a performance by Blues Disciples from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 

JAMBOREE SUCCESS: With the 2022 Burlington Jamboree held under ideal weather conditions and nearly 16,000 people attending the four-day festival, organizers are excited about the prospects for 2023.

 

SHE’S THE FAIREST: Kennedy Bosch said she was humbled and honored to receive the Racine County Fairest of the Fair crown from predecessor Kynzi Cole. Bosch became Fairest of the Fair during a June 3 ceremony at the Racine County Fairgrounds in Union Grove.

 

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK: Summit Players Theatre is returning to live, outdoor performance and will performing Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” on Friday at Bong State Recreation Area in Kansasville.

 

HEARTBREAKER: The Burlington High School softball team was in perfect position June 2 to earn a second straight trip to the state tournament. But a couple of timely hits by Milton and a missed call by an umpire led to an eventual 2-1 sectional final loss.

 

ONE STEP AT A TIME: Burlington’s Eve Dahl may have spent much of her life limited in terms of her movement, but paradance has given her a new outlet.