He lived his formative years in the Burlington area and moved on to become one of the most well-respected character actors in Hollywood.

Gregory Itzin, who died July 8 at 74, left an indelible mark wherever he went and is now being remembered for his talent and graciousness.

The story of Itzin’s Burlington connections is among the top articles 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 edition:


COURT NEWS: A Burlington man whose bomb threat shut down a section of Waterford for three hours July 5 has been charged with a single count of disorderly conduct. David Brown, 52, was charged with the misdemeanor July 6 in Racine County Circuit Court.


PLANS FOR AN INN: For several years, a downtown historic property at Chestnut and Dodge streets served multiple purposes while its condition deteriorated. But that could soon change under a conditional use permit the Burlington Plan Commission is considering.


IN MY OPINION: Writer questions why Burlington has not given serious consideration to the possibility of additional grant funds for removal of the Echo Lake Dam.


CAMPING WITH A STAR: Former Wisconsin Badgers star and Wisconsin hoops legend Sam Dekker is coming to the area this weekend, and boys and girls from first grade throughout high school are welcome to attend the two-day instructional camp.


ALL SLN TEAM: Burlington pitcher Morgan Klein again emerges as the top player for the All Southern Lakes Newspapers softball team.