For 33 years Spooky City has been a downtown Burlington Halloween tradition.

The event returns on Saturday bigger than ever, according to organizers.

Spooky City is among the top stories in this week’s edition of the Burlington Standard Press. Copies of the newspaper are available at local retail outlets and subscribers will receive their copies with their mail.

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


GRAVEL PIT HEARING: City of Burlington officials plan to resume discussions on a proposed gravel pit along McHenry Street in a Public Hearing set for Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting of the Common Council.


COURT NEWS: A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 3 for a Burlington woman charged with burning her ex-boyfriend’s belongings.


LAWNMOWER RESCUE: While Sheena Burie was working at Queen of Peace Friary in Burlington on Monday morning, the registered nurse of 12 years saw a friar riding a lawnmower, which appeared to have motor trouble. She jumped into action and pulled the man from the burning mower.


OPEN ENROLLMENT: The Burlington Area School District in the 2020-21 school year experienced a net loss of 327 students to open enrollment, according to figures from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction


WEV’E GOT LETTERS: Readers weigh-in on the referendum options for the Echo Lake Dam.


REDEPMTION: The Burlington Demons football team avenged a loss a week earlier by defeating Waterford 27-14 in the first round of WIAA playoffs.