In this week’s Standard Press…

Town of Burlington residents and business owners had reason to rejoice last week when crews finally competed the reconstruction of McHenry Street.

The four months of construction was especially difficult for retailers and restaurants, who lost customers as a result of the detour.

For this and other stories see the Oct. 13 edition of the Burlington Standard Press. The newspaper will be on sale at local retail outlets on Thursday and subscribers will receive their copies with Thursday’s mail.

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


COURT NEWS: A Silver Lake man was charged with a fourth offense of driving with a revoked license in Burlington. James F. Beecroft Jr., 53, is charged with operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license, fourth offense; three counts of felony bail jumping; and failure to install an ignition interlock device.


WISCONSIN WATCH: Beyond hunger – Recovery programs seek to solve food waste – and insecurity – in Wisconsin.


A NEW BRAND: The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce wants the community to Experience Burlington, literally, with the agency planning to rebrand itself to the latter before the end of the year


DELAYED ACTION: After hearing from a series of concerned residents during a Public Hearing on Tuesday, the Burlington Plan Commission decided to table a rezone map amendment, which would pave the way for a gravel mining operation on parcels along McHenry Street.


DAM OPINIONS: Readers weigh in with their opinions on the upcoming referendum regarding the future of the Echo Lake Dam


PERFECT SLC SEASON: The Burlington girls volleyball team completed its Southern Lakes Conference regular season slate with an unbeaten record after a three-set sweep on Monday at Waterford.




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