Burlington: A Week in Review

A look back at some of the stories covered by Burlington Patch this week.

This was a busy week in Burlington and so a busy week here at Patch. In case you missed any of our stories, here are some of the highlights and links to our articles to help you catch up.

Stories of the week:

Top Stories:

  • The zoning change for the proposed Target/Canyon Site project was denied by Town Meeting last night
  • Burlington High School Junior Prom
  • The Fox Hill School PTO will present 30 new Apple iPads for student education on Friday
  • Who won our weekly poll

Feature Stories:

  • The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life in Burlington is two weeks away
  • Patch Snap is an occasional post that features pictures from around Burlington or Burlington residents out and about
  • The MSMS group Teen LIGHT is holding a charity 5K run for Camp Sunshine, Christopher's Haven and the Dana-Farber Jimmy Fund at the town commons on June 2
  • Patch Snap is an occasional post that features pictures from around Burlington or Burlington residents out and about
  • What was the first Morse code message, first television broadcast and first Tweet
  • Students can bring in worn, but not worn-out, shoes to benefit those who need them


  • The company reported that in fiscal 2011, the brand generated an after-tax loss of approximately $24 million on sales of $40 million
  • After voting to keep the Town Treasurer/Collector position an elected spot rather than appointed one, Town Meeting may revisit the article
  • The MBTA is looking far and wide for a company to run its commuter rail service

Police & Fire:

  • Burlington Police Department logs for May 7 to 9
  • Burlington Police Department logs for May 10 to 12
  • Man allegedly put stolen items in stroller, pushed over a loss prevention officer and fled, all with two children in tow
  • The 2012 national Click It or Ticket program is in full effect day and night


  • Cooking with Sheila: Looking to make a crowd pleasing dessert for your next gathering? Look no further. This easy to make trifle is sure to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth
  • Life in the Mom Lane: Geese don't read mom columns, but they still know what's best for their young, teaching moms a valuable lesson


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