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:

  • Incumbent Congressman defends wife, denies any ethical lapses, in response to media reports that Eremian brothers say he knew of illegal activities
  • Burlington celebrated Independence Day with a great parade and fun events on the Town Commons

Feature Stories:

  • Thanks to the organizers and donors the 2012 Graduation Night program was a big success
  • Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian visited the young cadets in the 2012 Youth Public Safety Academy. The week was capped off with a graduation ceremony on Friday

Government & Elections:

  • The bill increases public aid while not raising taxes


  • The Boston Globe is reporting that the company that makes audio and video recording equipment is reducing its workforce by about 20 percent
  • The Tavern is currently hiring workers and training set to begin next week

Police & Fire:

  • Our weekly compilation of some of the more, ahem, unusual police reports from around the Boston area. An arrest does not indicate a conviction
  • Burlington Police Department logs from June 20 to 21
  • Burlington Police Department logs from June 22 to 23
  • Rosanne Sliney had claimed her uncle sexually abused her
  • Burlington Police arrested New York residents Amy Boehl and Darwin Gutierrez on charges connected to counterfeit money
  • Burlington Police Department logs from June 24 to 26
  • Cops Say Man Tried to 'Run Down' Salem Police Captain


  • Cooking with Sheila: These easy to make red, white and blue treats are great for little chefs to help with



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