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:

Feature Stories:

  • Superintendent of Public Works John Sanchez and the Board of Selectmen gave certificates of appreciation to DPW member Rick Haynes
  • The Burlington Historical Society took first place in the Fourth of July float contest
  • Anthony, now 1-years-old, would have gone through life with a feeding and breathing tubes if his family hadn't found the right doctor who knew the right procedure


  • U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren joined us live on July 13 to answer your questions. Here's a short recap of the Q&A session
  • Burlington's state senator meets a famous colleague
  • In our inaugural “Red Commonwealth" survey, influential Republicans paint an early picture for November's general election
  • A portion of the turnpike on the Burlington and Bedford line will be restricted and detours will be set up starting next Monday morning
  • Board members voted 6-0 to recommend favorable to Town Meeting the zoning change from general industrial to open space


  • Wegman's plans to have the demolition and site preparation finished this September
  • Company's philosophy grounded in traditional Christian values, says President Dan Cathy

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 July 9 to 10
  • Police also questioned workers after report of possible assault following accident
  • A 20-year-old male was struck while crossing the street
  • Burlington Police Department logs from July 13 to 15


  • Cooking with Sheila: Looking for an easy recipe to use up the berries in your fridge? Here is a great one for you to try
  • Life in the Mom Lane: A pair of sports quotes serve as a reminder for one local mom


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