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 first Bobby’s Burger Palace in the Commonwealth should open in the fall
  • The Burlington Breakfast Rotary Club's Fourth of July Parade will kick-off at 10:30 a.m. At 17 Terry Ave and continue to the Commons, where the fun continues

Feature Stories:

  • Fewer than anticipated donors in June means a shortage in available blood stores. Blood drive in Burlington today for all who want to help
  • Black bear sightings from Medfield to Newton
  • Environmental officials captured a black bear in Brookline this afternoon and have confirmed that it is the bear that spent time on the Cape earlier this month
  • Students from multiple disciplines worked this year, and will return in the fall, on the renovation of Grand View Farm
  • Patch Snap is an occasional post that features pictures from around Burlington or Burlington residents out and about
  • Tall ships are coming this weekend. Here are some of the highlights


  • A letter to the public from Rep. Charley Murphy
  • The funds will be used to hire a landscaping engineer to finish the planning of the final stage of the renovation project
  • Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren has agreed to more debates than the Republican senator and has called on Brown to agree to more
  • Patch Snap is an occasional post that features pictures from around Burlington or Burlington residents out and about
  • David Fionda is seeking the Democratic ticket for the 21st Middlesex District
  • Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren react to the Supreme Court's decision on the Affordable Care Ac


  • Roots Yoga held its opened its doors last Friday with a well-attended grand opening

Police & Fire:

  • Police are looking into a string of motor vehicle breaks that have included the theft of GPS units, laptops, IPods and loose change
  • Burlington Police Department logs from June 11 to 13
  • Burlington Police Department logs from June 14 to 16
  • Burlington Police Department logs from June 17 to 19
  • The congressman's brother-in-law spoke out against him after the sentencing


  • Cooking With Sheila: This easy to make seven layer dip is great for parties since it is best served at room temperature and won't take up valued space in the host's fridge
  • Life in the Mom Lane: What are your thoughts on this Marlborough mom's actions? Let us know in the comments section below


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