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.

We're going to continue trying out our Week in Review in list form. Let us know what you think about the new format in the comments section: 

Top stories of the week:

Top Stories:

Feature Stories:

  • The Girl Scouts celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the organization this month and the selectman celebrated all the organization does for the community and the girls involved
  • A look at what was the most popular movie rentals from all Burlington Redbox locations last week
  • Running in the marathon this year? Let us know and fill out a Burlington Patch trading card
  • Tim Gunn, host of Project Runway, was at the Burlington Mall last week for the debut of the 2012 Lucky Brand Jeans collection
  • Purchase a brick for the Grand View Farm renovation project and have it inscribed with a personal message
  • Caring Bunny Hopping Into Town For Children with Special Needs The Caring Bunny, a program to give children with special needs a low-stress way to get a picture with the Bunny during the Easter Season, will be at the Burlington Mall this Sunday morning



  • Burlington Patch sat down with Selectmen Ralph Patuto to discuss his campaign for re-election to the Burlington Board of Selectmen
  • Burlington Patch sat down with Planning Board Candidate John Kelly to discuss his campaign and why he is running for the board
  • Burlington Patch sat down with Planning Board Candidate Barbara L'Heureux to discuss her campaign and why she is running for the board
  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is April 13, the day before the Burlington Town Election
  • MBTA staff will present the solution to the MBTA Board for its approval April 4. If approved, the changes would be effective July 1
  • A letter to the editor in support of Michael Runyan for Selectman

Police & Fire:

  • Burlington PD to receive $5,000 from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to address teen drinking
  • Burlington Police Logs for March 13 to 15
  • Burlington Police Logs for March 16 to 17
  • Do Kyun Kim, 18, of Burlington will be arraigned in Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn on April 2 on charges of rape, indecent assault and batter and making threats


  • The Burlington Public Library has a wide variety of upcoming programs and events
  • Cooking With Sheila: Modernize the traditional pork chop and applesauce dinner. Try this pineapple salsa instead
  • Pet of the Week: This cat and others are up for adoption through Lots of Love Cat Rescue


J. Parker April 01, 2012 at 06:32 PM
Richard, what happened to the news on Muller Glen/Symes LLC development that was approved by the Planning Board on March 29th?!
Richard Hosford (Editor) April 01, 2012 at 07:18 PM
Hi J. Parker, it's coming! There was a lot from that one meeting. I led Friday with the Target recommendation decision, so still have Muller Road, Wayside and a piece on the retiring members. I hope to have it all wrapped up and posted tomorrow and Tuesday. Thanks for the note!


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