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:

  • An image gallery of Burlington's Memorial Day services
  • Patrick "Pat" Roche, who co-founded Roche Brothers supermarkets, has died at the age of 83
  • The two new positions are an Accounting Budget Analyst and Human Resources Assistant

Feature Stories:

  • Share your traditions for how you mark the holiday
  • Businesses provide teams and sponsorships
  • Congratulations to the graduates!
  • BSTC still accepting new members as of Memorial Day weekend
  • A letter from Burlington's Director of Veteran Affairs Robert Hogan
  • The Red Devils weren't able to hold out against Wayland on Tuesday
  • Henry DeSimone of Burlington awarded degree in Financial Management during Salve Regina University's 62nd commencement


  • Former Ward 6 Alderman-at-Large Charlie Shapiro has already received an endorsement for his candidacy in the Governor's Council Third District
  • Employees come out to help raise money for cancer research
  • Democratic contender for U.S. Senate seat reportedly acknowledges she told schools of her heritage, but after she was hired
  • The motion to reconsider article 5 was defeated Wednesday night
  • A letter to the editor from Town Meeting Member Gary B. Kasky

Police & Fire:

  • Burlington Police Department logs for May 13 to 14
  • Burlington Police Department logs for May 15 to 17
  • Burlington Police Logs from May 18 to 20


  • Cooking With Sheila: Celebrate Memorial Day with an All American cookout staple. The burger
  • Life in the Mom Lane: While BBQs and baseball are fun, it's important to remember why days like Monday are so important


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