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 2012 Burlington Relay for Life has raised $143,000 with more donations still coming in
  • Burlington Police found 13 marijuana plants and $10,000 in growing equipment in home on Lexington Street
  • Christopher Piantedosi, 39, was indicted yesterday by a grand jury in the Middlesex District Court on charges of murder and malicious damage of property over $250

Feature Stories:

  • The iPads, which will be used for educational purposes, were made possible by fundraising by the Fox Hill PTO
  • Ticks are being found in higher numbers in surrounding areas this year
  • Want to play ball this summer? Find out how to get involved
  • Patch Snap is an occasional post that features pictures from around Burlington or Burlington residents out and about
  • Last Saturday's Cancer Walk and 5k Walk was a huge success despite the rain
  • After 35 years at WBUR and 25 with NPR, Tom and Ray Magliozzi are hanging up their microphones


  • Gap Inc.'s Athleta is opening today in the Burlington Mall
  • Former local couple now runs two Boston-style sub shops in San Diego, featuring a "Burlington" and a "Lynnfield" sandwich for their former towns
  • Check out our new Visions for Vacancies feature where you tell us what you want to see in an empty storefront

Police & Fire:

  • Burlington Police Logs from May 21 to 23
  • Burlington Police Logs from May 24 to 26
  • The man pictured here allegedly pretended to help an 85-year-woman with her car before fleeing with her purse
  • Burlington Police Department logs from May 27 to 28
  • Burlington Police Department logs from May 29 to 31


  • Cooking with Sheila: Kick your chicken soup recipe up a notch by adding curry, coconut milk and cauliflower


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