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A Look at This Week's News

A look back at some of the stories covered by Burlington Patch this week.

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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 votes are in and counted and the results of the Board of Selectmen and Planning Board races have been announced
  • b.good Burgers will be grilling up burgers for students at the High School this Friday and may become the school district's hamburger supplier
  • The Town of Burlington and the Keurig Company are in negotiations over a TIF tax agreement as the coffee supplier eyes Burlington for new headquarters

Feature Stories:

  • Jean Russell, of Burlington, is one of five women being celebrated at the YWCA's 18th Annual Academy of Women Achievers Celebration Luncheon on Monday
  • Running in the marathon this year? Let us know and fill out a Burlington Patch trading card
  • The Burlington Education Foundation to hold 8th Annual Exercise for Education 5K Road Race and Family Fun Run
  • The Burlington Relay for Life Team Campers Against Cancer is holding a pottery painting fundraiser on April 22
  • Young singers from around the area, including six from Burlington, performed at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading
  • Looking for neighborhood bargains? Here's a list of area yards sales to check out

Government:

  • Members of the board and Burlington's new Town Administrator John Petrin signed the employment contract during Monday's meeting
  • Sen. Kenneth Donnelly was honored by the Massachusetts Police Association and the Medical Advisory Committee
  • Candidates for Board of Selectmen and Planning Board participated in a Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce debate Wednesday morning

Business:

  • StudyPoint, founded by Burlington resident Richard Enos with his business partner Gregory Zumas, was once again named to the Boston Business Journal’s Pacesetters list
  • Who won the weekly poll

Police & Fire:

  • Burlington Fire Chief Steve Yetman said fallen branches and little precipitation have created good conditions for fires
  • Burlington Police Logs for April 2 to 5

Misc:

  • Inexperienced marathoners are warned not to run on Monday.

Columns:

  • The Burlington Public Library has a wide variety of upcoming programs and events
  • Pet of the Week: You can adopt this cat and other pets from Animal Rescue Rescue League Boston today
  • Cooking with Sheila: Here is a super easy slow cooker recipe for chicken chili

Polls:

  • Lawmakers are looking to pass a bill that would put pets on the list of distractions for drivers in Rhode Island
  • Voters are turning out at Burlington High for today's Burlington Town Election

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