Blaze Pizza “Blazing It Forward”

Blaze Pizza in Burlington is "Blazing It Forward" with safety protocols and sharable giving to organizations in the Burlington Community....
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Blaze Pizza “Blazing It Forward”

BHS Twins Accept Wrestling Scholarship to Edinboro University

Burlington High School seniors Cam and Zack Soda will be attending Edinboro University on a Wrestling Scholarship. https://youtu.be/GQnDq2M6-IY
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BHS Twins Accept Wrestling Scholarship to Edinboro University

Burlington Resident Sees Cake Business Thrive

BHS Class of 2018 Alum Rita Orchanian launched her cake business, Rita's Cakes, a few years ago and has seen...
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Burlington Resident Sees Cake Business Thrive

Burlington Life: Burlington RC Flyers

Burlington has its very own airfield located inside Mary Cummings Parks where a vibrant group of radio-controlled model aircraft enthusiasts...
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Burlington Life: Burlington RC Flyers

Senior James Johnson Awarded Herald All Scholastic and the Globe All Stars

BHS Cross Country Senior James Johnson has been awarded the Boston Herald All Scholastic and the Boston Globe All Stars...
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Senior James Johnson Awarded Herald All Scholastic and the Globe All Stars

Burlington Police Announce Five Retirements Set for January

Burlington police will be saying a fond farewell to a number of its members next month.  Chief Michael Kent said...
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Burlington Police Announce Five Retirements Set for January

Burlington Holiday Light Showcase

Join BCAT's Chris Flaherty as he travels across the Town of Burlington, visiting some of the best and brightest light...
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Burlington Holiday Light Showcase

Lights4Love Light Display Supporting Grieving Parents

A Burlington family is creating a non-profit, Lights4Love, to assist parents who have lost a child and they are using...
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Lights4Love Light Display Supporting Grieving Parents

Shop & Support Local Crafters Through “Made in Burlington” Facebook Group

If you still have some holiday shopping left to do, might we suggest supporting your fellow residents while doing so?...
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Shop & Support Local Crafters Through “Made in Burlington” Facebook Group

DPW Director John Sanchez on Town’s Snow Cleanup

We caught up with DPW Director John Sanchez on Friday to get his thoughts on how the town's road clearing...
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DPW Director John Sanchez on Town’s Snow Cleanup

Burlington Police Welcome Four New Officers

The Burlington Police Department welcomed new members to its ranks this week. Chief Michael Kent said in a release he...
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Burlington Police Welcome Four New Officers

BHS Winter Sports Prepare for Upcoming Modified 2021 Season

The Burlington High School Winter Sport teams are getting ready for the upcoming modified 2021 season during the COVID-19 Pandemic....
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BHS Winter Sports Prepare for Upcoming Modified 2021 Season

Holiday Shopping in a Pandemic

Burlington Health Director Susan Lumenello talks about safety measures in place at Burlington retail locations to help stop the spread...
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Holiday Shopping in a Pandemic

Board of Health Reports Non-Fatal Incident of Cleaning Product Mishap at Tuscan Kitchen

An accident that caused the evacuation of a Burlington restaurant was reminiscent of a 2019 tragedy in town and has...
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Board of Health Reports Non-Fatal Incident of Cleaning Product Mishap at Tuscan Kitchen

COVID-19 Vaccines Coming to Massachusetts, But When?

The COVID-19 vaccines are in the final stages of being approved by the FDA and will soon be distributed to...
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COVID-19 Vaccines Coming to Massachusetts, But When?

People Helping People Brings Back the Wish Tree for the 2020 Holiday Season

An annual Burlington tradition, the Wish Tree, has returned to the mall by People Helping People for the 2020 holiday...
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People Helping People Brings Back the Wish Tree for the 2020 Holiday Season

BHS Boys Gymnastics Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Burlington High School Boys Gymnastics team is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. To commemorate it, we had a...
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BHS Boys Gymnastics Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Multicultural Club/Humans of Burlington High School

Two student organizations at Burlington High School, the Multicultural Club, and Humans BHS, have become one, as they work towards...
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Multicultural Club/Humans of Burlington High School

Youth Oriented ‘Treasure Hunt’ Store Five Below Eying Burlington Location

A discount retail chain with products aimed at the younger crowd and a mission to make shopping fun is looking...
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Youth Oriented ‘Treasure Hunt’ Store Five Below Eying Burlington Location

Burlington Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Update: A Look at Special Holiday Events

Join BCAT Reporter Robert Parris as he talked with Burlington Parks and Recreation Director Brendan Egan about special holiday events...
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Burlington Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Update: A Look at Special Holiday Events

New Therapy Dog Trains at Burlington High School

Porter is a therapy dog from the National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS). He is currently in training at...
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New Therapy Dog Trains at Burlington High School

Selectmen Approve New Water/Sewer Rate

The Board of Selectmen approved the Water/Sewer rates for residents and commercial properties for the FY22, FY23 and FY24 timeframes...
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Selectmen Approve New Water/Sewer Rate

Parks & Recreation Lights Up the Town Common with Santa

Burlington Parks & Recreation made the big reveal of the secret project they were working on via a Facebook live...
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Parks & Recreation Lights Up the Town Common with Santa

Workforce Training Funds Available for Burlington and Bedford Residents

The B2 LIFE Job Training Program is accepting new applicants that are residents of the Towns of Burlington and Bedford....
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Workforce Training Funds Available for Burlington and Bedford Residents

Burlington Schools to Go Full Remote for the Week After Thanksgiving

Burlington Public Schools will be going remote for a week after the Thanksgiving holiday. Superintendent of Schools Eric Conti made...
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Burlington Schools to Go Full Remote for the Week After Thanksgiving

Town Launches Updated Website

Burlington.org has gotten a facelift meant to improve its look, make navigation easier and work better on mobile devices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9WJhtmKAtA
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Town Launches Updated Website

Burlington Seniors Accept NHI Signings from Massachusetts Colleges

BHS Seniors Sydney Shinopulos and Marina Callahan signed National Letters of Intent from Colleges in Massachusetts.   https://youtu.be/iCt623VbbrY  
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Burlington Seniors Accept NHI Signings from Massachusetts Colleges

BHS Student Creates Project to Get the Community Gardening During Pandemic

Burlington High School Junior Matt Tengtrakool has created a project called Quarangreen where he distributes lettuce sprouts to those who...
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BHS Student Creates Project to Get the Community Gardening During Pandemic

Town Administrator Update for April 23

Burlington Town Administrator Paul Sagarino joins BNEWS Director Rich Hosford to talk about the likelihood of the closing of non-essential...
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Town Administrator Update for April 23

BHS Quarterback Accepts Scholarship to University of Maine

Senior Khyle Pena's football career will be continuing this fall, as he has been given a scholarship to the University...
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BHS Quarterback Accepts Scholarship to University of Maine

BHS Athletic Director Gives Update on 2020-2021 Sports Season

Burlington high School Athletic Director Shaun Hart provides an update on the 2020-2021 sports season during his interview on BNEWS...
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BHS Athletic Director Gives Update on 2020-2021 Sports Season

MassDOT Announces Several RMV’s Will Offer Drop-Off Registration

The following is a release from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation:  The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) will on...
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MassDOT Announces Several RMV’s Will Offer Drop-Off Registration

State Rep. Ken Gordon Outlines End-of-Session Bills

The following is a release from the office of State Rep. Ken Gordon: Representative Ken Gordon (D - Bedford) and...
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State Rep. Ken Gordon Outlines End-of-Session Bills

SAFETY IN SWIMMING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Swimming pools and other swim areas are opening back up while the summer is still young, but not without the...
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SAFETY IN SWIMMING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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