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Resident wins performing artist competition

BURLINGTON – Joe Conticello of Burlington was recently selected as a winner of the 2020 Yamaha Young Performing Artist (YYPA) Competition presented by Yamaha Corporation of America. The YYPA Competition recognizes outstanding young musicians studying in the United States who excel in jazz, classical and contemporary genres. Conticello is one of only 11 musicians selected READ MORE.

Burlington Community Update 3/18/20

To the Citizens of Burlington, we want to let you know that Town Leaders along with the town’s Emergency Services, Public Works and key community individuals are working together under the Town’s Continuity Of Operations Plan (COOP) as a Team to monitor our current Public Health Crisis. Read the article on READ MORE.

Dinner theater company seeks actors; auditions available

BURLINGTON – Aspendream Productions murder mystery and comedy wedding dinner theater shows will hold open auditions by appointment only for its upcoming season, March 29-30. Aspendream Productions presents original all-inclusive events, where audience members take on the roles of family and friends of the notorious “Uncle Franco”, head of the mob family. Each of the READ MORE.

Name of waterway changed

Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu and Burlington’s First Selectman Ted Shafer announced in a press release the U.S. Board on Geographic Name at its Feb. 13 meeting, approved the proposal to change the name of Negro Hill Brook in Hartford County to Freeman Hill Brook. “With the receipt of the State Open Space Grant to acquire and READ MORE.

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