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Friday, August 02, 2019
By Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, AUG. 1, 2019.....When shoppers hit the malls and Main Streets later this month during the state's tax-free weekend, their lunch or dinner will continue to be taxed at 6.25 percent or higher after the Legislature Wednesday voted to exclude meals from the sales tax holiday. The change was made at the request of Gov. Charlie Baker ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic
Friday, July 12, 2019
On September 10th, 2019 Burlington's ban on single-use plastic bags goes into effect. This bylaw will require retail establishments to provide reusable bags or recyclable paper bags to customers. See full details here. 
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Political
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Island Creek Oyster Bar Burlington enthusiastically brings catering to their Burlington location in hopes to better serve their community of hard working professionals. Our catering menu is reflective of our mission to bring the best ingredients in the form of classic New England fare.  We hope that our hospitality shines through your space until you are able to dine in ours. Full menu
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Monday, May 13, 2019
Recently named USA Today’s “Best Gluten-Free Bakery,” Twist Bakery & Café owners Kathryn and Phil Ernst are expanding their allergen-friendly empire to Burlington, MA on 3rd Ave.  For nearly a decade, Twist has become a go-to spot for all diners, especially those managing food allergies.   The demand for more allergen-friendly cuisine in the suburbs inspired the Ernst’s to scout another location ...read more
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Thursday, March 07, 2019
Oak Furnitureland Names Room to Dream Foundation as First US Charity PartnerNew to the Boston-area, leading UK furniture retailer will assist with giving young patients room makeovers for health and healing    London, UK, March 7, 2019 Oak Furnitureland, the UK’s largest retailer of solid hardwood furniture, today announced it has selected the Room to Dream Foundation, an organization that ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, February 25, 2019
There is a new person in leadership at Burlington’s largest medical facility.  Lahey Hospital & Medical Center recently announced the appointment of Timothy Liesching, MD, to the position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Liesching has served as the Chair of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at LHMC since 2013.  Dr. Liesching received his undergraduate degree from Colgate University ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, January 10, 2019
 The BACC is proud to announce that relief is on its way for area restaurants. The booming restaurant industry in Burlington has created a severe shortage of workers to fill open positions. Working with MA Representative Ken Gordon, MA Senator Cindy Friedman, and The Middlesex 3 Coalition, we were able to secure funding for a shuttle to get workers from Lowell to Burlington restaurants. President ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic
Friday, October 12, 2018
Archer Hotel Burlington is honored to announce that the American Automobile Association (AAA) has awarded Archer its Four Diamond designation. AAA inspects hotel properties and assigns a Diamond rating that informs members of the type of experience they can expect. This hotel apprisal system is one of the few that rely on physical on-site evaluations. Only about 6 percent of more than 27,000 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Andrew Gallinaro has been promoted to Partner, Director of Asset Management.  Andrew joined National Development in 2010 as part of its acquisitions team and, in 2016, became Senior Vice President, Director of Asset and Property Management.  Managing a team of nearly 100 employees overseeing over 9 million square feet of assets and 2,400 apartment units, Andrew has been a key contributor to the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, August 02, 2018
BOSTON, MA (August 1, 2018) – Workbar, Boston’s coworking space trailblazer, has announced plans to open a 20,500 square foot workspace located immediately off Route 95 on Summit Drive in Burlington, MA. Slated to open early December 2018, the new workspace will serve as Workbar’s 9th location in Massachusetts, and extend on its commitment to the “hub and spokes” model of offering its members ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, July 26, 2018
BURLINGTON, Mass. & PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE: KDP) today announced the successful completion of the merger between Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group. The transaction creates the seventh-largest company in the U.S. food and beverage sector and third-largest beverage company in North America, with annual revenues of approximately $11 ...read more
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Thursday, July 26, 2018
By Rich Hosford, Burlington CAble ACcess TV Proposed changes to a big part of the Burlington Mall are one step closer to becoming a reality.   Last Thursday the Burlington Planning Board approved an application for a site plan for the former Sears and Sears Automotive sites at the mall.   As reported on BNEWS, representatives of Simon Property Group, the company that owns the mall, have ...read more
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Thursday, May 24, 2018
 We want to hear from you! Will your businesses be affected by a ban of plastic check-out bags? Answer a few short questions here. If you know of other businesses that may be impacted, please share this link with them.The following information was intended to be voted on at Burlington's May 2018 Town Meeting. While the item was withdrawn in May, it is anticipated that the article will be presented ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Economic

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