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Obituary: Ronald J. Savoia

SAVOIA, Ronald J. Of Burlington, formerly of Woburn, unexpectedly July 27. Beloved husband of the late Claire L. "Weezie" (McLaughlin). Loving father of Lisa Svenson of Tewksbury & her late husband Robert, Brenda Archibald & her husband Joseph of Burlington, Janet Sherman of Wakefield & her fiancee Craig Crockett. Father-in-law of Daniel Sherman of Cornish, ME. Brother of Janet Burke of Woburn, Joseph Savoia, Jr. of Woburn & the late Daniel Savoia. Proud grandfather of Jillian Rhynd, Keith Svenson, Michelle Archibald, Daniel Sherman, and late Kerianne Sherman. Great grandfather of Sienna Louise Rhynd. Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (exit 34 off Rt. 128/95, Woburn side) on Thursday, July 31 at 9 a.m. Followed ...
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Obituary: Margaret E. Sears

SEARS, Margaret E. "Peggy" (Dyer) Of Woburn, formerly of Burlington, July 26. Beloved wife of the late Arthur A. Loving mother of Donna Bushee & her husband David of Nashua, NH, Arthur & his wife Maribeth of Darien, CT, Robert & his wife Carolyn of Burlington and Lynda Sears Mazzocca & her husband Steven of Burlington. Sister of James Dyer of Everett and the late William Dyer and Marie Echteler. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Margaret's Church, 111 Winn St., Burlington on Tuesday, July 29th at 10 a.m. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Interment in Pine Haven Cemetery, Burlington. In lieu of flowers memorials ...
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Pedestrian Found Dead in Apparent Burlington Hit and Run

Authorities are asking for the public's help after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a car Saturday night near I-95.
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2 Injured After Burlington Police Cruiser, Subaru Collide

A Burlington Police officer and another driver were injured Wednesday during a car crash on Route 3A.
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Obituary: Carmelo Ballon

BALLON, Carmelo "Richard" Of Burlington, July 23rd. Husband of the late Leontine "Tina" (Pitta). Loving father of Jackie Maida & her companion Wayne Rucker of Cambridge, Dianne Ballon of Portland, ME and Richard Ballon of Amherst, MA. "Adopted" father of Patty (Peitzsch) Sasso & her husband James of Tewksbury. Brother of the late Mary Sucich, Ivan and Edward Ballon. Richard was loved by many family and friends. Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Saturday, July 26 at 9 a.m. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Malachy Church, 99 Bedford St., Burlington at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Friday 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers ...
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Obituary: John F. Garden

GARDEN, John F. Of Burlington, formerly of Woburn, July 22. Beloved husband of Janet "Jan" E. (Ciampo). Loving Father of Nicole & her husband SFC Stephen Dupuis, Jr. US Army, of Burlington. Survived by loving siblings Pauline Stuart of Woburn, Edmund Garden of Woburn, Judith and husband Joseph Fiorilla of Mesa, AZ, the late Elinor "Sally" Golden, Diane Barry, Douglas Garden, Donald Garden and Elizabeth "Betty" Garden. Proud grandfather of Mason and Ava Dupuis. Visiting hours will be held at the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Saturday, July 26 from 2-5 p.m. Concluding with Funeral Services and Military Honors at 5:00 p.m. A celebration of John's life will ...
Burlington Science Center

SummerSTEM: Engaging Students through Programming and Robotics

Today marks the end of a wildly successful pilot of the Burlington Programming/Robotics SummerSTEM camp, spawned after the well received “hour of code” earlier this year by me and Francis Wyman’s IT Specialist, Ben Schersten. With the focus on learning basic strategies and methods applied by computer programmers and robotics engineers, our two-week course primarily […]
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Burlington High School Class of 2018 iPad Distribution at BHS

Burlington High School Class of 2018 iPad Distribution/Orientation at BHS:Every student MUST attend with a parent or guardian to receive their school issued iPad.Students and parents/guardians will review the Burlington Public Schools Acceptable Use Policy, Device Responsibility Policy, and iPad insurance options. In addition, the session includes an iPad Orientation presentation that must be viewed by students and parents/guardians. Each session will last about one hour. Students are reminded that they should have a current iTunes AppleID account prior to the distribution/orientation.Members of the BPS EdTech Team, BHS Student HelpDesk, and BHS Administration will be available for assistance. If you have questions about the BHS Class of 2018 iPad Distribution please Contact the BPS EdTech Team or the the High School Administration.To sign up for one of the sessions on August 12th, 14th, or 26th please go the the Event Registration Web Page.
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Planting at the Burlington Community Garden

Matster Garnder, Peter Coppola, and the first grade classrooms at Francis Wyman School spent the morning planting at the Burlington Community Gardens behind their school. ┬áTheir excitment was evident as the students came rushing to tell me about their future gardening adventure.   Mr. Coppola gave the students a tour of the different areas within […]
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Boys Track Members Compete at Nationals

Thanks to Mr. Carr for the update on the Five members of the boys track team who spent the weekend in North Carolina at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor Track and Field Championships.In the three events they contested, they set three school records and earned two All-American awards for top six finishes.Running at almost 10pm on Friday night, Paul Hogan was fourth in the 5000 meters at 14:31.41.Tim Sunnerberg was third in the mile race walk at 7:38.16.The Distance Medley Relay team of Matt Ackerman (1200 meters), Eric Salina (400 meters), Colin Raposo (800 meters) and Paul Hogan (1600 meters) clocked a 10:09.71, good enough for ninth at the meet and fourth on the Massachusetts all-time rankings.You can see videos from the performances below.Paul's 5k runTim's race walkThe DMR
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