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Today is the last day to take out nomination papers for April's local election!
Good Morning, Burlington!
Here are some things for you to do right now:
Take out nomination papers for April’s election by 5:00 PM today—especially if you are in Precinct 2 or 4 and can spare a few nights a year to serve as a Town Meeting member and help steer the future of the town.
Fill out the library’s community survey. You can also access the:
Interested in joining me for an hour of fun and prizes? Get your free ticket to the When We Were Mothers virtual launch party (see below).
Food Service Update
I learned a little more about the food service changeover yesterday: the tentative date for the switch is March 6, pending review by the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
The school is not allowed to change the menu, however, for 21 days to allow for a review of allergens and other information. Parents will have access to a software similar to MealViewer, which is in use now, that will provide insight into the allergens in each meal. We also have existing inventory we need to work through, so we can realistically expect to see more substantial changes in April.
In partnership with Nicci’s Notes
Join readers and writers from all over the world to celebrate the launch of When We Were Mothers. Enjoy giveaways, readings, time to chat and learn, and more. Special guest, Meg Elison, author of Nebula-award-winning novel, The Book of the Unnamed Midwife, will be joining us for a reading and some fun! Get your free ticket here!
Today in Burlington
Meetings and Events
10:30 AM & 11:30 AM - Toddler and Preschool storytime at the library.
4:00 PM - Board of Assessors meet at Town Hall to review abatements and exemptions for motor vehicle and real estate taxes.
6:30 PM - Zoning Bylaw Review Committee will talk about the electronic sign advisory committee to the Select Board as well as some future articles for Town Meeting, including the anticipated future signage articles the Committee has been working on for a while. (Join online)
Sports and Activities
Our Boys’ JV Hockey team won 4-2 against Reading last night, while our Varsity Boys’ Basketball team fell to Melrose in a close 59-54 game. Varsity Girls, meanwhile, won their game 53-40.
Tonight is Hockey Night at the Ice Palace. Wear your Burlington gear and fill the stands to celebrate Burlington hockey! Yough and kids get free admission for wearing the home team jersey.
We’ll be playing Stoneham; girls play at 5:00 and boys at 7:00.
That’s it for today. I hope you have a great one. It’s Wednesday already!