This Week in Burlington

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Celebrate Halloween in Burlington

October 28, 2016 
Streets of Downtown Burlington 

Dark in the Park
October 29, 2016
Burlington City Park
5-9pm • FREE

Special Populations Trunk or Treat
October 26
All Ages
Thataways Parking Lot 
Call 336-222-5030 for questions

Stream Clean-up

For more information or to register, contact Chester Patterson.

Special Olympics Murder Mystory

The Burlington Police Department is sponsoring a Murder Mystery Luncheon on November 5th, 2016 from 12pm-3pm to be held at the Ramada Inn Convention Center located at 2703 Ramada Road Burlington, NC. This event is to sponsor North Carolina Special Olympics. The play is entitled “A Fine Mess” written by published author Thomas Drago and performed by STUDIO ONE.  There will also be an auction of a Bob Timberlake print.  Tickets are $25.00. Put your investigative skills to work and guess the right suspect and you could win prizes.  This will be a great event for the entire family. Please Contact Sgt. Wendy Jordan at 336-516-1240


All cats & dogs are $10 every Friday and Saturday in October.  For more info call 336-578-0343. Visit to view available pets. 

Fire Station 6 Ceremony

Burlington Fire Station 6 held a dedication ceremony on 10-6-16.  Watch recap video! 

North Park Updates

Exciting upgrades are coming to North Park. Trail additions, lighting improvements, more parking, shelters, landscape enhancements and more are underway now. Learn more about the project on our webpage here:

Public Notice    

The Burlington Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying the Department meets professional standards.
Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration, operations, and support services.
As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments at a public information session on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.  The session will be conducted in the Burlington City Council Chambers located at the Burlington Municipal Building, 425 South Lexington Avenue, Burlington, NC 27215.
Agency employees and the public are also invited to offer comments by calling (336) 229-3195 on November 2, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team. Telephone comments, as well as, appearances at the public information session are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with CALEA’s standards.  A copy of the standards is available for viewing at the Burlington Police Department. The local contact is Kimberly Biebel at (336) 229-3545.
Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Burlington Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), 13575 Heathcote Blvd., Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia, 20155 or
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