Last week, the unofficial consensus was 3-2 against the proposal…and last(Mon) night the Burlington City Council voted officially to affirm that call, turning thumbs down on a 5-year, citywide property tax abatement for residential development.
Crime in the Burlington area is an issue that has many people talking and concerned.
A 64-year-old Wapello man is dead after a head-on collision that occurred about 5 miles north of Grandview on Highway 61 Sunday afternoon.
The Burlington City Council meets later today(Mon) and will hold three public hearings.
The sound of many sump-pump motors in downtown Burlington is something you’ll hear in the coming days, as the flood-water begins to recede and the Market Street pumping station returns to normal operations.
As predicted, the flood protection around the Market Street Sewage Pumping Station failed.
Because of the rain and thunderstorms yesterday, several firework displays around our area were cancelled.
Three cars were on fire early Friday morning in Burlington and remain under investigation.
Broadway Street in West Burlington was packed with people yesterday as they awaited the annual fireworks show, which took place at about 10pm.
Roads have been closed and businesses have stacked their hesco barriers, bracing for the 2014 flood.