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February 27, 2015

Reporter Kathleen Sloan with The Hawk Eye has done a number of in-depth articles on tax increment financing (TIF) and its application locally. I applaud her for her efforts, as this is a complex topic that can be difficult to grasp. 

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February 24, 2015

The Greater Burlington Partnership announces that Silgan Containers will construct its new metal can manufacturing facility in Burlington. 

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February 10, 2015

Burlington, Iowa.  Today the Greater Burlington Partnership announced that Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corporation is considering a potential economic development project in Flint Ridge Business Park that would involve a capital investment of approximately $100 million and could bring up to 120 new full time jobs to the area.

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February 10, 2015

In the middle of winter, you deserve to indulge a bit! Sample a rich variety of delectable treats at the inaugural Chocoholic Frolic in downtown Burlington. The event takes place Thursday, February 12 from 5 to 7:30 PM at thirteen tasting locations. 

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February 3, 2015

Downtown Partners presents the inaugural Chocoholic Frolic on Thursday, February 12. From 5 to 7:30 PM, samples of a wide variety of chocolate treats will be available at 13 shops and businesses in downtown Burlington. Discounted advance tickets are $8 at the Iowa Store or Weird Harold’s through February 11,...
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December 30, 2014

The Chamber of Commerce is embarking on a new adventure, and we would love for you to join us. New in 2015, we will be traveling to Italy to learn more about their culture and business. Plans areunderway, and we are even hoping to visit the headquarters of one of our local Italian manufacturers. 

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December 2, 2014

Dozens of storefronts in downtown Burlington will come to life on Thursday, December 11 for the 16th annual Living Windows celebration. The event takes place all along Jefferson Street from 6 to 8 PM and includes carolers, crafts, puppet shows, decorations, ice sculpting, free horse drawn trolley rides, and more. Santa will also be in his cottage in Nancy Neafie Park, Sixth & Jefferson Sts.

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December 2, 2014

The jolly old elf himself will be greeting visitors in downtown Burlington this season at Nancy Neafie Park on the corner of Sixth and Jefferson. Santa will be at his cottage during the Holiday Shop Hops on Thursdays from 6 to 8 PM, including the night of Living Windows on December 11. Cameras are welcome. Letters to Santa can be left in the mail slot at his cottage. 

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November 20, 2014

One of the region’s favorite events, downtown Burlington’s Lighted Holiday Parade will take place Saturday, November 29 at 5 PM. Dozens of floats and entries will participate in this year’s parade, with the theme of “A Christmas Wish.” A special visitor from the North Pole will also be on hand. The parade begins at Eighth and Jefferson and proceeds east down Jefferson to Main Street.

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November 11, 2014

There is still time for area businesses, schools, churches and organizations to enter the annual Lighted Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 29. This year’s theme is “A Christmas Wish.” Parade entry forms can be downloaded on the Downtown Events section of the Greater Burlington Partnership website, www.greaterburlington.com, or call Downtown Partners at 319-752-6365. 

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