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Wegmans under construction, Burlington MA
Wegmans under construction. Its head isn’t attached yet!


Third Ave. area before it went bonkers.

King’s planned to use this existing avant-garde office building on Second Ave., but a construction fire forced a mulligan.


The District before it was the District


Office Dennis Thompson Burlington MA
Office Dennis Thompson holds two suspects to the ground on the median strip of Route 128 at exit 42 after they allegedly carjacked an elderly man’s minivan on Winn St. A woman and baby were with the suspects (off camera). Aug. 7, 1996 Boston Herald.


Burlington Heights property on Cambridge Street, across from Skilton Lane. Photo credit: George Moore.

Burlington Heights, Burlington MA


Winn Street houses razed for condos at 260-262 Winn St. (adjacent to Shaw’s plaza) January 2010:


The Building 19 1/2 complex is out. The Shoppes at Simonds Park are in.

This little plaza probably packed more smiles-per-square-foot than any other in Burlington. It had Rexall Drug from the 1950s to 1980, a Captain Pizza through 2007 and an Orange Leaf yogurt shop briefly.


Shoppes at Simonds Park excavation:


Roche Bros. becoming Target:


Macaroni Grill, Middlesex Turnpike (closed)
Macaroni Grill, Middlesex Turnpike (demolished in 2018)
Chili's, Middlesex Turnpike (folded in 2018)
Chili’s, Middlesex Turnpike (folded in 2018)



Service Merchandise receipt Burlington MA
Service Merchandise receipt Burlington MA. Story about Value House and Service Merchandise here.

House move in 2007

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  1. I know progress has to come, but it’s sad to see the old Rexall building gone. Captain Pizza was one of our sub places we went in HS. Good old BUSA liquors! Oh, those memories! lol

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