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BHS students will #DoKind, win cash, with public’s help as part of ‘Hello Week”

BURRILLVILLE – It starts with a greeting, and at Burrillville High School this week, an effort to prevent isolation and bullying includes a series of kind deeds aimed at bringing the community together. "Hello Week," kicked off at BHS on Monday, Sept. 23, a program...

Tennis, self defense, & Harrisville fire annual meeting: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Annual fire district meeting  The Harrisville Fire District will hold their annual meeting on Monday, June 10 starting at 8 p.m. at 115 Central St. The agenda includes election of officers and approval of the district budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Self Protection course A self...

Mencuccis to kick off ‘Rides of Discovery’ on Burrillville Bike Path

BURRILLVILLE – Betty and Carlo Mencucci will lead the pack as residents ride into summer fun in the Blackstone Valley. The husband and wife team will host the first volunteer-led “Ride of Discovery” with the Blackstone Heritage Corridor Bikeway Ambassadors on Wednesday, May 29 along...

Council to consider sewer project for Chapel Street

BURRILLVILLE – The Town Council will look at a project to extend the town sewer line to a stretch of roadway along Chapel Street where there's currently a gap, a project members say they're hopeful will increase economic development in the area. The sewer would...

Teacher recognized, school vacation: Five things you need to know in Burrillville this week

Spring recess It's school vacation week and if you're looking for ways to keep the kids busy, both Jesse Smith Memorial Library and Pascoag Public Library have activities throughout the week. Check out family movies at the library in Pascoag tonight or Friday. Activities in...

Local businesses step up to support Middle School students following theft

BURRILLVILLE – A small town's business community has turned some young students' loss into a positive show of support, replacing money stolen at a middle school dance with more than five times what was originally taken. Burrillville Middle School held a Spring Fling for 7th...

Hexagon rep says two potential solar projects planned for Route 102

BURRILLVILLE – A representative from the Virginia-based company confirmed this week that Hexagon Energy, LLC is considering building two separate solar projects on two abutting properties along Route 102. The clean energy developer has signed an option to lease a 10.5-acre property at 2205 Broncos Highway...

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