Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Government

Wild game dinner, Story Time: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Story time  Pascoag Public Library's ongoing Story Time program will continue this week on Thursday, Jan. 30 starting at 11 a.m. The program is for children ages 5 and under and includes stories, crafts, songs...

Town signs tentative 3 year contract with Burrillville police union

BURRILLVILLE – After a long negotiating process that nearly led to interest arbitration, the town has agreed to terms of a tentative agreement with the union representing members of the Burrillville Police Department. According to...

Former Burrillville solicitor disbarred following charges of pension fraud

BURRILLVILLE – An attorney who served as solicitor for the town of Burrillville for several years has been disbarred from practicing law in Rhode Island after pleading guilty to charges of theft and pension...

Burrillville Council agrees to five-year school plan with $7 million in investment

BURRILLVILLE – From a boiler upgrade at Burrillville Middle School projected to cost $690,000, to a renovation of the media center at Burrillville High School priced at $396,000, the Town Council has agreed to...

Conflicts continue with scrutiny of bond-financed work in No. Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD – More than six years since voters in North Smithfield authorized the town to take out a $12 million bond to improve facilities, one thing was clear this week: no one has...

Place, Newberry sponsor bills addressing volunteer firefighters, theaters & nursing homes

PROVIDENCE – Representatives from the northern part of the state have worked together to sponsor several bills before the Rhode Island General Assembly since the start of session Tuesday, Jan. 7, and legislation aimed...

NS council denies solicitation license for energy peddlers

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Members of the North Smithfield Town Council voted this week to deny a solicitation license for a company that has salespeople visit homes with promises of lower energy rates. The council voted...

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