Government

Fogarty says he won’t run again

GLOCESTER– Sen. Paul Fogarty, a Democrat representing District 23 in Glocester, Burrillville and North Smithfield, says he will not be running for reelection once his term ends in November. A graduate of LaSalle Academy, Fogarty, 61, works...

Spreading sunshine, one craft at a time

BURRILLVILLE – For the past five years, residents at nursing homes throughout town have received a small present marking each and every birthday they celebrate. Whether pins, trinkets or a little something decorative, the handmade...

Fogarty sponsors Senate bill changing rules for power plants

PROVIDENCE – Sen. Paul Fogarty sponsored legislation this week to change the process by which the state reviews power plant proposals, bringing a bill crafted with help from Burrillville authorities opposed to Invenergy LLC's plans...

Power plant developer signs option agreement for 89 acres on Round Top Road

BURRILLVILLE – An option to purchase 89 acres of land along Round Top Road was filed with the Burrillville Town Clerk's office this week by Clean River Energy Center, LLC. The agreement gives the company,...

Council: No large-scale solar projects on town farms

BURRILLVILLE – No large-scale or commercial solar projects will be permitted in farming zones in Burrillville for the time being, despite arguments from a Providence-based lawyer this week who said an avenue to development...

Burrillville teen one of five nationwide chosen for SADD Leadership Council

BURRILLVILLE – A Burrillville High School student has been chosen for the leadership council of the national organization Students Against Destructive Decisions, and she's one of just five students from across the country to...

Consumers Gas plans new storage facility for Clear River Drive

BURRILLVILLE – A Woonsocket-based fuel company is expanding their business and has plans on file to build a propane storage facility and office on a 9.75 acre lot on Clear River Drive. Woonsocket Consumers Coal, Inc....

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