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Burrillville residents show support for EFSB reform

BURILLVILLE – The outcome of legislation that would change how Rhode Island's Energy Facility Siting Board operates won't affect whether or not Invenergy Thermal, LLC will be granted permission to build a power plant...

Plans underway for Clear River Drive dog park

BURRILLVILLE – Dog owners in town will soon have a new place to let their pets socialize and roam thanks, in part, to a $100,000 state grant slated to finance a new dog park. The...

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...

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