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Town awards $37K to Burrillville businesses through Take It Outside

BURRILLVILLE – The town of Burrillville has awarded $37,000 to local businesses through the Take It Outside grant program and still has more than $25,000 to distribute, with a second round of funding scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The grant is just one of several available to Rhode Island businesses suffering from economic loss during COVID-19, and town...

Pandemonium cooklet, Free lunch for a year: Five things to know in Burrillville

Thanksgiving There will be no trash or recycling pickup on Thursday, Nov. 26 as the town celebrates Thanksgiving, and pickup will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. However your family celebrates the holiday this year, together or apart, NRI NOW would like to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Now, as always, we're thankful for your readership...

Habitat for Humanity to build four homes on vacant lots in Oakland

BURRILLVILLE – An organization that helps to build homes for families with inadequate shelter has acquired two vacant lots in the village of Oakland, with plans to construct four single-family homes. Habitat for Humanity of West Bay and Northern Rhode Island purchased both of the neighboring half acre parcels for $35,000 from Community Housing Land Trust of RI, Inc. The...

Property sales in Burrillville between Nov. 16 & Nov. 19

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Monday, Nov. 16 and Thursday, Nov. 19. 286 Liberty Lane Seller: Harrisville Village, LLC Buyer: Leah Salera Price: $182,500 2333 Victory Highway Seller: Kathleen Dias Buyer: Amy Laven Price: $322,000 62 Alanna Lane Seller: Seminole Development, LLC Buyer: Albert & Jessica Serafin Price: $499,900 390 Church St. Seller:Anne & James Walsh Buyer: Jeffrey Lace Price: $50,000 35 Grove Lane Seller: Donald...

Single household dining, 33% capacity at RI restaurants begins Nov. 30

PROVIDENCE – In what's being described as a statewide "pause" in activity to halt the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced a few new restrictions, effective immediately, along with additional limitations on businesses in Rhode Island that will go into effect for two weeks beginning on Monday, Nov. 30. Raimondo said that starting now, social gatherings are limited to...

Burrillville artist’s cartoons available at Staples, now in national magazine

BURRILLVILLE – Thousands of copies of Motorhead magazine featuring artist Jim Weicherding's flu vaccination coloring cartoon poster, as well as his upcoming drive to benefit Toys for Tots, have been distributed across New England and to national subscribers. The cartoons promote flu vaccinations, while helping to reduce fear and anxiety for children visiting the pediatric doctors' offices and family clinics. The...

Lions Club donates more than 250 dictionaries to area third-graders

BURRILLVILLE – For Nancy Vermillion, it's a familiar routine. Every fall, Vermillion, a member of the Burrillville Lions Club, packs up her car with cases of books to bring to local elementary schools. But like everything in 2020, this year is different. The books, 540-page paperback dictionaries, will go to 3rd grade students at four local schools. Normally, Vermillion would speak to classrooms...

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