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‘Don’t answer the phone’: Guest from BBB gives Burrillville group tips to avoid scams

BURRILLVILLE – From robocallers and identity thieves, to fraudulent advertisers and businesses that don't deliver on promises, the Better Business Bureau has worked to educate and protect consumers for more than 100 years, but many people aren't aware of all of their programs and services. With speaking engagements across New England, BBB Community Relations Manager Amy Schram aims to change...

Photo contest will memorialize Burrillville’s ‘favorite places’ in Earth Day time capsule

BURRILLVILLE – Do you have a favorite outdoor place in town? Is there a trail, a stream, a certain view of a lake or even a special tree that inspires you, refreshes you or makes you proud to call Burrillville home? If so, the Burrillville Earth Day Committee wants to see it - and to show future generations how your...

Alleged drunk driver crashes into stone wall on Steere Farm Road

BURRILLVILLE – A man who reportedly drove his truck off the roadway and crashed into a stone wall on Steere Farm Road earlier this month was arraigned this week on charges of driving under the influence. Scott Dolinski, 40, of Burrillville also received citations for refusal to submit to a chemical test, lane roadway violations, failure to reduce speed and...

Pamfilio’s grand opening scheduled for March 9

BURRILLVILLE – A professional caterer is on track to join the downtown Pascoag business community and starting next month, locals will get a taste of some of her award-winning gourmet foods. Gina Fligg has planned the grand opening of Pamfilio's Catering at 92 Pascoag Main St. for Monday, March 9. Fligg previously owned Philanthropy Tea and Coffee Co. in Chepachet –...

Burrillville student’s trip to CADCA forum sparks ideas in substance prevention

BURRILLVILLE – After attending a national conference on substance abuse prevention, Burrillville High School Junior Samantha Mansolf has brought back some new ideas on how to reach out to her peers. And her experience will be used by a local coalition of community partners to develop more methods to fight the problem of drug abuse and addiction in town. Mansolf traveled...

Young hunters invited to free wild turkey hunt in Burrillville

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with The Light Foundation, will offer the first Mentored Youth Wild Turkey Hunt in Rhode Island this spring at Addieville East Farm in Mapleville. The two-day event is open to youths ages 12 to 15 and kicks off on Friday, April 24 with an orientation, briefing on safety in...

Troop 1 fundraiser, Bronco looks to score 1,000: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Troop 1 fundraiser Serios Pizzarama will host a chowder and clam cake fundraiser for Boy Scouts Troop One of Pascoag from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17. The donation for the event is $10 for adults or $5 for kids age 4-12, and tickets will be available at the door. Lemonade and...

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