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Police Wives Association shows support with surprise gifts for Burrillville PD

BURRILLVILLE – The state chapter of a national organization dedicated to support and advocacy for local officers and their families surprised members of the Burrillville Police Department on Saturday, Sept. 19 with gifts purchased...

Woonsocket woman charged with distribution of heroin

BLACKSTONE – Blackstone police arrested and charged a Woonsocket woman with possession and distribution of heroin this week, following an investigation of drug activity that led to a surprise traffic stop. Arleen Ortiz Jordan, 42,...

Not so easy: New Burrillville program targets underage liquor sales

BURRILLVILLE – A new program targeting the sale of alcohol to youth in the community is set to launch in Burrillville, and prevention advocates are now seeking retailers willing to take part and affirm...

Tanker, heating system back before Pascoag voters at annual meeting

BURRILLVILLE – The Pascoag Fire District will hold its annual meeting on Monday, Sept. 14, with an agenda that includes election of officers, plus two proposals that failed to gain support from the majority...

Courtemanche named Burrillville’s new ACO

BURRILLVILLE – Burrillville Animal Control's longtime deputy animal control officer has been promoted to director of animal control. Kerry Courtemanche was named to the position this week, replacing Animal Control Officer Ronald Woods, who retired...

Lynch: Dangerous gang involved in break-ins, rash of crime across northern RI

BURRILLVILLE/ NORTH SMITHFIELD – A youth gang from Hartford, Conn. is responsible for a crime spree over the past 18 months across northern Rhode Island and beyond, including vehicle break-ins, multiple car thefts and...

Woman tells police she was held at gunpoint, arrested for false report

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Police called to Hilltop Motor Inn used surveillance footage to determine that a woman who claimed she was held at gunpoint in August had merely used 911 to create a diversion...

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