Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Police and Fire

CORRECTION: Electric issue resolved at Victory Diner

BURRILLVILLE – An electric issue that caused sparks and smoke at Victory Diner, a popular family restaurant first built in 1930, was resolved Sunday afternoon. Owners John and Rhonda Hanaway of Burrillville told NRI NOW Sunday evening...

Nasonville fire committee terminates chief

BURRILLVILLE – Chief Joseph Bourquin of the Nasonville Fire District has been terminated from the job without cause following a vote on Wednesday, Oct. 3 by the department's operating committee. Bourquin, the chief in Nasonville...

Fire district brings Safe Landings to Pascoag

BURRILLVILLE –  Trauma is the leading cause of death of children in the United States. It's an unfortunate statistic that Pascoag Fire District Capt. Thomas Smith knows well, and one he hopes to help address locally...

Solar meeting, new women’s group and an IRS scam: Five things to know in...

BAAP weekly women's meeting Beginning Thursday, Oct. 4 at 11 a.m., the Burrillville Addiction Assistance Program will hold a weekly women's meeting at Wallace Lees Public Safety Complex at 1477 Victory Highway. The meetings will...

Residents vote to eliminate paid staff at Nasonville Fire District meeting

BURRILLVILLE – Given the choice of increasing their fire district taxes by more than 70 percent or decreasing the burden by more than 30 percent, residents at the Nasonville Fire District annual meeting voted...

Three Spring Street residents arrested for disorderly conduct in one day

BURRILLVILLE – Police responding to three separate calls on Saturday, Sept. 15 arrested Spring Street residents in all three incidents, charging all with disorderly conduct and one with domestic assault. The first call, which came...

Burrillville officers recognized for work following youth pornography case

BURRILLVILLE – It was a jaw-dropping scandal that went viral, making headlines in newspapers as far away as California. Pornographic pictures of more than 100 teenage girls from town – going back for more than...

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