Police and Fire

Pascoag man is EMS Coordinator of the Year

BURRILLVILLE – The rescue captain for the Pascoag Fire Department has been named Emergency Medical Service Coordinator of the year in the state of Rhode Island in recognition of his work with the national Community...

Burrillville gang member main target of largest raid in state history

BURRILLVILLE – A Burrillville man was the main target of a year-long state police investigation that led to seizure of an impressive collection of guns and narcotics Wednesday morning. Deric McGuire of 210 Central St....

State police raid locations in Burrillville as part of larger investigation

BURRILLVILLE – A location on Central Street with heavy police activity in the early morning hours of Wednesday, May 23 was likely raided as part of a larger operation by Rhode Island State Police. Raids...

Brothers arrested following parking dispute at Pascoag Cafe

BURRILLVILLE – A dispute over how another patron parked their car at the Pascoag Cafe on  Sunday, May 20 led to the arrest of two brothers. Nicholas Martel, 28, of 223 Winter St., was charged with...

Addressing a crisis: Two town employees fight back against substance abuse and addiction

BURRILLVILLE – For Monica Blanchette, it's a fascination with – and respect for – the developing young brain that motivates her mission to educate youth about the dangers of substance abuse. For Michelle Harter, it's her...

Five things you need to know in Burrillville for the weekend of May 11

Mattress fundraiser If you're looking to upgrade your sleeping quarters, you'll have a chance to take advantage of discounts on top mattress brands while supporting your local high school teams this weekend. Burrillville High School...

Burrillville Police arrest sex offender, charge man with possession of narcotics

BURRILLVILLE- A Pascoag man is facing narcotics charges following his arrest by members of the Burrillville Police Department on Friday, April 6. Shane W. Davis, 28, of 186 Sayles Ave. was arrested around 6 a.m....

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