History tour, diabetes session, fall programs: Five things to know in Burrillville this week


Harrisville history tour

Join Blackstone Heritage Corridor Volunteers-In-Parks and Burrillville Historic and Preservation Society for a free walking tour of Harrisville on Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. The tour will include the stone arch bridge, mill pond, dam and historical buildings constructed by Austin T. Levy. Participants will meet at First Universalist Church at 134 Main St.

Town meetings

The Burrillville Extended Care Board of Directors will meet at the Steere Farm Elementary School Library on Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 6:30 p.m. The agenda can be found here.

The Burrillville Prevention Action Coalition will hold their regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 3 starting at 5 p.m. at the Harrisville Fire Department. BPAC will discuss, plan, and give updates on substance use prevention initiatives occurring within town and the region. Residents of Burrillville are always welcome.

Take control of your diabetes

The Pascoag Public Library will hold an informational session on taking control of diabetes on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 2 p.m.. Join others in your community and discover ways to care for your health. Registration is required by calling (401) 568-6226 or stopping by the library.


The Rhode Island Department of Health advises that there continues to be a high level of arboviral activity, especially EEE, in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  The total number of mosquito pools having tested positive for EEE in Rhode Island this season is three. There has been one human and one horse tested as positive for EEE so far. Read the full report here or visit their website for more information on how to stay safe.

Fall programs

The Burrillville Parks and Recreation Department has released their fall schedule. A full calendar of programs is posted below.

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