PUD voting, Candlelight vigil: Five things to know in Burrillville this week


PUD annual meeting

The Pascoag Utility District hold its annual meeting starting at 7 p.m. at their business office at 253 Pascoag Main St. on Monday, Dec. 2. Early voting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Residents will elect three commissioners, with the two highest vote-getters to win three year terms, and the third highest to secure a two year term. They will also elect a moderator and a clerk, and vote on water department expenditures.

Anyone whose name appears on an active account with the Pascoag Utility District, who lives in Pascoag or who owns property in the village is eligible to vote.

John Blodgett is among those running to serve on the commission.

Candlelight vigil

MADD R.I. and Burrillville students will host a candlelight vigil to remember victims and support families who have lost someone to addiction on Thursday, Dec. 5 starting at 7 p.m. at Burrillville High School.

Read more here.

Keep on shopping

If you do any online shopping this evening, you can help Burrillville Patriots Youth Football and Cheer. When you shop deals at smile.amazon.com  on Cyber Monday, search for the group and Amazon will donate a portion of the proceeds.

Snow continues

The first major snowfall of the season will continue this evening with an additional 4 to 6 inches of accumulation expected in Burrillville, according to the National Weather Service.

Travel is expected to be difficult and the area is under a winter weather advisory until 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Town meetings

The Branch River Park & Track Exploratory Committee will hold their regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 2 starting at 6 p.m.

The Burrillville Planning Board will hold their regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 2 in the Jesse Smith Memorial Library community room starting at 7 p.m. The agenda can be found here.

The Burrillville Prevention Action Coalition will hold their regular meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 4 starting at 5 p.m. at the Wallace Lees Public Safety Complex to discuss, plan, and give updates on substance use prevention initiatives occurring within town and the region. Residents of Burrillville are always welcome.

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