Wild game dinner, Story Time: Five things to know in Burrillville this week


Story time 

Pascoag Public Library’s ongoing Story Time program will continue this week on Thursday, Jan. 30 starting at 11 a.m. The program is for children ages 5 and under and includes stories, crafts, songs and more. Register by stopping by the library or calling (401) 568-6226.

EMT Basic Course

Harrisville-based RI Community Training Center will begin a EMT Basic Course in Cumberland on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

EMT-B is considered a vital building block for many of the most desirable life saving professions. Classes will be held Tuesday and Thursday nights and some Saturdays, and cost $1,000. Learn more about this and future classes and register here. 

Wild game dinner

Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club is now selling tickets for their annual Wild Game Dinner to be held on Saturday, March 7 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.  Tickets can be requested by email only at gamedinner@wallumlakerodgun.com.

Tickets cost $35 and  will be available for pick up every Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Club House, and must be paid for at that time.

Levy painting

The Burrillville School Department thanked parent and student volunteers who painted doors at AT Levy Elementary School on Saturday, Jan. 25.  Students helped to prepare the area on Friday for the project, which was completed over the weekend.

Town meetings

The Pascoag Fire District will hold a meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners on Monday, Jan. 27 at 141 Howard Ave. starting at 5:30 p.m. for an agenda found here.

The Pascoag Utility District will hold a meeting of the Board of Utility Commissioners on Monday, Jan. 27 at 253 Pascoag Main St. for an agenda found here.

The Burrillville Redevelopment Agency will hold a meeting in the community room at Jesse Smith Memorial Library on Tuesday, Jan. 28 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda can be found here.

The Burrillville Town Council will hold a pre-budget conference with the Burrillville School Committee and the Budget Board on Wednesday, Jan. 29 in the town building starting at 7 p.m.

And one extra thing…

The Burrillville Police Department advised residents this week that Verizon/Fios will be conducting door to door sales/solicitation for cable and telephone services in town through Tuesday, Feb. 4.  BPD noted that the activity is a legitimate business practice and all Verizon workers involved in the sales activity have checked in at Burrillville Police Headquarters as per Town Ordinance, and have been advised to have their company ID on them when conducting business.

All Verizon employees will be wearing either a gray sweatshirt of a yellow vest with “Verizon” printed on it and will visit between 2 and 8 p.m.

Questions and concerns can be directed to the BPD at 401-568-6255.

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