Post Open House, Fall hoops: Five things to know in Burrillville this week


Open House

Bernard-Desjarlais American Legion Post 88 will host an open house on Wednesday, Sept. 16 from noon to 6 p.m.  Guests are invited to stop by at 111 Chapel St. in Harrisville and sign up for VA medical care, learn about the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery and  the Rhode Island Veterans Home,  and discuss other veterans issues.

Poll workers

The town of Burrillville is in need of poll workers for the Tuesday, Nov. 3 general election. The work comes with a paid stipend. Those interested are asked contact the Town Clerk’s office at (401) 568-4300, ext. 180 or

Fall hoops

Registration is now open for a four week, one-on-one basketball program set to begin on Saturday, Oct. 3. The Fall Hoops program will take place at Burrillville Middle School on Saturdays for kids ages 6-14 separated into groups by age and ability.

The cost for the program is $38 and participants must register by September 30. To register visit

The weekend

Open mic

Friday, Sept. 18 is the final night of live music in the summer concert series put on by Burrillville resident Rob Greyfox at The Island on Victory Highway. The night will feature original artists and musicians along with open mic music. Dave Martel, Ro Evans and Charlie Rock will perform, and half hour slots will be available for artists who show up. The event begins at 6 p.m. and there will be food trucks on the premises.

Farmer’s market 

Just two weeks remain for the Burrillville Farmer’s Market featuring local food, art and music at the Stillwater Mill Pavilion every Saturday. Visit the market on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

George Grace, a retired art teacher at Burrillville Middle School, created a life size tribute to health care workers as a thank you for their commitment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The display can be seen by 89 Central Pike in Scituate

Town meetings

The Burrillville Planning Board will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, Sept. 14 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend are here.

The Pascoag Fire District will hold its annual meeting on Monday, Sept. 14 starting at 7 p.m. Read more here.

The Burrillville School Committee will hold its regular meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, Sept. 15 starting at 6 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend are here.

The Burrillville Conservation Commission will hold a virtual meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and instruction to attend are here.

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