Eco-Depot, Seance revisited: Five things to know in Burrillville this week


Pascoag Library reopens

Pascoag Public Library at 57 Church St. is open to the Public beginning on Monday, Oct. 26 with hours onMondays from 1-7 p.m.; Thursdays from 10 a.m.  to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Patrons must wear a mask or face covering and no exceptions will be made.

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Eco-Depot & E-waste

The town of Burrillville will host an Eco-Depot Hazardous Waste Collection and E-waste event on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Whipple Avenue recycling and compost facility.  Guests are asked to stay in their vehicles for the drive-through drop off.

An appointment is required for the drop off of hazardous wastes, such as chemicals and stains, by calling Rhode Island Resource Recovery Center at (401) 942-1430 ext. 241. 

For E-waste, no appointment is needed and items accepted free of charge include computers, laptops, servers, routers, and peripherals such as mice, keyboards, plastic speakers, and microphones; TVs, monitors and flat screens; hard drives, optical drives, motherboards, daughter boards, ram, CD ROMs, and power packs; printers, fax machines, typewriters, scanners, toner cartridges, cameras, calculators, and small medical equipment; cell phones including batteries, cordless phones, telephones, PDA’s, Ipods, tablets, and chargers; batteries including auto/marine, laptop, cell phone, lithium and battery backups; all types of cables and wires including holiday lighting without bulbs; audio/visual equipment, stereos, CD/DVD players, console gaming systems, cassette players and remote controls; small household appliances like toasters, microwaves, toaster ovens, blenders, mixers, vacuum cleaners and power tools.

A $10 disposal fee applies to large wooden stereo speakers, laser jet printers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, dorm size refrigerators, water coolers, and other coolant containing appliances.  Additional charges may apply to large copy machines and printers.

Conjuring House ‘Seance’

The Farm on Round Top Road – the house most famous for its association with The Conjuring horror movie – will host a three-day live streaming event this week beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29.

Cameras will be posted throughout the location and “pop up paranormal investigations and guests” will be joining Friday including YouTube stars Exploring with Josh and Sinematic Seth. On Friday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. organizers will perform a three-hour seance, as the Warren family reportedly once did.

Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased here. Once a ticket is purchased, access link to the event will be sent.

Special Education Advisory Committee

Parents of Burrillville students interested in learning about resources available for students with special needs or disabilities; policies and regulations for all student to receive equal education; or how to advocate on behalf of special needs students are invited to join the B.S.E.A.C, which will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 27 starting at 6 p.m. For a link to attend virtually, contact Adrienne Elizabeth.

Town meetings

The Burrillville Redevelopment Agency will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 27 starting at 7 p.m. Residents can view the agenda and see a link to attend virtually here. 

The Oakland/Mapleville Fire District will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 28 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and link to attend virtually are here. 

The Burrillville Town Council will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 28 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend via Zoom are here. 

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