Drive for shelter, sports sign-ups: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

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Boys basketball

Congratulations to the Burrillville High School boys basketball team on a great season that came to an end over the weekend.

The Broncos made it to the final four, taking on Wheeler last week in a game ending 51-48 with BHS on top. The season ended with a state championship game on Saturday, March 6, with a 36-51 loss to Portsmouth.

Jeep group to host shelter supply drive Sunday

Jeep Life of the Northeast will hold a donation drive for the Burrilliville Animal Shelter on Sunday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The event will take place at the shelter at 131 Clear River Drive.

Items needed at the shelter include paper towels; tall kitchen bags; Pedigree brand canned dog food; Friskies Pate-style canned cat food; soft/chewy dog treats; dry Purina Kitten chow; Fancy Feast canned kitten food; Fancy Feast canned cat food; Sheba wet cat food; newspaper; DentaStix; Pet wipes; 33-gallon trash bags and 55-gallon heavy duty contractor bags.

All are welcomed to stop by the event and drop off a donation.

Found dog

Burrillville Police are seeking information regarding a female Yorkie found in a crate at the edge of the woods on Victory Highway near the Glocester line on Wednesday, March 3. The dog, which was found by a resident, has no collar or microchip.

Anyone who knows who owned the dog, saw anything, or has any information is asked to call (401) 568-9480.

Burrillville Animal Control officials noted that by law, they are not able to pursue potential adopters for the pet at this time, and they are not keeping a list.

Sports signups 

Registration continues this week for the 2021 spring season of Burrillville Girls Softball. Divisions in the league, which was started last year, include 6 & 8U instructional, 10U, 12U and 14U.

The deadline to register for the league is Wednesday, March 31.

To learn more and register visit burrillvillegirlssoftball.com.

Registrations are also open for the fall season of Burrillville Patriots Youth Football and Cheer. Sign ups are open for football players and cheerleaders ages 4-14 and there is a $25 per participant discount in place until summer. Learn more at www.Burrillvillepatriots.com

Town meetings

The Burrillville Recreation Committee will hold a meeting on Monday, March 8 staring at 6:30 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend via Zoom can be found here.

The Burrillville Redevelopment Agency will hold a meeting on Monday, March 8 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and a link to attend are here.

The Pascoag Fire District will hold a meeting on Monday, March 8 starting at 7 p.m.  The agenda and instructions to attend are here.

The Burrillville School Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 9, with executive session at 5:30 p.m., following by a regular meeting at 6 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend virtually are here.

The Burrillville Sewer Commission will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday, March 9 starting at 6:30 p.m. An agenda and instructions to attend are here.

The Burrillville Zoning Board will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 9 starting at 7 p.m., with an agenda and link to attend found here.

The Harrisville Fire District will hold a virtual monthly committee meeting on Tuesday, March 9 starting at 7 p.m. An agenda and link to attend are here.

The Nasonville Fire District will hold a monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 9 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend are here.

The Burrillville Town Council will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, March 10 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and link to attend via Zoom are here.

The Burrillville Budget Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 11 starting at 6:30 p.m. An agenda and link for virtual attendance are here.

Editor’s note: An original version of this article erroneously stated that the supply drive for the animal shelter was March 17. The corrected date reflected is March 14. We apologize for the error.

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