Mini bus driver, dinner/dance & blood drive: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

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Winter trash

The Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department is reminding residents of winter trash and recycling tips, noting residents should carve out a place for carts when shoveling snow, leaving three feet around the bins to ensure pickup. Carts should not be placed in snow piles or left out in the street.

Cold temperatures can cause trash to freeze to the side of the cart, so all trash items must be bagged and recyclables should be rinsed and dried. Cart lids should be closed, with any water or snow dumped out after the bins are emptied.

There will be no change to collection on President’s Day, and carts should be placed out on the normal day.

The latest information on any changes due to weather or holidays can be found by calling (401) 568-4440 ext. 12 or visiting burrillville.org/refuse.

Blood drive

The Burrillville Police Department is holding a blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 10 in the community room at 1477 Victory Highway from 1 to 7 p.m. For an appointment to donate, reserve your appointment here.

Valentines dinner/dance

There is still time to purchase tickets for the Burrillville Lions Club and Knights of Columbus Valentines Dance, to be held at Bella Restaurant on Sunday, Feb. 13 from noon to 5 p.m. The event will feature a chicken dinner and raffles, with live music by The Bel-Aires.

Tickets are $30 per person with all proceeds to benefit local charities, and can be purchased by contacting Tom Tatro at (401) 474-8251.

Mini bus

The town of Burrillville is looking to hire a part-time Senior Services mini bus driver. Applicants must be able to work up to 20 hours a week and pay is $22. Applications can be obtained online at burrillville.org and must be received no later than Friday, Feb. 15 at noon.

View the complete notice from the town here.

Town meetings

The Burrillville Planning Board will hold a meeting on Monday, Feb. 7 in the community room at Jesse Smith Memorial Library starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and instructions for those who wish to attend virtually can be found here.

The Harrisville Fire District will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, Feb. 7 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend can be found here.

The Burrillville School Committee will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8 starting at 6 p.m. The agenda and link to attend virtually are here.

The Burrillville Sewer Commission will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8 starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually with the agenda and link to attend here.

The Burrillville Zoning Board of Review will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8 starting at 7 p.m. Members of the public can participate remotely with the agenda and link found here.

The Nasonville Fire District will hold a monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8 starting at 7 p.m. An agenda and link to attend are here.

The Charter Review Commission will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 9 starting at 7 p.m. via Zoom. The agenda and link to attend are here.

The Burrillville Town Council will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 9 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and link to attend virtually are here.

The Budget Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 10 starting at 6:30 p.m. Members of the public can participate remotely with the agenda and link found here.

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