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This week in Burrillville

It's another busy week in Burrillville. Here are five things you need to know: Budget The Town Council is scheduled to vote on Burrillville's fiscal plan for the upcoming year at their regular meeting on Wednesday,...

Five things you need to know for the weekend of June 8

Graduation parking Burrillville High School will be conducting their graduation ceremonies on Friday, June 8 and there will be no parking on East Avenue or Whipple Avenue starting Friday afternoon. Once the high school lot...

At 22 years in office, Wood is one of RI’s longest-serving leaders

BURRILLVILLE – When Town Manager Michael Wood was first appointed to the role in 1996, Burrillville had a structural deficit of more than $1 million. Town schools, public buildings and infrastructure were in need of...

The history of fun: New museum to open at Spring Lake

BURRILLVILLE – It's hard to guess just how long the peaceful little lake off Black Hut Road has been a recreation destination for northern Rhode Islanders. But Burrillville Historical and Preservation Society President Betty Mencucci...

Five teachers, four staff members will be laid off under school budget plan

BURRILLVILLE – The Burrillville School Department has requested an increase of $907,000 for the upcoming fiscal year, but that funding will not be enough to retain current staff levels, and eight school employees will...

Graduation, summer sign-ups mark a busy week in Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE – With the warm weather finally here to stay, and schools winding down as students get ready for summer break, it is a week of transition in northern Rhode Island. Even local government...

Town to state: don’t change local building permit fees

BURRILLVILLE – A statewide plan to change the way fees for building permits are assessed could increase costs for some doing business in Burrillville, and local officials are asking permission to keep the town's...