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RIDOT: Mohegan Bridge on track for December completion & reopening

BURRILLVILLE – A bridge that's been under repair since April of 2021 is nearly complete and set to reopen by the end of December according to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation. Mohegan Bridge will reopen by the end of this month, according to RIDOT Director Peter Alviti. The bridge,...

The weekend: Kick off the Christmas season with Santa, bazaars, carols, parades & more

Northern, RI – It's the first day of December, so it's only fitting that across northern Rhode Island, holiday festivities have begun. Welcome to The Weekend, northern Rhode Island, our weekly guide to all the events and venues you can find in a three-town radius, started a day early so you don't miss...

Burrillville Police Department takes on eight families, 29 children for Adopt-a-Family 2022

BURRILLVILLE – They will likely receive everything from Christmas stockings and gift certificates for a holiday dinner, to winter clothes, and a bone or two for the family dog. The Burrillville Police Department's Adopt-a-Family program is now underway, and on track to bring a complete holiday to eight lucky families with help from...

Burrillville man charged with conspiracy after taking fall for unlicensed driver

BURRILLVILLE – A Burrillville man who reportedly lied to police to cover for his girlfriend, an unlicensed driver, following an accident, is now facing charges. Elwin Austin, 43, of Oakland, was arrested on Thursday, Nov. 17 and charged with obstructing an officer and conspiracy stemming from an accident on Chapel Street on Sunday,...

Santa at Stillwater, Walls of Steel & Wonder of Christmas: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Santa at Stillwater Burrillville Parks & Recreation has announced that the annual Santa at Stillwater event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Stillwater Mill Pavilion. The event will include holiday music performed by the Burrillville Middle School Chorus, cookie decorating at Jesse Smith Library, raffles, donuts,...

Gallery: Victorian Holiday brings cheer to downtown Pascoag

BURRILLVILLE – Mild weather and good cheer prevailed at the Downtown Pascoag Neighborhood Association's Crowds annual Victorian Holiday on Saturday, Nov. 26. The event included demonstrations, vendors for holiday shopping, food trucks, carolers, music and a lights parade of decorated firetrucks and jeeps bringing in Santa Claus. Crowds gathered...

Sunday cartoon: Dino Protector Squad fire safety coloring placemats

BURRILLVILLE – Fearless Dino Protector Squad Fire Safety Coloring Placemats are now being placed on table tops for children at The Crossings Restaurant located in Putnam, Conn. This is another creative way to reach out to kids and families about safety throughout the year. This very busy and popular restaurant now puts these...