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Four OMFD firefighters promoted to vacancies, district to hold emergency meeting

BURRILLVILLE – Four employees of the Oakland Mapleville Fire District received promotions last week, filling vacancies left by the retirement of two former captains. Before his recent retirement, Capt. Troy Phillips worked for the village district for more than three decades, and was in charge of department training. A Braintree, Mass. native, Phillips has also served as an adjunct instructor...

Donation from Daniele, Inc., recent drives keep town’s emergency food program in business

BURRILLVILLE – An emergency food program received a generous boost in time for the holidays this week, with a donation of 15 turkeys from Burrillville-based meat producer Daniele International. And two recent food drives for the Burrillville Weekend Snack Pack program have helped town officials continue to feed local families in need. According to Parks & Recreation Director Andrea Hall, who...

Armed suspect robs Burrillville bank

BURRILLVILLE – Burrillville police are investigating the robbery of a Pascoag bank in which a suspect reportedly showed a teller a handgun and obtained money before fleeing the scene on foot Tuesday morning. According to Burrillville Police Col. Stephen Lynch, the Rhode Island Credit Union at 60 N. Main St. was robbed at around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Lynch...

Hundreds lose power as wind storm ravages northern RI

BURRILLVILLE/NORTH SMITHFIELD – Heavy winds ripped through the area Monday afternoon into the evening, knocking down trees and wires across northern Rhode Island and leaving many in the dark. As of 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 30, National Grid had large-scale outages reported in both Burrillville and North Smithfield, with hundreds of customers affected. Some of those homes were still...

Broom making, St. Patrick Bazaar: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Events cancelled With the state now officially on a two-week "pause," aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, several traditional holiday events in town have been cancelled, and a village typically lit up for Christmas is set to remain dark in 2020. The Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department has announced cancellation of the annual Santa at Stillwater event with plans to...

New flags up for Hometown Heroes, Christmas drives continue thanks to Post 88

BURRILLVILLE – Two new banners for Burrillville veterans who served in World War II and the Korean War went up in Harrisville this week, thanks to an ongoing effort by American Legion Berard-Desjarlais Post 88 to honor the town's living Hometown Heroes. And even as a statewide two-week "pause," aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 goes into effect, the...

Property sales in Burrillville between Nov. 20 & Nov. 25

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Friday, Nov. 20 and Wednesday, Nov. 25. 1030 Tarkiln Road Seller: Brian Muldoon Buyer: Amanda McCormick Price: $380,000 185 Sherman Farm Road Seller: Mark Brizard Buyer: Shawn & Alison Eldridge Price: $419,650 58 Alanna Lane Seller: Seminole Development, LLC Buyer: Brian Muldoon Price: $499,900 55 Rolling Meadows Drive Seller: Raymond & Joyce Daignault Buyer: Michael Handy Price: $240,000 360 Steere...

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