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Sunday cartoon: Buckleupallofus Cops & Rodders CPS Campaign 

BURRILLVILLE – September is child passenger safety awareness month and this year’s National Child Passenger Safety Week is Sunday, Sept., 17, through the Sunday, Sept. 24. This year’s focus week is also the initial push for the new Buckleupallofus Cops & Rodders Child Passenger Safety campaign, first launched at the Burrillville Police Department here in northern Rhode Island, and...

Glocester man shot at in Burrillville, killed in Providence shooting, was previously charged in death of Great Dane

GLOCESTER/BURRILLVILLE – The Glocester man who died after an officer-involved shooting in Providence, following a police chase that began in Burrillville, had a long criminal history that included charges of animal cruelty related to the death of a Great Dane last year. Michael Pinto, 40 was fatally shot by Providence Police outside Women & Infants Hospital on Friday, Sept....

Two new commissioners elected to lead Pascoag Fire District; Budget tabled by voters

BURRILLVILLE – The Pascoag Fire District has two new commissioners to serve for the next three years following an annual meeting on Monday, Sept. 11 that saw incumbent Commissioners Raymond Trinque and Carmella White lose bids for another term. The budget, meanwhile, was tabled to a date uncertain following questions from residents on elements in including legal fees. Matthew Kane...

Property sales in Burrillville between August 29 & September 6

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, Sept. 6. 94 Donahue Road Seller: Martini Holdings LLC Buyer: Marc St. Pierre & Callie McCutcheon Price: $490,000 34 Hamlet St. Seller: Shannon Murphy Buyer: Jennifer Charpentier & William Cook Price: $375,000 284 Buck Hill Road Seller: David & Lisa Pratt Buyer: Corey Hill & Sarah Ethier ...

Always a Bronco: Esteemed Burrillville native Carter celebrates homecoming, reflects on local roots

BURRILLVILLE – There is an old adage: "You can never go home again." But, on Friday, Sept. 8, when Walter "Ted" Carter Jr. walked in the Burrillville High School gymnasium that was about to bear his name, surrounded by family, friends, former teachers and classmates, it certainly felt like home. "Going into the feels like the comfortable shoe you always...

Burrillville’s Cardone puts military dog training skills to work helping veterans

BURRILLVILLE – Angie Cardone, 25, of Burrillville, spent six years as a Marine training dogs for the military. Now, she's lending her well-honed skills to a Massachusetts organization called 22Mohawks, which pairs veterans with service and companion dogs. "Not every vet needs a service dog, but they need companionship. Every vet could use a family dog as a best friend,"...

Fundraiser will help victims Pascoag fire

BURRILLVILLE – An electrical fire Sunday afternoon caused extensive damage to a two-family home in Pascoag, and now, friends of the victims have started a fundraiser to help with basic needs. The blaze at 170 Laurel Ridge Ave. was reported just after 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 10, and responding Pascoag firefighters were assisted with mutual aid from roughly a...