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Burrillville school district hires contractor for $427K media center upgrade & COVID coordinator

BURRILLVILLE – Narragansett-based contractor Martone Service Co, Inc. has been awarded the bid for a $427,746 contract to renovate the Burrillville High School media center into a student-centered hub, a project approved last year as part of a series of improvements scheduled for town schools. The firm was one of six...

Well One named among best in U.S. for quality health care centers

BURRILLVILLE – Pascoag-based Well One Primary Medical and Dental Care received a gold Community Health Quality Recognition award from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration, a honor reserved for only the top ten percent of health centers in the country. Well One, which also has locations in Foster, Scituate and North Kingstown, received additional...

Some northern RI schools shine in U.S. News rankings

Northern R.I. – Rankings released this week for the top elementary and middle schools in the state by U.S. News and World Report point to several above average educational facilities in northern Rhode Island, while others failed to make the list of best schools, due in large part to lagging test scores.

Spooktopia, Conservation talk: Five things you need to know in Burrillville this week

Conversations about Conservation The Burrillville Land Trust will host Conversations about Conservation on Thursday, Oct. 14 at Bravo Brewing Company from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Join members of the trust to learn about the organization, hear the latest on sale of Narragansett Electric to Pennsylvania Power and Light, and more, at 75 Pascoag...

Burrillville teen hospitalized following collision between car & dirt bike

BURRILLVILLE – A 16-year-old Burrillville boy remains hospitalized after the dirt bike he was driving collided with a car on Saturday, Oct. 9. Burrillville police were called to the rollover accident at around 3:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon in the area of 500 Cooper Hill Road, and found the dirt bike rider unconscious with serious...

Sunday cartoon: Itty Bitty Super Dupers 7-11 Halloween Safety Coloring Coupon

BURRILLVILLE – It's October folks, and that means it's Halloween Season. The Itty Bitty SUPER DUPERS are making sure little kids are safer this Halloween night by conveying some great Halloween safety tips combined into one coloring cartoon. Buckle Up! Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Buddy Up! Safety, Adults Check Treats Safety and Wearing Bright Costumes Safety tips are...

At 54.9 percent, Burrillville’s full vaccination rate remains fourth lowest in RI

BURRILLVILLE – According to the latest data from the Rhode Island Department of Health, the percent of Burrillville residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19 remains low compared with other communities in the state, at just 54.9 percent, while the statewide average has risen to 76.2 percent. The data shows lower rates in only...

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