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Time capsule, contests to help Burrillville celebrate 50th anniversary Earth Day

BURRILLVILLE – It's a special event in Burrillville every year, drawing out hundreds of volunteers to remove trash from town roadways. But in 2020, organizers hope to take the town's Earth Day observation to the next level in celebration of the now global event's 50th anniversary. The town-wide cleanup will be held Saturday, April 25 and as always, it will mark...

Hugs for Homeless, Disability Awareness: Five things you need to know in Burrillville this week

Hugs for Homeless Burrillville Middle School is sponsoring a program dubbed "Hugs for Homeless," and is now collecting new or slightly used blankets, winter clothes and socks to be donated to a local shelter. Donations can be made at any Burrillville school through February 15. Find the worth The Burrillville Lions Club will host an auctioneer and valuation session on Wednesday, Jan....

Winter storm, holiday delays: Five things you need to know in Burrillville this weekend

Today is Friday, Jan. 17 and here are five things Burrillville residents need to know: Warming centers Brrr... it's cold out there, and frigid temperatures are expected for the next several days. If you, or someone you know, needs a place to stay warm and safe, Jesse Smith Memorial Library is named as a warming shelter by the Rhode Island Emergency Management...

BPAC to offer new scholarship to Burrillville student with record fighting substance abuse

BURRILLVILLE – The Burrillville Prevention Action Coalition will offer a new scholarship this year to a Burrillville High School graduate who has participated in one of two clubs that work in substance abuse prevention. The scholarship will go to a 2020 senior who is a member of either Varsity Athletes Against Substance Abuse or Students Against Destructive Decisions. Applicants will have...

Pascoag Fire District to hold first tax sale since 2016 this April

BURRILLVILLE – In 2019, the fire districts of Harrisville, Nasonville and Oakland-Mapleville brought in revenue through a process that allows tax collectors to auction off liens on delinquent debtors. All three districts also held a tax sale in 2018, collecting thousands in back taxes from residents who hoped to keep their names off the list of those owing money to...

Property sales in Burrillville between Jan. 1 & Jan. 14

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Wednesday, Jan. 1 & Tuesday, Jan. 14. 41 Kennedy Lane Seller: Home Point Financial Corporation Buyer: Christopher Cabral Price: $50,000 50 Whitney Lane Seller: Patricia DiLorenzo Buyer: Justin Glode Price: $310,000 727 Lapham Farm Road Seller: Charles Gauvin Buyer: Erwin Legrand Price: $160,000 1975 East Wallum Lake Road Seller: Jeffrey Schmeltz (executor) Buyer: Joshua Ducharme & Jasmine Brunelle Price:...

19-year-old Harrisville man faces child exploitation, ‘revenge porn’ charges

BURRILLVILLE – A 19-year-old man from Burrillville has been charged with five felonies, as well as several misdemeanors in a case involving child pornography, following an investigation by the Burrillville Police Department. Xavier Lafleur, of Chapel Street in Harrisville, was arrested on Friday, Jan. 10 at 8:33 a.m., according to a release from the department. The release noted that Lafleur...

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