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Charter Review, Bakery closing: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Senior transportation The town of Burrillville has relaunched its Senior Transportation program, with operations set to resume as of Tuesday, Aug. 2. New guidelines require that masks must be worn at all times in the vehicle and only one passenger with a caregiver can ride for doctor visits. The limit for shopping trips is...

Sunday cartoon: 7-Eleven takes safety campaign nationwide

BURRILLVILLE – The new corporate partner of a locally born child passenger safety campaign has taken the effort nationwide, rewarding kids who color in safety cartoons with free Slurpees. 7-Eleven is bringing Buckleupallofus from coast to coast, inviting kids to turn in finished cartoons any store location across the country.

Burrillville police lieutenant charged following July 4 fireworks accident

BURRILLVILLE – A police lieutenant at the scene of a July 4 fireworks display gone wrong, in which one man was taken to the hospital, was charged in the incident. Lt. Jason Cahill faced one count of possession of fireworks and one count of use of fireworks in Sixth District Court, according to Col....

Burrillville council recognizes champion Bronco athletes

BURRILLVILLE – The Burrillville Town Council presented citations Wednesday night to four high school spring sports teams that won championships, acknowledging what all agreed was an outstanding year for Bronco athletics. Citations were given to members of three Division III State Champion teams: boys and girls varsity lacrosse, and co-op girls varsity fastpitch...

Calling investors: Burrillville launches tax stabilization/credit program

BURRILLVILLE – A new program that aims to address blighted areas in town through tax breaks on improvements and construction officially kicked off this week, and town officials are inviting potential investors to apply. The tax credit program, created by the Burrillville Town Council in October, offers incentives for physical improvements to commercial, industrial,...

Massage, skin care business sees major growth following difficult launch

Editor’s note: The below content is offered as part of our special Summer/Back In Business section. View the complete printable pdf here. From mask rash and acne, to stress-related signs of aging, the past year hasn’t exactly helped northern Rhode Islanders to look their best.  As we emerge from our homes ready...

Online groups team up to deliver backpacks & school supplies to Burrillville students

BURRILLVILLE – Two social media groups that have goals of helping out their neighbors are collaborating to deliver school supplies to Burrillville students who need them, and have collected more than 160 backpacks filled with pens, pencils, notebooks, markers, glue and more to hand out to local kids. Facebook groups Burrillville Rocks and...

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