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Property sales in Burrillville between Feb. 22 & Feb. 25

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Monday, Feb. 22 and Thursday, Feb. 25. 0 Pascoag Main St. Seller: Gerard Aubuchon Buyer: John Foley Price: $25,000 0 Black Star Road Seller: Judith Verrill Buyer: Mark Brizard Price: $11,000 663 Round Top Road Seller: John Cote Buyer: Thomas Shaw Price: $395,000 980 East Ave. Seller: Dina Shaw Buyer: Dylan Booth & Emily Chicklis Price: $305,000 65 Doe Crossing...

Burrillville lags behind on percent of residents taking first dose of vaccine

BURRILLVILLE – Burrillville is behind other cities and town in Rhode Island on the percent of the residents who have received their first vaccination against COVID-19, according to the latest data released by the Rhode Island Department of Health. As of Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1,919 Burrillville residents had received at least one dose of the vaccine, or 14 percent of...

Convicted child molester back behind bars after contacting victim

BURRILLVILLE – A man who served seven years for first and second degree child molestation is back in jail after contacting his victim just after his release. Andrew King, 28, of Cumberland has been charged with violation of a no contact order after what police say was a lengthy investigation. According to the arrest report, the victim, who is now 20...

For some, homeschooling provides flexible alternative in time of remote learning

BURRILLVILLE – Lisha Hall says homeschooling is, “a huge blessing,” for her family. The Burrillville parent says one reward of teaching her children is, “seeing how they grow,” and helping them to, “grow as individuals.” Many parents today are calling themselves “homeschoolers,” but, “just because learning happens at homes doesn’t make it homeschooling,” explained Jennifer Curry, state coordinator of Rhode Island...

VIDEO: Bells toll in Harrisville for lives lost to COVID-19

BURRILLVILLE – On a cold, rainy night in the village of Harrisville, church bells sounded Monday night in remembrance of the 500,000 American lives lost in Covid-19-related deaths in the past year. Acknowledgement of the solemn landmark was in keeping with similar events held on Monday, Feb. 22 in the U.S. Capitol, and other communities across the nation. In the village,...

West Warwick man arrested at gunpoint after leaving accident, eluding police, K9

BURRILLVILLE – A 53-year-old West Warwick man is facing charges after reportedly eluding officers first in his car, and then on foot in a chase through the woods by Bella Restaurant. Raymond Silva was charged with reckless driving, driving without a license, obstructing an officer and resisting arrest following the incident on Friday, Feb. 12. According to Silva's arrest report, the incident...

Cruz, Paolino sponsor bill looking to limit governor’s emergency powers

PROVIDENCE – Five members of the Senate Republican caucus have sponsored legislation that would limit the governor to one 30-day renewal of a declaration of emergency without a joint resolution of the General Assembly – including two northern Rhode Island senators. Senate bill 2021-S 0255 was submitted by Sen. Gordon Rogers, of District 21 in Coventry, Foster, Scituate and West...

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