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Street preacher brings his message to Pascoag

BURRILLVILLE – At nine o’oclock on a Sunday morning in September, Marc Lamoureux carries a seven-foot-tall wooden cross painted with splashes of red paint, and is speaking about God. Lamoureaux is standing on the sidewalk across from a Dunkin' Donuts at a busy intersection in Pascoag. The street preacher is invigorated by the slight breeziness and strong sunshine as he...

Property sales in Burrillville between Sept. 16 & Sept. 22

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Wednesday, Sept. 16 and Tuesday, Sept. 22. 703 Black Hut Road Seller: Michael & Ashley Cavallaro Buyer: Andrew & Patricia Gorman Price: $290,000 1630 Douglas Pike Seller: Barbara Bernard Buyer: Richard & Carol Paul Price: $104,500 60 Brook Road Seller: David Carter Buyer: Terry Blankenship Price: $159,000 284 Liberty Lane Seller: Harrisville Village LLC Buyer: Marjorie Beaubien Price: $182,500 45...

Pascoag, Harrisville declare water shortage emergency

BURRILLVILLE – Residents in Pascoag and Harrisville are being ordered to restrict their water usage starting Wednesday, with water departments in both villages declaring a water shortage emergency. The news comes days after Gov. Gina Raimondo issued a statewide advisory, noting that 79.5 percent of the state is in "extreme drought," and another 19.5 percent is in "severe," drought. Water restrictions,...

Glocester man arrested and tased after crash, ‘eerie death threats’ to officers

BURRILLVILLE – A Glocester man is facing felony charges of threatening public officials after a birthday celebration in Burrillville gone wrong last week. Gordon Jacques, 65, of 1272 Putnam Pike, was also charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct following the incident on Friday, Sept. 11. According to reports from the arrest, officers dispatched to South Main Street around 7 p.m....

The 555, Scam alert: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Virtual programs to begin at Pascoag library Pascoag Public Library at 57 Church St. will hold Virtual Story Time for kids ages 6 months to 4 years on Thursdays from October 1 through November 6 from 11-11:30 a.m. The events will include puppets, stories, music and crafts. Email ptierney@pascoaglibrary.org to register and receive the zoom link. Also starting October 1, the...

Police Wives Association shows support with surprise gifts for Burrillville PD

BURRILLVILLE – The state chapter of a national organization dedicated to support and advocacy for local officers and their families surprised members of the Burrillville Police Department on Saturday, Sept. 19 with gifts purchased through donations from the community. Members of the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Police Wives Association dropped off similar donations at departments across the state...

Guest: Support the imPossible Dream; Car show fundraiser next Sunday

To write, "Things Are Tough All Over", is an understatement during this car show season due to the Coronavirus. But things must still get done and life still goes on. One of those things to get done, is to still try and help charities and charitable causes that need our help. A Buckleupallofus Kids and Family Fundraiser Car Show is...

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