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Holiday season begins with shopping, events – and snow: Ten things you need to know in northern RI this weekend

As the Christmas lights go up – and the snow begins to come down – you know that the holiday season has descended upon northern Rhode Island. Here are ten things you need to know to enjoy the weekend. See the lights, for sight Every year, Blackstone Valley Eye Care in Woonsocket puts on an extravagant outdoor holiday light display set...

No appeal filed in power plant decision

BURRILLVILLE – It's official: Invenergy Thermal, LLC will not be erecting a 1,000 megawatt power plant in the forests of Burrillville. The company first applied to build the facility in 2015, and after years of organized opposition from concerned groups both in and beyond the town borders, many gathered to celebrate the official end to the process on Friday,...

Burrillville students get one year probation from RIIL, no spectators allowed at next volleyball match

WARWICK - A special meeting of the Principals’ Committee on Athletics was held on Friday, Oct. 11 regarding the varsity girls volleyball match between Central Falls and Burrillville High Schools that took place on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at Burrillville High School. According to a release from the Rhode Island Interscholastic League, the PCOA, the Central Falls School Administration and the...

BHS project for #DoKind gets underway; public invited to help

BURRILLVILLE – Broncos have just 24 hours to complete 50 acts of kindness, and while they were off to an impressive start on Thursday, Sept. 26, they may need the public's help to arrive at the finish line. At stake is $500 to support Burrillville High School's rewards program – handed out to students who meet or exceed behavioral standards. The...

Burrillville’s Daniele Inc. sold by Dukcevich brothers to Chicago firm

BURRILLVILLE – A family-owned food manufacturer headquartered in town for 42 years has been sold to a private equity firm from Illinois. Daniele Inc., a producer of finely cured Italian meats, has been purchased by Chicago-based Entrepreneurial Equity Partners. The company has been owned by the Dukcevich family since Croatian husband and wife refugees, Stefano and Caroline, began making dry-cured delicacies in the northeastern Italy...

Police chief issues challenge in BPAC 5K

BURRILLVILLE – It will be a scenic run through the side streets of Burrillville to raise money for a worthy cause. And Col. Stephen Lynch wants to know which local emergency response team has what it takes to participate – and complete it the fastest. The Burrillville Prevention Action Coalition's first 5K run/walk will take place on Sunday, Sept. 29 starting...

History tour, diabetes session, fall programs: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Harrisville history tour Join Blackstone Heritage Corridor Volunteers-In-Parks and Burrillville Historic and Preservation Society for a free walking tour of Harrisville on Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. The tour will include the stone arch bridge, mill pond, dam and historical buildings constructed by Austin T. Levy. Participants will meet at First Universalist Church at 134 Main St. Town...

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