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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Burrillville

Parking ban, Paint & Pint: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Paint and Pint Bravo Brewing Company will host a "Paint and Pint Night," on Tuesday, Jan. 14. Participants will get to decorate their own sign and enjoy Bravo Brewing Company beer or non-alcoholic refreshments at the same time. Pre-registration and payment required to hold your spot, and the business's last painting night sold out. To pre-register and pay, please stop by...

Letter: Wood thanks all involved with power plant defeat

Burrillville is very pleased with the decision of the Energy Facilities Siting Board. The board was deliberate, fair and thoughtful as they evaluated the evidence and various presentations. We thank Todd Bianco and EFSB legal and administrative staff for their hard work and coordination of this massive effort. There are many to thank, but I’m going to keep my comments...

EFSB issues written order in denial of Burrillville power plant

WARWICK – In a 33-page order issued on Tuesday, Nov. 5, the state Energy Facility Siting Board documented reasons for denying a proposal by Invenergy Thermal, LLC to build a 1,000-megawatt power plant in a forested area off of Wallum Lake Road in Burrillville. The board voted in June to deny the application by the Chicago-based developer, and issuance of...

Burrillville School Committee will not appeal RIIL decision

BURRILLVILLE – Members of the Burrillville School Committee say they will not appeal a decision by the Rhode Island Interscholastic League to place town athletes on a one year probation despite calls from residents and Town Council members for action this week. In a statement signed by Chairman Mark Brizard and Vice Chairman Donison Allen issued on Friday, Oct. 25,...

Nasonville voters approve settlement with firefighter’s union

BURRILLVILLE – The annual meeting of the Nasonville Fire District this week was a bit quieter than gatherings in the small village have been over the past year. And ultimately, voters thanked members of the governing commission for bringing an end to litigation that has plagued the district since paid staff was eliminated last year. Voters approved a settlement with the...

Nasonville fire meeting, drivers wanted: Five things you need to know in Burrillville this week

At the libraries  Fall story times begin this week at Jesse Smith Memorial Library and run through November 21. Sessions will be held on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. for Sensory Story Time, geared for ages 3 and up; Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for Little Explorers Story Time, geared for children under the age of 3; and Thursday at 10:30 a.m....

Police: No injuries in morning crash on Route 102

BURRILLVILLE – An accident this morning on Route 102 by Bronco Crossing held up traffic, but no one was injured in the incident according to police. Police have not released further details of the crash, which took place around 8 a.m. "One vehicle sustained a fair amount of damage, however there were no injuries," noted Burrillville Police Major Dennis Leahey. "It...