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Burrillville

Spring Lake Beach, Holiday Acres deemed safe to reopen after testing

BURRILLVILLE/GLOCESTER – Two area beaches that were closed last week due to high bacteria levels have been deemed safe to reopen by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Counts at Spring Lake Beach in Burrillville and Holiday Acres Campground Beach in Glocester have returned to safe levels according to RI DEM,...

Property sales in Burrillville from June 9 to June 20

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Thursday, June 9 and Monday, June 20. 46 Reservoir Road Seller: Kimberly LemireBuyer: Tycias GrobisPrice: $420,000 60 Eagle Peak Road

A recipe for success, family-style: 50 year tradition continues on Inman Road

BURRILLVILLE – Frank Galleshaw III, the owner of Wright's Farm Restaurant, says that sometime in the 1990s, he tried making a single change to the popular business's small menu, switching out shells for rigatoni. "That lasted two weeks," Galleshaw told NRI NOW with a laugh. "There were so many complaints."

Candidate info session, Safe sitter class: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Juneteenth The federal holiday of Juneteeth is being observed on Monday, June 20. Banks, federal offices and the post office are closed today, but town offices are open and trash collection will take place as scheduled. BTDC meeting The deadline for declaring candidacy for political office in Rhode...

Sunday cartoon: Truck beds are not safe for kids

BURRILLVILLE – When it comes to transporting kids in a vehicle on any street, roadway or highway, the last place you ever want to put them, is in the bed of a pickup truck. With the school year ending for vacation break, there will ultimately be a lot more vehicles on the roads...

New owner obtains license for Burrillville’s ‘haunted’ farmhouse, says she hopes to dispel rumors

BURRILLVILLE – It might be unusual for most government boards to discuss issues surrounding paranormal activity, but over the past decade, such conversations have become pretty common for members of the Burrillville Town Council. This month, the roughly 300-year-old Burrillville farmhouse that has captured the imaginations of horror fans – and others with ghostly...

Legislative battle over gun control continues; de la Cruz speaks against rare tactic used in passage of magazine bill

PROVIDENCE – With hundreds of people in yellow shirts standing in the Senate galley and in the halls outside the chamber of the Rhode Island State House chanting, “vote them out,” the state Senate voted Tuesday night to outlaw gun magazines that exceed 10 rounds.  Hours earlier the gun magazine bill – S 2653...