Saturday, January 22, 2022


New ‘Chapman’s’ restaurant opens on Route 102

BURRILLVILLE – It's been Mr. Doughboy's, Sweet Caroline's and Oakley's and more.... Beginning on Friday, Jan. 14 at 11 a.m. the complex with facilities for mini-golf, batting cages, and more will reopen with a menu featuring a variety of unique lunch and dinner items as Champan's Food & Drink.

Burrillville projected to get $1 million less in state aid for schools

BURRILLVILLE – If no action is taken at the state level to address district projected shortfalls, the Burrillville School District could receive more than $1 million less in state aid than last year, a situation Supt. Michael Sollitto said would be as, "disastrous." "The uncertainty with COVID and the impact that had on enrollment,...

A growing village: ‘Common’ effort to help to Burrillville seniors now ready for relaunch, expansion

BURRILLVILLE – Talks began in 2018 but, like so many things during pandemic times, the program was put on hold in 2020, and organizers have since had to change its focus. The Village Common of RI and Burrillville Parks & Recreation's Senior Services program are again collaborating to launch a "village," in town -...

Property sales in Burrillville between Dec. 29 & Jan. 7

BURRILLVILLE – The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Wednesday, Dec. 29 and Friday, Jan.7. 23 Fern Drive Seller: William & Joanne MorrisseyBuyer: Amanda Lepore & Alexander RaspalloPrice: $306,500

Ukulele lessons, children’s librarian wanted: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Blood drive announced Knights of Columbus Council 383 will hold a blood drive at St. Partick’s Catholic Church at 45 Harrisville Main St. on Thursday, Jan. 27 from 3 to 7 p.m. All donors will receive a $5 gift card and will be entered into a weekly drawing to win a $500 e-gift card...

Under new RIDOH guidelines, in person learning resumes in Burrillville Monday

BURRILLVILLE – After two days of distance learning prompted by hundreds of student absences caused by the state's COVID-19 rules for schools, the Burrillville School District will resume in-person instruction on Monday, Jan. 10. The Rhode Island Department of Health released new protocols for schools on Friday in keeping with new guidance from...

Sunday cartoon: Be a buddy, not a bully

BURRILLVILLE – The Itty Bitty Super Dupers, "Be a Buddy, Not a Bully," campaign is very important for kids here in this state, region and across America. It focuses on three anti-bullying areas dealing with children directly. These three areas are popular with children, and they are participating with them regularly in their...