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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Burrillville

Country rock, soup swap & a book signing: Five things to know in Burrillville this weekend

Guys vs Gals Valentine's ride Looking for some fun that's a little less romance-focused in Burrillville tonight? In addition to Bravo Brewing Co.'s Galentine's beer release mentioned earlier this week, an event at DP Fitness Studio will give guests a chance to focus that love inward. The gym will host a fun competition with a Guys vs Gals Ride starting at 6...

Burrillville man facing felony after alleged assaults, threat with meat cleaver

BURRILLVILLE – A Pascoag man was arrested by Burrillville police after attacks on two women on Saturday, Dec. 28 that reportedly involved threats with a meat cleaver. John Soares, 66 of Centennial Street Burrillville has been charged with felony domestic assault with a deadly weapon, as well as misdemeanor counts of domestic assault, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest following the...

Two more CTE programs approved for BHS

BURRILLVILLE – The Rhode Island Department of Education has approved two new Career and Technical Education programs for Burrillville High School, bringing the total now offered in the district to seven. The approval means that teacher education and graphic design coursework, which has been taught at the school for years, will now come with expanded opportunities for students. The RIDE seal...

PUD officials highlight 2019 achievements, voters elect Blodgett to commission

BURRILLVILLE – Voters in the Pascoag Utility District have elected newcomer John Blodgett and incumbent John DeMemlin for three year terms, and incumbent Michael Kogut for a two year term, on the utility company's governing board. Blodgett, a former EMT who spent 28 years working for the district, was the top vote-getter at PUD's annual meeting held Monday, Dec. 2...

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...