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Saturday, December 3, 2022

Burrillville

2019 year in review: ‘Haunted’ farmhouse tops Burrillville news

Surpassing stories on government, police activity, local business and schools, was one topic in Burrillville that drew a national audience to NRI NOW throughout 2019. It seems the stories – both fact and fiction – surrounding a little farmhouse on Round Top Road and its former occupants, continue to capture the imaginations of a massive audience. In June, a man identified...

Two Burrillville couples recognized for volunteer service

WHITINSVILLE - Two couples from Burrillville have been recognized for their volunteer service with a group focused on promoting tourism in the Blackstone Valley. Julie and Steve Riendeau of Burrillville, and Betty & Carlo Mencucci of Burrillville were recognized for their contributions to the region by the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. The organization gave out awards at a 5th...

Property sales in Burrillville between Nov. 28 & Dec. 18

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Thursday, Nov. 28 and Wednesday, Dec. 18. 94 Remington Ave. Seller: Andre Ducharme Buyer: Elizabeth Stone Price: $204,000 110 Broad St. Seller: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company & Robert Littlefield Buyer: Carlson Real Estate Group, LLC. Price: $139,000 265 East Ave. Seller: Brian Vadenais Buyer: Robert Bonnevie & Danielle Troiano Price: $276,000 2683 Wallum Lake Road Seller: Richard...

BHS students plan Burrillville’s first MADD Candlelight Vigil for Dec. 5

BURRILLVILLE – An annual statewide event that recognizes the victims of drunk and drugged drivers will be held in town for the first time next week, and student volunteers from Burrillville High School and Middle School have been working for the past month to make it a success.  The Mothers Against Drunk Drivers Rhode Island Candlelight Vigil will be held...

JV Superbowl, Bake Sale: Five things to know in Burrillville this weekend

Cashmere sale  Alashan Cashmere will host its annual cashmere sale on Friday, Nov. 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thousands of items for sale will include surplus inventory and discontinued items with men's and women's sweaters, hats, gloves, scarves and more. Visit the facility at 866 Broncos Highway in Mapleville or...

Four from Burrillville’s Pack 102 earn Eagle Scout award

BURRILLVILLE – After completing projects aimed at improving their communities, from labor at a local church, to the cleanup of a town cemetery, four members of Burrillville's Pack 102 have earned their Eagle Scout Awards. Paul Miller, Jacob Gadsby, Peter Spencer and Patrick Sylvester were officially pinned during an elevation ceremony at the Assembly Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 28. Their projects...

Investigation of contaminants underway at Pascoag church

BURRILLVILLE – An engineering firm working on behalf of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is currently testing the soil at Pascoag Community Baptist Church for contaminants following the discovery of chemicals left behind from a gas station that once occupied the property. Vanasse Hagin Brustlin Inc. notified town officials of the investigation in a letter this month, noting...