Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Burrillville

RIDEM investigating complaints over mess, possible garbage buried on Hill Road property

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BURRILLVILLE – On a property at 58 Hill Road, dozens of tires are piled beside a dirt driveway. Garbage sits beside old, unregistered campers and cars, along with an oil tank.    Neighbors say that they've spent years trying to get someone to clean up the property, a sprawling 11-acre lot that abuts both Chapel Street and Hill Road.  The lot,...

New OMFD rescue truck hits the road

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BURRILLVILLE – The Oakland Mapleville Fire Department put a new vehicle on the road this week, a 2018 advanced life support Dodge rescue truck, equipped with both the latest features and the newest medical equipment. The new addition to the district's emergency fleet was purchased from New England Fire Equipment and Apparatus in New Haven, Conn. for $267,000. The truck...

Distanced car show, ‘Outlaw Run’ moved to May 23

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BURRILLVILLE – A car show that follows the rules of social distancing while traveling through the streets of Burrillville will not take place amid this weekend's expected cold weather, and has been rescheduled from Saturday, May 9 to Saturday, May 23. Burrillville resident Jim Weicherding says that almost 100 classic car and truck owners have agreed to participate in the...

Tax agreements, trivia and a free Bella gift card: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

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Today is Monday, April 20 and here are five things you need to know in Burrillville, because life goes on, even from a distance. BLT trivia night, events this week Virtual events this week, put on by the Burrillville Land Trust, will offer residents an opportunity to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day from their homes. The first, a trivia contest...

Pascoag Fire District to hold first tax sale since 2016 this April

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BURRILLVILLE – In 2019, the fire districts of Harrisville, Nasonville and Oakland-Mapleville brought in revenue through a process that allows tax collectors to auction off liens on delinquent debtors. All three districts also held a tax sale in 2018, collecting thousands in back taxes from residents who hoped to keep their names off the list of those owing money to...

Burrillville Land Trust to host 50th anniversary Earth Day events throughout April

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BURRILLVILLE – The Burrillville Land Trust has announced a month-long series of events in April as celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. “50 years is a long time and a celebration is in order,” said Paul Roselli - president of the non-profit Burrillville Land Trust. Activities and events include the following: - April 9, Jesse Smith Memorial Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m.:...

Time capsule photos, Part III: latest explore dam, Nipmunk River Trail

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BURRILLVILLE – Photographs of “favorite places” in Burrillville were submitted to NRI NOW this week for a contest that will see the five best printed for inclusion in a time capsule, to be buried in conjunction with the town’s Earth Day celebration. The photo competition, put on by the Burrillville Earth Day Committee, gives readers a chance to send in a...