Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Burrillville

Burrillville police arrest two teens, one adult for BB gun shooting spree spanning three states

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BURRILLVILLE – Burrillville police have arrested three suspects accused of damaging cars and homes in a series of BB gun shootings that have taken place across Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut over the past several weeks. Drew Fafard, 18, of Pascoag has been charged with eight counts of discharging a firearm from a motor vehicle, one count of committing a...

PUD voting, Candlelight vigil: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

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PUD annual meeting The Pascoag Utility District hold its annual meeting starting at 7 p.m. at their business office at 253 Pascoag Main St. on Monday, Dec. 2. Early voting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Residents will elect three commissioners, with the two highest vote-getters to win three year terms, and the third highest to secure a...

Proposed Burrillville Zoning changes will take aim at limiting power projects

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BURRILLVILLE – After an extensive review that included input from residents as well as consultants, the Burrillville Planning Board has recommended changes to the town's zoning ordinance that would place new limits on energy projects, particularly large-scale proposals. The review came, in part, in reaction to the recently defeated proposal by Chicago-based Invenergy to build a 1,000 megawatt power plant...

Burrillville police to develop, use firing range on Boy Scout property

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BURRILLVILLE – The Rhode Island Boy Scouts have signed an agreement with the Burrillville Police Department for the development and use of a shooting range on a wilderness property known as the Buck Hill Scouting Reservation. The area is already designated and used as a rifle range by the The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America, but will be further...

Property sales in Burrillville between Sept. 18 & Sept. 30

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The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Wednesday, Sept. 18 and Monday, Sept. 30. 306 Liberty Lane Seller: Harrisville Village, LLC Buyer: Vincent Zibelli Price: $264,600 85 Maureen Circle Seller: Carol Lescault Buyer: Cathy Caruso & Garlete Parker Price: $400,000 2299 Broncos Highway Seller: Henry & Amy Wacker Buyer: Kenneth Mathieu Price: $280,000 1133 Mount Pleasant Road Seller: Jennifer Coyle Buyer: Katherine Zuba Price: $240,000 43 North...

Five children taken from Burrillville home after woman suspected of drunk-driving with child

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BURRILLVILLE – A traffic stop for speeding and erratic driving in Burrillville on Monday, Sept. 23, led to the arrest of both caregivers in a household with five children, temporary housing placement for the kids, and an investigation by the state Department of Children Youth and Families. According to a release from the Burrillville Police Department on Tuesday, the incident...

Uninsured driver flips car onto side, flees on foot

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BURRILLVILLE – A Harrisville man driving an unregistered truck reportedly crashed the vehicle into a retaining wall on Iron Mine Road last week, flipping it onto its side before fleeing the scene on foot. Kevin Fowler, 28, was charged with driving under the influence following the incident, and was also issued citations for operating a vehicle without insurance and with...