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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Burrillville

Sunday cartoon: Backseats are safer

BURRILLVILLE – Backseats are safer for kids when it comes to riding in the family vehicle. September is National Child Passenger Safety Month across the USA. This is the second child passenger safety coloring cartoon in a series of four traffic safety messages directly related to little kids being properly restrained in a...

Property sales in Burrillville between Sept. 6 & Sept. 10

The following is a list of sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Monday, Sept. 6 and Friday, Sept. 10. 0 Maple Hill RoadSeller: Kenneth & Colleen PouliotBuyer: Jonathan & Korrie McClurgPrice: $10,000 0 Sherman Farm RoadSeller: Mark BrizardBuyer: Marc & Laurie DumouchellePrice: $156,000

Burrillville committee to look at potential ban – or at least reduction – of plastic bags & straws

BURRILLVILLE – Proponents say it's a small inconvenience that makes a big difference for the environment. Several people spoke before the Burrillville Town Council this week in support of creating a ban on plastic bags and straws, urging the board to be a leader on the issue in the northern half of the...

McCance-Katz appointed chief medical officer of BHDDH

BURRILLVILLE – Director of the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals Richard Charest has announced that Elinore McCance-Katz has accepted the position of chief medical officer at BHDDH and Eleanor Slater Hospital, which includes the Zambarano unit in Burrillville. McCance-Katz, who served as BHDDH’s CMO from 2015 to 2017, is a board-certified...

Out from the Virtual Campfire, Couture hits the set of Dexter & a Pascoag brewery stage

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield-based artist Stefan Couture kept his Virtual Campfire burning throughout the pandemic lock down. Now that the clubs and concert stages are open again, he says he’s been playing out every chance he gets. “I’ve been performing at a lot of Rhode Island’s amazing craft breweries and teaming up with...

At 9/11 commemoration in Burrillville, sirens, bells will mark when first plane made impact

BURRILLVILLE – At 0846 hours on September 11, 2001, a plane struck One World Trade Center in New York City, in a tragic attack against the United States that would leave the country and its people forever changed. Exactly 20 years later in Burrillville, church bells will ring, while sirens and horns blare out...

Eleanor Slater Hospital awarded accreditation by the joint commission

BURRILLVILLE – Eleanor Slater Hospital has been reaccredited by The Joint Commission, after demonstrating compliance with all standards and successfully addressing all requirements for improvement, according to a release on Tuesday, Sept. 7 from the Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, which oversees the facilities including Burrillville's Zambarano unit. The hospital is...

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