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Sunday Safety Cartoon: Buckleupallofus warns of kids in hot cars

BURRILLVILLE – It's Memorial Day weekend, and this weekend is the unofficial start of the summer season here in New England. With the hot summer months quickly approaching, it is very important to remind everyone about the hazards and dangers that arrive along with the summer sun and heat with these safety coloring cartoons. Do not leave kids alone inside...

Property sales in Burrillville between May 21 & May 27

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Friday, May 21 and Thursday, May 27. 8 Sandy Lane Seller: Brian & Ashley Plante Buyer: Ryan Hebert Price: $180,000 99 Steere Farm Road Seller: Jessica Dooley Buyer: Walter Parfitt & Corrie Pretty Price: $310,000 262 Harrisville Main St. Seller: Souria LLC Buyer: 262 Harrisville Main LLC Price: $262,500 875 East Ave. Seller: Emily Derosiers & Antonio...

Mohegan Bridge to close completely overnight June 2 & 3

BURRILLVILLE – A bridge that has recently been reduced to one lane to accommodate ongoing repairs will be closed completely for two nights in the beginning of June. The Mohegan Bridge will be shut down entirely between the hours of 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2 and Thursday, June 3 according to a note from the...

Infrastructure Bank forgives $195K loan for PUD water line upgrade

BURRILLVILLE – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank has announced the forgiveness of more than $3 million in financing and loans for safe drinking water upgrade projects for five small and community water system providers across the state, including $195,000 for the Pascoag Utility District. The projects are being financed via the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program, which provides below-market interest...

Storm causes power outage for 4,900 PUD customers

BURRILLVILLE – Heavy winds from a storm late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning took down a large tree on Mowry Street, knocking out power to all of the roughly 4,900 customers with the Pascoag Utility District. According to PUD General Manager Michael KIrkwood, the tree took down lines connecting the Pascoag system to National Grid. "Those feeder lines are critical,"...

North Smithfield’s Charest picked to lead BHDDH

PROVIDENCE – A North Smithfield man who retired from the position of president and CEO of Landmark Medical Center in 2017 has been named director of Rhode Island's Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Development Disabilities and Hospitals by Gov. Dan McKee. Richard Charest will lead the agency, which boasts a $480 million budget and 1,100 employees. Charest, the husband of former town...

With new partnership, Burrillville theater casts for live performance of ‘Into the Woods Jr.’

BURRILLVILLE – It's a musical fairytale about the wishes and choices people make as told by young actors – and it is coming to a theater in Burrillville this August. The Assembly Theatre and Inspiration Performing Arts Company have announced the production of, "Into the Woods Jr.," and are now accepting virtual auditions for the show. It will be an intensive...

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