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Ten per diem firefighters in Pascoag file suit seeking compensation for volunteer work hours

BURRILLVILLE – Saying their lack of compensation is a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Rhode Island Payment of Wages Act, ten per-diem firefighters filed suit this week against...

Blaze destroys home on Joslin Road in Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE – A fire called in around 4 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12 heavily damaged a single-family home on Joslin Road, according to Harrisville Fire Chief Michael Gingell. No...

Public invited to 9/11 memorial ceremony in Burrillville Sunday

BURRILLVILLE – In a release on Thursday, the Harrisville Fire Department invited the public to attend and participate in an annual memorial ceremony honoring the victims of the tragedy that took place on...

Two arrested for vehicles thefts in Burrillville, victims still coming forward

BURRILLVILLE – Two Connecticut men have been charged in connection with a series of vehicle thefts in Burrillville, and police are still trying to locate the owners of some of the property...

Davies hopes to bring integrity, honesty & transparency to the Pascoag Fire District

BURRILLVILLE – A newcomer with decades of experience in budgeting and fiscal management is seeking a seat on the Pascoag Fire District Board of Commissioners, saying he hopes to bring integrity, honesty...

Toti cites efficiency, accountability in bid for reelection to Pascoag Fire District board

BURRILLVILLE – The chairman of the Pascoag Fire District Board of Commissioners cited improvements to business practices and finances this week in his bid for reelection for a second three year term.

NSPD recognizes dispatcher for quick action, rescue of rabbits during house fire

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Police Department publicly recognize and thanked a dispatcher for his quick actions during a house fire last week and the rescue of one victim's pets from...