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Sunday, October 24, 2021

Police and Fire

Burrillville woman faces felony charge for cruelty/neglect of two-month-old baby

BURRILLVILLE – A 24-year-old Burrillville woman has been charged with felony cruelty/neglect after she was reportedly found intoxicated and asleep next to her two-month-old baby, who was covered in blood.

Burrillville police frustrated, ‘bewildered,’ as drivers fail to heed Route 102 detour signs

BURRILLVILLE – Five months after implementing a short detour to direct northbound travelers on Route 102 around a bridge closed for repairs, Burrillville police say that drivers are not following the...

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...

Pascoag Fire District awarded $579K FEMA grant for purchase of new engine tanker

BURRILLVILLE – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, through its Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, recently awarded a $579,337 grant to the Pascoag Fire District for the purchase of a new engine-tanker.

Two men transported by rescue following crash in Burrillville Saturday morning

BURRILLVILLE – Two men were transported by rescue to Rhode Island Hospital following on crash in Burrillville Saturday morning that left both with minor injuries. A motorcycle collided...

North Smithfield woman killed in multi-car crash on Route 146

PROVIDENCE – A Warwick man is facing driving to endanger charges following a multi-vehicle crash Friday morning that took the life of a 78-year-old North Smithfield woman. Frances Furnell,...

Woonsocket woman charged with cruelty/neglect after attacking ex while holding baby

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A Woonsocket woman is facing several charges including felony cruelty or neglect after attacking her ex-boyfriend in the parking lot of the Dowling Village Walmart this month.