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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Police and Fire

Three Spring Street residents arrested for disorderly conduct in one day

BURRILLVILLE – Police responding to three separate calls on Saturday, Sept. 15 arrested Spring Street residents in all three incidents, charging all with disorderly conduct and one with domestic assault. The first call, which came...

Burrillville officers recognized for work following youth pornography case

BURRILLVILLE – It was a jaw-dropping scandal that went viral, making headlines in newspapers as far away as California. Pornographic pictures of more than 100 teenage girls from town – going back for more than...

Suspect from violent strangling Sunday night held without bail

BURRILLVILLE – A Burrillville woman is reportedly still recovering after being assaulted and strangled by her ex-boyfriend Sunday night, according to police. The incident led police to surround the suspect's residence for an hour before...

Residents table budget for Pascoag Fire District

BURRILLVILLE – The annual fire protection budget for Pascoag Fire District was tabled this week after an auditor from firm Parmalee, Poirier and Associates announced that he had not completed the report, due prior...

Nasonville voters will decide fate of fire district September 27

BURRILLVILLE – Voters will decide if the paid union staff at the Nasonville Fire District will be let go at the end of the month, with firefighters from Oakland/Mapleville to cover their calls. The Nasonville Fire...

Contract dispute for Nasonville Fire District leads to talk of dissolving department

BURRILLVILLE – The Nasonville Fire District's board of commissioners has been unable to reach a contract agreement with the union representing the department's 13 employees, leading to talk that service in the village could...

Talk about finances leads to child abuse charges for Burrillville man

BURRILLVILLE – A father was arrested from his Burrillville home this week after a discussion about money reportedly got out of control, leading him to punch his son in the nose with a closed...