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Town of Harrisville Swimming Lesson 2014 Summer Program Announced

Town of Harrisville Swimming Lessons  2014 Summer Program This program is offered through the Town and it is open to all town residents free of charge.  This year we will be offering Teen and Adult Swim [...]

May 20th, 2014|

Planning Board Releases Master Plan Draft

The Planning Board  seeks input from Town agencies and officers on the current draft of the 2014 Master Plan (MP) for Harrisville, with July 23, 2014 set as expected  LAST date for comments.  The MP Committee [...]

May 18th, 2014|

From Common Threads: Selectmen Award 2013 Citizen of the Year

The choice of Bob Sturgis as Harrisville’s “Citizen of the Year 2013” received enthusiastic applause at town meeting on March 11. Speaking for the selectmen, Jay Jacobs cited Bob’s service on the Conservation Commission (HCC), [...]

March 31st, 2014|

Local Businesses

Harrisville's Town policies and ordinances support living and working in Harrisville.  Both Home Occupations (Zoning Ordinance 4.1.18) and Home-Based Businesses (Zoning Ordinance 4.1.19) are permissible uses of residential property. Agricultural uses are pursued throughout the [...]

September 6th, 2013|