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Burrillville Then & Now: Zambarano Hospital, Part II

Welcome to Burrillville Then & Now, where we take a glance back at how the town used to look, then show how the same space looks today. With photos and information provided by the Burrillville Historic & Preservation Society, we look now at the history of the RI State Sanatorium for Consumptives – now known as the Zambarano unit of...

N.S. Historic District Commission wins grant to research Grange Road

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Historic District Commission has won a $5,000 grant to be used to research the possibility of creating a Grange Road Historic District. The grant was one of eight announced this week by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission, to support local preservation programs in the state. In North Smithfield, the money will be...

Sunday Cartoon: Keeping kids safer around vehicles

BURRILLVILLE – Keeping kids safer around any vehicle starts with simply removing hazards and dangerous situations that may present themselves in the course of a day. A lot of these hazards and dangers are not so obvious to all of us, and that is the primary reason why we feature these Sunday Cartoons for your kids and families on NRI...

Property sales in Burrillville between April 23 & April 30

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk's office between Friday, April 23 and Friday, April 30. 1048 Victory Highway Seller: Andrew & Christine Wilson Buyer:Angel & Kayla Castilloveitia Price: $331,000 1390 East Wallum Lake Road Seller: Asher Marshall Buyer: Emily Kyragryros Price:$405,000 1160 Tarkiln Road Seller: Albert Musso Buyer: Westley LaQuerre Price: $240,000 304 Liberty Lane Seller: Joann & Gregory Pomfret Buyer: Roger & Mary Ellen Ponbriant Price:$332,000

Successful Lions Club dinner raises scholarship funds for Bronco seniors

BURRILLVILLE – A dinner on Monday, April 26 put on by the Burrillville Lions Club raised funding to support scholarships for at least three seniors graduating with the Burrillville High School Class of 2021. The scholarship dinner, the first of its kind organized by the club, was held at Serio's Pizzarama on Church Street. The event was held in place of...

Spring, American Woodcock mating season, brings soaring sights to northern RI

NORTHERN RI –When strolling along country paths through woods and fields in Burrillville or North Smithfield, look closely on a cloudy day, or at dawn, or dusk on a moonlit night, and the rather elusive ground-dwelling timberdoodle bird, otherwise known as the American Woodcock, might make an appearance. The birds, “don’t like old growth forests,” noted Carol Ayala, treasurer of...

Sunday Cartoons: Kid free zones around vehicles

BURRILLVILLE – With warmer temperatures and nicer weather upon us now that spring has finally arrived, we need to be very careful when it comes to kid free zones around vehicles parked in garages and driveways. Don't take for granted that when you get into your vehicle it is completely safe to put it in gear and drive away. Kids...

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