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Five things you need to know for the weekend of June 1

Hands free The state of Rhode Island's new "hands free" law went into effect today. Holding a phone in your hand while driving is now officially illegal and comes with a fine of $100 for...

Going ‘Foam Free,’ Burrillville third graders are on a mission to help the planet

BURRILLVILLE – Three third graders at Callahan Elementary School are campaigning to rid the place of unnecessary refuse, and although they've already made some progress, they say they won't quit until the whole district...

Property Sales in Burrillville from May 18 to May 25

The following is a list of property transfers recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Friday, May 18 and Friday, May 23. 366 Snake Hill Road Buyer: Dana Joseph and Audra Pezzulli Seller: Charles and Cora...

Spreading sunshine, one craft at a time

BURRILLVILLE – For the past five years, residents at nursing homes throughout town have received a small present marking each and every birthday they celebrate. Whether pins, trinkets or a little something decorative, the handmade...

Local librarian brings art to the masses

BURRILLVILLE – Candace Ranslow, a librarian at Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library, knows that not everyone can paint a massive mural depicting a famous Van Gogh painting without a little help. Ranslow, a ten-year employee...

Addressing a crisis: Two town employees fight back against substance abuse and addiction

BURRILLVILLE – For Monica Blanchette, it's a fascination with – and respect for – the developing young brain that motivates her mission to educate youth about the dangers of substance abuse. For Michelle Harter, it's her...

Gallery: A royal affair

BURRILLVILLE – A tea party at Jesse Smith library celebrated the wedding of the Prince of Wales to Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19.

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