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Former Burrillville solicitor sentenced to one year in prison

PROVIDENCE – A former solicitor for the town of Burrillville will serve one year and one day in prison for stealing a deceased client's pension payments, according to a sentence handed down this week...

‘Unrealistic,’ Burrillville budget would see tax increase, $2 million more in spending

BURRILLVILLE – Town Manager Michael Wood has recommended a $52.5 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year, but noted that some $1.5 million in state revenue remains in question, making current projections "unrealistic." Wood recommended...

Yard waste, tax study: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week

Camp Phoenix survey The staff at Camp Phoenix are looking to get feedback to determine if there is enough interest in attending the camp for it to feasibly open this year with the new COVID-19...

Door vote, Boy Scouts collect flags: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Fair cancelled The 29th annual Burrillville Family Fair, originally scheduled for Saturday, June 20, has been cancelled. The Burrillville Parks and Recreation Department announced the news this week, noting that organizers look forward to seeing...

Tree cutting, conservation dominate debate on Gold solar

NORTH SMITHFIELD – While planners admitted that the project is far more unique and collaborative than others that have come before them, a discussion about a proposal to install a solar array on the...

Coffee & Cream obtains liquor license

NORTH SMITHFIELD - A North Smithfield eatery that is currently closed due to state restrictions on dine-in services will have some new offerings once it is finally allowed to reopen. Coffee & Cream owners Jonathan...

Council approves contract for N.S. police; Residents pledge support

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Resident Maureen Allam pointed out this week that while the rest of the world practices social distancing amid a pandemic, police officers come face-to-face with the virus regularly.  "They can't always stop...

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