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Truck stuck in Slatersville draws attention to problems with village traffic

NORTH SMITHFIELD – In 2014, after several town officials witnessed a 50-foot long tractor-trailer carrying flammable gas attempt the nearly impossible feat of navigating the narrow streets surrounding Town Hall, action was taken to...

Pascoag Fire vote, 9/11: Five things you need to know in Burrillville this week

Whatever you're reading Pascoag Public Library has announced a new discussion group to be held on the third Monday of each month starting at 6 p.m. where guests are invited to bring in whatever they...

Mosquito spraying for Burrillville and North Smithfield delayed to Monday night

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has rescheduled the aerial mosquito spraying originally set for Sunday, Sept. 8 to tonight, Monday, Sept. 9, beginning at sundown. DEM announced on Friday that northern...

Todd retires from North Smithfield clerk position after 33 years of town service

NORTH SMITHFIELD – After more than three decades of service to the town of North Smithfield, Town Clerk Debra Todd had her final day of work at the annex on Friday, Sept. 6. The longtime...

UPDATE: DEM announces Sunday spraying, adds traps to address EEE threat in Burrillville, North...

BURRILLVILLE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and the Department of Health have announced that northern Rhode Island communities bordering the Massachusetts towns of Uxbridge, Douglas, and Mendon will receive aerial mosquito treatments starting...

Town to hold public hearing on changes to animal cruelty law

BURRILLVILLE – An effort to increase the fines for extreme cases of animal neglect and cruelty moved forward last week with members of the Town Council scheduling a public hearing on proposed changes to...

Route 146 paving delayed until 2024

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Despite appeals from legislators, the State Planning Council has officially approved a delay to plans to repave a badly damaged stretch of pavement on Route 146 for two more years. The segment...

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