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School repair bond of $7 million to go before Burrillville voters

BURRILLVILLE –  The Town Council has sent the issue of financing Burrillville school improvements to the General Assembly, asking for authorization to put the question of taking out a $7 million bond for needed...

Newberry legislation would require civic literacy in schools

PROVIDENCE – Rep. Brian Newberry, a Republican representing District 48 in North Smithfield and Burrillville, has submitted a bill which if passed, would require the commissioner of elementary and secondary education to adopt a...

DEM grants N.S. administrator permit for solar project on his land

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Town Administrator Gary Ezovski's plans to install an 840-kilowatt solar farm on land he owns off of Greenville Road moved forward this week, with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management...

Ride service launched & a Galentine’s treat: Five things to know in Burrillville this...

Ride service launched Age Friendly RI and The Village Common have launched a new Burrillville-based pilot program providing free rides to Burrillville’s older residents. On Monday, Feb. 10, volunteer Tom Tatro provided the inaugural ride with...

UFOs & forest conservation: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week

UFO presentation Investigator Eric Smith of the Mutual UFO Network will visit the North Smithfield Public Library on Monday, Feb. 10 starting at 6:30 p.m. Smith has reportedly interviewed witnesses to unexplained arial phenomena and...

Kendall Dean to get $28K media system, Bushee Park improvements tabled in N.S.

NORTH SMITHFIELD – When the newly renovated Kendall Dean building finally opens, North Smithfield Town Council chambers will be equipped with the latest audio/video equipment, including built-in monitors that will allow all meetings to...

No. Smithfield wins funding for Branch Village redevelopment

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A new state program focused on kick-starting municipal projects will provide up to $100,000 toward a plan to redevelop a North Smithfield village.   The state will award the town funding for design...

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