Saturday, August 8, 2020

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Parent forum, black bears: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Parent forum The Burrillville School District will host a virtual public forum on the plan to reopen schools at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 27. Parents have been asked to submit questions in advance via...

Water ban, Heritage auctions: Five things to know in No. Smithfield this week

Watch Slatersville Director Christian de Rezendes has released a new segment in the on-going pre-screening of his docu-series Slatersville. The 15-minute segment, released last week in a collaboration with the Museum of Work & Culture,...

Burrillville councilors defend decision on ‘First Amendment Sanctuary’

BURRILLVILLE – Members of the Burrillville Town Council on Wednesday defended their decision last month to declare the town a "First Amendment Sanctuary," amid calls from residents to rescind the resolution. The legislation, passed in...

N.S. business pays $317,000 to settle charges with EPA

PROVIDENCE – A North Smithfield-based laminating and coating facility has taken steps to reduce its air emissions to settle claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that it failed to comply with the terms...

Task force: No. Smithfield needs new police station

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Sagging floors. Chipping paint. Cracked and peeling floor tiles. Water leaks that leave stains on the ceiling tiles, window sills and walls; rot door and window frames; and destroy the building's...

Valley talk, N.S. Waves: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week

Valley talk The latest in-progress screening for director Christian de Rezendes's docu-series on Slatersville will be held this week through a collaboration with the Museum of Work & Culture. The Virtual Valley Summer Talk will take...

School questions, heat wave: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Soccer clinic The Burrillville Glocester Youth Soccer Association is offering a three-day clinic starting today, Monday, July 20 for co-ed age groups U11-U15. Training will be provided by Liverpool Academy at the BYGYSA complex from...

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