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Division I champs, volunteers wanted: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Division I Champs Congratulations to the undefeated Burrillville Broncos High School varsity football team on winning the first Division I championship in team history. The Broncos clenched the regular season title game at Alumni Field with...

Hydrant flushing, Slatersville grant: Five things to know in No. Smithfield this week

Hydrant flushing The North Smithfield Water Department will conduct hydrant flushing in the Slatersville, Forestdale, Great Road Mendon Road and Industrial Park areas beginning today. Monday, April 26 through Friday, April 30 from 7...

Town brings in $7,600 from sale of surplus highway equipment

NORTH SMITHFIELD – An open bidding process for equipment owned by the town's Highway Department brought in $7,668 this month, with participants scoring deals on old and less-than useful trucks, cars, plows, tires and...

No. Smithfield-based trucking company agrees to $300K settlement with EPA

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Under a recent settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, N&D Transportation Company, Inc. has corrected alleged violations of chemical safety regulations and will pay a settlement penalty of $314,658 to...

Town hires firm, creates fund to aid in negotiations with Ocean State Power

BURRILLVILLE – Town officials are preparing for negotiations of a new tax agreement with a Burrillville-based power plant, and voted this week to create an account for potential litigation and additional services, also hiring...

Officials consider sale of small town-owned property on St. Paul Street

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Town officials are considering the sale of a small lot on St. Paul Street, a property that technically serves as a town-owned park, but that proponents say is only used by...

Lead, arsenic found in soil surrounding Pascoag plaza

BURRILLVILLE – A recent investigation of the surface soil in the area surrounding a commercial plaza in Pascoag has found semi-volatile compounds, arsenic and lead above statewide regulatory standards. Property owner Valliere Realty Associates, LLC...

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