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BPAC Zoom, School calendar: Five things you need to know in Burrillville this week

BPAC Zoom The Burrillville Prevention Action Coalition will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, May 6 starting at 5 p.m. Official will discuss, plan, and give updates on substance use prevention initiatives occurring within town...

Valley talk, a Gold extension: Five things you need to know in No. Smithfield...

Slatersville virtual Valley Talk Filmmaker Christian de Rezendes will present a segment of his documentary on Slatersville on Wednesday, May 6 in a virtual event sponsored by the Museum of Work & Culture.  The event,...

Town reaches tentative deal with North Smithfield police union

NORTH SMITHFIELD – After nearly a year of negotiations, town officials have reached a tentative three-year agreement with the union representing members of the North Smithfield Police Department. The contract, which still requires approval by...

Proposed N.S. budget includes $600K for roads, four new cruisers

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Despite significant uncertainty surrounding spending and the future as the town works to curb the COVID 19 pandemic, North Smithfield officials have continued to work on the town's 2021 budget, drafting...

Around the Valley: Concert fundraiser, Long term care panel & $400K for tech

Livestream concert fundraiser Mark your calendars for the chance to enjoy entertainment from the comfort of your home, while raising funds for the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council and RI Hospitality Association's Employee Relief Fund. A packed...

RIDOT continues work on Route 146

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will continue improvements on Route 146 this week, resulting in alternating road closures on several sections of highway. The left lane of the highway will be...

RIDEM grants $245K for improvements to pump station in Burrillville

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank have awarded $4.7 million in matching grants to 15 municipalities for wastewater treatment facility resilience projects, including $245,000 for...

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