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Burrillville man impersonates cop, says he’s helping to fight Covid-19

BURRILLVILLE – A Burrillville man is facing a charge of impersonating a police officer after conducting a traffic stop in his personal vehicle and questioning the driver about her reason for travel, an action...

Pedestrian struck on Route 146

NORTH SMITHFIELD — A pedestrian was hit by a car Sunday night near a troubled intersection that has often been the site of accidents. Local and state police were called to Route 146 in area...

One dog, 15 cats seized from Doggie Styles, SPCA offers reward for owner’s arrest

NORTH SMITHFIELD - In the latest news in the ongoing saga on a North Smithfield-based pet spa, 15 cats and one dog were seized this week after they were found neglected at the facility. According...

Woonsocket man adds felony assault to decade-long record of domestic violence

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A 31-year-old Woonsocket man was arrested by North Smithfield police after a witness said she saw him assault a woman in a car in the Dunkin Donuts drive-thru. And while both he...

‘Doggie Styles’ owner wanted by police following seizure of puppies

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A North Smithfield-based pet groomer ordered earlier this year not to have care, custody or control of any animals, is wanted by police following seizure of puppies from his spa. John Froais,...

Voters in Pascoag will weigh in on tanker sale, payment to chief this weekend

BURRILLVILLE – A virtual special meeting on Thursday, June 11 – which in normal times could include input from every voter in the village – will precede weekend ballot casting for residents in Pascoag. The...

Uxbridge man arrested after alleged DUI with kids, sharing drink with 14-year-old

NORTH SMITHFIELD — A 35-year-old Massachusetts man is facing charges with North Smithfield  police after they allegedly discovered he was driving under the influence with his children, and had allowed one of them to...

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