Police and Fire

Youth Force students return with a mission

BURRILLVILLE – In their baby blue shirts, they walk the halls of Burrillville Middle School, and quietly, they're on a mission. Five young women from Burrillville schools attended the Youth Force educational summit over the...

North Smithfield’s Parkhurst paroled after 26 years, must now serve time in Connecticut

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A 43-year-old man convicted of murder for a crime he committed at the age of 17 was granted parole in Rhode Island this week, and must now serve time in a...

Micucci hopes to put education, military experience to work for Pascoag Fire Commission

BURRILLVILLE – A well-known local coach and 16 year Army veteran is seeking a seat on the Pascoag Fire Commission, with hopes to put his experience in business and logistics to work for the...

Toti aims to bring strong fiscal management, efficiency to Pascoag Fire Commission

BURRILLVILLE – A lifelong resident of Pascoag with a strong military background hopes to increase efficiency in the Pascoag Fire District, and bring personnel and fiscal management procedures to the village department as a...

Pascoag father and son among 11 arrested for trespassing near Burrillville power lines

BURRILLVILLE – Two days of checks for illegal activity by the National Grid power lines led to the arrests of 11 men from Burrillville and surrounding towns last week, including a father and son...

Discovery of dead body delays classes in North Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The discovery of a dead body near North Smithfield High School prompted officials to delay classes throughout the district by an hour on Wednesday, Sept. 4. The body was reportedly discovered by...

Pascoag Fire gets OMA violation over prior staffing issues

BURRILLVILLE – The Pascoag Fire District violated the state's open meetings law when it failed to file minutes from December 2018 and January 2019 meetings within the required 21-day window, according to an opinion...

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