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Newberry to seek re-election

NORTH SMITHFIELD – District 48 Rep. Brian Newberry will seek another term in office representing North Smithfield and Burrillville, he announced this week. The Republican representative, who lives in North Smithfield, noted that he hopes...

Jones announces run for No. Smithfield administrator

NORTH SMITHFIELD – School Committee member Paul Jones has announced that he will run for the position of town administrator in North Smithfield, saying he hopes to focus on issues including land preservation, strategic...

Blodgett seeks seat on PUD governing board

BURRILLVILLE – A former EMT who has spent the past 28 years serving in various roles for the Pascoag Utility District is now seeking a seat on the utility company's governing board. John Blodgett has...

Polacek looks to give back to community, control spending on Pascoag Fire Commission

BURRILLVILLE – A police and fire dispatcher for the town of Burrillville with a strong background in education is seeking a seat on the Pascoag Fire Commission, in hopes to use her background to...

Watson, Lussier aim to bring transparency, sound management to Pascoag Fire board

BURRILLVILLE – Saying they hope to bring ethics, sound management and transparency to the Pascoag Fire Commission, residents Cindy Lussier and Chris Watson have announced their intention to seek a seat on the board. The...

Place, de le Cruz take their seats at the State House

PROVIDENCE – Sen. Jessica de la Cruz and Rep. David Place were among some 21 new legislators formally sworn into office on Tuesday, Jan. 1, as the 2019-2020 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly...

Republicans take home victories in Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE – At a little bar on Callahan School Street Tuesday night, there was cause for celebration. As Republican candidates for local and state offices watched the numbers come in, the excitement in the room...

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