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N.S. resident calls for end to bus contract over safety concerns as union effort...

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Saying that the buses bringing North Smithfield students to and from schools are overcrowded and unsafe, one resident is calling for an end to the district's contract with transportation provider DATTCO. The...

Burrillville schools score ‘3’ on RIDE accountability scale, N.S. above the average at ‘4’

PROVIDENCE – North Smithfield schools rated above average, scoring a 4 on an accountability scale released this week by the Rhode Island Department of Education, while schools in neighboring Burrillville landed roughly in the...

Five things you need to know in Burrillville this week; the Broncos/sports edition

Parent/teacher conferences Burrillville High School will hold Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. Conferences will be held on a first come, first served basis and no appointment is necessary. Bronco gear...

RISE, Steere Farm students show RICAS gains, middle school shines in N.S.

BURRILLVILLE/NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System showed mixed results for northern Rhode Island students, with losses in some areas and gains in others. But a few standout schools in the region showed...

Burrillville School Committee will not appeal RIIL decision

BURRILLVILLE – Members of the Burrillville School Committee say they will not appeal a decision by the Rhode Island Interscholastic League to place town athletes on a one year probation despite calls from residents...

On new Thankful Thursdays, Burrillville students, teachers express gratitude

BURRILLVILLE – A new Broncos tradition aimed at highlighting some of the positive things that happen at Burrillville schools has teachers and students publicly expressing their gratitude every week. In early October, "Thankful Thursdays," began,...

Halliwell becomes town land; upcoming meetings may determine future

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A 32-acre property that served as a school for some 60 years transferred hands this week, officially becoming an asset of the town of North Smithfield. But what will happen next to...

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