Five things you need to know for the weekend of June 1


Hands free

The state of Rhode Island’s new “hands free” law went into effect today. Holding a phone in your hand while driving is now officially illegal and comes with a fine of $100 for your first offense.

Farmer’s Market

The Burrillville Farmer’s Market opens tomorrow at Stillwater Mill Center from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Visitors can enjoy local food, arts and music from Saturday, June 2 through September.

The market will also be held every Thursdays from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Burrillville Town Common.

Book Sale

The Jesse Smith Library will hold a book sale in the community room on Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a members only preview sale starting at 9 a.m. Memberships will be accepted at the door.

Open Farm Day

Old Fieldstone Farm will host an Open Farm Day on Sunday, June 3 starting at 10 a.m. Guests are welcome to hang out with the animals and purchase items made at the farm.

Now hiring

Looking for work? The Taco Shop is looking for a line cook to work 30-40 hours per week and offering competitive wages plus tips. Apply at the restaurant at 459 Chapel St.

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