Saturday, January 16, 2021

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New Oakland Park, street hockey rink a big hit with visitors

BURRILLVILLE – Quietly constructed over the summer through the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Burrillville's newest park is now offering local visitors access to some attractions not found elsewhere in northern Rhode Island. Oakland Park...

Caroling fundraiser, E-waste drop off: Five things to know in No. Smithfield this week

E-waste drop off The town will host an e-waste drop off at the garage at 281 Quaker Highway on Saturday, Dec. 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items accepted at no charge include computers, laptops,...

Fall concert, office demolition: Five things to know in No. Smithfield this week

Demolition set to begin With tree clearing now complete, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to begin demolition of the dilapidated Stamina Mill office building on School Street this week. Activity at the site began...

Community Star night, a town in lights: Five things to know in Burrillville this...

Community Star awards night The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health will recognize Burrillville Prevention Action Coalition's Monica Blanchette at a virtual awards night Tuesday, Dec. 8 starting at 5 p.m. Anyone who would...

Around the Valley: New business grant guidelines, safe Holiday Stroll

Small business grant updates Lt. Governor Daniel McKee's office announced this week that the RI on Pause Grant formula has changed, and grants will now be based on gross receipts for the non-restaurant eligible group....

Burrillville officials find ways to create holiday joy amidst a pandemic

BURRILLVILLE – With the holiday season now in full swing, towns and cities across the country are faced with cancelling and re-imagining beloved local traditions to maintain social distancing and group size guidelines. This...

North Smithfield announces re-imagined holiday event: Santa drive-thru is Sunday

NORTH SMITHFIELD – As towns across Rhode Island are challenged to organize and create new holiday traditions in accordance with the state's newest COVID-19 mandates, North Smithfield will host a new, socially distant event...

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