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Sunday cartoon: Cross Your Heart Month cruisin’ safety

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BURRILLVILLE – February is coming to an end and so is Buckleupallofus Cross Your Heart Month for 2024. The best part about February coming to an end is the realization that we are much closer to the start of the cruisin’ season here in Rhode Island and across the region. This week’s coloring cartoon features some cool hot rods...

Property sales in Glocester between January 30 & February 16

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The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Glocester Town Clerk’s office between Tuesday, Jan. 30 and Friday, Feb. 16. 231 Cranberry Ridge Road Seller: Gary Baker Buyer: Blaine Baker Price: $390,000 1803 Snake Hill Road Seller: Matthew Sorrentino Buyer: Derek & Kellie McGarry Price:$535,000 52 Bella Vista Circle Seller: Paul & Michelle Grimaldi Buyer: Liliana Dolan Price: $460,000 183 Spring Grove Road Seller: Lawrence Colaluca Buyer: Sara & Andrew Kent Price:...

Connecting history: Bikeway set to cross Mass. state line, highlight historic N.S. park by end of this year

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – The slow but steady construction of a massive 48-mile bike path connecting Providence and Worcester, Mass. is set to reach a new phase this year, as the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation completes work on the Blackstone Viaduct, connecting an isolated trail segment in Rhode Island with a four mile stretch into the neighboring state. Mass....

Property sales in Burrillville between February 2 & February 14

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The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Friday, Feb. 2 and Wednesday, Feb. 14. 642 Mowry St. Seller: Steven White & Anne Primeau Buyer: Elise Prince & Austin Hicks Price: $462,000 0 East Wallum Lake Road Seller: Roger Passano Buyer: Diane Guimond Price: $180,000 635 Town Farm Road Seller: Christine Pysczynski Buyer: Pinto Realty Managers, LLC Price: $240,000 90 Colwell Road Seller: Liliana Dolan Buyer:...

Advice from the Trenches: Valentine’s Day massacre

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Welcome to Advice From the Trenches, a monthly feature on NRI NOW. In this month’s column, writer Cathren Housley and addresses a timely question about the lies and commercialism of Valentine's Day. Housley uses practical knowledge and wisdom from the school of hard-knocks, combined with advice counseling for medical problems from a chiropractic physician and medical doctor to answer your burning questions. Do you...

Photo taken at Spring Lake wins first place in KBVB’s calendar contest

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BURRILLVILLE – A picture of a boy enjoying the day at Spring Lake Beach in Burrillville was the first place winner in Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful's first-ever photo contest, and is now featured in a new calendar highlighting the region's outdoor spaces. Taken by Suzanne Buchanan of Burrillville, the photo shows the boy swimming on beautiful summer day at...

Sunday cartoon: Cross your heart, somebody loves you

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BURRILLVILLE – February was once recognized as National Child Passenger Safety Month back in the 1990s. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration located in Washington, DC. started this annual kids safety campaign in an effort to reduce injuries and fatalities related to child passengers riding in family vehicles. Every February, child safety advocates and police departments would host Car...