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In Glocester, focus on preservation includes planning, with state and federal influence

GLOCESTER – People are preserving the past in Glocester with more than a little help from forces both in and outside of the town. In Chepachet on Main Street is one example, where historic restoration projects are in various stages, including at the buildings once known as Cyrus Cook Tavern, Owen Lawton Mill,...

The ‘Cornerstone’ of Burrillville for 15 years: Library to mark anniversary with year-long celebration

BURRILLVILLE – Opened in 2008, the structure that now holds the Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library was built following voter approval of a special construction bond. It was a show of support by town residents that library officials would not soon forget, and over the past 15 years, they have made it their mission...

Property sales in North Smithfield between Feb. 28 & March 13

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the North Smithfield Town Clerk’s office between Tuesday, Feb. 28 and Monday, March 13. 54 Hillview Ave. Seller: Gendreau Investments, LLC Buyer: Jose & Aleena Garcia Price: $391,750

Sunday cartoon: Stay dry, stay warm kids

BURRILLVILLE – March can be an iffy month when it comes to weather conditions, and the variety of changes as we transition from winter into spring. Weather forecasts on the news indicate that we could be dealing with a snow accumulating weather pattern over the next couple of days here in Rhode Island and the region.

Property sales in Glocester between March 1 & March 9

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Glocester Town Clerk’s office between Wednesday, March 1 and Thursday, March 9. 15 Dorr Drive Seller: Wells Fargo Bank National Association Buyer: EPT Investments, LLC Price: $235,000

True tales of a town historian: Edna Kent is the keeper of Glocester’s past

GLOCESTER – Edna Whitaker Kent of Chepachet was born one month before the 1938 hurricane and grew up on Money Hill Road. She remembers one Halloween, when she was of early elementary school age and trick or treating with cousins and friends at a house in Burrillville. Her aunt knew the owners and...

Property sales in Burrillville between Feb. 22 & Feb. 28

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Wednesday, Feb. 22 and Tuesday, Feb. 28. 260 Douglas Pike Seller: Alissa McNamara Buyer: Robert Gagne Price: $372,000