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Burrillville’s Cardone puts military dog training skills to work helping veterans

BURRILLVILLE – Angie Cardone, 25, of Burrillville, spent six years as a Marine training dogs for the military. Now, she's lending her well-honed skills to a Massachusetts organization called 22Mohawks, which pairs veterans with service and companion dogs. "Not every vet needs a service dog, but they need companionship. Every vet could use a family dog as a best friend,"...

Sunday cartoon: Cross streets safely, kids

BURRILLVILLE – I’m on the road a lot, and now that school has started, I’m witnessing quite a few kids running across streets to get over to bus stops without looking to see if vehicles are approaching from either direction. I also see kids crossing in the middle of streets and not at crosswalks. Riding bikes on the road...

Advice from the Trenches: No going back

Welcome to Advice From the Trenches, a monthly feature on NRI NOW.  Advice From The Trenches combines the clinical experience of a double boarded psychiatrist, with a slap-in-the-face dose of reality from an artist and writer who has gathered her wisdom from the school of hard-knocks. Do you having a burning question for the duo? Send your thoughts, ideas and woes to Don’t forget to...

Property sales in Glocester between August 29 and September 6

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Glocester Town Clerk’s office between Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, Sept. 6. 30 Oliver St. Seller: Debra Giampietro (administratrix) Buyer: Eaton Developments, Inc. Price: $60,000 140 Evans Road Seller: Leo & Timothy MacDonald (trustees) Buyer: Hickory Fields Farms, LLC Price: $3,000,000 98 Bella Vista Circle Seller: Robert & Margaret Lundin Buyer: Lisa Wildman Price: $505,517 116 Money Hill Road Seller:...

Veterans group teams up with Burrillville preservationists to restore grave of Civil War soldier

BURRILLVILLE – Steve Hackett, a member of General R. Bliss Camp 12 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, was installing flags on the graves of fallen soldiers in Pascoag Cemetery for Memorial Day when he first made the observation. The gravestone of a Civil War soldier named Francis E. Callahan had fallen to the ground...

Property sales in North Smithfield between August 25 & September 5

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the North Smithfield Town Clerk’s office between Friday, August 25 and Tuesday, Sept. 5. 1568 Victory Highway Seller: Raymond & Liza Turcotte Buyer: Andrew & Davina Large Price: $605,000 1 Tupperware Drive, Unit 330 Seller: William & Dolores Burke Buyer: Timothy McDaniel Price: $424,900 1143 Victory Highway Seller: Christopher Salzer & Nicole Silva Buyer: Ogmios, Barbara &...

Sunday cartoon: September Child Passenger Safety Month

BURRILLVILLE – September is the month police officers, first responders, child safety advocates and community leaders try to heighten awareness and education related to child passenger safety here in Rhode Island, New England and across the United States. What once was a monthly campaign in February, was changed a few years ago to the month of September by the...