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Supporters show gratitude, disappointment as BLM installation comes down

NORTH SMITHFIELD – It was a hot Sunday morning for the small crowd gathered by the intersection of St. Paul Street and Great Road this week, and for some, it seems the air was also thick with a fog of disappointment. Members of Engage North Smithfield and others who had shown support for the Black Lives Matter movement held a...

Property sales in Burrillville between June 15 & June 18

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Monday, June 15 and Thursday, June 18. 135 North Shore Drive Seller: Paul & Judith Bergeron Buyer: Stephen & Jennifer Makowski Price: $404,500 883 Knibb Road Seller: Joseph & Natalie Holton Buyer: Jessica Olbrych & Jonathan Furtado Price: $290,000 1584 Round Top Road Seller: Hopkins Properties, LLC Buyer: Bonnie Carter Price: $125,000 806 Reservoir Road Seller: Nelson...

Property sales in North Smithfield between June 9 & June 17

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the North Smithfield Town Clerk’s office between Tuesday, June 9 and Wednesday, June 18. 1295 Iron Mine Hill Road Seller: Thomas Chaput Buyer: Christopher & Courtney Robidoux Price: $296,000 115 & 578 Log Road Seller: Clayton & Amanda Wright Buyer: Eric Boulanger & Melissa Soares Amorim Price: $395,000 349 Old Oxford Road Seller: Carlos & Jane Sanchez Buyer: Christopher &...

Burrillville legion post funds, installs ramp for Richmond, RI veteran

BURRILLVILLE – Members of the American Legion Berard-Desjarlais Post 88 came to the rescue for a disabled Richmond-based veteran this week, in need of a handicap ramp, who had been denied help by the Veteran's Affairs office. The ramp, valued at around $8,000, was installed at a home in Wood River Junction belonging to 73-year-old Vietnam combat veteran Gary Bird. Bird,...

A louder purpose: After three years, N.S. group sees their focus in the spotlight

NORTH SMITHFIELD – For Aleksandra Norton, it was the lack of control over national events and discourse that first inspired her to get more involved locally. For Planning Board member Megan Staples, it was the desire for a more transparent and accountable local democracy, and a hope to see decision-making shift back to members of the community. And for Cynthia Roberts,...

Property sales in Burrillville between June 4 & June 12

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 12. 38 Mill Pond Road Seller: Marc Jacobson Buyer: Jeffrey & Valarie Nadeau Price: $265,000 180 Union Ave. Seller: Dussault Construction, Inc. Buyer: James & Bianca Castonguay Price: $365,000 96 Hemlock Farm Trail Seller: Rhode Island Housing & Mortgage Finance Corporation Buyer: Kayla Ranley, Judy & Nicholas Baccaire Price:...

Cartoon by Burrillville artist teaches kids about hot car safety

BURRILLVILLE – Safety advocate Jim Weicherding's latest series of coloring cartoons, released this week, aims to teach kids and parents about the importance of hot car and truck safety as the warm summer months approach. "Heatstroke is the leading cause of death, excluding crashes, for children aged 14 and younger," Weicherding said. "More than 800 children have died due to...