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Locals stage distanced sendoff parade for Navy recruit

BURRILLVILLE – Her party was cancelled due to COVID 19, but friends and family of Navy recruit Madison Davis weren't going to let her leave town without a proper sendoff. Dozens of locals joined first responders on Saturday, April 25 in a sendoff parade for Davis, an impromptu convoy of vehicles driving from Bella Restaurant to the recruit's home on...

Time capsule, contests to help Burrillville celebrate 50th anniversary Earth Day

BURRILLVILLE – It's a special event in Burrillville every year, drawing out hundreds of volunteers to remove trash from town roadways. But in 2020, organizers hope to take the town's Earth Day observation to the next level in celebration of the now global event's 50th anniversary. The town-wide cleanup will be held Saturday, April 25 and as always, it will mark...

Rhode Side Sports NOW: COVID 19 brings sports world to a screeching halt

It's an unsure time across the globe, including the sports world. In our weekly feature, Rhode Side Sports NOW with Joe, local sports guru Joe Gallant typically takes a look at a week in northern Rhode Island high school sports. This week, there's only one thing to look at. The Coronavirus has led to the suspension of major professional sports all over...

Rhode Side Sports NOW with Joe: Semifinals begin

Welcome to Rhode Side Sports NOW with Joe, where local sports guru Joe Gallant takes a look at a week in northern Rhode Island high school sports. This week, Gallant looks at some unfortunate losses in girls' basketball, and highlights Broncos hockey as the team enters the semifinals on a winning streak. Division 1 Boys Hockey The stage is set tonight as the...

Burrillville Then & Now: Shippee Bridge

Welcome to Burrillville Then & Now, a feature on NRI NOW. With photos provided by the Burrillville Historic & Preservation Society, we take a glance back at how the town used to look, then show how the same space looks today. Betty Mencucci, president of BH & PS has provided historical information on the site. Today, we look at Shippee Bridge. This is...

Property sales in Burrillville between April 16 & April 23

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk’s office between Thursday, April 16 and Thursday, April 23. 25 Mill St. Seller: Kevin & Kelly Cahill Buyer: Brian Larochelle Price: $263,000 99 North Main St. Seller: Federal National Mortgage Association & Timothy and Kristina Pouliot Buyer: Federal National Mortgage Association Price: $172,213 2455 Wallum Lake Road Seller: Mountford Construction, LLC Buyer: Thomas Lupo Price: $340,000 2 Alanna...

Businesses step up to help students, families affected by changes due to COVID 19

With kids out of school over concerns for controlling spread of the coronavirus and as a result, many parents unable to work, a few local businesses have stepped up to relieve the financial stress on local families. Coffee & Cream in North Smithfield is offering breakfast to any student who may need it. "We will give you a free pancake or...