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Fast-moving storm causes damage, takes out power to thousands in northern RI

RHODE ISLAND – High winds and thunderstorms Wednesday night downed trees and wires, knocking out power to homes across Rhode Island, with some of the worst damages in the northern part of the state. The...

Soccer team brings cheer to St. Antoine with surprise invasion of Pumpkin People

NORTH SMITHFIELD – From pumpkin nurses donning scrubs, to gourds transformed into Olaf from Frozen, residents in the Saint Antoine community have something new to smile at as they celebrate the fall season. Players from...

Founder of Beef Barn, Coffee & Cream dies at 82

NORTH SMITHFIELD - A well-known restauranteur and builder who founded several iconic town businesses died this week at the age of 82. Normand Branchaud, of North Smithfield, died on Saturday, Oct. 3 in the Philip...

BLT: Future of iconic East Avenue property in jeopardy

BURRILLVILLE –It is a piece of town culture and history; a rural sanctuary for wildlife; a natural, green greeting to Burrillville's visitors; and part of a contiguous forest running all the way to Maine. But...

Property sales in North Smithfield between Sept. 28 & Sept. 30

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the North Smithfield Town Clerk’s office between Monday, Sept. 28 and Wednesday, Sept. 30. 96 Saint Paul St. Seller: Marie & Timothy Leonard Buyer: Joseph & Erica...

Car Show by Burrillville man raises $1,500 for imPossible Dream Charity

WARWICK – The Buckleupallofus Kids and Family Car Show, an event organized by Burrillville artist and safety advocate Jim Weicherding, raised $1,500 for imPossible Dream Charity last weekend. "With overcast skies and warm temperatures, there...

Maze maker sets up ‘pop-up labyrinths’ in Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE – They're meant as a meditative device - a quiet activity to help the participant collect their thoughts and discover a sense of peace. And now, Burrillville resident Jennifer Phillips is setting up labyrinths...

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