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A seasonal stay: Respite care offers option for seniors in the summertime

Editor’s note: The below content is offered as part of our special Summer/Back In Business section. View the complete printable pdf here. NORTH SMITHFIELD – The next several months are considered fun for most people. School is out for students, families take vacations, camping of all types begin and baseball is in full swing.

Sunday cartoons: Summer swim safety

BURRILLVILLE – It's summertime everybody. School is out, and with warmer weather here, kids will be spending a lot more time outdoors participating in many activities, including swimming. There are many swimming options for kids and this week our Sunday Safety Cartoons focus on swimming pools. The "Watch Me Kids Club" are children...

Property sales in Burrillville between July 1 & July 8

The following is a list of sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk's office between Thursday, July 1 and Thursday, July 8. 31 Cooper Hill RoadSeller: Lauren & Kevin Cleary Buyer: Gino MencariniPrice: $320,000 266 Harrisville...

For nearly 75 years, Burrillville Lions swim program helps keep young heads above water

BURRILLVILLE – On a warm Tuesday afternoon, swim instructor James Haczynski leads a small pack of kids into a shallow patch of water – neck deep for his young students. "Kick," he yells as the group of 3-5 year-olds splashes across the lake. "Use your arms too!" "I like to...

Wetmore earns rank of Eagle Scout, building new stage at Camp Phoenix

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A scout with Troop 1139 Slatersville has earned the rank of Eagle, with a project that will benefit local kids attending summer camp for years to come. Zachary Wetmore built a stage at Camp Phoenix, a town-based day facility serving kids entering kindergarten through 8th grade.

Property sales in North Smithfield between June 29 & July 6

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the North Smithfield Town Clerk’s office between Tuesday, June 29 and Tuesday, July 6. 90 Elizabeth AveSeller: John & Shannon Vander PuttenBuyer: Christopher Montano & Kristen HasselschwertPrice: $500,000

Sunday safety cartoon: 7-Eleven joins safety campaign

BURRILlVILLE – 7-Eleven Stores and gas stations have partnered with Buckleupallofus for summertime child safety, displaying coloring fun activities and safety posters across the region starting this month. Thousands of, "Kids in Hot Cars," and, "Stay Hydrated, Drink Plenty of Fluids," coloring posters are being distributed at 7-Eleven locations in Rhode Island and...

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