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Video & Gallery: Locals hold virtual birthday parties as North Smithfield turns 150

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Celebrations were held at locations across town on Wednesday, March 24 as locals marked the 150th anniversary of the date North Smithfield officially became an independent town. While distancing guidelines and limitations of gatherings prevented town officials from planning a large-scale celebration, smaller parties were held by various groups and at all three town schools. An evening event...

Property sales in Burrillville between March 18 & March 24

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the Burrillville Town Clerk's office between Thursday, March 18 and Wednesday, March 24. 15 & 25 Kylie Court Seller: Eaton Developments, Inc. Buyer: Creative Spaces, LLC Price: $125,000 & $186,800 249-263 Hill Road Seller: Anthony Martin Buyer: John Gaudet Price: $290,000 55 East Ironstone Road Seller: John & Catherine Marshall Buyer: Erin Marshall Price: $322,100 Two lots – Wallum Lake Road Seller: Robert...

A legacy with village roots: Slatersville pre-screening sheds light on contributions of John Fox

NORTH SMITHFIELD – His philanthropy ultimately contributed to the education of the likes of Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King, but his connection to the village of Slatersville has remained mostly unknown. John Fox Slater created a fund for the education of newly emancipated slaves in 1882, money that was used to help establish more than 40 historically black institutes,...

Burrillville man dubbed top Eastern Division co-angler, headed to All-American Championship

SHREVEPORT, La. – It's been a year-long journey that's included serious trials, from potentially saving a life, to avoiding everything from snakes and alligators to a worldwide pandemic, but Guiseppe Andreoli says it has all been worth it.  Andreoli, a Burrillville resident, won Eastern Division as a co-angler at The Bass Federation national championship, finishing 6th overall in the competition.  It's...

Burrillville Then & Now: Zambarano Hospital, Part I

Welcome to Burrillville Then & Now, where we take a glance back at how the town used to look, then show how the same space looks today. With photos and information provided by the Burrillville Historic & Preservation Society, we look now at the history of the RI State Sanatorium for Consumptives – now known as the Zambarano unit of...

Sunday cartoon: Bucky plans a busy 2021

BURRILLVILLE – Buckleupallofus Spring Cruisin’ Child Passenger Safety radio promos have hit airwaves on multiple radio stations, podcasts, social network videos and live radio broadcasts, as well as popular car show websites just like Car Show Nationals located in Minnesota. A busy 2021 schedule for the award-winning, Bucky cruisin’ child passenger safety campaign started off by showcasing the Giant Buckleupallofus...

Property sales in North Smithfield between March 15 & March 19

The following is a list of property sales recorded in the North Smithfield Town Clerk's office between Monday, March 15 and Friday, March 19. 7-9 Heroux Drive Seller: Heroux Drive, LLC Buyer: Ellen Ober Price: $630,000 0 Edward Ave. Seller: Kimberly Godfrin Buyer: Katherin & Adam Bibeault Price: $150,000 386 Woonsocket Hill Road Seller: Ryan Goudreau Buyer: Ashley & Stephen Goula Price: $615,000 118 Bellevue Ave. Seller: Bridget Teevan Buyer:Justin Karageorge & Jessica Doris Price:...

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