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Zoo via Zoom, deli anniversary: Five things to know in No. Smithfield

Deli anniversary Congratulations to Quik Stop Deli in Slatersville, which celebrated one year in business last week. The business, purchased in 2020 by a Burrillville native and Johnson & Wales graduate, offers breakfast, lunch and...

Trends change, but RI’s traditional architecture may remain in style – by presidential order

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Architecture trends come and go, whether in remodeling or construction of homes or buildings. Local architects pointed to a variety of styles now in demand. But thanks to a recent order from the...

Echo Lake Campground now officially state-owned; DEM pays family $2 million

BURRILLVILLE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's purchase of a 235-acre campground in town became official this week, with the signing of final documents and transfer of more than $2 million to...

de la Cruz leads Senate Republicans in call for waiver of late DMV fees

STATE HOUSE – Saying they've received numerous complaints from constituents, Senate Minority Whip Jessica de la Cruz and members of the Rhode Island Senate Republican caucus are calling on the governor to eliminate late...

With legal challenge pending, no action on Carlton Avenue extension

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The owner of an undeveloped Victory Highway property has an ongoing legal challenge against a decision by the North Smithfield Town Council to place restrictions on potential commercial uses of his...

New public facilities at Stillwater pavilion set to open by spring

BURRILLVILLE – The Burrillville Redevelopment Agency's latest improvement in Harrisville will provide added convenience for visitors to the Stillwater Mill pavilion, located on the grounds outside Jesse Smith Memorial Library. Stillwater Construction is roughly halfway...

N.S. council looks to form resident committee to guide Halliwell project

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Town Council will soon vote on a resolution to create a committee, made up mostly of residents, to help to guide the future of the property that once...

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