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Door vote, Boy Scouts collect flags: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Fair cancelled The 29th annual Burrillville Family Fair, originally scheduled for Saturday, June 20, has been cancelled. The Burrillville Parks and Recreation Department announced the news this week, noting that organizers look forward to seeing...

Tree cutting, conservation dominate debate on Gold solar

NORTH SMITHFIELD – While planners admitted that the project is far more unique and collaborative than others that have come before them, a discussion about a proposal to install a solar array on the...

Coffee & Cream obtains liquor license

NORTH SMITHFIELD - A North Smithfield eatery that is currently closed due to state restrictions on dine-in services will have some new offerings once it is finally allowed to reopen. Coffee & Cream owners Jonathan...

Council approves contract for N.S. police; Residents pledge support

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Resident Maureen Allam pointed out this week that while the rest of the world practices social distancing amid a pandemic, police officers come face-to-face with the virus regularly.  "They can't always stop...

Code Red: Resident questions use of Burrillville emergency system

BURRILLVILLE – Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, town officials have used a system set up for emergency alerts to communicate with residents. Messages have included resources for residents as town officials work to help curb the...

Late night thefts, budget hearing: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Spirit challenge The games may be cancelled, but high school sports fans can still show their spirit. The Rhode Island Interscholastic League is presenting a Spirit Challenge this week, where participants can vote for their...

Town office move, planners take up Gold solar: Five things to know in N....

Poll workers needed The town of North Smithfield has an urgent need for poll workers for the upcoming Presidential Preference Primary scheduled for Tuesday, June 2 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Those interested are...

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