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N.S. council begins effort to restore Mowry Fire Tower, allocates $62K

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Atop a 586-foot hill believed to be the highest point in town stands a steel tower, once used as critical tool for locating fires in the region, and dispatching those who...

Developers propose 20 condo units for corner of East Avenue, Route 102

BURRILLVILLE – The owners of a vacant, 6.84-acre lot at the corner of East Avenue and Route 102 are looking to build 20 condos units to accompany a 250-kilowatt solar project, but planners expressed...

Power resigns as head of BHDDH amid ongoing controversy at Burrillville hospital

PROVIDENCE – The director of the agency that runs the Zambarano unit of Eleanor Slater Hospital has resigned from the position, a decision that comes amid months of controversy, and recent scrutiny by lawmakers,...

Heritage hike, Dough raiser: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week

Heritage Hike The North Smithfield Heritage Association will host their latest heritage hike on Saturday, April 10, exploring Grange Road and Rocky Hill Road. The hike, which is not recommended for young children will cover...

Saturday cleanup, farm music, Bronco win: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Cemetery cleanup The Burrillville Historical & Preservation Society will be celebrating Cemetery Awareness/Restoration Day on Saturday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Riverside Cemetery in Harrisville. This cemetery is located opposite...

BHDDA announces limits, time frame for Zambarano patient transfer as doctor resigns

BURRILLVILLE – The Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities Administration has announced the exact time frame and limits for the temporary transfer of oxygen-dependent patients out of the Zambarano unit of Eleanor Slater Hospital, information...

UPDATE : Staff confirms patient transfers are underway at Zambarano

BURRILLVILLE – Despite statements from the Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities Administration denying a plan to transfer patients and staff out of the Zambarano unit of Eleanor Slater Hospital, staff has confirmed legislators' claims...

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