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Route 102 northbound to shut down beginning in April for historic bridge repair

BURRILLVILLE – A major throughway between Burrillville and points north in North Smithfield and beyond will shut down in mid-April for repairs to a historic bridge. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will begin the...

Around the Valley: Trout fishing season, state taxes & climate change

Unemployment is income in RI The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has determined that while state residents will be able to deduct up to $10,200 of unemployment compensation on their federal personal income tax returns...

Dean’s list students, cemetery clean up: Five things to know in No. Smithfield this...

Curbside yard waste collection begins April 12 Curbside yard waste collection begins in North Smithfield on Monday, April 12 and will run through Friday, June 11. Yard waste is collected on the same day as trash...

Burrillville Revisited, Scholarship Dinner: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Lions dinner The Burrillville Lions Club has announced that a Scholarship Dinner will be held this year in place of their annual Scholarship Breakfast, which raises funds to support members of the Burrillville High School...

Vaccine effort sees locals step up, volunteers plan for phase-out after months in action

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Over the past two months, Diane Wojcik estimates she's spent 30 hours a week volunteering with the town-focused COVID-19 vaccination effort. She's not alone, and the group's work is still not quite...

State fire marshal shuts down kitchen at Zambarano

BURRILLVILLE – A state hospital that has dominated news headlines for the past month over questions about patient discharges and the loss of more than $60 million in state revenue through failure to update...

Traffic changes begin this week as RIDOT continues work on Farnum Pike Bridge

NORTH SMITHFIELD – This week the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will install a series of traffic changes as part of a $13.9 million design-build project to replace the structurally deficient Farnum...

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