Sunday, January 24, 2021

Government

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...

Nearly $800K at stake in ongoing dispute between town & rehab hospital

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A three-year dispute over the town's right to tax a rehabilitation hospital has yet to be settled, with five suits pending in state Superior Court and nearly $800,000 of municipal revenue...

Volunteer deadline, Read for a cause: Five things to know in No. Smithfield this...

Read for a cause North Smithfield Public Library has started its Winter Reading Program: Reading for a Cause. This year, the cause is to bring attention to wildlife protection of a vulnerable species. Librarian Miss Renee...

Free eyeglasses, online-only Bugle: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

No print edition of latest Bugle For the first time since its inception in 2001, the fall/winter edition of Burrillville Bugle will not be printed and mailed to residents in town. Town officials released the Bugle,...

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