Monday, January 25, 2021

Government

Schools funded, vehicle tax payments due soon in northern RI

NORTH SMITHFIELD/BURRILLVILLE – With the state budget finally passed this month, municipalities across Rhode Island are now sending residents motor vehicle tax bills that feature an abbreviated timeframe for payback. In North Smithfield, Town Administrator...

Wanted: Shovelers, metal & trees; Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Feed the animals Liberty Farm in Harrisville is now accepting donations of live Christmas trees to feed their cows, goats, and alpacas. Trees must not have been chemically treated, and must be free of tinsel and...

Luminaria, Second Hand Smoke: Five things to know in No. Smithfield this week

Common lights the way into 2021 The annual Luminaria display at Slatersville Congregational Church did not take place on Christmas Eve due to inclement weather, but has been rescheduled for New Year's Eve. Normally, Luminaries are...

EPA review finds more work needed at contaminated former mill site

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Environmental Protection Agency will continue work at the site of the former Stamina Mills following a five year review of remediation efforts that found contaminants in groundwater and wells surrounding...

Toys available, Town Hall art: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week

Town holiday hours Several town offices will closed this week in the days leading up to, and following Christmas Day on Friday, Dec. 25. Town Hall will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24, as well as...

N.S. Town Hall staff grateful for testing, new protocol following COVID scare

NORTH SMITHFIELD – For the second time in recent months, a staff member at North Smithfield Town Hall has tested positive for COVID-19, but employees say they're confident that the building has been kept...

AG rejects claim of OMA violation against N.S. planning, conservation

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Members of the North Smithfield Planning Board and the North Smithfield Conservation Commission did not violate the Open Meetings Act when they toured the property where Green Development is building a...

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