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Skate park petition, Fernwood open house: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Open house NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley will host open house events on Wednesday, June 20 starting at 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, June 23 starting at 10 a.m. at 200...

Library armadillo, summer concerts begin: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week

Road work starts Monday Starting today, Monday, July 18, and continuing into the next two weeks weather permitting, the Department of Public Works will be reclaiming and paving Highpoint Drive,...

Slatersville Post Office officially renamed after fallen soldier

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The U.S. postal facility located at 42 Main St. is now officially, “Specialist Matthew R. Turcotte Post Office,” following a renaming ceremony and ribbon-cutting held on Sunday, July 17.

Tax sale in Burrillville brings in more than $46K

BURRILLVILLE – An auction held last month for the purpose of collecting funds from unpaid sewer and property tax bills brought in nearly $47,000. Liens on 18 properties...

Marion Irons closed due to high bacteria; Swim races moved to Spring Grove

GLOCESTER – Swim lessons and a racing event put on by Glocester Recreation will be moved to a new location following notification from the Rhode Island Department of Health that the original...

Tax delay, Fairies & Fireflies: Five things to know in Glocester this week

Youth track night Glocester Recreation will hold the town's annual Youth Track Night on Tuesday, July 12 at the Ponaganset High School track. Day-of-registration and field events will start...

N.S. council passes increase to veterans’ exemption, tax rate changes

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Town Council completed the town's annual budget process on Thursday, July 7, passing new exemptions for veterans of war, and lowering rates to account for recent...