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Sunday cartoon: Hot cars are not for kids

BURRILLVILLE – Anyone spending any time this weekend outdoors will completely understand why this Sunday cartoon is focusing on kids inside hot cars. Hot cars are like ovens during hot weather conditions when you factor humidity and heat indexes into the equation. Never leave a child in a hot car when the weather...

McCarthy named administrator at Zambarano

BURRILLVILLE – The director of the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals has announced that a 24-year staff member at Zambarano Hospital, who has spent her career working her way up through the ranks of the facility while caring for patients in Burrillville, will now serve as hospital administrator.

In Burrillville, a growing movement shows support with yellow and blue

BURRILLVILLE – You can find them at homes across town, blue and yellow banners waving in the wind, often just below Old Glory. Residents in Burrillville have been showing support for Ukrainian forces amid ongoing attacks by Russia by flying the country's flag. The sight has become increasingly familiar as war rages on in...

The weekend: 29 things to do in northern Rhode Island

Northern, RI – If you find yourself asking, "What can I do this weekend without having to fill my gas tank?" then you've come to the right place. Welcome to The Weekend, northern Rhode Island, where we round up the events happening right here in our communities of Burrillville, North Smithfield and Glocester,...

Pristawa & Emidy lead the Bronco Class of 2022

BURRILLVILLE – The top achieving students in the Burrillville High School Class of 2022 will go on to college next year with impressive scholarships, after high school careers that boast long lists of achievements both in and out of the classroom. Kaitlyn Pristawa is the valedictorian and Sophia Emidy is the salutatorian of...

Former deputy chief, 60-year Harrisville fire volunteer dies at age 84

BURRILLVILLE – A well-known volunteer firefighter in Harrisville who served as deputy chief of the village department for some 38 years died this month at the age of 84. Norman P. "Joe" Menard died on Thursday, May 5 at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. Born in Harrisville, he was...

Spring Vendor Fair, Pops Concert & Eco-Depot: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Village Common info meeting The Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department is seeking volunteers to help expand senior services in town through their partnership with the Village Common of Rhode Island. Roles that need to be filled include Steering Committee members, membership ambassador, volunteer coordinator, events planner and more. For more information, visit the TVC...