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Fundraiser will help victims Pascoag fire

BURRILLVILLE – An electrical fire Sunday afternoon caused extensive damage to a two-family home in Pascoag, and now, friends of the victims have started a fundraiser to help with basic needs. The blaze at 170...

Teens charged with felony assault, conspiracy following fight at party in Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE – Two teenagers accused of assaulting a group of friends as they tried to leave a party, fracturing the skull of an 18-year-old Providence man and breaking the nose of another 18-year-old from...

N.S. Fire Service adds new rescue to emergency fleet

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield Fire and Rescue Service has announced the delivery of a new rescue truck this month, a 2022 Ford F-550 4 X 4 Life Line Superliner, purchased from Specialty Vehicles,...

Glocester man with violent history, no contact order, arrested for assault at victim’s home

WOONSOCKET – After allegedly eluding police in Glocester earlier in the day – a Chepachet man with a serial history of assaulting his children's mother and violating court protective orders to keep away from...

N.S. man arrested following crash with utility pole, allegedly fleeing scene

WOONSOCKET – A North Smithfield man allegedly had too much to drink before he crashed his pickup into a utility pole on Providence Street and fled the scene. Daniel Michael Salvas, 61, of 52 Overlea...

Burrillville fire departments awarded $955K federal equipment grant

BURRILLVILLE – Burrillville's fire districts will receive a $955,974 Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant, funding to be used to replace outdated communications equipment, according to a release this week from the...

Sex offender accused of kidnapping, attempting to kill Burrillville girl held without bail

PROVIDENCE – The man accused of kidnapping a Burrillville Middle School student – and later attempting to have her killed – was held without bail this week following an appearance in Providence Superior Court....