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Burrillville schools go fully virtual through January 4

BURRILLVILLE – With the district averaging more than 30 teacher absences per day, Supt. Michael Sollitto says he can no longer safely staff Burrillville classrooms, and school board members voted unanimously Tuesday night to...

Board to vote on closing all Burrillville schools through winter break

BURRILLVILLE – With a rising number of cases of COVID-19 and continued staffing issues, Supt. Michael Sollitto is recommending that all Burrillville schools go fully virtual, and students who have been receiving in-person instruction...

LeClair named chairperson, Cardon vice, of Burrillville School Committee

BURRILLVILLE – Alexandra LeClair was elected chairperson of the Burrillville School Committee Tuesday night in a 4-3 vote at a reorganizational meeting that followed a swearing-in ceremony. Longtime Committee member Dorothy Cardon was named vice...

N.S. School Committee bids adieu to two appointed members

NORTH SMITHFIELD – They've helped with budgets, contracts and numerous projects to move the district forward, and have worked to guide North Smithfield schools through the unprecedented challenge of reopening amid a pandemic. But on...

Lions Club donates more than 250 dictionaries to area third-graders

BURRILLVILLE – For Nancy Vermillion, it's a familiar routine. Every fall, Vermillion, a member of the Burrillville Lions Club, packs up her car with cases of books to bring to local elementary schools. But like everything...

Work to begin at Burrillville schools; Sollitto thanks voters for passage of $7m bond

BURRILLVILLE – Work will soon be underway on projects on all five buildings in the Burrillville School District, thanks to decisive approval of a $7 million bond to fund improvements over the next five...

Council, district look for support on $7 million Burrillville school bond

BURRILLVIILE – Burrillville voters will decide if public schools in town will receive some $7.2 million in needed repairs over the next five years with their vote on Question #1 on the town's General...

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