Smithfield’s worst road?

Greenville Avenue keeps crumbling
SMITHFIELD – The 1.4-mile stretch of Greenville Avenue from Route 5 over to Route 44 in Greenville, along the Johnston line, is likely in the worst condition of any roadway in town, says Town Manager Randy Rossi, but isn’t scheduled for repaving for another four years. “Greenville Avenue is... more

Lots of talk, little investment in recreation spaces

NORTH SMITHFIELD – How do you put a price on recreation? That’s the question again facing North Smithfield in recent weeks and months as residents and town officials weigh the costs and benefits of various types of recreational activities and facilities. Over the past six months, the town has... more

Monument to Russell Falconer Stearns brought out of the shadows

CUMBERLAND – There it was, hidden in plain sight. Charles Tramontana spotted it one Fourth of July while passing the North... more

Contract on $83 million school bond may not be valid

CUMBERLAND – Members of a newly formed committee are holding internal discussions about whether school officials violated bidding... more

Teacher contract standoff ends in Woonsocket

School Committee approves pay increase; work-to-rule ends Thursday
WOONSOCKET – Applause sounded in the Hamlet Middle School cafeteria Wednesday evening as the Woonsocket School Committee unanimously... more