A life well lived

North Smithfield teacher celebrates 50 years in the classroom
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Monica Maroney has survived – and thrived – through 50 years of teaching in the North Smithfield school system with the help of a little bit of wisdom. “Don’t look too far ahead, and don’t worry,” said Maroney, looking out the window of her classroom at the expansive recess field... more

Scituate couple celebrates 70 years of ‘very happy’ marriage

SCITUATE – Elton and Shirley Dexter, of Scituate, can’t believe they’ve been married for 70 years. Sitting at the kitchen table in the home where they have lived for 60 years and raised three children, Elton and Shirley, a couple well known around the small town, reflected on their life together... more

Whipple-Cullen farmland condo development denied

Split vote kills master plan, could be appealed to state
LINCOLN - After a tie vote from the Lincoln Planning Board, the master plan stage of the Whipple-Cullen condo development proposal... more

School Department investigates girls’ softball team forfeits

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SMITHFIELD – The Smithfield School Department has begun an investigation into how an academically ineligible player continued... more