Moving forward in North Smithfield

Moving forward in North Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The future could not be brighter for the North Smithfield Little League - literally.

There will be new lights installed on the Pacheco Park softball field this summer, a move that will effectively allow the league to double its field capacity, according to president Rob Skinner.

"The lights are in the town's budget and should be installed this summer, just in time for our fall ball program," said Skinner.

There are already lights at the adjacent Little League field in Pacheco Park, and the $60,000 high-technology Musco lights should not cause any problems for neighbors.

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