NORTH SMITHFIELD – Power-generating wind turbines will not be allowed anywhere in North Smithfield according to a plan laid out by the town’s ordinance development committee and lawyers working with... more
WOONSOCKET – Robert Monteiro is growing his business one pallet at a time, but as it turns out, securing even a small chunk of the billion-dollar shipping industry can mean expanding at mind-boggling... more
WOONSOCKET – In the August 11 edition of The Valley Breeze in an article titled "Woonsocket Housing Authority clerk charged with embezzlement," we stated that WHA Accounting Administrator Joanne Ayo... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Officials on both the Town Council and School Committee in North Smithfield discussed this week the use of chemicals and the status of environmental testing on town properties,... more
WOONSOCKET – Some 50 full-time positions were eliminated at Landmark Medical Center on Thursday, Aug. 18.
The jobs eliminated from the hospital staff included some employees from the Cass Avenue... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – An effort led by Town Council President Robert Boucher to dedicate a town building to a former town administrator is underway, with money set aside to fund signage acknowledging... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – A popular pizza shop with locations in North Smithfield, Providence and North Attleboro has temporarily closed it doors with no set date to reopen.
Bob & Timmy’s Grilled Pizza... more
The Valley Breeze is providing local candidates the opportunity to share their views once a week leading up to the primary election on Tuesday, Sept. 13. It will offer candidates the same opportunity... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The 10th Annual North Smithfield PumpkinFest will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine, on the grounds of the North Smithfield Middle School at 1850... more
WOONSOCKET – Richard Masse has announced that he will seek election to the Woonsocket City Council. Masse, a lifelong resident of Woonsocket, is best known for his involvement with the Woonsocket... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Constance Madeleine Laflamme celebrated her 100th birthday with a party at St. Antoine Residence on Aug. 7. Guests came from as far away as Florida, Wisconsin and Texas.
WOONSOCKET – Former State Representative Jon Brien recently announced that he is running for a seat on the Woonsocket City Council. Brien cited specific reasons for his desire to return to city... more
WOONSOCKET – City Council candidate Kenneth Finlay introduced himself to the community and announced the reasons for his campaign this week in a communication to Woonsocket voters.
“On Tuesday, Sept... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Former School Committee member Jean Meo has announced that she will be seeking a seat on the committee in the upcoming election.
“Twenty seven years ago I ran for a seat on the... more
WOONSOCKET – Michael Moniz has announced his run for the mayor’s office and outlined his plans if elected.
“If I become the next mayor, no new taxes for the city of Woonsocket,” Moniz said. “I am... more
BLACKSTONE – The program “Wag and Read – Reading With a Therapy Dog” gives children ages 5 and up the chance to read to a specially trained and certified therapy dog at the Blackstone Library.
WOONSOCKET – One year after the City Council voted to redesign the website for the city of Woonsocket, the page has officially gone live and is in use by city administration.
The site, which went... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Cub Scout Pack 7 Slatersville will be hosting their annual movie night on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Scouter’s Hall 13 Main St.
Boys entering kindergarten through grade 5,... more
WOONSOCKET – Cub Scout Pack 2 Woonsocket will hold a fall recruitment night on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria of Monsignor Gadoury School, 1371 Park Ave., next door to Our Lady Queen of... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – A reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 3, at Bella Restaurant, 1992 Victory Highway, Glendale, to mark the 50th anniversary of the opening of North Smithfield Junior/Senior High... more
Michael Hill, of Blackstone, graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in June 5th and received his doctor of medicine degree. He began his three-year residency in emergency... more
WOONSOCKET – Woonsocket High School Class of 1981 will hold its 35-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m., at The Pines, 1204 Pound Hill Road.
The event will feature a family-style chicken... more
BLACKSTONE – The Lego Club meets once a month at the Blackstone Library on Thursday evenings and is strictly for ages 6 and up.
Participants are given a monthly challenge with a general theme: They... more
WOONSOCKET – St. Joseph Senior Citizens Group will host a meatloaf dinner on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at noon in the Good Shepherd School auditorium, 1200 Mendon Road. The cost is $10 per person.
Trips to... more