The Observer, Smithfield & West

Smithfield proposes $107M capital improvement projects for next 6 years

SMITHFIELD – Over the next six years, the town of Smithfield could see an expanded Greenville Public Library, more sidewalks, repairs to Whipple Field, a new parks and recreation building at... more

Scituate school officials hope for better participation on next year’s PARCC

SCITUATE – Given a week to digest the results of last spring’s PARCC exams, Scituate school officials are blaming poor high school and middle school scores on even poorer participation rates. There... more

Residents demand more details on dog park, public hearing continued to January

SMITHFIELD – Dozens of residents spoke for nearly two hours at the Nov. 17 Town Council meeting, many annoyed and some angry that the Town Council was asked to approve an ordinance for a proposed... more

St. Thomas Church opens new kitchen to public this holiday season

SMITHFIELD – After a couple of years without, St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Greenville, under the leadership of the Rev. Susan Carpenter, once again has a fully functional commercial kitchen, which... more

Barnes ‘not satisfied’ with first PARCC results

GLOCESTER – As Supt. Michael Barnes, of the Foster-Glocester School District, waits for the Rhode Island Department of Education to release more in-depth data on PARCC, he expresses dissatisfaction... more

Steve Smith & the Nakeds present Poor People’s Party

FRANK O’DONNELL Breeze Entertainment Writer
SMITHFIELD – Steve Smith, of Steve Smith & The Nakeds, is rolling back the clock a little bit with a Poor People’s Party tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 25. “It’s the 30th anniversary of our Poor... more

Christmas tree lighting in Hope Sunday

SCITUATE – A Christmas tree lighting will take place at the Hope Village Green on Sunday, Nov. 29, at 4 p.m. Sponsored by Hope Associates Inc., Scituate Lions Club, and Centerville Bank, the event... more