By MICHAEL SMITH, Valley Breeze & Observer Staff Writer
SMITHFIELD – In one of the most contentious campaign seasons in recent memory, Smithfield voters are seeing this year’s Town Council race dominated by negative political advertising while current... more
SMITHFIELD – The Smithfield Heritage Hall of Fame will hold its 2016 induction ceremony at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J. Hawkins Jr. Trail, in Greenville on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m.... more
SMITHFIELD – Richard Poirier, Republican candidate for Smithfield Town Council, has listed three development trends affecting Smithfield’s future.
“The first is takeover of local control by the... more
SMITHFIELD – As a lifelong resident of Smithfield and a graduate of the Smithfield school system, Town Council Democratic candidate Ken Orabona thinks it is essential residents work together in order... more
SMITHFIELD – As a lifelong resident of the Town of Smithfield, Town Council President and Democrat Bernie Hawkins says he has always been committed to supporting programs that help the children of... more
SMITHFIELD – Smithfield Town Council President and Democrat Bernie Hawkins says it has been an extreme honor to serve as Council President during the last two years.
“I have worked extremely hard in... more
SMITHFIELD – Smithfield Town Council Democratic candidate Matthew DeAngelis has been campaigning throughout the town, and says it has been extremely rewarding to meet many of Smithfield’s residents... more
SMITHFIELD - As a member of the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, Smithfield Town Council incumbent Republican Maxine Cavanagh outlines the mission of the organization in a press release.
SMITHFIELD - Smithfield Town Council Vice-President Suzy Alba, since first running for public office in 2012, says she focused on building community, advocating for more open and honest government... more
SMITHFIELD – Smithfield School Committee Democratic candidate Cheryl Hirst-Hodgins says the Smithfield School Committee should have a vision of high expectations for student achievement and quality... more
SMITHFILED – Smithfield School Committee Chair Sean Clough, who is running for re-election, seeks an increase of vigorous coursework offerings at Gallagher Middle School, and expansion of foreign... more
SCITUATE – Scott Amaral, a career law enforcement officer with 22 years experience that includes work with the U.S. Marshal’s Office, is a Scituate Town Council candidate who describes himself as “a... more
SCITUATE – John Mahoney, independent candidate for Scituate Town Council, said this week the most important issue facing voters is stabilizing the property tax and “a change in the reckless spending... more
SCITUATE – Town Council candidate Janine Grigelevich, a democrat, is calling for greater emphasis and attention to Scituate’s villages as a source of economic activity.
“Our villages were once the... more
SCITUATE - Bob Quattrocchi, Republican candidate for state representative in District 41- Scituate/Cranston, is speaking out as an opponent to harshly criticize the Gov. Gina Raimondo’s RhodeWorks... more
SCITUATE – State Representative Michael J. Marcello (D-41 Scituate/Cranston) has indicated the next General Assembly must focus on measures designed to give residents and taxpayers relief in their... more
FOSTER – Serving on the Foster Town Council for six years and the Tax Board of Review for four, Foster Town Council member Democrat Lynne Rider says the lack of continuity and stability are two of... more
FOSTER – Paying attention to financial issues is important in every community, and over the past four years, Foster Town Council President John Lewis says he has done just that.
“We have enacted an... more
Keeping with its longstanding policy, The Valley Breeze will not print any last-minute attacks against political candidates, in either advertisements or letters, in the Nov. 2-3 editions. Those ads... more
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