North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Beauregard loses North Smithfield Town Council seat

Voters reject appointed administrator question
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Town residents re-elected three incumbents and added two new faces to the Town Council Tuesday in an election that saw six candidates trying for five seats. Teresa Bartomioli,... more

Murray, de la Cruz win open General Assembly seats

Democrat Melissa Murray and Republican Jessica de la Cruz came away from Tuesday’s election with two General Assembly seats, both of which were up for grabs after sitting state senators announced... more

Fattman, Soter claim victories in Worcester district races

BLACKSTONE – Voters in Massachusetts’ 8th Worcester and Worcester and Norfolk Districts elected two Republicans in Tuesday’s elections, returning Sen. Ryan Fattman to the state Senate and electing... more

Two women charged with assault after stabbing ex-boyfriend

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Allyah Harden, 18, of North Providence and Tara Iadevaia, 18, of Johnston were both charged with felony assault after allegedly attacking an ex-boyfriend with a knife at 10... more

Stone Arch Bridge to re-open in December

Woonsocket Hill Road span nears completion; other jobs set to begin
NORTH SMITHFIELD – According to reports from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, residents have less than two months to go until the long-awaited reopening of the Stone Arch Bridge at the... more

Power plant opponents celebrate another victory as case moves into final months

BURRILLVILLE – Opponents of the proposed Invenergy power plant were celebrating last week after the Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) – the state agency responsible for issuing a final decision on... more

BMR Athletic Hall of Fame nominations sought

BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone-Millville Regional High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2019 nominations are due by Friday, Dec. 14. The BMR High School Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding... more

St. Theresa Parish Parade of Raffles set for Nov. 17

BLACKSTONE – St. Theresa’s Parish, 630 Rathbun St., will be holding its Parade of Raffles on Saturday, Nov. 17. There will be over 100 gift baskets/gift certificates to be raffled as well as a 50/50... more