North Smithfield, Blackstone area

N.S. school board poised to join suit fighting charter school

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - If Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein allows a lawsuit against the Council of Elementary and Secondary Education over approval of the RISE Prep Mayoral Academy to move... more

No. Smithfield police seek help catching suspect in B & E at Lil General

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect who allegedly broke in to Lil General on Great Road around 2:20 a.m. on Friday, July... more

UPDATE: Police in No. Smithfield arrest man for bank robbery

Updated July 28 NORTH SMITHFIELD – Police have arrested Blackstone resident Peter Poirier, 51, of 139 Milk St., for the robbery of the Bank of America branch in Slatersville. Poirier was arrested... more

No. Smithfield students to be featured on ESPN

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield High School students Allie Gould and Jessie Oliveira will be on ESPN in an hour-long special beginning Thursday, July 22 about the Special Olympic games. An ESPN... more

Building Committee confusion continues

Minutes show council appointed board to spearhead Halliwell project, bond spending
NORTH SMITHFIELD - The idiosyncrasies and accompanying acronyms of the groups are enough to make your head spin. The Public Buildings Improvement Commission - or PBIC - is a group appointed by the... more

Town Council refuses to pay former building inspector

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - Saying Town Administrator Paulette Hamilton entered a contract without their authority, the North Smithfield Town Council refused to pay a former town official who signed documents... more

Call animal shelter before visiting

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield Animal Shelter is run by volunteers and the hours fluctuate depending on their availability. Visitors are advised to call 401-766-0377 before visiting the... more

Town will begin roadway improvements in Park Square

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The town of North Smithfield and Lynch Construction will be partnering to assist in the expedited rehabilitation of the Park Square area roadwork. Lynch workers will be temporarily... more

Town to host free yoga in the park

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The town of North Smithfield will be offering two free yoga classes at the gazebo park on School Street. The classes will be held on Wednesday, July 29 and Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 6... more

CJM Foundation announces scholarship winners, Motorcycle Run

BLACKSTONE - The CJM Memorial Foundation announces this year's scholarship recipients: Cameron Russell and Ryan Baxter members of Blackstone-Millville Regional High School Class of 2015. The CJM... more