North Smithfield, Blackstone area

N.S. approves up to $75K for purchase of lights

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A plan to purchase the town’s streetlights from National Grid moved forward this week when the Town Council agreed to pay up to $75,000 for the asset, and to contract with a... more

No. Smithfield police make two DUI arrests

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield police made two arrests over the weekend of alleged drunk drivers after responding to calls in the areas of Main Street and Greenville Road. The first took place... more

Council ratifies N.S. teachers’ contract

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Town Council unanimously voted to ratify a three-year contract with the North Smithfield Teachers’ Association that will cost the town a total of $2.6 million over the term of... more

Sen. O’Neill won’t seek another term

LINCOLN - State Sen. Ed O’Neill won’t be seeking election to a fifth term to District 17 of the General Assembly, he announced Monday. In a statement of farewell, he cautioned Rhode Island that... more

Chiko issued bullet/stab proof vest

NORTH SMITHFIELD – On April 25, the North Smithfield Police Department’s K9, Chiko, a two year old Belgian Malinois, was awarded a bullet and stab proof vest. Chiko’s handler is Officer Jay Rainville... more

No. Smithfield announces summer tennis program

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield Parks and Recreation has announced details of the town’s summer tennis program, which will run seven weeks from late June to early August. All North Smithfield... more

Curbside waste collection continues to June 3 in North Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Curbside yard waste collection is in full swing. Yard waste is collected on the same day as your trash and recycling. Residents can have up to eight leaf bags or cans, clearly... more

NSHS Class of 1971 offers memorial scholarship

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield High School Class of 1971 will once again award their annual scholarship. This scholarship is dedicated by alumni in memory of their deceased classmates. The... more

Meadows Association announces events

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Meadows Senior Housing Tenant Association will hold a May breakfast on Saturday, May 14, at 10 a.m. The cost is $11 and includes traditional breakfast items. For reservations,... more

You can ‘Grill the Priests’ May 13

PROVIDENCE – Dave & Busters at the Providence Place mall will host “Grill the Priests,” the public’s chance to ask questions of some of the Roman Catholic priests in the Diocese of Providence.... more