North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Soly, Thibault compete for open seat on North Smithfield Town Council

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - An active, young father with two kids in the North Smithfield school system, and a "retired" nurse who now works to keep seniors healthy with experience in local government are... more

Car stolen from No. Smithfield turns up in Worcester shooting

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A car stolen out of a driveway in North Smithfield was used in a reported attempt to hit Worcester police officers, leading to the shooting of the driver. The car, a silver 2005... more

Gorbea to host voter outreach event in North Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Voters in North Smithfield will head to the polls on Tuesday, July 7, for a Special Election to fill a vacancy on the Town Council. On Thursday, July 2, Secretary of State Nellie M... more

Recall petition will likely fall short

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - A petition to recall Town Administrator Paulette Hamilton will likely fall short of the needed signatures to trigger a recall election, according to the man who first pulled the... more

North Smithfield Police Department gets state accreditation

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield Police Department is the first agency in the state to be accredited by the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission without first completing the national... more

Daigneault takes the lead at Halliwell

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - With the future of Halliwell Elementary School still unclear, the North Smithfield School Committee has hired Jennifer Daigneault, a 16-year elementary school teacher, to serve as... more

Meet the candidates for the North Smithfield Town Council special election

NORTH SMITHFIELD - A special election on Tuesday, July 7 will determine who will fill the vacant seat on the Town Council left open by the passing of Ernest Alter in March. The following is... more

Banneker named Best Place to Work for fourth straight year

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Banneker Industries, a global integrated logistics and supply chain management services provider, has once again been named by Providence Business News as one of Rhode Island's... more

Summer Concerts on the Common begins Sunday

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield 2015 Summer Concerts on the Common series begins this Sunday, July 5 with the Rhode Island Redneck Country Band, sponsored by The North Smithfield Prevention... more

No. Smithfield tax bills will be mailed out this month

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield Tax Department will be mailing out the tax bills the third week of July. The first quarter payment will be due on Saturday, Aug. 15. If you do not receive a... more

Soly wants to modify exemptions to provide tax relief

NORTH SMITHFIELD - With just a few days to go before the special election on Tuesday, July 7, Town Council candidate Anthony Soly thanked the people he has met along the campaign trail. "In... more

Thibault urges residents to vote

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield special election is just days away, and candidate Linda B. Thibault wants to remind everyone to get out and vote on Tuesday, July 7. Thibault, a former town... more

Free lunch program offered at St. Antoine

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Villa at Saint Antoine, 400 Mendon Road, will present the program "Brain Health as You Age: You Can Make a Difference" on Tuesday, July 14, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The program... more

VBS starts July 6 at Slatersville Congregational Church

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Slatersville Congregational Church, 25 Green St., is sponsoring its Vacation Bible School, "Hometown Nazareth, Where Jesus Was a Kid," on Monday, July 6, through Friday, July 10,... more