North Smithfield, Blackstone area

'Conservative' No. Smithfield budget calls for 2.2 percent levy increase

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - The 2016 budget approved by the North Smithfield Town Council came in with some $25,000 less in spending than an already lean proposal submitted by the Budget Committee earlier... 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

First area meadery gives locals a taste of the world's oldest libation

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BLACKSTONE, Mass. - The oldest known alcoholic drink in the world is making a revival, and now you can get a taste from a fresh batch of the fermented honey goodness right here in the Blackstone... more

Sweet Caroline's brings summer fun back to Burrillville

BURRILLVILLE - If you've lived in northern Rhode Island over the past few decades, chances are, you have more than a few fond memories of 1950 Broncos Highway. The location once held "Mr. Doughboy's... more

Joery gets his bullet-proof vest

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield Rhode Island Police Department's K9, "Joery" has received his ballistic vest thanks to a non profit organization, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., and a $950... more

Soly to encourage 'constructive dialogue'

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Town Council candidate Anthony Soly said that with his campaign, he plans to get back to the basics of town government, working for and giving a voice to the people of North... more

Thibault to advocate for seniors, veterans

NORTH SMITHFIELD - As the July 7 special election draws near, Linda B. Thibault said she wants to remind the voters of North Smithfield of her platform. "I will focus on seniors, veterans and... more

Newberry joins Junior League of R.I. Board of Directors

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Junior League of R.I. Inc. has named Elizabeth Newberry of North Smithfield to its board of directors for the 2015-2016 year. In the role, Newberry will be responsible for... more

Food pantry seeks batter, syrup

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield Food Pantry has announced that pancake batter and syrup are the "flavor of the month" for July. The pantry currently needs unopened containers of batter and... more

Town seeks sponsors for summer concerts

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Now that summer is here, the North Smithfield Summer Concert Series is only two weeks away, beginning on Sunday, July 5, and continuing into August. The town has bands eager to... more

Navigant scholarship winners

LINCOLN - In recognition of its 100th anniversary, Navigant Credit Union presented 100 scholarships for $1,000 each to students in the area at its 16th annual scholarship awards ceremony at Kirkbrae... more