North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Puccetti, Vowels drop out of election races in North Smithfield

All five contenders will land seats on the Town Council this fall
NORTH SMITHFIELD - Voters in North Smithfield will not have to wait until November to learn the names of their new Town Council members. Incumbent Councilors Kimberly Alves and Paul Zwolenski will be... more

Voters will act on plan for two appointed school board members

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - Voters will decide if the town should make changes to the charter this November by weighing in on eight questions that have been approved for the ballot. The most major proposition... more

CJM Memorial Foundation plans Motorcycle Run

BLACKSTONE - The CJM Memorial Foundation will hold its 2nd annual Motorcycle Run on Saturday, Aug. 2, at Fifty's Lounge, 168 Mendon St., Bellingham. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and riders will... more


NORTH SMITHFIELD - The July 9 article "North Smithfield taxes up $40 per household" stated that the residential tax rate in North Smithfield during 2014 was $15.25. The rate for the 2014 fiscal year... more

Winners announced in Blackstone poetry contest

BLACKSTONE - The Blackstone Public Library announces the winners of its Second Annual Poetry Contest. The youngest winner of the day was Monica Budzyna for her poem, "No Knocking's Trip to Six Flags... more

North Smithfield High School lists third quarter honor roll

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The following students have been named to the third quarter honor roll at North Smithfield High School. GRADE 12 High Honors: Angela Barber, Benjamin Degrange, Dillon Fontaine,... more

Meadows Housing announces events

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Meadows Senior Housing Association announces the following events. A lunch/bingo will be held on Monday, July 28, for reservations call Connie at 401-597-0417. The monthly... more

Branded to play on the Common Sunday

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield Summer Concert series continues this Sunday at the Slatersville Common. On Sunday, July 20, the band Branded will entertain concert-goers from 6 to 7:30 p.m.... more

Families invited to magic show

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield Public Library will host an evening of magic with The Great Baldini on Monday, July 21, at 6:30 p.m. The show is open to all ages and no registration is... more

Cory's Crusaders to hold golf tournament

BLACKSTONE - The Pines Restaurant and Pub will be hosting a golf tournament to benefit Cory's Crusaders on Aug. 18. Foursomes or individual golfers are invited and sponsorships include Platinum,... more

Water ban in Blackstone

BLACKSTONE - Town officials have placed a mandatory ban on water usage during set days between now and Sept. 30. Residents with even numbered homes may water their lawns on even days, and odd... more

NSHS Class of 2009 records will be destroyed

NORTH SMITHFIELD - North Smithfield High School's Guidance Department is now in the process of clearing students' cumulative record files for the Class of 2009. Anyone who graduated in 2009 and would... more