North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Town hires lawyer amid Kendall Dean delays

Vadenais: Still anticipating Oct. 31 opening
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The town has hired a lawyer to resolve a dispute with Calson Corps., the contractor renovating the former Kendall Dean School building into a new town hall, over delays in the... more

North Smithfield considers how to carry on Halliwell name

NORTH SMITHFIELD – How do you continue to honor the legacy of a local hero when the school that bore his name for 62 years closes? That’s the question facing the North Smithfield School Committee... more

Lincoln Street Bridge to reopen by end of month

BLACKSTONE – The wait is almost over for Blackstone residents looking to travel from one side of town to the other without detouring around the construction work on the Lincoln Street Bridge.... more

Abundance of gnats creates summertime headache

Can’t go outside without the pesky little flies also known as gnats surrounding your head and flying into your eyes? The Valley Breeze spoke with insect specialists to find out why there seems to be... more

North Smithfield’s Casey performs in Sydney, Australia

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Autumn Casey, a student at North Smithfield High School, was selected to perform in the 2019 High School Honors Performance Series at Sydney Opera House. She performed the Bb... more