North Smithfield, Blackstone area

North Smithfield Town Council hires firm to investigate $780K in abatements

Booth: Town tax assessor was 'unqualified'
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Richard Nicholson of the firm Nicholson and Associates will soon be in Town Hall to delve into the reasons Tax Assessor Tammy Boss announced $780,000 in tax abatements last month.... more

No. Smithfield teacher arrested, charged with stealing $6,866

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A North Smithfield Middle School teacher was arrested on Thursday, July 24 and has been accused of stealing nearly $7,000 from the School Department. Brian Chuey, 29, of Cranston... more

Massive garage raises neighbor's ire, exposes hole in town zoning law

NORTH SMITHFIELD - There are plenty who think that a 40-by-80-foot metal structure does not belong in a quiet and well kept suburban residential neighborhood. But a gap in the town's zoning law... more

Primary will determine Democratic contender for Newberry's House seat

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Democratic candidate for the District 48 seat currently held by House Minority Leader Brian Newberry will be determined in a primary on Sept. 9, making it the only General... more

Trebuchet needed for Pumpkin Festival

NORTH SMITHFIELD- The Great Pumpkin Festival Committee is looking for a trebuchet, the large wooden sling-shot apparatus used to chuck pumpkins, for this year's event on Saturday, Sept. 20. The... more

Frehill K of C to install officers Sunday

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Frehill Council Knights of Columbus will be holding an installation ceremony for its new officers on Sunday, July 27, following the 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. John the Evangelist Parish... more

Hunger Games course and movie at the library

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield Public Library will hold a special program for children ages 10 and up on Monday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m. called "Hunger Games Basic Survival Course," which is... more

Tax bills sent out

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The first quarter bill payments are due by Friday, Aug. 15 and residents who have not received a tax bill by the end of July are asked to contact the Tax Collector's office at 401-... more

Poll workers needed for upcoming election in North Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Board of Canvassers seeks individuals who can serve as poll workers in North Smithfield for the primary, Tuesday, Sept. 9, and the general election, Tuesday, Nov. 4.... more

Hebert to serve as alternative lending manager for Rhode Island Housing

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Tricia Hebert of North Smithfield has joined Rhode Island Housing's HelpCenter as its alternative lending manager. In this role, Hebert will support the department of Homeownership... more

Vintage Rhythm and Blues Ensemble plays the Common this Sunday

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Summer Concert Series continues on Sunday, July 27, at the Slatersville Church Common from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The featured band is Vintage Rhythm and Blues Ensemble with special... more