North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Oops! Senior tax 'break' winds up costing some more

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - A law established in 2006 in hopes to save the town's senior population from the burden of rising property taxes has actually, in many cases, cost them more over the years, and Tax... more

Council to hire engineer to review RGB application

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Town Council voted unanimously on Monday to hire a replacement architectural firm to review the Stage II school construction application submitted to the Rhode Island... more

Ex-Tax Assessor Boss seeks reinstatement, $100K in possible suit

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Saying that the town terminated her employment in retaliation for her truthful testimony about problems with residents' tax bills, former Tax Assessor Tammy Boss is demanding her... more

McNamara, Catarina lead BMR High School Class of 2015

BLACKSTONE - Connor McNamara is valedictorian and Addi Catarina is salutatorian of the Class of 2015 at Blackstone Millville Regional High School. Both students are members of the National Honor... more

No. Smithfield police seek suspects who passed phony bills at CVS

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Police Department and the United States Secret Service are seeking the public's help in identifying and catching four people who allegedly passed counterfeit... more

Maine police arrest man wanted for kidnapping, assault in No. Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A man who met his victim online before allegedly committing crimes including sexual assault and kidnapping at Travelers Motor Lodge in North Smithfield was arrested in Maine this... more

Teens invited to make survival bracelets

NORTH SMITHFIELD - North Smithfield Public Library will host a Teen Art Lab for ages 10-18 on Wednesday, May 27, at 6 p.m. Participants will make Paracord survival bracelets. To register, call 401-... more

Meadows Association lists events

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Meadows Senior Housing Tenant Association will hold a franks and beans dinner on Saturday, May 30. Dinner will include brown bread, chips and cookies. Entertainment will be... more