North Smithfield, Blackstone area

N.S. High School kitchen gets a free makeover

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Volunteers from Lowe's Home Improvement gave a kitchen at North Smithfield High School a $15,000 makeover in preparation for the 2015/2016 school year as part of the company's... more

Board of Elections: North Smithfield councilor sworn in before votes were certified

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Town officials were notified this week by the state Board of Elections that they should wait until all votes are certified before swearing in newly-elected leaders. Town Clerk Deb... more

No. Smithfield postmaster retires after 31 years on the job

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - When Christine Charest first took a position as a part-time clerk at the Slatersville Post Office, the building was decidedly low-tech, lacking even a single computer. "We didn't... more

Correction: Letter from DEM was dated August 21

NORTH SMITHFIELD - An article in our August 27 edition titled "DEM: $56K fine for Dowling Village violations," stated that the Department of Environmental Management sent a letter to developer Brian... more

Daniels Farmstead to host farmers market, patriotic concert and art show Labor Day Weekend

BLACKSTONE - If you love food, music and art, save the date for a fun filled Labor Day weekend Sept. 4 ,5, and 6 at the historic Daniels Farmstead in Blackstone, Mass. On Friday, Sept. 4 from 9 a.m.... more

Pack 7 to hold Rally Night Wednesday

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Cub Scout Pack 7 Slaterville will be hosting their annual Rally Night on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at Scouter's Hall at 13 Main St. Registration will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Come check out... more

No. Smithfield library opens registration for storytime

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., will open registration for its storytime program on Tuesday, Sept. 8. For information about the different dates, times and age... more

Crafters sought for Slatersville Congregational fall fair

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Slatersville Congregational Church in North Smithfield is seeking crafters for its annual Fall Craft Fair to be held indoors at the church on Friday, Oct. 23 from 5 to 8 p.m., and... more

Mum sale at St. Paul Sept. 19-20

BLACKSTONE - The St. Vincent De Paul Society will hold its annual mum sale the weekend of Sept. 19-20. On Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.,... more

Sugarless desserts program aims to educate and nourish

BLACKSTONE -- On Monday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m., a sugarless desserts program geared for teens and adults will take place at the Blackstone Public Library. The event aims to educate participants on how... more

Lake Hiawatha yard sale set for Sept. 12

BLACKSTONE - The Lake Hiawatha Association will hold a Yard-to-Yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is a multi-home sale on Lakeshore Drive surrounding Lake Hiawatha in... more