North Smithfield, Blackstone area

School staff contract at a ‘stalemate’

Union leadership objects to ‘public negotiations’
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Unable to reach an agreement with the 54-member district support staff union, members of the School Committee subcommittee in charge of negotiations took the somewhat unusual... more

Suspect in No. Smithfield home invasion caught in Woonsocket

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The man wanted in connection with a Father's Day home invasion and assault on an elderly man was taken into custody in Woonsocket today and turned over to the North Smithfield... more

A life well lived

North Smithfield teacher celebrates 50 years in the classroom
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Monica Maroney has survived – and thrived – through 50 years of teaching in the North Smithfield school system with the help of a little bit of wisdom. “Don’t look too far ahead,... more

Town DPW to install road signs surrounding North Smithfield schools

Final budget vote postponed to next Monday
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The town’s Department of Public Works will help the Town Council achieve the goal of installing new signage in the area of Providence Pike and Greenville Road, hopefully before the... more

Halloran to run for North Smithfield Town Council

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Former Town Council President Daniel Halloran has declared that he will be running for a seat on the council in the upcoming election. Halloran is married to Muriel (Romprey) and... more

Newberry announces reelection bid for House District 48 seat

NORTH SMITHFIELD – House Minority Leader and State Representative Brian Newberry, a Republican representing District 48 in North Smithfield and Burrillville, has announced his intention to run for... more

Road work continues on Main Street in N.S.

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield administration wants to inform Main Street residents that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation has been working on Main Street in Slatersville for the... more

Candidate nomination papers available Monday

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The form to declare candidacy in North Smithfield will be available at the town Annex at 575 Smithfield Road from Monday, June 27 through Wednesday, June 29 at 4 p.m. Candidates... more

BMR to destroy records from Class of 2009

BLACKSTONE – All student records from the Class of 2009 will be destroyed as of Friday, July 15. Former students who would like to pick up their records are asked to contact the Guidance Department... more

Town announces summer concert lineup

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The town has announced the selected bands of the Summer Concerts on the Common. The family-friendly concerts are one month away, and will begin on Sunday, July 10. The bands will... more

Teens invited to make craft at North Smithfield library

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Library, 20 Main St., will hold a teen craft event on Wednesday, June 29, at 6 p.m. The program is open to ages 10-18. Participants will be making paracord... more

Children invited to events at the library

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., announces the following children’s programs. Animal Olympics will be held Tuesday, June 28, at 6 p.m. The event is open to all ages.... more