North Smithfield, Blackstone area

North Smithfield streetlights will soon shine brighter

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – A new lighting system coming to the town in May will dramatically change the appearance of North Smithfield at night, increasing safety and saving the town money, according to... more

Potato chips recalled due to potential salmonella

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Frito-Lay is recalling select jalapeño-flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips and jalapeño-flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked... more

Man charged after serious wrong-way crash in N. Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Police have charged a man with crimes after he allegedly caused a wrong-way crash on Route 146 in North Smithfield that left multiple people with serious injuries. On Saturday, at... more

Anchor, Benoit brothers grow into new Subaru home

Modern sales and service office, showroom opens in North Smithfield
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NORTH SMITHFIELD – Imagine, for a moment, that it’s a blustery winter morning in New England, and you’re driving along a recently-plowed Route 146. The inside of your car is warm and dry, despite... more

Sunshine Kids share the message: ‘Kindness Rocks’

Local girls learn the importance of giving back
NORTH SMITHFIELD – They’re spreading sunshine across the town, and even the state, with service projects and activities that help and encourage others. And this week, they created a rock garden... more

NSHS cancer survivor gives back

For senior project, Sunday bowling night will benefit the Tomorrow Fund
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Jacob DiSpirito was just a year old when his parents got the diagnosis. DiSpirito had an incredibly rare type of cancer known as Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia, a disease he had... more

Shredding event will benefit the North Smithfield Animal Shelter

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The annual shredding event to benefit the North Smithfield Animal Shelter will be held on Saturday, May 13, at Navigant Credit Union, 925 Victory Highway, from noon to 4 p.m.... more

St. Paul Church to hold Craft and Vendor Fair

BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone Springtime Craft & Vendor Fair will be held in the hall of St. Paul Church at 48 St. Paul St. from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 29. Shop with local artists,... more