North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Douglas Pike solar farm gets green light despite pushback

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Despite vigorous protests from neighbors, a 900-kilowatt solar project is moving forward off Douglas Pike after the Zoning Board signed off on the project this week. On Tuesday,... more

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Local mosque looks to the future with expansion project
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NORTH SMITHFIELD – When Masjid Al-Islam opened on Sayles Hill Road in 1995, the space was more than large enough for the congregants who worshiped there, Mufti Ikram ul-Haq told The Valley Breeze.... more

Local World War II servicemen honored with Medal of Liberty

BLACKSTONE – Last Thursday, Nov. 7, 10 natives of Blackstone, Millville and Uxbridge, Mass., were honored with the Medal of Liberty, an award recognizing the ultimate sacrifice they made for their... more

BVT open house tours set for Wednesday

UPTON, Mass. – The annual Open House for parents, guardians and prospective students will be held at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School, 65 Pleasant St., on Wednesday, Nov.... more