North Smithfield, Blackstone area

No. Smithfield school board begins search for new superintendent

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – After 11 years leading the North Smithfield School Department, Supt. Stephen Lindberg will leave the district to explore other opportunities when his contract expires in November... more

Town ownership of paper street would 
end decade-old dispute over locked land

Town Council agrees to take a look at Old Tifft Road conflict
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NORTH SMITHFIELD – Property owners who say they’ve been illegally barricaded from access to their land for more than a decade will have the chance to plead their case for action to the current Town... more

AG files complaint against Faial owners

SMITHFIELD – After failing to reach a resolution with the owners of the former Faial restaurants in Smithfield, the Rhode Island Attorney General’s office has filed a complaint against Jose and... more

O’Neill introduces bills extending tax break to pickup trucks

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Sen. Edward O’Neill, of Senate District 17, Lincoln, North Providence, North Smithfield, has introduced two bills that would give pickup truck owners the same tax break as those... more

North Smithfield library announces children’s events

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., announces the following children’s programs. Pajama Story Time: Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. Children are invited to wear pajamas and... more

Learn how to make a tulle wreath

BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone Public Libary, 86 Main St, is offering a spring tulle wreath-making class on Monday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. Join crafter Ana Mendes for a hands-on beginner class where you... more

Lucchino to Chamber: PawSox taking ‘good and comprehensive’ look at McCoy

Brian and Roberta Hunter win Ben Mondor Award at annual Northern R.I. Chamber dinner
PAWTUCKET – In a sharp reversal from a year ago, Pawtucket Red Sox Chairman Larry Lucchino told 500 Rhode Island business and political leaders Tuesday night that McCoy Stadium could indeed be the... more

St. Paul Church announces Lenten events

BLACKSTONE – St. Paul Church, 48 St. Paul St., will hold Lenten fish fries every Friday during lent, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Parish Center. The cost for fish and chips and coleslaw is $10 for... more

DATTCO staff in Burrillville collecting gently-used prom dresses, accessories

BURRILLVILLE – Staff members at the DATTCO bus services office in Burrillville are asking the public for donations of gently used semi-formal and formal dresses, shoes, bags, and accessories that... more