The Observer, Smithfield & West

Smithfield’s worst road?

Greenville Avenue keeps crumbling
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SMITHFIELD – The 1.4-mile stretch of Greenville Avenue from Route 5 over to Route 44 in Greenville, along the Johnston line, is likely in the worst condition of any roadway in town, says Town Manager... more

Police make an arrest after two pedestrians struck in Smithfield

SMITHFIELD – A local woman has been arrested and charged with four felonies after allegedly running into two women with her car while driving under the influence of alcohol on Tuesday, May 21, at... more

Smithfield High School announces third quarter honor roll

SMITHFIELD – The following students have been named to the Smithfield High School third quarter honor roll. Grade 12 High Honors: Isabella Baffoni, Justin Baglini, Liam Bannon, Juliet Batek, Lauren... more

Paolucci: Handing council power is dangerous

School board considers a number of potential cuts
SMITHFIELD – Local school officials may now be on a “slippery slope” to giving up too much authority on budgetary matters, says Supt. Judy Paolucci, who’s urging the School Committee to reassert its... more

New group of women have big plans for historic preservation

SMITHFIELD – Battery-powered candles flicker in the Waterman Tavern’s window, hinting at the new life that appears to be coming to the historic structure after changes for the Smithfield Preservation... more

Scituate High announces Class of 2019’s top 11

SCITUATE – With graduation earlier than ever this year on May 31, Scituate’s highest-performing seniors are ready to begin the next chapter of their lives. Due to a tie for eighth place in the... more

Adam Maione’s mom looks to distribute items in his memory

SMITHFIELD – Adam Maione’s death on May 9 came as a terrible blow to his family and friends, as well as to the disabled community at large, of which Adam was a member. Adam’s mom, Diane, is now... more

One More Thing

A day for remembrance
“My goal was to have more people there than are in the garden department at Home Depot that day.” This is how Skip Sweeney, pictured, describes his objective when he first became master of... more

View historic maps at Preservation Society meeting

SCITUATE – The Scituate Preservation Society will host its Annual Meeting and Historic Maps of Scituate Presentation on Thursday, May 23, at 6 p.m., at the Grange, 706 Hartford Pike. The group will... more

Smithfield Planning Board issues approvals for two solar projects

SMITHFIELD – The Planning Board last week approved proposals for two solar projects on a combined 200 acres of property, one off Log Road and the other off DeCotis Farm Road and Douglas Pike. The... more

Smithfield High School post-grad event organizers seek donations

SMITHFIELD – Organizers of the Smithfield High School 2019 post-grad event are seeking donations from SHS alumni and current families. Organizers say the celebration has been held annually for more... more

Register for Scituate Recreation Summer Program June 1

SCITUATE – In-person registration for the Scituate Recreation Summer Program will be held at the North Scituate Community House, 546 West Greenville Road, on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to noon.