Woonsocket, North Smithfield

No. Smithfield schools end year with $827,000 surplus

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield School District ended the 2014/2015 school year some $827,000 in the black, leaving additional funding for expenses in the upcoming year, according to Business... more

New owner plans revitalization of Woonsocket Plaza

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WOONSOCKET - A New York-based company with experience in bringing quiet shopping centers back to life purchased Woonsocket Plaza on Diamond Hill Road earlier this year and aims to turn the area into... more

Baha Men to 'Let the dogs out' at Autumnfest Oct. 10

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WOONSOCKET - They bellowed one of the most famous phrases to come out of popular culture in recent decades, in a hit song that's still used as a go-to rallying jam at sporting events. Baha Men, the... more

North Smithfield's DeCelles enters 'Plebe Summer' at Annapolis

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Jacob DeCelles, a graduate of North Smithfield High School, was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2019 July 1, and began six weeks of basic midshipman training as part of... more

Wood re-elected president at East Blackstone Quaker Meeting House

BLACKSTONE - The annual meeting of the East Blackstone Quaker Meeting House & Cemetery Historical Association Inc. was held at the historic Meeting House on Elm Street. Election of officers for... more

Judge rules that towns must take part in charter school suit

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WOONSOCKET/NORTH SMITHFIELD - A lawsuit against a new charter school scheduled to open in Woonsocket this fall is moving forward, and the two sending communities not already signed on as plaintiffs... more

Eagle Scout project shines light on city's need for youth facilities

WOONSOCKET - Kids could be seen in every direction: talking, biking, skate boarding, roller blading and generally having good time. "Get Out, Get Up and Ride," an event put on by Danny Marszalkowski... more

NSHS Class of 2005

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield High School Class of 2005 will be holding a 10-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 15 at Crystal Lake in Burrillville. The event is an outdoor BBQ from 3-8 p.m.... more

No. Smithfield police seek help catching suspect in B & E at Lil General

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect who allegedly broke in to Lil General on Great Road around 2:20 a.m. on Friday, July... more

Sign up now for workshops at Green Expo

WOONSOCKET - Sign up begins Saturday, Aug. 1 for spots in a variety of free workshops at the second annual Live Happy Live Healthy Live Green Expo to be held on Saturday, Sept. 5 at River Island Park... more

UPDATE: Police in No. Smithfield arrest man for bank robbery

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Updated July 28 NORTH SMITHFIELD – Police have arrested Blackstone resident Peter Poirier, 51, of 139 Milk St., for the robbery of the Bank of America branch in Slatersville. Poirier was arrested... more

No. Smithfield police look for suspect in series of break-ins

NORTH SMITHFIELD – For the second time in one week, someone has broken into a North Smithfield business after hours and police believe they are looking for a single suspect. The first break-in... more

No. Smithfield students to be featured on ESPN

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield High School students Allie Gould and Jessie Oliveira will be on ESPN in an hour-long special beginning Thursday, July 22 about the Special Olympic games. An ESPN... more

WHS Class of 1960

WOONSOCKET - Woonsocket High School Class of 1960 will hold a 55-year reunion on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 26-27. Classmates will gather on Saturday at St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center for a tour... more

Birthday Club

Aug. 1 Amayra Cherie Leporacci, Happy 2nd Birthday! Love, Nana and Papa Shiela Bogan, Happy 60th Birthday! Love, Fred and Mary Happy 60th Birthday, Shiela Bogan! Love, Angel and Shawn Shiela Bogan,... more

Woonsocket man dies following crash involving black bear

WOONSOCKET – A car swerving to avoid a black bear on a road in upstate New York struck and killed a motorcyclist from Woonsocket on Friday, July 24. Thomas Poole, 56, of Woonsocket was hit by a Honda... more

Elks to host Victory Day luncheon Aug. 15

WOONSOCKET - In honor of Victory Day, the Elks Lodge 850, 380 Social St., will host a "boxed lunch" luncheon for veterans and guests on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The luncheon is... more

Woonsocket man indicted for conspiracy, robbery

WOONSOCKET – A city man was indicted by the Providence County Grand Jury today on one count of conspiracy and one count of first degree robbery. Thomas Martin, 23, of 484 Prospect St. is alleged to... more