Woonsocket, North Smithfield

‘Have no fear’

NSHS graduates receive sendoff from anniversary class
NORTH SMITHFIELD – “Go forth, have no fear.” This was the message the North Smithfield High School Class of 1968, represented by Class President Deacon Robert Lafond, had for the class of 2018 as the... more

Woonsocket skate park on edge

Advocates say city facility, opened last year, needs more space, equipment
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WOONSOCKET – For Susan Kirwan, skating is a labor of love. The city resident and former street skater opened Craft skate and BMX shop in 2013 to fill what she saw as a void in services for the city’... more

Police ID Pawtucket man killed in power line accident

WOONSOCKET – Police have identified the man who died after being electrocuted by power lines while working on a house at 336 Park Place on Friday as 64-year-old Alejandro Gonzalez of Pawtucket.... more

North Smithfield police cracking down on out-of-state vehicle registrations

Other communities expected to follow lead of Woonsocket, North Smithfield
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NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield police issued citations last Wednesday, June 6, to 18 vehicle owners who parked their cars in town for more than 30 days without a Rhode Island registration, the... more

Excelsior: Mount grads encouraged to pursue more than success

WOONSOCKET – Students of Woonsocket’s Mount St. Charles Academy, dressed in flowing red and royal purple caps and gowns, paused on the stone stairwell of their alma mater to exchange hugs and... more

North Smithfield student spends a once-in-a-lifetime semester at sea

NORTH SMITHFIELD – For most college students, an ocean journey on a large passenger ship is something to be encountered during spring break, if at all. But for Melayna Prudhomme, a University of... more

Parishes to merge, Holy Family Church building to remain open

WOONSOCKET – Holy Family Parish, Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish and Sacred Heart Parish will merge officially to form the new Holy Trinity Parish effective July 1, the Diocese of Providence... more

Mount St. Charles Academy Class of 2018

Lillian Adlaryan Saher Arora Nathan Paul Asstafan Isabel Jeanne Bacon Bruno Freitas Balkcom Lucy Maria Baxter Meagan Theresa Berard Brianna Macy Blanchette Maggie Rose Bouckaert Rachel Kathleen Breau... more

Town to host first Fourth of July fireworks display

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The town of North Smithfield will host its first-ever fireworks display in commemoration of the Fourth of July this year, Town Council President John Beauregard told The Valley... more

Mount students earn awards

WOONSOCKET – The following awards were presented at the Mount St. Charles Academy Academic Convocation on June 8. Math Awards • Junior Math Team: Yulin Cao (Daisy), Andrew Goyette, Ji Woo Jeong, Yaxi... more

North Smithfield High School Class of 2018

Devin T. Albino Samantha A. Allard Benjamin G. Allendorf Aidan T. Almeida Jacob N. Amato Makenzie A. Anderson #* Quintyn Alan Anderson #* Nathan G. Angell # Emily A. Baillargeon Avery P.... more

Beacon Charter High School for the Arts Class of 2018

School of Theatre Arts Brittany Beauvais Michaella Byrne Sofia DaSilva Sabina Defruscio Melissa Ferrante Kathryn Hardy Sarah Keable Hannah Lennox Dylan McMahon Liam Newberry Ceara Nichols Aria Penta... more

NSHS seniors receive honors at awards program

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The following senior awards and scholarships were presented at North Smithfield High School on June 4. • N.S. Youth Soccer Association Scholarship: Julian Casanova, Celeste... more

De la Cruz announces Senate bid for District 23

Jessica de la Cruz of North Smithfield has announced her candidacy for State Senate District 23, covering Burrillville, Glocester and North Smithfield. De la Cruz, a lifelong Rhode Island native and... more

WHS Class of 1978 will reunite Aug. 18

WOONSOCKET – Woonsocket High School Class of 1978 will hold its 40-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 18, 6 p.m., at Savini’s Pomodoro Restaurant, 476 Rathbun St. The event will feature a family-style... more

Meadows Association announces events

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Meadows Senior Housing Association will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a dinner and entertainment on Tuesday, June 12. A trip to Foxwoods Casino is planned for Tuesday,... more