North Smithfield, Blackstone area

18 trucks have struck local bridge since January

BLACKSTONE – In the 27 years she’s lived on St. Paul Street, Joyce Bourbonierre Davison has witnessed dozens of trucks trapped under the railroad bridge between Canal Street and the North Smithfield... more

Fire and Rescue launches CPR classes with new equipment

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield Fire and Rescue is getting ready to launch a new series of CPR training class with the help of a grant from the North Smithfield Ambulance and Rescue Association.... more

No time limit for residents’ comments under new rules of order

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A proposal to limit residents’ input to three minutes per meeting was voted down on Monday when the Town Council considered new rules of order. Under the new rules adopted by all... more

Suspicious smells prompt action by town

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Something smells fishy in the neighborhood off Smithfield Road, and according to Councilor Claire O’Hara, it’s not somebody’s home cooking. On Monday, O’Hara told fellow town... more

NSHS students seeking names for veterans’ monument

NORTH SMITHFIELD – In November, members of the Veterans Memorial Stadium Committee saw a year’s worth of work come to fruition when they unveiled a new monument honoring veterans at the high school... more

Troop 1 will hold pancake breakfast Dec. 15

BLACKSTONE – Blackstone Boy Scout Troop 1, chartered by St. Paul Church, will hold its all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 15, in the lower level of the hall at 48 St. Paul St. Join... more

The Meadows plans Christmas party for Dec. 18

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Meadows Association will hold its Christmas party on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 5 p.m. It will be catered by Uncle Ronnie’s. Grand prizes will be drawn for the 15 Week Club. There... more

Quaker Meeting House will host caroling event

BLACKSTONE – The East Blackstone Quaker Meeting House & Cemetery Historical Association is sponsoring its 17th annual Christmas Caroling event on Friday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. at the historic... more

Blackstone Library announces holiday programs

BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone Public Library, 86 Main St., announces the following children's holiday programs. No registration is required. • A drop-in craft program will be held on Thursday, Dec. 12... more

Blackstone Library will hold ornament program

BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone Public Library, 86 Main St., will hold an ornament creation program for adults on Monday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. Registration is required as space is limited. For more... more