North Smithfield, Blackstone area

‘Wicked Good News’ brings student perspective at No. Smithfield High School

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A fresh news source is taking over North Smithfield, and the students behind it are excited to get the word out about positive happenings around Rhode Island. Wicked Good News is a... more

Overnight lane closures announced for Route 146 in North Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Beginning tonight, Friday, Oct. 3, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will temporarily close lanes on the Spring Brook Bridge, which carries Route 146 northbound over... more

Fall Festival brings family fun to Roosevelt Park this weekend

BLACKSTONE – For the fourth year in a row, the Blackstone Parks and Recreation Commission will offer a weekend opportunity for families to come out and enjoy some fall-themed fun. The Blackstone Fall... more

New NSES classrooms earn praise from teachers, administrators

NORTH SMITHFIELD – It’s been almost two months since teachers and their students moved into the new 4th-grade classrooms at North Smithfield Elementary School, and the reactions have been positive,... more

NSMS wins $17,000 grant to start fitness club

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – It’s been several years since North Smithfield Middle School held an after-school club focused on health and fitness outside of organized sports teams, and Mark LaBossiere,... more

East Blackstone Meeting House to hold ecumenical service Sunday

BLACKSTONE – The East Blackstone Quaker Meeting House, 197 Elm St., will be the site for the second in a series of ecumenical services sponsored by the East Blackstone Quaker Meeting House &... more

Heritage Association to hold Fall Open House

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Heritage Association will hold a Fall Open House, from 1 to 5 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 20, at Heritage Hall, 101 Greene St. Admission is free. Attendees can... more

Hydrant flushing begins

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Water Department will conduct hydrant flushing in the Slatersville, Forestdale, Great Road, Mendon Road, and Industrial Park areas Monday, Oct. 21 through... more