Shedding light on history

Archaeological testing could crack the mystery of North Smithfield’s stone walls
NORTH SMITHFIELD – When Tom Mrva first acquired 48 acres off Rocky Hill Road 17 years ago, he had no idea his land might contain hints to the area’s earliest settlers. It wasn’t until he put it up for sale recently that he started having conversations with the North Smithfield Heritage Association... more

Amazing opportunity with purchase of Camp Shepard

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SMITHFIELD – The town has taken advantage of what Town Council President Suzy Alba calls a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with the purchase of the Camp Shepard property, which includes 114 acres of natural resources previously used by the YMCA of Greater Providence. The Town Council, during a... more

N. Providence town employee fired after racist rant

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Longtime town employee Darren Barnes, who worked until this week as a custodian at the North Providence Public... more

Despite drop-off in gambling money, Lincoln scores surplus

LINCOLN – During the fourth quarter of the past fiscal year in the spring, Lincoln took in just $107,000 in commissions from video... more

Town allowing requests for longer hours

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town is now accepting requests from owners of restaurants and bars for extended outdoor seating and will... more