North Smithfield, Blackstone area

For one local veteran, a chance encounter leads to a helping hand

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BURRILLVILLE – For Jeff and Linda Therrien, the past year has been tough. On Jan. 15, Jeff, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, was diagnosed with transverse myelitis, a neurological disorder affecting the... more

Two women charged with assault after stabbing ex-boyfriend

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Allyah Harden, 18, of North Providence and Tara Iadevaia, 18, of Johnston were both charged with felony assault after allegedly attacking an ex-boyfriend with a knife at 10... more

North Smithfield man arrested on five drug charges

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A North Smithfield man was arrested Thursday morning and charged with possessing fentanyl, cocaine and several prescription medications with intent to deliver following an... more

Marijuana businesses looking to set up shop in Blackstone

BLACKSTONE – More than two years after Massachusetts residents voted to legalize recreational marijuana, individual shops are beginning to make headway against the state’s complicated licensing and... more

NSHS seniors get ready to embark on Guatemala service trip for senior project

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Three students at North Smithfield High School are embarking on a senior project that will take them thousands of miles from home and introduce their classmates to another way of... more

North Smithfield football team to retire Spc. Matthew Turcotte’s jersey number

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Athletic Department invites all members of the public to honor the memory of fallen soldier Spc. Matthew Turcotte during next week’s Thanksgiving Day football... more

Meetinghouse will host Thanksgiving service

UXBRIDGE, Mass. – The Uxbridge Quaker Meeting House Association will host a traditional Thanksgiving Day service on Thursday, Nov. 22, at 9:30 a.m., in the historic meetinghouse, corner of Quaker... more