North Smithfield, Blackstone area

150th anniversary celebrations on hold in North Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD – It was supposed to be the celebration of a century. March 24 will mark 150 years since the day North Smithfield, and neighboring Lincoln, broke off from Smithfield and became... more

Buds N Roses cannabis shop opens on Main Street

BLACKSTONE – Buds N Roses, Blackstone’s second recreational cannabis shop, is set to open next week at 199 Main St. Gurpreet Kalra, owner of Buds N Roses as well as the Family Grocer across the... more

Parkinson’s run will honor NSHS student’s grandmother

NORTH SMITHFIELD – For her senior project, Hailey Hurteau, a senior at North Smithfield High School, decided to take on an issue close to her heart. Hurteau is organizing a virtual 5K to raise money... more

BMR reopens search for high school principal

BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone-Millville Regional School District is reopening the search for a new high school principal after none of the remaining three finalists proved to be the right fit,... more

R.I. Foundation offers grants to help N.S. residents

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Nonprofit organizations that provide services to benefit the health and welfare of North Smithfield residents have until March 19 to apply for grants through the North Smithfield... more