North Smithfield, Blackstone area

State Senator Fogarty retires

Will not run for re-election
GLOCESTER– After 20 years of public service Sen. Paul Fogarty, serving District 23 in Glocester, Burrillville and North Smithfield, has announced he will be retiring from the General Assembly and not... more

Blackstone to hold Memorial Day celebration on Sunday

BLACKSTONE, Mass. – The Blackstone Memorial Day parade and celebration will be held on Sunday, May 27. The parade will step off at 1 p.m. from the John F. Kennedy/Augustine F. Maloney school complex... more

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Local schools rally around longtime community member with ALS
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NORTH SMITHFIELD – Donna Guevremont, a resident of North Smithfield and finance director at Mercymount Country Day School, was no stranger to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the neurological disease... more

State’s largest solar farm moves to next step of approval process

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – A controversial, proposed solar farm to be located between Route 146 and Iron Mine Hill Road is moving forward to the next step of the approval process after Town Councilors voted... more

Milliken, Arsenault lead BMR Class of 2018

BLACKSTONE – Blackstone-Millville Regional High School has announced Heather Milliken and Charlotte Arsenault as its top students for the class of 2018. Graduation is Friday, June 1, at 6 p.m. at BMR... more

Adaptive cycling taking a spin on the Blackstone River Bikeway

BLACKSTONE – On Tuesday, June 5, the Blackstone River and its accompanying forests, marshlands and bikeway will become open to all as the Blackstone Heritage Corridor and the Blackstone River... more

BMR administrators working to close budget gap

BLACKSTONE – Blackstone-Millville Regional School District administrators are working to scale back a $24 million budget proposal ahead of the annual town meeting to be held next week. “We are knee... more

North Smithfield Memorial Day Parade to conclude at Village Haven restaurant

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Memorial Day Parade will depart from Brigido’s parking lot at 900 Victory Hwy at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 28. The parade will make its way down North Main St... more

Chamber hosting PawSox BBQ & Game event

PAWTUCKET – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce is organizing a PawSox BBQ & Game event on Friday, June 8, from 5:30 to 10 p.m., when the Pawtucket Red Sox take on the Indianapolis... more

NSHS Class of 1998 to hold 20-year reunion

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield High School Class of 1998 will hold its 20-year reunion at the Hampton Inn, 2 George St., Pawtucket, on Saturday, June 23, from 6 to 11 p.m. The reunion will... more