North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Opening of Slatersville’s iconic bridge brings relief for businesses, residents

NORTH SMITHFIELD – It may have been a “labor of love” for state officials, but for residents, the news that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s two-year reconstruction of Slatersville’s... more

Troop 438 among state’s first Scouts BSA troops for girls

Troop 438 among state’s first Scouts BSA troops for girls
NORTH SMITHFIELD – In 2017, the Boy Scouts of America made headlines when they announced that for the first time in its 109-year history, the organization’s two main programs – Cub Scouts for younger... more

NSMS improvements aimed at security, energy efficiency

NORTH SMITHFIELD – If you’re a student or a parent at North Smithfield Middle School, there’s a very good chance you didn’t notice anything different when you walked into school for the first time... more

Fire chief: Late night tenement fire was accidental

BLACKSTONE – A fire that forced people in multiple buildings to evacuate and damaged a garage and six-family home last Wednesday night has been determined accidental in nature, Blackstone Fire Chief... more

Library announces young adult programs

BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone Public Library, 86 Main St., announces the following young adult programs. • A drop-in craft will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. Stop by the library to... more

Wood and Ezovski to deliver state of town addresses

BURRILLVILLE – Burrillville Town Manager Michael C. Wood and North Smithfield Town Administrator Gary Ezovski will deliver state of their respective towns addresses to the Lions Club serving both... more

Learn the basics of brewing beer

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., will host the program Homebrewing 101 on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 6 p.m. Learn the basics of brewing beer, be introduced to the... more