North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Religious leaders on coronavirus: ‘This is where faith becomes life’

When state officials began announcing measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus earlier this month, the Rev. Eileen Morris of Slatersville Congregational Church knew she’d have to make... more

North Smithfield to resume town meetings virtually

NORTH SMITHFIELD – After a brief hiatus from most of its meetings due to the protective measures surrounding COVID-19, the town of North Smithfield is resuming some of its public meetings via... more

Boys & Girls Club designated emergency childcare program

BLACKSTONE – While other childcare centers across Massachusetts and Rhode Island were closed this week, the Blackstone Valley Boys & Girls Club on Canal Street is remaining open to care for the... more

Curbside yard waste collection begins April 6

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Curbside yard waste collection in North Smithfield will begin Monday, April 6. Yard waste is collected on the same day as your trash and recycling. Residents can have a... more

Local communities postponing tax penalties

Residents and business owners who are finding themselves short on cash due to the COVID-19 measures will have more time to pay their taxes this year before penalties kick in. On Tuesday, both Mayor... more