North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Town seeks accountability on affordable units at High Rocks

NORTH SMITHFIELD – When the Blackstone-Smithfield Corporation received Zoning Board approval to build 120 high-end condos in the former Tupperware Mill in 2006, the century-old industrial building... more

North Providence man leads police on car chase

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A North Providence man led police on a vehicle chase through several towns Monday before ultimately being caught and arrested in Pawtucket. Michael Torres, 37, was allegedly... more

Property values up in North Smithfield after revaluation

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – A strong housing market has led to sustained increases in property values across the board in North Smithfield, where 97 percent of taxpayers saw their values increase in notices... more

Proposed pot facility draws concerns from Millerville residents

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BLACKSTONE – A community outreach meeting for a proposed retail marijuana dispensary drew a large number of concerns, and a few passionate defenses, from residents who gathered at the Millerville Men... more

Moskalenko wins No. Smithfield Spelling Bee

NORTH SMITHFIELD – For the second year in a row, Nick Moskalenko, a 6th-grader at North Smithfield Middle School, is heading to the Rhode Island State Spelling Bee. “I feel nervous even now,” he... more

Pace Organization of Rhode Island welcomes new chief of marketing and development

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Pace Organization of Rhode Island, a health plan serving older adults who wish to maintain their independence and live in the community rather than a nursing home, has announced... more

North Smithfield Allstate Agency collects more than 130 donations for Toys for Tots

NORTH SMITHFIELD – For the second year in a row, Allstate Agency owner Cara A. Benjamin teamed-up with Toys for Tots to collect new, unwrapped toys for local children and collected over 130 donations... more

Singleton renews membership with Financial Services Institute

BELLINGHAM, Mass. – Local financial advisor Rick Singleton, of Singleton Financial Group, has announced he has renewed membership with the Financial Services Institute in Washington, D.C. FSI... more

Boy Scout Troop 1 will hold spaghetti dinner March 2

BLACKSTONE – Boy Scout Troop 1 will hold its annual spaghetti dinner on Saturday, March 2, at St. Paul Church, 48 St. Paul St., from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for seniors and... more

Town kindergarten registration set for March 28 and April 6

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield School Department will hold kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year on Thursday, March 28, from 5 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to... more