North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Wright’s holds Cake Shop grand opening Aug. 26

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Wright’s Dairy Farm & Bakery, 200 Woonsocket Hill Road, will hold a grand opening for its Cake Shop on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature gourmet... more

Blackstone man arrested in narcotics bust

BLACKSTONE, Mass. - A Blackstone man is facing multiple drug charges this week following an investigation and search of his home by police. Michael Pitler, 38, of Michelle Lane Blackstone has been... more

N.S. man sentenced for using children to bypass breathalyzer test

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A North Smithfield man was sentenced to one year in prison this week after police said he forced his two minor children to blow into his car ignition and override a device meant to... more

WWII veteran from North Smithfield finally gets bronze star

CRANSTON – More than 70 years after serving the country, James Coppola was presented with the Bronze Star and other medals he earned during World War II this week. U.S. Senator Jack Reed hosted a... more

Troop 1 Boy Scouts spend week at Camp Yawgoog

BLACKSTONE, Mass. – Troop 1 Blackstone Boy Scouts continued the troop’s yearly tradition of spending a week at Camp Yawgoog in Rockville, R.I., from July 23 to 30. Twenty-four Scouts, accompanied by... more

Up With People show returning Sept. 11-18; host families needed

CUMBERLAND – Up With People, the performing arts program and show which offers global education and service leadership to teens and young adults, will be coming to Cumberland this fall for two shows... more

BMR announces fourth quarter honor roll

BLACKSTONE – The following students have been named to the fourth quarter honor roll at Blackstone-Millville Regional High School. Grade 12 High Honors: Abigail Austin, Amanda Baillie, Colin Bisbee,... more