North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Hitting the right notes

NSHS program goes beyond music classes to building careers
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Ben Morris has been playing in the school band since he was in the 6th grade. The North Smithfield High School senior serves as band vice president, plays the tuba and bass in the... more

The search is on for the oldest person in North Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A group of residents in North Smithfield are searching for the oldest living town resident, and the reason why almost certainly goes back to before that person was born. In 1909,... more

No. Smithfield Town Council to consider new comprehensive plan

Branch Village, Whortleberry Hill targeted for commercial development
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NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Town Council will take up the town’s new comprehensive plan next week, considering a draft of the document mapping the town’s development and land use goals for the next 10 to... more

NSHS student Malian takes aim at low voter turnout with senior project

NORTH SMITHFIELD – For his senior project, North Smithfield High School student George Malian chose to focus on one of the hardest earned and least utilized privileges of American democracy: voting.... more

New venture from longtime dance studio owner

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Ocean State Dance and Fitness, which opens this week in the Brigido’s plaza on Victory Highway, might be a new venture, but co-owner Robin Riel is no stranger to the local dance... more

North Smithfield Water Department to conduct hydrant flushing next week

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Water Department will conduct hydrant flushing in the Slatersville, Forestdale, Great Road, Mendon Road and Industrial Park areas Monday, Oct. 15, through... more