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  1. News | Parents in North Smithfield Fight for Examination of Cancer ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Go Local

    Instances of pediatric cancer in North Smithfield have some residents asking for more information about what the town uses for chemicals and where. North Smithfield residents are asking the town to look into the chemicals used at schools and public spaces after a fifth case of pediatric cancer in five years was recently diagnosed, to rule out any environmental factors -- and sides are sparring about how to go about doing so.


  2. 'Solarize Warwick' initiative kicks offRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 |

    ... for Solarize Warwick. SolarFlair is a Massachusetts-based solar company with a Rhode Island office in North Smithfield. The organization has participated in 17 similar community campaigns throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts, including Solarize ...


  3. Free freshwater and saltwater fly-tying workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 |

    ... August 15 and 22 at Langworthy Public Library, 24 Spring Street, Hopkinton; Wednesday, August 17 and 24, North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main Street, Saltersville; and Tuesday, August 16, 23 and 30 at the Riverside Sportsman's Association, One ...


  4. Kingsley, Frederick a.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... from Pawtucket, RI, born to Hazel Paine and Abram King-sley. He lived in Brocton, MA, Woonsocket and North Smithfield, RI, retiring from Rhode Island College in 1990, as a supervisor of the paint department. He then moved to Haines City, FL in 1999. ...


  5. Babe Ruth regionals: Quiet opener for Somersworth 15sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Somersworth All-Stars were at Fraser Field on Friday to play the first of what will be at least a three-game stay in the New England Babe Ruth Baseball 15-year-old regional tournament. Playing opposite them were the boys from North Smithfield/Providence, R.I., who used the momentum from a five-run first inning to earn what was ultimately a 12-1 win on Friday via the mercy rule.


  6. Republican leader in Rhode Island House to give up top roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | White Lake Beacon

    The North Smithfield Republican has led the small GOP caucus in the Democratic-controlled legislature for the past six years. He's an attorney who is running unopposed for re-election in November.


  7. 19-year-old drowns in North Smithfield's Slatersville ReservoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A 19-year-old man who was jumping off of railroad trestles at Slatersville Pond, has drowned, according to the victim's family. The victim's cousin spoke to ABC6 News on the scene.


  8. Warwick North junior league all-stars capture state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 |

    FAMILIAR FEELING: The Warwick North junior league all-stars won the state crown with a 10-4 win over North Smithfield on Friday night.


  9. Politics | Lombardi Running for North Smithfield School CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Go Local

    Jim Lombardi, has announced his bid to retain his seat in this year's election. Lombardi, who was appointed to the school committee in December following Robert Lafleuer's resignation, is running to continue his efforts in establishing North Smithfield as Rhode Island's best community for families and residents.


  10. Herbold USA unveils granulatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Recycling Today

    North Smithfield, Rhode Island-based Herbold USA , a subsidiary of Germany-based Herbold Meckesheim, has announced the availability of a new force-fed granulator for size reduction of polyethylene terephthalate bottles. The Model SMS 100/160-9-2 SB3 features a rotor that is 20 percennt larger than current offerings, according to Herbold.


  11. North Smithfield man attacked by masked home invadersRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police are investigating after a 72-year-old North Smithfield man was assaulted by two men in his own home.


  12. Windmill Appeal Dismissed, but Legal Questions AboundRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Planning

    Following the advice of stand-in legal counsel, the North Smithfield Zoning Board dismissed an appeal by abutters over the Planning Board's recommended approval of a 465-foot windmill on Old Smithfield Road . The decision comes on the heels of a move by Wind Energy Development Inc. or WED - the North Kingstown firm behind the project - to challenge the Town Council's decision to place a mortorium on wind energy proposals in town in state Superior Court .


  13. News | NEW: Burrillville Residents Denied Local Vote on New Power Plant by Senate CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Go Local

    ... as well as the the legislation sponsored by Senator Paul Fogarty (D-Dist. 23, Glocester, Burrillville, North Smithfield), by a vote for 7-2. "I am very disappointed that the residents of Burrillville will be unable to vote on the tax treaty being ...


  14. Politics | House Minority Caucus Rips Democratic BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Go Local

    The House Minority Caucus are calling the budget released by House Democrats a stand still budget, that offers little tax relief to Rhode Island taxpayers, while continuing to spend wildly. "The tax breaks we are seeing in the Democrat-issued budget are practically symbolic, designed to fool the public into thinking the state is cutting government spending, when in actuality, the tax breaks are so mild, it barely costs the state anything, while continuing to heavily tax Rhode Islanders" said House Minority Leader Brian C. Newberry.


  15. Six Year Wait for Recovery of Seized Guns Ruled UnconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | AmmoLand

    ... additional demands for his guns before resorting to litigation. His lawsuit claimed that the Town of North Smithfield and its police chief violated his state and federal constitutional rights, including his due process and Second Amendment rights. ...


  16. Worcester Polytechnic Institute Students Isolate Potentially Novel Soil-Dwelling VirusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... bacteria. "This was a great experience," said Shanelle Reilly '18, a biology and biotechnology major from North Smithfield, R.I., who found one of the viruses. "The analytical work was challenging, but rewarding, because we are making a real ...


  17. U-Haul Converts Former Laser-Tag Arena and Arcade to Self-Storage in North Smithfield, RIRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Inside Self-Storage

    Phoenix-based U-Haul International Inc. is converting a former laser-tag arena and arcade in North Smithfield, R.I., to self-storage. U-Haul of North Smithfield at 408 Eddie Dowling Highway officially opened in August 2014 with a temporary showroom.


  18. Man reportedly flashed juveniles in North SmithfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Police in North Smithfield are looking for the public's help identifying a man who reportedly flashed juveniles in the woods. He's described as a white male, about 60 years old, who's bald on top with straggly hair on the side of his head.


  19. New RI veterans' museum showcases collector's memorabiliaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... at what I had," said Dusablon, who previously had most of his collection packed up in storage bins in his North Smithfield home. He purchased most of the artifacts at flea markets, yard sales, auctions and through online advertisements, and has also ...


  20. Woman drives off road, flips car and crashes into junkyardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The victim, who wasn't identified, was found unresponsive by rescue crews called to the scene Thursday night at Northeast Auto Recycling on Canal Street. It took North Smithfield firefighters about five minutes to extricate the woman from her car.


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