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Water bills, Back Rhodes: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week

Water bills The town of North Smithfield reminds residents that water bill payments are due on Wednesday, July 15. Town officials are encouraging everyone to pay their bills with online or through the mail to minimize...

N.S. native Couture’s Virtual Campfires draw in listeners, new fans through pandemic

NORTH SMITHFIELD – On Saturday nights in northern Rhode Island, you will find Stefan Couture in the basement of his parents’ house surrounded by a flickering mosaic of colored lights. His own condo has...

New kids’ outdoor karate class begins in Burrillville Wednesday

BURRILLVILLE – A new karate class that follows guidelines for social distancing will begin this week, with a second-degree black belt instructor teaching kids the basics in a safe, outdoor setting. Local instructor Audrey Hussey...

Summer adventure, Cemetery tours: Five things to know in No. Smithfield this week

Structure building contest The North Smithfield Parks and Recreation Department is challenging town families to a Structure Building Contest, with prizes awarded for the best indoor and outdoor creations. Awards will be given in three categories;...

Volleyball courts up at Pacheco Park, new youth league in planning stages

NORTH SMITHFIELD – North Smithfield High School graduate Kyle Alves has completed the first half of his vision: adding a new beach volleyball court to Pacheco Park. Now, Alves and his mentor, Parks and Recreation...

Committee cancels 2020 Pumpkinfest, event to return next year

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A popular family event that draws thousands of guests to the North Smithfield High School grounds each year will not take place in 2020, organizers announced this week. The Great Pumpkin Festival...

Councilors question complaint against Conjuring house, pass event permits

BURRILLVILLE – Noting there is no evidence for allegations that the owners have held unlicensed events, members of the Town Council unanimously approved several permits for upcoming "ghost investigations," at an allegedly haunted farmhouse...

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