Screening cancelled, records clearing: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week


Trash holiday

Trash and recycling pickup did not take place on Monday, Oct. 11, and will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week

Curbside yard waste collection resumes next week, beginning on Monday, Oct. 18 on the same day as your trash and recycling. Residents can have reasonable amount of leaf bags or cans, clearly marked, of yard waste out at the curb for weekly collection. Drop off hours at the Highway Garage, 281 Quaker Highway will continue Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays from 3 to 5 p.m. only. Residents are welcome to bring yard waste or accepted recyclables.

For additional information contact 767-2200 x 348.

‘Smuggler’ cancelled

Director Christian de Rezendes has cancelled the latest pre-screening event in his docu-series on the village of Slatersville, dubbed The Mental Smuggler and originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 13 in Pawtucket.

The director said the next event will be held on January 14, 2022 at Slatersville Congregational Church, with more information to be released after Christmas.

Records clearing

North Smithfield High School is in the process of clearing student’s cumulative record files for the Class of 2016.

Anyone who graduated in June of 2016 who would like to obtain their folder may pick them up at the high school main office prior to Friday, Oct. 29. After that date, these records will be destroyed.

Mark your calendar: Scout Halloween Party

Scout Troop 438 North Smithfield will host a Halloween Costume Party on Friday, Oct. 22 for girls ages 11 – 17, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Scouter’s Hall by Pacheco Park.

For more information contact or visit

Town meetings

The North Smithfield Fire & Rescue Services Board of Directors will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 12 starting at 6:30 p.m. The agenda can be found here.

The North Smithfield Zoning Board of Review will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at Town Hall starting at 7 p.m. The agenda can be found here.

The North Smithfield Planning Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, Oct. 14 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. The agenda can be found here.

And a bonus thing…

Don’t forget: Art Committee Open House

The North Smithfield Public Art Committee will host an open house on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 1 to 5 p.m. Read more about the event here.

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