Thursday, April 18, 2024

Government

On-ramp closing, flag raising & primary voting: Five things to know in North Smithfield...

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Primary The Presidential Preference Primary takes place on Tuesday, April 2, and two polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in North Smithfield: Town Hall at 83 Green St. and Scouter's...

Material Sand secures agreement for use of town roadways despite neighbor objections

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – A sand and gravel mining business that has operated in town for more than 70 years has resolved at least one element of its long legal battle with the town, signing...

Council questions delay in takeover of maintenance for Glocester Elementary Schools

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GLOCESTER – At the recent Town Council meeting, the board was about to approve formally rescinding the town's contract for maintenance and clerical services related to Glocester Elementary Schools. Two weeks ago, the Glocester...

State grant of $1 million will bolster North Smithfield police station repairs

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – In recent months, contractors have completed major health and safety-related repairs at the former school that serves as headquarters for the North Smithfield Police Department and now, more improvements will likely...

Heating help, pasta dinner & FEMA assistance: Five things to know in Glocester this...

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Apply for LIHEAP Glocester residents are invited to apply for or renew heating assistance with Tri-County Community Action’s LIHEAP program on Wednesday, March 27. LIHEAP helps low income households pay their heating bills, offers weatherization...

State kicks in extra $3.8 million for Glocester police station

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GLOCESTER – Residents were expected to get a final chance to weigh in before the Glocester Town Council's final decision on a new or renovated police station on Wednesday, but the board opted not...

Water scam, Coffee Hour & Goodstuff fundraiser: Six things to know in North Smithfield...

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Goodstuff fundraiser Boy Scout Troop 1139 Slatersville will hold a fundraiser on Thursday, March 28 at Goodstuff Smokehouse at Main St. in Blackstone, Mass., from 4 p.m. to close. Fifteen percent of all pre-tax sales...