Saturday, May 25, 2024

North Smithfield

DEM grants N.S. administrator permit for solar project on his land

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – Town Administrator Gary Ezovski's plans to install an 840-kilowatt solar farm on land he owns off of Greenville Road moved forward this week, with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management...

No. Smithfield school district says goodbye to longtime administrative assistant

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – She's seen the district through three superintendents, and more than a few changes to staffing and operations. But after 27 years working for the North Smithfield School Department, Sherry McGahan has decided...

Year in Review: No. Smithfield woman makes history with world’s longest chain of bras

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It took the commitment of time and resources from hundreds of volunteers, hailing from places well beyond northern Rhode Island. In 2019, North Smithfield resident and Athena's Home Novelties CEO Jennifer Jolicoeur put the region...

Coffee & Cream opens, free driving course: Five things to know in North Smithfield...

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Coffee & Cream Grand Opening They're finally back. Coffee & Cream will hold its Grand Opening at Slatersville Plaza today with hours from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. The breakfast restaurant has been closed since it...

RISE, Steere Farm students show RICAS gains, middle school shines in N.S.

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BURRILLVILLE/NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System showed mixed results for northern Rhode Island students, with losses in some areas and gains in others. But a few standout schools in the region showed...

‘Trump hates people like you’: Woman crashes car in N.S., yells racial slurs while...

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Editor's note: this post uses profanity that may offend some. NORTH SMITHFIELD – A 29-year-old Johnston woman is facing felony charges after a possible two-crash drunk driving spree, followed by multiple reported attempts to assault...

Proposal to create tree ordinance cut down in North Smithfield

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – Town Administrator Gary Ezovski called the proposal reactionary, and likened it to making a law to determine what color residents could paint their houses. The Town Council voted to reject a request...