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Letter: North Smithfield needs new voices and new ways of solving problems

Like my father, I grew up in North Smithfield, went away to college and to live in other places, and returned to the town as an adult to raise my family. As someone who...

City fire lieutenant, N.S. campaign advisor fired over explicit texts

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A North Smithfield resident and lieutenant for the Woonsocket Fire Department, who has been active in several local political campaigns, has been suspended over explicit text messages he reportedly sent to...

Letter: Beauregard’s experience is essential for town leadership

Knowledge of community issues and hands-on experience are essential qualifications for all town leadership positions. North Smithfield needs dedicated and involved citizens who have proven their commitment and their understanding of our town's needs...

Write-in candidate added to race for District 23

BURRILLVILLE/NORTH SMITHFIELD/GLOCESTER – Independent Mary Ryan has launched a write-in campaign for an already contested seat representing District 23 in the state Senate. Ryan, a Mapleville resident, has added her name to the race between...

Beauregard: Transparency is not just a catch phrase to me

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Town Council candidate John Beauregard said this week that while some candidates use the concept of transparency as a catch-phrase, for him it is more than an abstract idea. "The word transparency...

Zwolenski: Experience, knowledge, building consensus will be my foundation

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Paul Zwolenski, candidate for town administrator, noted this week that the position requires experience. "It is not a position that allows for on the job training," Zwolenski said. "The experience and knowledge...

Roselli: Vote ‘no’ on Glocester Question 9

GLOCESTER/BURRILLVILLE/NORTH SMITHFIELD – Paul Roselli, candidate for Rhode Island State Senate District 23, said this week that Glocester voters should vote "no," on Question #9 on the ballot. Roselli noted that a Glocester Charter Review...

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