Students offer reflections, words of wisdom at annual speech competition

SMITHFIELD - Fear, anxiety, and stress were common themes at Smithfield High School's 28th annual Benoit-Salisbury Oratorical Contest held last Friday, as 10 graduating seniors addressed 800 people and shared their personal reflections in 3- to 5-minute speeches. But three students, whose speeches... more

NPHS student jumps to help Kansas youth who lost varsity letter

His campaign goes international
NORTH PROVIDENCE - What started as a simple act of kindness for someone in another state has turned into an international campaign for change. Christian Sermos, a 15-year-old sophomore at North Providence High School, has always been a selfless kind of kid, according to his parents, but what he did... more

Valley Falls Heritage Park still target of vandals

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CUMBERLAND - The effort to revitalize the historic Heritage Park in Valley Falls seems to be an uphill battle for town officials,... more

Hamilton urged to remove name from charter school application

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NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Town Council has requested that Town Administrator Paulette Hamilton remove her name from documents related... more

George Washington proposal calls for 320 apartment units on Route 116

SMITHFIELD - A mixed use development that would include 320 apartment units, as well as commercial and office space, is being... more
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