Smithfield Town Council split on approving fire department reorganization

SMITHFIELD – Unable to reach a consensus on a proposed structural reorganization of the fire department, the Smithfield Town Council voted to table action until next month, giving some members more time to evaluate the plan. Town Council member Greg Tocco, who lost in the Democrat primary Sept. 13... more

Scituate High ‘unifies’ during Spirit Week

SCITUATE – The wall-to-wall crowd was whooping and hollering inside the packed gym. The entire Scituate student body was stomping to the familiar beat of Queen’s “We Will Rock You,” cheering on their team. Meanwhile, the school’s marching band was drumming up the energy into a crescendo. This was... more

Sitting idle, Lonsdale engines, gear losing value

Fire board chair: ‘It’s a major disservice to the taxpayers’
LINCOLN – Lonsdale Fire District wardens were hoping to sell the majority of the district’s gear, plus two engines, a brush truck... more

Council poised to ban turbines

Planning Board recommends exceptions for onsite net metering
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Town Council is poised to place a ban on wind turbines throughout town at the urging of a... more