School construction underway, delays likely at high school

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SMITHFIELD - Construction at Smithfield High School will more than likely continue into the start of the new school year, despite officials' hopes that the entire roof would be replaced by the end of August. But Supt. Robert O'Brien said that ongoing work will not affect the opening of school. "... more

HOME OF THE WEEK - Swedish-inspired Tudor set on private 3-acre lot

6 Mara Lane, North Smithfield
NORTH SMITHFIELD - This custom-built home is set against the pastoral views of a dairy farm and its rolling fields. The house is at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac off Woonsocket Hill Road. Mature landscaping shields it from view of the neighboring houses, and its 3.21 acres are meticulous and park-... more

Smithfield Zoning Board member arrested

Wright steps down after making 'crank' phone calls to town officials
SMITHFIELD – A Smithfield Zoning Board member resigned and was later arrested after he made a handful of harassing phone calls to... more

Mayor Murray: Monastery is off the table

CUMBERLAND - Mayor Bill Murray announced Friday afternoon he has now identified a new location for the public safety complex, and... more

Legislators reflect on short session at Statehouse, highlight bills

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PROVIDENCE - They went to Providence last January with plans for reporting potholes to the state, relief from mid-winter evacuation... more

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