The Observer, Smithfield & West

Old Congregational Church bell comes down

Bidder selected but funding from Scituate Art Festival in question
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SCITUATE – They’ll hear the bells on Christmas Day. Or so town officials hope. Barring “any major catastrophes or holdups,” the bell atop the Old Congregational Church on Greenville Road will be... more

Buy local using Valley Breeze Gift Guide

Do you want to do more to support local businesses this Christmas season, but don't know where to start? How about taking a look through The Valley Breeze's Holiday Gift Guide 2017 to find some great... more

Council approves new police cars, cancels live-streaming at ice rink

Members vote 3-2 to appoint new Planning Board member
SMITHFIELD – The Smithfield Town Council on Tuesday authorized Chief Richard St. Sauveur Jr. to purchase four new police vehicles with a combined value of $158,400. The three cruisers and one pickup... more

Council passes police station ballot question in ‘unorthodox’ way

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SCITUATE – It took an “unorthodox” and controversial Sunday morning vote, but the Scituate Town Council approved a resolution for a referendum question on a new police station. Council members held a... more

Smithfield High School brings back Respect Week

SMITHFIELD – Students at Smithfield High School received a crash course last week on how to show respect to others and to themselves. “There is a lot of friction throughout society,” said Principal... more

Smithfield Class of 2018 prepares for annual senior fashion show this Friday

SMITHFIELD – Smithfield High School’s Class of 2018 is hard at work preparing for their annual fashion show. Though the show is now viewed as more of a two-hour variety show with an intermission, it... more

WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care receives high scores for clinical performance

SCITUATE – WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care, with offices in Pascoag, Foster, Scituate and North Kingstown, has announced its clinical performance results as highlighted in the 2016 Health... more

CDC recognizes WellOne for hypertension control strategies

SCITUATE – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the winners of the 2017 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge. WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care, with offices in... more

Rocky’s Ace Hardware announces two holiday charity drives

SMITHFIELD – Rocky’s Ace Hardware has announced two ongoing holiday drives: its Children’s Miracle Network point-of-purchase drive and a Pet Food and Supplies Drive. To donate to Children’s Miracle... more

Andino completes basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Daniel Andino Jr. graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman... more

Fall fairs and holiday bazaars

Weekend of Dec. 8-10 Holiday Fair and Shopping Event at North Cumberland Middle School, 400 Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland, Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fifty vendors selling handmade goods, jewelry,... more

Holiday meditation at Glocester Library

GLOCESTER – Glocester Manton Library, 1137 Putnam Pike, will offer Meditation For Holiday Stress Relief on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 6:30 p.m. Alan Post, a chiropractic physician, will discuss the... more

Library hosts Craft and Relax

SMITHFIELD – Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, will host Craft and Relax on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. Take a break from the holiday bustle for a craft and showing of “The Muppet... more

Adult craft night at North Scituate Library

SCITUATE – The North Scituate Public Library, 606 West Greenville Road, is hosting an adult craft night on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. Participants will be making an evergreen swag to hang on their... more

Greenville Library book clubs meet

SMITHFIELD – Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, will host its Cesareo’s Circle Book Club on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 6:30 p.m. The group will be reading “My Antonia” by Willa Cather. The... more