‘Pumpkin People’ taking over North Smithfield

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Two local women have found a new way to celebrate fall, and there’s a good chance you’ll be seeing it around North Smithfield in the weeks ahead. Briten Corriveau and Catherine Reyes are the residents behind “Pumpkin People of North Smithfield,” a new trend that’s popping up... more

Available: Cumberland’s old police motorcycle

CUMBERLAND – In 1964, the Cumberland Police Department landed a new Harley-Davidson Servi-Car three-wheeled motorcycle, a vehicle that would quickly become the pride of the department. Four years later, Ken Milligan joined the department, becoming one of three riders for the bike during the 1970s... more

Smithfield, National Grid both win in settlement

SMITHFIELD – Smithfield and National Grid reached a settlement last week in a four-year dispute, saving the town $3.4 million,... more

Fire district merger back on track

LINCOLN – Put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, the consolidation of the Albion and Saylesville Fire Districts is picking up... more

Lombardi: I tried to fire Barnes years ago

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi says he tried to fire town employee Darren Barnes a decade or so ago, adding that despite... more