North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Buxton Street neighbors cry foul over composting operation

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – Neighbors of a Buxton Street composting operation are raising a stink about a business they say doesn’t belong in their residential neighborhod. Frank Jacques is the owner of... more

Citing property rights, council rejects law to protect trees

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A debate that’s been simmering in North Smithfield in recent months once again came to the forefront on Monday over a proposal to craft an ordinance aimed at protecting the town’s... more

Four candidates in the running for Board of Selectmen in Blackstone

BLACKSTONE – Candidates have returned their nomination papers for what’s shaping up to be a competitive race as four candidates compete for two open seats on the Board of Selectmen. Margo Bik and... more

BMR High School receives grant to start Biomedical Science program

BLACKSTONE – Blackstone-Millville Regional High School recently received $70,000 in grants from the One8 Foundation and the Baker-Polito administration to offer a new STEM-focused curriculum program... more