North Smithfield, Blackstone area

Shedding light on history

Archaeological testing could crack the mystery of North Smithfield’s stone walls
NORTH SMITHFIELD – When Tom Mrva first acquired 48 acres off Rocky Hill Road 17 years ago, he had no idea his land might contain hints to the area’s earliest settlers. It wasn’t until he put it up... more

Zwolenski, Osier look ahead to November election

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – Paul Zwolenski and Douglas Osier will appear on the ballot in November after obtaining the two highest vote-counts in last week’s primary election for town administrator. A third... more

‘Back to school’ varies by district this year

After many months of planning, students across Rhode Island and Massachusetts finally headed back to school this week. But depending on where a student lives, “school” can look very different, at... more