Town of North Smithfield

January 13, 2023

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2023 to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


Trash and recycling will be delayed one day for the week.


Christmas Tree Pickup


Starting the week of January 3rd 


until the week of January 23rd 



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Congratulations to Nathan Wetmore of Troop 1139 Slatersville for achieving his Eagle Scout rank.

 Nate worked with Matt Tek at Camp Phoenix to design and build a 16’ x 14’ deck off of the main office building that would assist with the check-in and check-out of campers along with any other administration needs complete with handicap accessible ramp. 

Congratulations to Matthew Lagasse of Troop 1139 Slatersville for achieving his Eagle Scout rank.

 Matthew worked with St. John the Evangelist Church to install new flagpoles.





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Anyone interested in volunteering may contact Joanne Buttie at 767-2200 ext. 504 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please submit your application to 83 Greene Street, North Smithfield, RI 02896.








Job Opening

Laborer Needed

Public Works/Highway Division

Town of North Smithfield


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December 9th was the last


day for Fall yard waste


pick up



New Recyling Hours

As of January 7th


Saturday's only 9am to 1pm.

Residents are ONLY allowed to drop off during those hours.





Rhode Island Low-Income Household Assistance Program


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Veteran Tax Exemptions



Veterans Tax Exemption Amendment


Veterans Tax Exemption Application


If you already receive the Veterans Tax Exemption you do not need to reapply, the new rate will be adjusted. If you do not already receive the Veterans Tax Exemption you have until March 15, 2023 to apply for the tax bill 2023.



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North Smithfield Food Pantry



January Food Pantry pick-up dates:



Tuesday, January 24th & 31st @ 5:30pm


Saturday, January 21st & 28th @ 10:00 am

The Food Pantry is for North Smithfield residents.

You must have a photo ID and a bill that confirms your North Smithfield address. You can attend the Food Pantry all four times it is open per month.

The Pantry is located at the Slatersville Congregational Church

UCC on the Common.


Starting in the month of May we will be opening our pantry for indoor shopping. We are asking that all clients to please bring their own shopping bag and to wear a mask while inside.


Questions? Call 401-678-0356


For the month of January, we are asking for donations of Tuna, canned fruit and beans



Senior Services




Activity Calendar


Meal Menu


January Newsletter


Alzheimer's, Dementia and Memory Care Information


Alzheimer Support is a free service that assists North Smithfield families who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Through the link below you can search helpful tools and a database of Alzheimer’s care facilities, families in need of care for their loved ones can locate licensed care homes and communities in the North Smithfield area that are best equipped to provide care for their loved ones.


Alzheimer's Support



Are you interested in what the Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition has to offer? Click on the button below to be redirected to their website.


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Town Council Meeting

83 Greene Street

Tuesday, January 17,2023 @ 6:45 P.M.



Sewer Commission Meeting

83 Greene Street

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 @ 7:00 P.M



Halliwell Review Committee

83 Greene Street

Thursday, January 19, 2023 @ 6:45 P.M.






Agendas can be found on the Secretary of State Website by



Live Streaming Open Meetings




A. Livestreaming for Town Council, Halliwell Review Committee, Zoning Board and Planning Board: The Town will provide livestreaming for the open meetings of the Town Council, Halliwell Review Committee, Zoning Board of Review, and Planning Board whenever feasible via YouTube, Zoom, or some other technology. If technical difficulties occur during the livestream of an open meeting, the open meeting will continue to proceed as scheduled without livestreaming. (Livestreaming increases public access to public meetings in addition to the right of the public to attend open meetings in person.)

B. Public must be physically present to participate. Members of the public, applicants, petitioners, expert s, etc. who want to participate in an open meeting in any fashion must be physically present at the meeting. Members of the public, applicants, petitioners, experts, etc. will not be allowed to participate in an open meeting remotely by offering comment, testimony, or other remarks. through virtual means.

C. No other Board, Commission, or Committee will be livestreamed: Except as specified above, the Town will not provide livestreaming for any other Board, Commission or Committee.

D. Technical Difficulties: If technical difficulties occur during any livestream, the open meeting will continue to proceed as scheduled.

E. Meetings of the Town Council, Halliwell Review Committee, Zoning Board and Planning Board will be livestreamed on the Town' s YouTube page, North Smithfield Town Meetings. https:/ / channel l/ UCFgwSKxL950ZgZ DKz8B-MQ


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