Town of North Smithfield

August 25, 2023

 

 

Police Station Bond Ballot Question

Educational Forum



Forum Dates are as listed below:

 

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2023 @ 6:30 P.M. 
  • Thursday, October 5, 2023 @ 6:45 P.M.
  • Tuesday, October 24, 2023 @ 6:45 P.M.

 

These Informational Forums will be held at

North Smithfield Town Hall located at 83 Greene Street

 

 

To learn more please visit www.nsmithfieldri.org



Come and vote on November 7th!

 

 

 

Notice from Rhode Island Energy

Planned outage scheduled for Tuesday, August 29th

During the time frame of 11 P.M. until approximately 5 a.m.

 

The streets affected by this planned outage will include:

Black-Plain Rd, Chelsea Dr, Courtney Dr, Jennifer Ln, Laurel Ln and Tifft Rd

 

In the event of inclement or extreme weather or unexpected events the work will be rescheduled for Tuesday, September 5th for the same time period.



For any questions please reach out to Rhode Island Energy at 1-800-322-3223

 

 

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF ROUTE 146A SOUTH TO ROUTE 146 SOUTH

IN NORTH SMITHFIELD SET FOR AUGUST 27

On Sunday afternoon, August 27, starting at 3 p.m., the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Route 146A South to Route 146 South in North Smithfield. The road will reopen by 5 a.m. on Monday, August 28.

 

During the closure, RIDOT will demolish a portion of a bridge that is being rebuilt as part of the $196 million Route 146 Reconstruction Project. Also during this timeframe, Route 146 North will be reduced from two lanes to one.

 

Traffic on Route 146A will be detoured to Greenville Road/Farnum Pike (Route 104) to access Route 146.

 

Drivers can expect delays and should plan extra time for travel.

 

All construction projects are subject to changes in schedule and scope depending on needs, circumstances, findings, and weather.

 

The Route 146 Project is made possible by RhodeWorks and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. RIDOT is committed to bringing Rhode Island's infrastructure into a state of good repair while respecting the environment and striving to improve it. Learn more at www.ridot.net/RhodeWorks.

 
 

UPDATE

Tangible and Residential Taxes Only!

 

Tax Bills have been mailed out!

 

First Quarter Tax due date has been extended to September 1st!

Approved at the Town Council Meeting Thursday, August 10,2023

On-line banking should use 83 Greene St as address where to send payments. 

Please do not use 575 Smithfield Rd.

 

 

 

The 2023 Sewer Use and 2023 Assessment bill were mailed on Monday, July 17th

 

Quarter 1 due date: 8/15/2023

Quarter 2 due date: 10/15/2023

Quarter 3 due date: 1/15/2024

Quarter 4 due date: 4/15/2024

 

The July 1,2023 to June 30,2024 sewer use rate is $560.00 per 1 family home/equivalent dwelling unit.

 

Please contact the Sewer department at 401-767-2200 x 305 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or concerns.

 

 

 

 

 
 

Important Reminder while working outdoors in the heat

 

 

 

Visit our NS Parks and Recreation Facebook Page

 

Visit our website

 

 

 

PumpkinFest Committee

is now accepting applications for the 2023 North Smithfield Great Pumpkin Festival which will be on September 16th from

11am - 5 pm; located behind the NS High School.

 

Please remember PumpkinFest Vendor Applications are first come first serve so get your application and payment in to secure your space as soon as possible.

 

Please sign up today using our online portal by clicking the button below.

 

The next PumpkinFest Committee Meetings will be;

Thursday, August 31st at 6:00 pm

Thursday, September 7th at 6:00 pm

Thursday, September 14th at 6:00 pm

 

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Lets work together to keep Rhode Island litter free!

 

 

Click Here to Visit Website

 
 

 

Town of North Smithfield

Recyling Center

281 Quaker Highway

 

Saturday's 8:00 am

to 1:00 pm

Wednesday's 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Residents are ONLY allowed to

drop off during those hours.

Any questions please call:

(401)767-2200 ext 348

 

 

Click here for the Library online

 

 

 

Click here for the entire Newsletter

 

 

 

The Town of North Smithfield is Seeking Volunteer Members for Several Committees

 

*Asser Management Commission

*Senior Citizen Advisory Committee

*Economic Development Commission

*Sewer Commission

*Halliwell Review Committee

*Historic District Commission

*Public Art Advisory Committee

 

Anyone interested in volunteering, please contact Joanne Buttie at 767-2200 ext. 504 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application or go to www.nsmithfieldri.org/boards to download the application and submit it to Town Clerks Office, 83 Greene Street, North Smithfield, RI 02896. You can also fill out an application through our website at www.nsmithfieldri.org/boards.

 

CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT AN ONLINE APPLICATION

 

CLICK HERE FOR A PRINTABLE APPLICATION

 

 

North Smithfield Food Pantry

 

August

Food Pantry pick-up dates:

 

 Saturday, August 19th & 26th @ 10:00 am

 

Tuesday, August 22nd & 29th @ 5:30 pm



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.

 

Questions? Call 401-678-0356

 

For the month of August, we are asking for donations of:

Canned Soup

Canned Beans

Boxed Potatoes

 

 

 

Rhode Island Low-Income Household Assistance Program

 

Click Here For More Information

 

 

Senior Services

 

 

 

Activity Calendar

Meal Menu

August 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.

 

Visit our website

 

 

 

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You can access the agendas to these meetings on the Secretary of State Website 48 hours before each meeting by clicking here

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Agendas can be found on the Secretary of State Website by

CLICKING HERE

 

Live Streaming Open Meetings

 

 

LIVESTREAMING 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:/ / www.youtube.com/ channel l/ UCFgwSKxL950ZgZ DKz8B-MQ

 

Archived Meetings

 

 

 

 

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