Town of North Smithfield

June 2, 2023






Please make note of the upcoming Town Council Meetings in June regarding the Budget Presentation:


  • June 5, 2023 Regular meeting and the budget is being presented.
  • June 12, 2023 Reg meeting and the Public Hearing for the budget.
  • June 26, 2023 Budget meeting
  • June 27, 2023 Continuation of the budget meeting (if needed)



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


Sewer Commission Notice


June 2023 Sewer Commission meeting has been rescheduled to June 14th at 7:00pm in the North Smithfield Town Hall (original date was June 21st).








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Town of North Smithfield Highway Department

is having a

Shredding Event on June 10th

281 Quaker Highway

From 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

for North Smithfield Residents Only

5 Cartons per household and ID will be required







Town of North Smithfield

Recyling Center

281 Quaker Highway


Saturday's only 9:00 am

to 3:00 pm

Residents are ONLY allowed to

drop off during those hours.

Any questions please call:

(401)767-2200 ext 348



All dogs within the town were due to be licensed by April 30, 2023, there is now an additional $5.00 late charge for a total of $11.00, payable to the Town of North Smithfield, along with a current proof of rabies immunization.




All dogs within the town must be licensed by April 30, 2023 to avoid a late fee. The cost is $6.00 per dog and proof of rabies immunization is required. 


For your convenience and safety, we are continuing to use our online dog license program. We encourage you to apply for dog licenses online.


You can also renew online at:

(Credit Card optional)


If you are unable to access this program, we strongly suggest that you mail us a new or updated rabies certificate along with a check for $6.00. In return, our office will send your original rabies certificate back to you with your license to the mailing address provided.


If none of the options above work for you, licenses are available at the Town Clerk’s office located at:

Town Hall

Office of the Town Clerk

83 Greene Street

North Smithfield, RI 02896


Monday through Wednesday from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Thursday from 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Friday from 8:00 A.M. to noon



Congradulations to

Joey Diaz who was sworn in on May 26th 2023

From left to right is Chief Tim Lafferty, Joey Diaz and Town Administrator, Paul Zwolenski



Employment Opportunities

  1. Part Time Police Dispatcher
  2. North Smithfield Fire and Rescue






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North Smithfield Supports our Small Businesses

There are many opportunities of learning with the Small Business Administration. If you are interested in the upcoming classes that will be held in the Rhode Island area you can click on the SBA Rhode Island District link below and view the classes, dates, locations, and times.



For More Information on National Business Week  Click Here


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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.


Next PumpkinFest Committee Meeting is

Thursday, June 22nd at 7:00 pm

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Slatersville Congregational Church, U.C.C., 25 Green Street, North Smithfield, is inviting friends and neighbors to attend an Ecumenical “Compline On the Common” (prayer service) on Wednesday evenings at 6-6:30 PM from May 31st thru August 23rd. All are welcome to this weekly peaceful half hour with soft music and meditation designed to let your hearts and minds rest. Please bring a lawn chair.


North Smithfield Food Pantry



Food Pantry pick-up dates:


 Saturday, June 17th & 24th @ 10:00 am


Tuesday, June 21st & 28th @ 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 June, we are asking for donations of:

Canned Fruit

Canned Beans

Canned Chicken





Rhode Island Low-Income Household Assistance Program


Click Here For More Information



Senior Services



Activity Calendar

Meal Menu

June 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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Together with Governor Dan McKee, RIHousing is pleased to announce the launch of the new RI Statewide DPA Grant Program offering $17,500 grants to assist with down payment and/or closing cost assistance.


For more information - Click Here!




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Town Council Meeting

83 Greene Street

Monday, June 5, 2023 @ 6:45 p.m.



Water Supply Review Committee Meeting

83 Greene Street

Monday, June 5, 2023 @ 7:00 p.m.



Planning Board Site Walk

300 Buxton Street

Plat 1 Lot 35

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 @ 11:00 a.m.



Planning Board Meeting

83 Greene Street

Thursday, June 8, 2023 @ 7:00 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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