Town of North Smithfield

March 5, 2021


The COVID-19 Vaccination for residents of North Smithfield 65 years of age and older is about to enter the final week, week four of scheduled vaccinations being performed at Monsignor Gadoury School (Our Lady Queen of Martyrs), 1409 Park Ave, Woonsocket, RI.


We will be receiving our final allotment of 80 vaccinations for week four of vaccinations on March 11th.


80 vaccines will be scheduled next week, and then, our allotted total will be depleted, (240 have already been administered). A special THANK YOU to the tremendous efforts of our EMA, Town Volunteers, North Smithfield Fire Department and Woonsocket Fire Department.


As directed by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), here are the guidelines we have followed:

·      Vaccines have been distributed according to age only. At this point RIDOH is not taking health history into consideration.

·      Once we are sent the link, the names (starting with the oldest) will be entered into a database and an appointment time will be assigned. You will then be contacted with a date and time for your appointment. 

·      We will then wait for the final week of scheduling to be sent to us from the RIDOH and continue in chronological order.


By the end of the day Thursday, March 11th, we will have administered our allotted 320 vaccines (1st dose).  Those that have already received their first dose on February 18th, are scheduled to receive the second vaccination on March 18th, you cannot miss your second scheduled vaccination.


For residents that did not get scheduled for the limited vaccines administered by North Smithfield, please visit the State website at or call the

RI COVID-19 Hotline at 401-222-8022


FYI: CVS is receiving a new federal allocation of the new J&J vaccine this week to vaccinate adults 65+ (~2,700 total doses).


If you have submitted an application, with the Town of North Smithfield, please be assured that as we reach each age bracket, and vaccines are still available, you will be contacted by one of our volunteers and will be advised of your vaccination appointment date and time.


If you have signed up though the Town of North Smithfield and have decided to receive your vaccine elsewhere, please call our volunteers so we can remove your name from the list.


EMA office 401-767-2200 extension 510



Budget Committee


The North Smithfield

Budget Committee is seeking one member to serve a partial term until November 30, 2021.

If you are interested, please submit an application and your resume to the Town Clerks Office

83 Green St.

North Smithfield, RI 02896


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Click here for an application



The Town of North Smithfield would like to Congratulate Scott Goodwin, Animal Control Officer, on his retirement.

Scott, we wish you the best with your future endeavors as well as a long and healthy retirement.

Thank you for 27 Years of Service to The Town of North Smithfield




The U.S. Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is reopening to new applicants and offering more flexibility within the program. It is also offering a second round of funding for qualifying recipients.


In 2020, the PPP helped nearly 18,000 Rhode Island businesses secure more than $1.8 billion in funding, and we hope these new resources will help Rhode Island's small businesses in need of assistance.


Here are a few updates and opportunities we want to make sure you are aware of:


Reopening for new applicants. If you have not yet received PPP you will be able to apply. "First draw" PPP forgivable loans will be available for 2.5x your monthly payroll. We invite you to learn about eligibility requirements here. To learn more about the application process and how to apply, please contact your bank.


Those who have already received PPP may be eligible for a second round of funding. Qualifying businesses that experienced at least a 25% reduction in gross receipts between comparable quarters in 2019 and 2020 may apply for a "second draw" forgivable loan for 2.5x your monthly payroll (or 3.5x your monthly payroll for accommodation and food service businesses). Contact your original PPP lender to learn how to apply. More information on this can be found here.


Starting Tuesday, January 19. The SBA application portal recently opened for certain smaller lenders, including community banks and credit unions, and will open to all participating lenders on Tuesday, January 19. For more information, click here.


Lender list available. R.I. Commerce has reached out to lenders to determine which are open to new R.I. applicants. Please consult this growing list of lenders that are receiving inquiries from new applicants.


Other updates for existing PPP recipients. The recent federal stimulus legislation includes several important updates for existing PPP recipients, including increased forgiveness flexibility and updated tax treatment.


Commerce and our partners stand ready to assist. If you have questions about PPP, please fill out the form here.


Additionally, the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center is available to answer additional questions you may have about SBA loans at no cost. You can learn more, and register for free, confidential business advice here.

Click here for more information from the SBA


Click the link below for this weeks update from the

Rhode Island Department of Health COVID-19 Response Data Hub



Click the button below for Frequently Asked Questions regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions


Topic: PumpkinFest 2021 Meeting


Date: 3/17/2021

Time: 6:00-7:00p

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Recycling Center drop off hours are:

Starting January 2, 2021 Recycling Center drop off hours are Saturdays from 9 AM to 1 PM, until April 1, 2021. Residents will not be able to drop off outside those regular hours. Residents are welcome to bring yard waste or accepted recyclables. The town offers free drop off for ridged plastic and scrap metal items as well as used motor oil. Please do not leave items outside the gate after business hours, we will take notice!


If you need assistance or have questions please call 401-767-2200 ext 348






All dogs within the town must be licensed by April 30, 2021 to avoid a late fee. The cost is $6.00 per dog and proof of rabies immunization is required. 


Due to COVID-19, for your convenience and safety, we have obtained a new online dog license program. We encourage you to use this online program.


You can also renew online at: