Town of North Smithfield

October 28, 2022




Early voting will begin on Wednesday, October 19th, through Monday, November 7th, 2022, at Town Hall, 83 Greene Street, for the General Election, which is on November 8th, 2022.

The mandatory hours set by the Board of Elections is our regular business hours which is Monday through Wednesday 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Thursday 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M., and Friday 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Votes will be cast in the new town council chambers. Please bring a valid photo ID with you.








Registration is now open for the 2022-2023 North Smithfield Student Ski, and Snowboard Program at Wachusett Mountain. Click on the link below for more information regarding registration requirements, and more!


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Starting on Monday, October 17th, 2022, the North Smithfield Highway Division will be installing a new pre-cast culvert on a section of Pond House Road. This project will consist of the removal of the old stone culvert and the installation of the new pre-cast culvert. This work will take approximately one (1) week to complete. The work will be done between 7:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.


To help expedite this work, Pond House Road will be closed to traffic until the completion of the work. Residents on Pond House Road will have access to the road. There will be flaggers assigned to the project to assist with any issues.


Please note that this work could be cancelled without notice due to the weather or other unforeseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may create, but with your patience, and cooperation we can get this work completed as quickly as possible.


If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact the North Smithfield Highway Division at (401) 767-2200 Extension 348.


Thank you.


Friends of the North Smithfield Animal Shelter Fundraiser



November 16th 5:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M

Event will be held in the Tavern 6 two 1 @ 621 Pound Hill Rd. North Smithfield


Event to benefit pet owners living in the senior complex

Door prizes

Gift baskets

Tickets $1






Saturday, 5 Nov, VFW Post 6342 will have a Buddy Poppy Fundraiser in front of Brigidos at the Plaza. The fundraiser event will be held from 9 AM to 12 PM. Please stop by and pick up your Buddy Poppy (made by disabled Veterans) and leave a donation. 



Friday, 11 Nov, VFW Post 6342 will hold their annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Scouters Hall at 11:00 AM.

The public is invited along with the NS Boys and Girls Scouts. The Scouts will participate with Veterans by posting the Colors. Town officials are also invited to speak at the Ceremony if they want. A small coalition will be offered at the end of the ceremony.




Job Opening

Laborer Needed

Public Works/Highway Division

Town of North Smithfield


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Immediate Volunteer Opening for Board of Assessment Review



The Town of North Smithfield is seeking a member of the community that would like to sit on our Board of Assessment Review.

The volunteer must have some real estate background.

Please submit application and resume to Town Clerk Joanne Buttie, 83 Greene Street, North Smithfield, RI 02896 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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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.


Fall yard waste pick will resume the week of October 17th and last until the week of December 9th.


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.


Residents in North Smithfield who get their water from Blackstone MA



Habitat for Humanity West Bay is having a Calendar Fundraiser for the month of October


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North Smithfield Food Pantry



November Food Pantry pick-up dates:


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


Saturday, November 19th @ 10:00am

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 November, we are asking for donations of cereal, canned fruit and canned beans.



Senior Services




Activity Calendar


Meal Menu


October 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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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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