Town of North Smithfield

February 17, 2023




The Town Hall

will be closed, Monday, February 20th

to celebrate President's Day.





February 20th is a town holiday; however, it will

not affect your regular schedule for trash pickup.




First Lady Susan McKee and Donna Kaehler


Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful (KBVB)

is starting a series of walking groups to clean up our environment in collaboration with

“Keep Rhody Litter Free!” 

launched by Governor Daniel McKee and spokesperson First Lady Susan McKee.




will hold a walk in each of our ten RI Blackstone Valley communities, with the first walk being in 

North Smithfield on Thursday, February 23rd at 1 pm.


North Smithfield is honored to have First Lady Susan McKee kick off our new spring anti-litter walking initiative, here in North Smithfield on February 23d, to highlight the importance of ending litter in our state.


Rhode Island is leading the way promoting “Keep Rhody Litter Free” with an award-winning website to encourage all Rhode Islanders to help clean up our outdoor spaces and preserve our natural heritage.

Complete walk schedules for each community with date and sign up links are available at Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful websiteFacebook and

Walks will last approximately an hour. The North Smithfield route will be 2 miles, map hereto get a little exercise as we carry our grabbers and pick up any litter we see.

To join, sign up hereWalkers will join us at the Town Hall parking lot, 83 Greene Street. Weather delays will push the walk to Friday of the same week.

Questions can be directed to Donna Kaehler Director at 401-724-2200 x209.


North Smithfield Heritage Association

The NSHA plans to conduct a Heritage Walk at 9:30 am this coming Saturday to inspect a quarry, historic cemeteries, and colonial-era homesteads in the area of Woonsocket Reservoir #3. The walk covers about two miles of trails and woodlands.

Meet at the NS High School Tennis Courts on Grange Road.





Click here for a list of all Boards and Commissions and Vacancies.


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.












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Public Works/Highway Division

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Town or North Smithfield

Recyling Center

281 Quaker Highway


Saturday's only 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Residents are ONLY allowed to

drop off during those hours.

Any questions please call:

(401)767-2200 ext 348


Rhode Island Low-Income Household Assistance Program


Click Here For More Information


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.


Click below for the North Smithfield Heritage Association Newsletter




North Smithfield Food Pantry



February Food Pantry pick-up dates:



Saturday, February 18th & 25th @ 10:00 am


Tuesday, February 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.


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 February, we are asking for donations of tuna, beans, and

pasta sauce.



Senior Services




Activity Calendar


Meal Menu


February 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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North Smithfield Town Council

83 Greene Street

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 @ 6:45 P.M.



North Smithfield School Committee Meeting

NS Middle School Cafeteria

1850 Providence Street

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 @ 6:30 P.M.


North Smithfield Water Supply Review Committee

83 Greene Street

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 @ 6:00 P.M.




North Smithfield Budget Committee Meeting

Town Hall - 2nd Floor Conference Room

83 Greene Street

Thursday, February 23, 2023 @ 6:00 P.M.



North Smithfield Planning Board Meeting

83 Greene Street

Thursday, February 23, 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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