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Town of North Smithfield

August 3rd, 2018 Edition







MONDAY, AUGUST 13th, 2018




No trash collection will take place on Monday, August 13th. Tuesday through Friday collections will be postponed one day for the rest of the week.






2018 Tax Bill Due Dates


Dear North Smithfield Taxpayer:


ALL 2018 Real estate, motor vehicle and tangible personal property bills were mailed on July 13th.

Please be aware ALL bills are due on the date listed on the bill stubs. Because there are no complications with auto taxes or budget timing this year, we are back to our regular billing cycle and due dates.

The dates are also listed below.


Real Estate, Motor Vehicle and Tangible Personal Property

1st payment due 08-15-18

2nd payment due 10-15-18

3rd payment due 01-15-19

4th payment due 04-15-19


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Tax Assessor’s Office at 401-767-2200 ext: 323 or the Tax Collector’s Office at 401-767-2200 ext: 511





Town of North Smithfield

Recycling Department




The Eco Depot portion of our recycling event scheduled for Saturday August 4, 2018 has been canceled and rescheduled for Saturday March 30, 2019 per RIRRC. 


The E-Waste portion of our event on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at our Highway Garage, 281 Quaker Highway, will still take place. (see below for full details)


As always, Saturday hours at our Highway Garage, 281 Quaker Highway will be from 9 am - 3 pm. Residents are welcome to bring yard waste or accepted recyclables. The town offers free drop off for rigid plastic and scrap metal items as well as used motor oil. Drop off hours during the week are available on Wednesdays from 3 PM- 7:00 PM.


For additional information contact 767-2200 x 348



Saturday, August 4, 2018  9 AM – 12 Noon


North Smithfield Town Garage

281 Quaker Highway

North Smithfield, RI


Indie Cycle, LLC will accept all electronic items including computers, laptops, monitors, televisions, routers, PDAs, cell phones, mice, keyboards, ink-jet printers, toner cartridges, CD/DVD players, radios, cameras, network equipment, wires, stereos, speakers, telephones, microwaves, small household appliances, and acid lead batteries such as auto/marine and back-ups.

A $10 disposal fee will be charged for laser-jet printers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, and other coolant-containing devices. 

NO light bulbs, single use batteries, tapes/disks, glass plates or bowls, broken TV tubes or hazardous materials.



For more information Click here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.







Senior Services

Senior Services, Inc. has provided services to seniors and adults with disabilities residing in Northern Rhode Island since 1975, in accordance with the Congregate Meal Program financed through a grant with R.I. Department of Elderly Affairs. Senior Services, Inc. provides nutritionally balanced lunches five days a week at our meal sites throughout Northern R.I.

Senior Services, Inc. offers activities, entertainment, computer classes, and Wellness programs, which include a weekly blood pressure clinic and exercise classes.


Senior Services, Inc. also offers an Adult Day Care Program ("A Home for the Day"), and a Community Information Specialist who can provide information on eligibility for all state and local programs, including RIPAE.

We offer activities, entertainment, computer classes, and Alzheimer's Disease Support Groups.

AUGUST 2018 Senior Services Newsletter


AUGUST 2018 Calendar of Events 


AUGUST 2018 Menu  


Senior exercise classes at Scouter's Hall, 32 Main Street, North Smithfield include:

  • Zumba Gold Mondays at 10:00 AM
  • Chair Exercises, Mondays at 11:00 AM
  • Zumba Gold Thursdays at 10:00 AM




Click here for Senior Services August Menu













Our next NS Historic Cemeteries Tour will occur at 9:00 AM on Saturday, August 18. We will tour two cemeteries located on Old Smithfield Rd, two cemeteries on Sayles Hill Rd and the John Mowry cemetery on Iron Mine Hill Rd. John Mowry and his wife Mary's graves are the oldest known graves in North Smithfield. They both died of Small Pox on July 7, 1690. We will meet in the Union Cemetery on Smithfield Rd at the gate nearest Greenville Rd. People can contact me if they have any questions.


A copy of the upcoming tours can be accessed by CLICKING HERE.



Rich Keene

President, NSHA


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Summer Concert Series on the Common

Sunday, August 5th

5:00 pm- 6:30 pm

Slatersville Congregational Church 









The Illusions high energy acoustic trio will keep you singing and dancing along to your favorite songs.



Generously Sponsored by 

Navigant Bank 



**Bring blankets, lawn chairs, and join family and friends under the summer skies. **The church kitchen will be serving great food and ice cream sundaes to top off the night. **The North Smithfield Food Pantry will be holding a 50/50 raffle to benefit the pantry and get ready for winter needs. 























12th Annual 

North Smithfield 

Great Pumpkin Festival

Saturday - September 15, 2018

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

North Smithfield High School Grounds


The 12th Annual North Smithfield Great Pumpkin Festival will be held on Saturday, September 15, from 11am to 5pm on the joint grounds of North Smithfield High School and Middle School. The annual NS PumpkinFest will be held rain or shine.

As always, the event will host a small retail area where local small business retail vendors will be featuring their products. Non-profit organizations can host a booth as well. Some will be presenting their best foods, lots of free games, inflatables, crafts and activities to raise money for their organizations. The little ones can be entertained by the Mr. Rowland Music Man, Bubble Guy, and BoBo the Clown will be returning. We will also have the REMAX hot air balloon for rides.

There are still a few vendor spots available and applications are available at


This year, PumpkinFest will feature a Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest, Pie Eating Contests and a Pumpkin Pie Bake Off. Prizes will be presented at the NS High School Boys Soccer game to be held that evening September 15th at 5pm & 7pm against Cranston West.


Family friendly acts on the main stage include: the Iguana Guy; "Charlie Marie", a Country solo artist; the local band Niteflies and Dennis The Magician. For the first time this year, the festival will host the Southwick Zoo, the hands-on ZooMobile Program called EARTH from 11am – 2pm.


Admission buttons can be purchased in advance starting on August 15th for $1 per person, at the following locations: NS Town Hall, NS ‘Lil General, R & D Seafood, Wright’s Dairy, Goodwin Bros. and NS Walgreens. Admission purchased at the gate on September 15th is $2 per person.


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The next committee meeting will be Wednesday, August 15th at 6:00 at R&R Machine Industries, Inc. 147 Industrial Drive, North Smithfield


Click Here for more information on the event and a list of the upcoming Committee Meetings.







Click here for Registration Information








Agendas can be found on the Secretary of State Website by





Town Council Meeting

Monday, August 6th @ 6:45 pm

North Smithfield Middle School

1850 Providence Pike

North Smithfield, RI 02896


Board of Canvassers Meeting

Wednesday, August 8th @ 9:00 am

North Smithfield Municipal Annex

575 Smithfield Road

North Smithfield, RI 02896







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