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Apr 16, 2013
Category: News Room
Posted by: Craig

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Water Department has delayed water main flushing in the Slatersville, Forestdale, Great Road, Mendon Road and the Industrial Park areas by one week. Flushing was scheduled to start on Monday, April15th and continue through Thursday, April 18th from at 9:00 PM and continuing until 3:00 AM. According to the new schedule flushing will start on Monday, April 22nd and continue through Thursday April 25th. The times will remain the same.
“The flushing program is an integral component of the water department’s maintenance program,” said Russ Carpenter, water and sewer superintendent. “The program enhances the water quality for the area’s residents and businesses.”
Carpenter said water main flushing may cause temporary reduction in water pressure throughout the water system and in some cases may cause discolored water which is not harmful.
“We recommend that water use be minimized during the flushing operation including using water to wash clothes and dishes,” said Carpenter. “Please check your water before use. If it is discolored, run the cold water until it clears.”
For more information, call the water department at 767-2200, ext. 320 or ext. 305 between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Apr 16, 2013
Category: News Room
Posted by: Craig

The Woonsocket Animal Shelter, sponsored by and in conjunction with the RI VMA (RI Veterinary Medical Association) will hold a Rabies Clinic.

Location: Woonsocket Animal Shelter
105 Cumberland Hill Rd
Woonsocket, RI. 02895

Date: May 4, 2013

Hours: 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Animals: Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets

Cost: $12.00

The licensing clerk from City Hall will also be there to renew and or issue dog licenses.

Apr 11, 2013
Category: News Room
Posted by: Craig

2013 Stadium Kids Kamp
A summer theater day camp for ages 5 to 16,
to be held at the Stadium Theatre

Apr 11, 2013
Category: News Room
Posted by: Craig

At 9:25am Woonsocket Police and Woonsocket Fire personal responded to 38 Memorial Drive for a report of a suicidal subject.  Upon the arrival of fire personnel they located and assisted two occupants of the dwelling in evacuating the home.  Shortly after they heard what appeared to be a gunshot.  Woonsocket police special response team (SRT) mobilized and made entry into the dwelling and located a deceased male subject who was a victim of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  At no time were any were any members of public safety fired upon by the victim.    

Apr 9, 2013
Category: News Room
Posted by: News Room

  NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Water Department will conduct a water main flushing in the Slatersville, Forestdale, Great Road, Mendon Road and the Industrial Park areas area on Monday, April15th through Thursday,

April 18th beginning at 9:00 PM and continuing until 3:00 AM.

            “The flushing program is an integral component of the water department’s maintenance program,” said Russ Carpenter, water and sewer superintendent. “The program enhances the water quality for the area’s residents and businesses.”

Carpenter said water main flushing may cause temporary reduction in water pressure throughout the water system and in some cases may cause discolored water which is not harmful.

“We recommend that water use be minimized during the flushing operation including using water to wash clothes and dishes,” said Carpenter. “Please check your water before use. If it is discolored, run the cold water until it clears.”

For more information, call the water department at 767-2200, ext. 320 or ext. 305 between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Apr 9, 2013
Category: News Room
Posted by: News Room

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The following meetings are scheduled next week. Residents are encouraged to attend and participate in their government.

North Smithfield Historic District Commission meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 15 - 6:30 PM at North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main Street, North Smithfield.

North Smithfield Town Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 15 at 7:00 PM at Kendall-Dean School auditorium, Green Street, North Smithfield.

North Smithfield Municipal Court meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17 at 6:00 PM at the Scouter’s Hall, 13 Main Street, North Smithfield.

North Smithfield Sewer Commission meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17 at 7:00 PM at Kendall-Dean School auditorium, Green Street, North Smithfield.

North Smithfield Planning Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 PM at Kendall-Dean School auditorium, Green Street, North Smithfield.

For cancellation or additional information please check http://www.sos.ri.gov/openmeetings/ or call 401-767-2200 ext.326.