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.
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.
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.
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Water Department mailed out the fourth quarter Water Bills on April 5, 2013. They were sent out a month late due to the relocation of the Tax Department. Residents have until Monday, May 6, 2013 to mail in the payment without penalty.
Payments should be mailed to Town of North Smithfield 575 Smithfield Road, North Smithfield, RI 02896 or can be placed in the exterior or interior DROP BOXES. Residents who have not received their bill should contact the tax collector’s office at 767-2200, ext. 327 or 328.
Moore recognizes Blackstone’s newest Eagle Scout
RI National Guard Vets to walk Boston Marathon,
raising funds for the Wounded Warrior Project
When most people join the Boston Marathon, it’s in running shoes and running clothes, with a goal of finishing as quickly as they can. But for these Rhode Island National Guard Veterans – the goal, and attire, is much different. They will walk the 26.2 miles in full gear, raising money for the Wounded Warrior Project in honor of Sgt. James C. Dube, a Rhode Island National Guardsman who served in Iraq and died in 2007.
In anticipation of their “march,” the Guardsmen have been accepting donations, hopeful of raising significant money for the Wounded Warrior Project. They are asking people to sponsor them with donations that go directly to the Wounded Warrior Project on the Web at http://goo.gl/XBJkt.
The Wounded Warrior Project, a nonprofit, was founded a decade ago to raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members; to help injured service members aid and assist each other; and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.