Town of North Smithfield

September 16, 2022

North Smithfield PumpkinFest

is Tomorrow Saturday, September 17th

11:00 am-5:00 pm

 

Join us for the 15th Annual North Smithfield PumpkinFest on September 17, 2022 from 11am to 5pm at the NS High School/Middle School Grounds. PumpkinFest is an annual tradition for the North Smithfield community where local businesses, organizations, students, athletes, and residents from surrounding towns come out and celebrate the change in season! 

 

 

Now the official trailer for Season 1 of SLATERSVILLE has arrived. Mark your calendars for the World Premiere - Friday, September 16, 2022 at 8PM on Rhode Island PBS. Spread the word!!

 

Official Trailer

 
 

 

 

 

 

Click Here for a List of all Boards and Commissions and Vacancies

 

Click Here for an Application

 

 

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

 

Shredding Event

Saturday, October 1, 2022

10am to 1pm

281 Quaker Highway North Smithfield, RI

 

 

2 boxes allowed per person

ID is required as this event is only for Town Residents

 

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.

 

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

View Flyer

 

Visit our website

 

Click below for the North Smithfield Heritage Association Newsletter

 

Click Here to view

 
 

Visit our website

 
 

North Smithfield Food Pantry

 

September Food Pantry pick-up dates;

 

 

Saturday, September 17th & 24th @ 10:00am



Tuesday, September 20th & 27th @ 5:30pm

 

 

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 September we are asking for donations of tomato paste, canned beans and pasta sauce.

 

 

 

Senior Services

 
 

 

 

Activity Calendar

 

Meal Menu

 

September 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.

Visit our website

 
 

 

 

Town Council Meeting

83 Greene Street

Monday, September 19,2022 @ 6:45 P.M.

Agenda

 

 Municipal Building Review Task Force

North Smithfield Police Station

575 Smithfield Rd

Wednesday, September 21,2022 @ 5:30 P.M.

Agenda

 

 

Sewer Commission Meeting

83 Greene Street

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 @ 7:00 P.M.

Agenda

 

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Agendas can be found on the Secretary of State Website by

CLICKING HERE

 

Live Streaming Open Meetings

 

 

LIVESTREAMING 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:/ / www.youtube.com/ channel l/ UCFgwSKxL950ZgZ DKz8B-MQ

Archived Meetings

 

 

 

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