Town of

North Smithfield

November 3, 2023

 

 

Town Hall will be closing at 4pm on Thursday, November 9th.



Town Hall will be closed Friday, November 10th to observe Veterans Day

 

 

 

EARLY VOTING AT TOWN HALL

 

Early voting began on Wednesday, October 18th and runs through Monday, November 6, 2023 at Town Hall for the Congressional District 1 Election and the $18,000,000 Police Station Bond question.  The General Election is Tuesday, November 7, 2023. The mandatory hours set by the Board of Elections is our normal business hours, which is Monday through Wednesday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Thursday 8:00 am to 7:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Votes will be cast in the town council chambers. Please bring a valid photo ID with you.

 

 

Major John Wojcik has retired as North Smithfield Deputy Director of the Emergency Management Office. He has served the Town for over 31 years with profound dedication to its residents.

                    

We would like to formally and sincerely express our gratitude for the work Major Wojcik has accomplished. John has been involved in addressing blizzards, hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, searching for missing children, and Town wide events.

 

During the COVID pandemic both John and his wife Diane manned along with many volunteers, and the town EOC to field calls from seniors to sign up for the COVID vaccine.

 

John aided in the operation of several covid clinics at the Holy Trinity Parish (Our Lady Queen of Martyrs church) school in nearby Woonsocket. On a cold Saturday morning John helped pass out several thousand COVID test kits to area residents at the former Halliwell School.

 

John always had kind words for people. His sense of humor was well appreciated during EMA monthly meetings.

 

        We wish to acknowledge John's years of hard work and his dedication to our Town. John truly exemplified service before self.

 

 

VFW 6342 to conduct a Veterans Day Ceremony 

 

LeClair Kozlik Logan Bassett VFW Post 6342 will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony on Saturday, 11 Nov at 11:00 at Scouters Hall in North Smithfield.

Attendance will include Veterans, local Town Officials, community, and local Boy and Girl Scouts. The Scouts participate by leading a procession and posting of the Nation's colors (the American flag). They also lead the audience in the reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Everyone is invited to attend. Following the Ceremony there will be a free coalition.

 

 

 

If you are using online banking to send your tax payments please use the address 83 Greene Street, and not the Boston address that is listed.

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 15th - December 7th

 

It's that time of year again to see if your current prescription plan is still the best one for you in 2024.



If you would like any assistance, please contact

NS Town Hall 401-767-2200 ext. 301 to schedule an appointment with Guy Boulay, (SHIP) Counselor.

 

 

 

Lets work together to keep Rhode Island litter free!

 

 

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Town of North Smithfield

Recyling Center

281 Quaker Highway

 

Saturday's 9:00 am

to 2:00 pm

Wednesday's 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Residents are ONLY allowed to

drop off during those hours.

Any questions please call:

(401)767-2200 ext 348

 

 

Yard Waste Pick-Up

 

Starting the week of

October 16th through the week of December 8th

you may put your yard waste on the sidewalk for pick up.

 

 

Click here for the Library online

 

 

 

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The Town of North Smithfield is Seeking Volunteer Members for Several Committees

 

*Asset Management Commission

*Economic Development Commission

*Sewer Commission

*Halliwell Review Committee

*Historic District Commission

*Public Art Advisory Committee

 

Anyone interested in volunteering, please contact Joanne Buttie at 767-2200 ext. 504 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application or go to www.nsmithfieldri.org/boards to download the application and submit it to Town Clerks Office, 83 Greene Street, North Smithfield, RI 02896. You can also fill out an application through our website at www.nsmithfieldri.org/boards.

 

CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT AN ONLINE APPLICATION

 

CLICK HERE FOR A PRINTABLE APPLICATION

 

 

North Smithfield Food Pantry

 

November

Food Pantry pick-up dates:

 

Saturday, November 18th @ 10:00 am

 

Tuesday, November 21st and November 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.

 

Questions? Call 401-678-0356

 

 

For the month of November please donate:

Beans, Tuna and Soup

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

Rhode Island Low-Income Household Assistance Program

 

Click Here For More Information

 

 

Senior Services / Aging Well Inc.

 

 

 

Activity Calendar

Meal Menu

November 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

 

 

 

Visit our website

 

 

 

 

Planning Board Meeting

83 Greene Street

Thursday, November 9, 2023 @ 7:00 P.M.

Agenda



 

You can access the agendas to these meetings on the Secretary of State Website 48 hours before each meeting by clicking here

 

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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