Happy Mother's Day!

 
 

 

TOWN OF NORTH SMITHFIELD

May 11th,

2018 Edition

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

As Town Administrator and on behalf of the Town Council of North Smithfield, I wish all the Mothers of our community a blessed Mothers’ Day. Your tenderness, mindfulness, caring and love form the glue that keeps our families and society together. Enjoy this special day! 

Gary Ezovski

 

 

 
 
 

 

A first draft of the Comprehensive Plan amendment is nearing completion and will soon be reviewed by the Town Council and the public. The following survey will be used to gauge public opinion on general goals and policies within the plan. We encourage you to complete the survey and participate in the planning process. Click here for a complete copy of the draft plan on the Planning Department page of the Town’s website.

 

 

Click here for the Survey

 
 

 

 
 
 

 

 

North Smithfield High School joins 11 Rhode Island High Schools in the U.S. News' 2018 edition of Best High Schools in the country. US News Ranks North Smithfield High School as #4 in Rhode Island.

 

 

Click here for the WPRI.com Announcement and School Rankings

 
 

 

 
 
 

 

The Next Phase of the 2018 Census Test in Providence County is About to Begin! 

 

Please help us spread the word and encourage participation in your community.

 

Starting Monday May 7, Census Takers (Enumerators) will begin to follow up with households that have not yet responded to the test, as part of the Nonresponse Follow-up operation. The majority will hit the field on Wednesday, May 9. Our Enumerators will be knocking on doors to collect data from the households on a handheld device.

 

This information was compiled to help you and your community members identify our Enumerators.

 

Identifying the Census Credential 

Census Field Supervisors and Enumerators are issued their identification credential upon completion of training.

 

ID cards are printed on a white PVC card, and contains the following information:

 

 

*A passport-styled photo of the employee on a green background

*Department name in black uppercase text--US DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

*Employee name in red uppercase text--JOHN R SMITH

*Agency name in black uppercase text--U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

*Expiration Date in red text in the following format--M/D/YYYY AM or PM

 

 

In additional to the Census ID badge, each Enumerator will have:

 

  • U.S. Census Bureau black canvass bag 16"x 12". A horizontal 6" band of white goes across the front of the bag printed "U.S. Census Bureau" with the official U.S. Department of Commerce Badge seal.

 

  • Confidentiality Information Sheet - This 8.5" x 11.0" sheet, in landscape orientation, explains the Census Bureau's Confidentiality privacy laws and penalties. The document has white and sky blue background with black writing on one side in English. The other side is white and pale green background with black writing in Spanish. This form is clearly marked in upper left corner, United States Census Bureau, and U.S. Department of Commerce.

 

  • A Notice of Visit Form - This 8.5" x 5.5" sheet, portrait orientation, indicates information for the respondent to follow up and complete interview within two days either online or by toll free phone number. The respondent's User ID is written on this form. United States Census Bureau is clearly written on the top left corner and U.S. Department of Commerce is clearly written in the top right corner. The English side has a white and sky blue background with black writing; the Spanish side is white and pale green with black writing.

 

  • Car window placard - red and blue text and a white background. "Official Business. U.S. Department of Commerce Economic and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau. Frequent Stops."

 

The public can also contact the Providence Area Census Office at (401) 415-4829 to verify an Enumerator's employment.

 

 

Partnership Team

US Census Bureau 

New York Regional Census Center

census.gov

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The Town of North Smithfield has hired Northeast Revaluation Group LLC to conduct a statistical update to bring all real estate in town to fair market value effective December 31,2018 for the July 2019 tax roll. The process is mandatory according to RIGL 44-5-11.6. The law requires these statistical updates every 3 years and a full revaluation every 9 years.

 

Throughout the project Northeast Revaluation’s staff will be in neighborhoods throughout the town. The company will attempt to physically visit, measure and inspect properties that sold over the last 2 years, which helps in the analysis of determining fair market value. They also will be visiting any properties that have unfinished construction or have taken out building permits recently. All employees are required to carry identification and have their vehicles on file with the assessor’s office and police department. The process will last over the next several months and be completed in the spring of 2019. If there are questions or concerns contact the Assessor, Sarah Frew, 401-767-2200 ext 323 or Northeast Revaluation Group directly at 401-737-0300. Thank you for your patience throughout the process.

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

 
 
 

 

Attention Members of the North Smithfield High School Class of 1968!

 

 

The reunion committee has planned our 50th class reunion to be held on June 9, 2018, at the Village Haven in North Smithfield. If you are a member of that class and have not been notified, please contact one of the following committee members so that they can send you the specific details. Please include your email address, mailing address, and phone number.

 

Ivy Booth, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

June Couture, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Doreen Ezovski, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Christine Plume, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Carol Stevenin, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

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.

 

MAY 2018 Senior Services Newsletter

 

May 2018 Calendar of Events 

 

May 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
 

 

 
 
 

 

12th Annual 

North Smithfield 

Great Pumpkin Festival

Saturday - September 15, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

North Smithfield High School Grounds

 

The next committee meeting will be Wednesday, May 16th 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.

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

TRACK AND FIELD FAMILY FUN NIGHT

At the High School Athletic Complex, under the lights.

FRIDAY MAY 18, 2018

7-9pm

Come join us for a night of family fun. There will be races, track events, music, and light healthy snacks.

Fun for all ages!

Registration begins @ 5:30pm

Events begin @ 7:00pm

Open to all North Smithfield residents

Children must be accmpanied by a parent(s)

 

Free event

 

For details, go to www.nsaa.us.com

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

George Nasuti Novans Pride 5K

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Start Time: 8:30 am

 

 

Click here to Sign up/Donate

 
 

 

 
 
 

 

TIME TO PREPARE &

SAVE THE DATE

SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018

RAIN DATE: SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2018

 

It's time to start decluttering and get ready for our annual North Smithfield Town Wide Yard Sale, benefiting the NS Food Pantry.

 

Residents can participate by holding an individual or multi-family yard sale at their homes. When they register with the Town Clerk, their location will be listed on the Town Web Site and in publicity, so that interested shoppers will have their location.

  

Residents who want to take part must go to the Clerk's office at the Town Annex at 575 Smithfield Road to obtain a yard sale permit for $5.00. Residents are encouraged to make a contribution to the town's Food Pantry at the same time. Yard sale addresses will be listed for permits obtained before Noon on Friday, May 25th, 2018. 

If anyone has feedback on how to improve the upcoming event, please contact Town Hall at 767-2200, ext. 301.

Stay tuned for more information.  

 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Agendas can be found on the Secretary of State Website by

Clicking here

 
 

 

 

 

Economic Development Committee Meeting

Monday, May 14th @6:00 pm

Town Hall Conference Room

1 Main Street

Slatersville, RI 02876

 

Sewer Commission Meeting

Wednesday, May 16th @7:00 pm

Primrose Fire Station

1470 Providence Pike

North Smithfield, RI 02876

 

PumpkinFest Committee Meeting

Wednesday, May 16th @7:00 pm

R & R Machine Industries

147 Industrial Drive

North Smithfield, RI 02876

 

Budget Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 17th @7:00 pm

Town Hall Conference Room

1 Main Street

Slatersville, RI 02876

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Town of North Smithfield | One Main Street, P.O. Box 248, Slatersville, RI 02876

    

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

A new allegation of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is coming to light. The New Yorker reports a woman named Deborah Ramirez claims Kavanaugh exposed himself in front of her at a party when he was a freshman at Yale. Ramirez says the incident happened at a drunken dorm room party. A White House statement also called it a "coordinated smear campaign by the Democrats."        Actress Alyssa Milano is joining the chorus of voices online explaining why they didn't file a report when they were sexually assaulted. The hashtag Why I Didn't Report started trending after President Trump questioned why Dr. Christine Blasey Ford didn't report her alleged sexual assault at the hands of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh back in the 1980s. In a piece for Vox, Milano wrote that the reason is because women know all too well their stories are rarely taken seriously or believed.        A North Carolina woman who sheltered and saved pets after Hurricane Florence is now facing charges. Tammie Hedges was arrested last week in Wayne County and charged with numerous counts of illegally practicing veterinary medicine. Hedges owns the Crazy's Claws N Paws rescue and took in animals at a warehouse which isn't yet licensed as a shelter. The charges stem from her giving animals medication at the unlicensed facility.        A bipartisan aviation bill is letting go of language that would require airlines to make sure baggage fees are "reasonable and proportional." The bill to reauthorize the FAA was unveiled in Congress over the weekend and while it got rid of the reasonable fee requirement, it does require the FAA to mandate minimum passenger seat sizes, legroom included. It also prevents airlines from forcibly removing passengers after they've made it through the boarding gate.        Tiger Woods is celebrating his first victory in more than five years. Woods carded a plus-one 71 in Sunday's final round to win the TOUR Championship in Atlanta. Woods finished at 11-under-par for the tournament, two shots ahead of Billy Horschel.