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Nixle Community Notifications

Sign up for alerts from Smithfield Public Safety & other public safety agencies in your area.

   Press Release 


Smithfield Residents Can Now Receive Real Time Public Safety Messages Through Nixle

Frequently Asked Questions About Nixle

(Smithfield, RI)- The Smithfield Public Safety Agencies (Fire Department, Police Department and Emergency Management) have partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories.

As a resident, there are several simple ways to register:

  1. Text your ZIPCODE to 888777 from your mobile phone.
  2. Go to,, or and sign up via the Nixle Widget.
  3. Sign up directly at Nixle

Once registered, residents will receive a confirmation text to their mobile device. Residents may also customize their alert settings by going to and creating a User Profile.

“Town safety officials look forward to the implementation of Nixle to keep the citizens of Smithfield better informed of the events in town that may have an effect on their daily lives“ , says Chief Robert Seltzer.

The service is secure, reliable and easy to use for our organization.

All Alerts will be targeted geographically, allowing residents to receive localized, relevant alerts from Smithfield’s Public Safety Agencies.  Nixle Alerts can be sent via Text, Email, Voice, Web, Social Media, and the Nixle Mobile App in an instant.  Nixle is partnered with NLETS for unmatched data security, as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the National Blue Alert Network, and Google for unmatched reach and two-way information exchange.

We are very excited to have you experience it for yourself.

About Nixle

Founded in 2009, Nixle provides a mass communications hub built exclusively for government to provide secure, reliable, and relevant information to residents in real-time.  Today, over 7,200 Agencies around the United States rely on Nixle for Community Engagement and Emergency Communications. Nixle’s exclusive partnerships with NLETS, Google and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children allows local police departments nationwide to send immediate alerts and advisories. For more information, visit


For Immediate Release: January 26, 2016
For More Information Contact:   Chief Robert Seltzer
Smithfield Fire Department


Smithfield Land Records are now Available Online

Smithfield Land Records

Smithfield Land Records are now available online at

Select Rhode Island -> Smithfield.

Recorded Land index and images are available from January 1975 to present. Plans index and images are available from January 1871 to present. 


  • Searching and document viewing is provided as a free service. Printing and/or downloading will incur the following charges:
  • Commercial Users – Our commercial user will be charged $1.50 per page and a $50.00 per year subscription fee. To become a commercial user simply fill out the registration form and choose a Member ID and Password for future visits
  • Pay-Per Access Members/Search – For our Pay-Per Access members the charges will be $2.50 per page (no yearly charge). When printing and/or downloading pay-per access users will be prompted with a credit card form
  • Search Results – Search results may be printed for $1.50 per page with a $75.00 maximum. Please be aware of this fee before printing search results.

Public Notice Registry

Public Notice RegistryThe Town of Smithfield has established a public notice registry allowing any person or entity to register for electronic notice (email) of any public hearing related to changes to the local regulations related to subdivision of land and for any public hearing related to zoning ordinance amendments.  Register  your email address below in the form or on the Town Planner page (left column).

Please note that after your email address is submitted, a confirmation email will be sent.


Public Notice Registry Sign up

Sign up here to register for electronic notice of any changes to local regulations regarding subdivision of land and zoning ordinance amendments.

* Please note that after your email address is submitted, a confirmation email will be sent.

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