Friday, August 22, 2014        

Town Manager Dennis Finlay Is Taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Town Manager Dennis Finlay Is Taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Town Manager Dennis Finlay Is Taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! Dennis has accepted the challenge from his administrative assistant, Carolyn.

Wednesday, August 27th
10:00 A.M.
Front Steps – Smithfield Town Hall

Everyone is welcome to attend! Come by and watch the Town Manager get soaked with ice-cold water! We hope you can stop by to support Dennis and give him some encouraging cheers as he raises money for a good cause!

 

alsThe Town Manager’s Office is collecting donations and donations payable to the “ALS Association” are greatly appreciated. The ALS Association is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

 

 

Smithfield Land Trust Celebrates Wolf Hill Forest Preserve – Saturday August 23rd

Smithfield Land TrustSmithfield Land Trust
Celebrates Wolf Hill Forest Preserve
Saturday August 23, 2014
9:00 a.m.

Leo Bouchard Conservation Center
Waterview Drive (behind the Police Station) map
Smithfield, RI

Contact Barbara J Rich 401-527-3291

SPECIAL THANKS

We celebrate our new trail system. It has taken many years and a great deal of help to create the maps and the wonderful trail system.

We thank founding member Ann Marie Ignasher for all of her hard work during her 10 years on the Land Trust.

We also thank Roy Najecki (Glocester Land Trust) who was instrumental in creating the trail system and markings.

JOIN US FOR THE UNVEILING OF THE NEW MAP AND A HIKE ON THE TRAILS.

Smithfield Land Records are now Available Online

Smithfield Land Records

Smithfield Land Records are now available online at www.uslandrecords.com.

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. 

Fees:

  • 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.

Trash & Recycling Call Center

Call the MTG Call Center – (866) 420-6342Our vendor, MTG,  has established a call center for certain trash & recycling issues.

Please call the MTG Call Center at (866) 420-6342 ONLY for these specific issues:

- Missed trash & recycling collections (regular, leaf, special appointment),
- Driver safety issues, 
- Damages to property due to trash collection operations.

 

Call the MTG Call Center – (866) 420-6342 ext 302

 

Greenville Public Library Expanded Hours

Greenville Public Library

Beginning September 2nd, 2014 Greenville Public Library will be opening at 9 a.m.
Monday through Saturday.

New Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9-8
Friday and Saturday: 9-5
Sunday (September through May): 1-5

Boy Scout Troop 1 Greenville Join Scouting Night

Boy Scout Troop 1 Greenville Join Scouting NightTroop 1 Greenville will be holding a Join Scouting Night on Wednesday September 3rd, from 7-8pm, at Greenville Baptist Church, 582 Putnam Pike.  

Boy Scouting is for boys age 11-17 and provides a program that focuses on character building, leadership, citizenship, personal fitness, and outdoor adventures.  While Troop 1′s chartering organization is Greenville Baptist Church, scouts are members of all faiths.  

For more information, please contact Troop 1 at http://troop1greenville.com/contact or at 401-741-0359

Compost Workshop – September 17th

Compost Workshop at LaPerche Elementary School Wednesday, September 17thGot Compost?!

Interested in starting your own compost bin, but need a little direction?

Compost Workshop at LaPerche Elementary School

Wednesday, September 17th

6pm-7pm

11 Limerock Road, Smithfield, RI

Come join us at LaPerche Elementary for a compost workshop given by Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC).

Learn from the experts on how to convert food scraps into a nutrient rich soil amendment right at home! You’ll be able to use your final product to improve your garden and soil, as well as, saving much needed landfill space!

Learn all the different ways to compost, how to get started, how to harvest your compost, see and hold actual samples, and you’ll even get a chance to test your knowledge in our pop quiz!

ALL participants who register and attend will receive the chance to win 1 of 4 free Earth Machine Composters ($100 retail value), which will be raffled off and given a new home at the end of the workshop.

http://www.earthmachine.com/

And, guess what kids…there will be worms and snacks!

To register, please email mmcmanus@smithfieldri.com

Smithfield Summer Track Nights

Smithfield Summer Track NightsCome join us every Thursday night at the Smithfield High School Track for a fun night for kids ages 3-12.

We’ll run the long jump, softball throw, 50m, 100m and 200m dash for each age group.
$1 per event to help cover the cost of ribbons, end of year medals, etc.

Starts Thursday, July 10th at 6:30pm
(please arrive 15 minutes early if you can to sign up)

Questions? Contact Jen Belvin at Jenbel1014@cox.net

Check out our facebook page Smithfield RI Summer Track Nights

Be Healthy - Be Fit! - Family Fun - Night!

The Updated 2014 Recycling Calendar Has Been Posted

Town Beaches Are Open for the Season

Georgiaville Beach

The Smithfield Recreation Department Beach Facilities will be opening starting Friday, June 27th until Sunday, August 31st.

Greenlake Beach Note: Greenlake Beach (Slacks Pond) is closed until further notice due to staffing issues.
Days: Sunday thru Saturday (7 days a week)
Hours of operation: 10:30am to 6:30pm
map & driving directions

Georgiaville Pond Beach
Days: Sunday thru Saturday (7 days a week)
Hours of operation: 10am to 7:30pm
map & driving directions

More information on Town beaches, parking & boat passes, etc.

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