Town of Smithfield, RI http://smithfieldri.com The Official Site of the Town of Smithfield, Rhode Island Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:09:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Smithfield Senior Center Holiday Bazaar – Saturday, November 15th http://smithfieldri.com/smithfield-senior-center-holiday-bazaar-saturday-november-15th/ http://smithfieldri.com/smithfield-senior-center-holiday-bazaar-saturday-november-15th/#respond Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:53:49 +0000 http://smithfieldri.com/?p=10233 Continue reading ]]> Smithfield Senior Center Holiday Bazaar – Saturday, November 15, 2014, 9:00-3:00pmSmithfield Senior Center Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, November 15, 2014, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Unique gift ideas for everyone on your list!

Many tables of local vendors with crafts, jewelry, accessories and more!

Free Pictures With Santa From 11:00-1:00pm
Bake Sale – Raffles – 50/50
White Elephant Table
Childrens’ Area
Food & Beverages Available To Purchase.

Proceeds To Benefit the Smithfield Senior Center

Full .pdf flyer

 

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Sample Ballots for the General Election on Tuesday, November 4th http://smithfieldri.com/sample-ballots-for-the-general-election-on-november-4th/ http://smithfieldri.com/sample-ballots-for-the-general-election-on-november-4th/#respond Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:40:37 +0000 http://smithfieldri.com/?p=10227 Sample ballots, including state & local questions (.pdf)

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Bond Issues & Charter Questions for the November 4, 2014 General Election Ballot http://smithfieldri.com/referendum-questions-for-the-november-4-2014-general-election-ballot/ http://smithfieldri.com/referendum-questions-for-the-november-4-2014-general-election-ballot/#respond Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:05:20 +0000 http://smithfieldri.com/?p=9860 Continue reading ]]> Attention Registered Smithfield Voters

You can review the full text for the two (2) referendum questions that will be placed on the November 4, 2014 General Election Ballot here (.pdf):

Smithfield Board of Canvassers

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Clothing Drive – Saturday, October 25th http://smithfieldri.com/clothing-drive-saturday-october-25th/ http://smithfieldri.com/clothing-drive-saturday-october-25th/#respond Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:56:44 +0000 http://smithfieldri.com/?p=10177 Continue reading ]]> 2014-10-25_ClothingDrivePosWe Need Your Help – Men’s Clothing Drive To Benefit Harrington Hall
Saturday, October 25th – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
265 George Washington Highway
Smithfield, Rhode Island

New and used men’s clothing as well as underwear, socks and t-shirts are needed.
Monetary donations will also be accepted and appreciated.
Please make checks payable to House of Hope.

Full .pdf flyer

 

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Smithfield Receives Increased Funds For Improved Recycling http://smithfieldri.com/smithfield-receives-increased-funds-for-better-recycling/ http://smithfieldri.com/smithfield-receives-increased-funds-for-better-recycling/#respond Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:53:07 +0000 http://smithfieldri.com/?p=10142 Continue reading ]]> Smithfield Receives Increased Funds For Better Recycling

(L-R) Recycling Coordinator Maureen McManus, Town Council Member Maxine Cavanagh, Finance Director Randy R. Rossi, Town Manager Dennis G. Finlay

A Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) profit sharing event was held on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the RIRRC facility in Johnston. This year, the Town received a larger profit share as a result of two factors, an increased recycling percentage rate and a larger pool of funds made available for distribution.

The Town of Smithfield’s average percentage recycling rate has increased from approximately 24.5% to 30.7% since the adoption of the automated collection program. This is a great achievement which has enabled the Town to receive a larger profit share from RIRRC than the previous year.

There is still more work to be accomplished. The Town needs to increase our recycling rate to 35% in the near future, as mandated by RIRRC. Presently, if the Town does not attain the required 35% recycling rate when required, it will be ineligible to participate in the profit sharing program.

Please try to assist the Town in meeting the mandate. We all will reap the rewards.

If you have any questions about recycling, you can find answers to most questions on the Town’s website, www.smithfieldri.com/recycling/ or contact the Town’s recycling coordinator, Maureen McManus at 401-233-1034 ext 105 or mmcmanus@smithfieldri.com.

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Compost Workshop a Success! http://smithfieldri.com/compost-workshop-a-success/ http://smithfieldri.com/compost-workshop-a-success/#respond Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:33:45 +0000 http://smithfieldri.com/?p=10117 Continue reading ]]> On Wednesday, September 17th, a Compost Workshop was held at LaPerche Elementary School for those interested in recycling right in their own backyards by starting their own compost bins.

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Residents had the opportunity to learn from the experts from RIRRC on how to save money and precious landfill space through food scrap conversion into nutrient rich soil amendments. The big draw of the evening wasn’t the pudding “dirt cups” with gummy worms as snacks, but the raffle of four Earth Machine Composters to four lucky town residents who brought home not only tons of knowledge, but a great tool to create “compost magic.”

Interested in starting your own compost bin? Feel free to contact mmcmanus@smithfieldri.com for “do it yourself” and low cost options or to place an order for an Earth Machine Compost Bin at the Town discounted rate.

Above photos (L-R): One of the four Earth Machine Compost Bins that were raffled off – Town Manager Dennis Finlay & his wife, Renee Finlay. Town Recycling Coordinator Maureen McManus in the center (and in the compost bin) – the theme of the night.

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Voting Locations For General Election On Tuesday, November 4, 2014 http://smithfieldri.com/voting-locations-for-general-election-on-tuesday-november-4-2014/ http://smithfieldri.com/voting-locations-for-general-election-on-tuesday-november-4-2014/#respond Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:29:17 +0000 http://smithfieldri.com/?p=9869 Continue reading ]]> TOWN OF SMITHFIELD
SIX (6) VOTING LOCATIONS
FOR GENERAL ELECTION
ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014 

The Smithfield Board of Canvassers will use the following SIX (6) polling locations for the General Election. 

VOTING DISTRICT 1 – RAYMOND C. LAPERCHE, 11 LIMEROCK RD.
HOUSE DISTRICT #44

VOTING DISTRICT 2 – OLD COUNTY RD. SCHOOL, 200 OLD COUNTY RD
HOUSE DISTRICT #44

VOTING DISTRICT 3 – ANNA MCCABE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 100 PLEASANT VIEW AVENUE, HOUSE DISTRICT #44

VOTING DISTRICT 4 – GALLAGHER MIDDLE SCHOOL, 10 INDIAN RUN TRAIL
HOUSE DISTRICT #53

VOTING DISTRICT 5 – SMITHFIELD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 90 PLEASANT VIEW AVENUE, HOUSE DISTRICT # 53

VOTING DISTRICT 6 – ELKS LODGE #2359, 326 FARNUM PIKE
HOUSE DISTRICT #53           

The polls will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.   You can view your House District, your Voting Location District, the new District Map, and a sample General Election Ballot by visiting www.sec.state.ri.us/vic which is the electronic RI Secretary of State Voter Information Center or by visiting www.smithfieldri.com (click on Election Information).

 

                                                                                    Per order of the Board of Canvassers
                                                                                   Carol A. Aquilante, Town Clerk, CMC
                                                                                   Clerk to Canvassing Board     

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Voter Registration Deadlines for the November 4, 2014, General Election http://smithfieldri.com/voter-registration-deadlines-for-the-november-4-2014-general-election/ http://smithfieldri.com/voter-registration-deadlines-for-the-november-4-2014-general-election/#respond Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:36:06 +0000 http://smithfieldri.com/?p=9864 Continue reading ]]> TOWN OF SMITHFIELD
VOTER INFORMATION
GENERAL ELECTION
ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014 

Final Day to submit application for a regular mail ballot for the general election is Tuesday, October 14, 2014.

Prior to October 5, Registrations are received daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Town Clerk’s Office. Also, you can download a voter registration form by visiting www.sec.state.ri.us/elections to fill in, mail in, or drop off.

Mailing address is: Smithfield Board of Canvassers, care of the Smithfield Town Clerk’s Office, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917. You may access additional information such as your precinct designation and voter history.

As an existing registered Smithfield voter, who has had a recent change of address or a recent name change, you may wish to update your name and/or address on a voter registration form.

Carol A. Aquilante, CMC, Town Clerk/Clerk to Board of Canvassers

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Talking Trash August 2014 – Smithfield Makes Mattress Recycling a Priority http://smithfieldri.com/talking-trash-august-2014-smithfield-makes-mattress-recycling-a-priority/ http://smithfieldri.com/talking-trash-august-2014-smithfield-makes-mattress-recycling-a-priority/#respond Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:44:30 +0000 http://smithfieldri.com/?p=9828 Continue reading ]]> Smithfield Makes Mattress Recycling a Priority Each month, loads of unwanted mattresses and box springs are sent to Rhode Island Resource Recovery (RIRRC) from the Town of Smithfield.  Unfortunately, many of them never make it to a mattress recycler and find their resting place in the landfill.  This August, Smithfield is making changes to its Recycling and Waste program for the better. 

Through a Legislative Grant secured through Representative Thomas Winfield and Representative Gregory Costantino, the Town of Smithfield will be helping to save precious landfill space, recycling precious materials and saving taxpayers money from overall disposal costs.  With this grant, mattresses and box springs will now be collected on a separate collection day each month, separate from bulky item pick-up. These mattresses will be segregated from the trash stream and will then be suitable for the recycling process after they are sent to RIRRC for review.

If you have an unwanted mattress or box spring, first see if friends or family are in need of one. If not, please consider looking into donating to The Rhode Island Donation Exchange Program – RIDEP’s main program, The Furniture Bank, is a valuable non-profit provider to those most in need – people who are moving from shelters to their first homes, families whose homes have burned, battered women rebuilding their lives, anyone at risk moving into a space of their own.  The Furniture Bank accepts good quality used mattresses, beds, dressers, couches, tables, chairs, cribs, lamps, rugs, etc. Call them at (401)831-5511

If you are unable to give your mattress and box spring new life, please visit our Appliance, Electronics & Bulky Item Pickup Request page and fill out our on-line request form for the special monthly mattress and box spring collection.

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Smithfield Land Records are now Available Online http://smithfieldri.com/smithfield-land-records-are-now-available-online/ http://smithfieldri.com/smithfield-land-records-are-now-available-online/#respond Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:40:11 +0000 http://smithfieldri.com/?p=9685 Continue reading ]]> 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. 

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