Disaster team, alumni volleyball: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week

During the recent wind and rain storm, five large trees fell over the stone wall enclosure at the abandoned historical cemetery NS10, located on town-owned property off Old Smithfield Road. Volunteers with the North Smithfield Heritage Association have been hard at work cleaning up from the damages. Credit: North Smithfield Heritage Associaiton.

Trash delay

Trash and recycling collection will be delayed by one day this week following the celebration of the New Year’s Day holiday. Questions related to the town’s trash and recycling holiday schedule can be directed to (401) 767-2200 ext. 348.

Disaster team

The Ocean State Disaster Team is looking for volunteers and will be doing in person interviews on Saturday, Jan. 6 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 585 Smithfield Road. The group is a team of volunteers that provide emergency food supplies, clothing, toiletries, pet supplies, diapers and even organize donation drives for displaced families and individuals.

Those who have a calling to help neighbors who are displaced by fire and other disasters, are encouraged to reach out at  https://osdt.us/join-today/. To interview to join the team, park at the Stop & Shop and attend an interview on Saturday.

Alumni volleyball

The Lady Northmen will play an alumni volleyball game on Saturday, Jan. 6, at North Smithfield High School starting at 2 p.m. Families are invited to watch with a $5 entry fee and all proceeds going to North Smithfield Athletic Association for their ongoing efforts to support school athletic teams.

Honor roll

North Smithfield High School has released a list of students achieving honors and high honors for the first quarter of the 2023/2024 school year.

High Honors


Julia Dowling, Timothy Ferri, Ashley Golenski, Darcy Lemieux, Jackson Nault, Isabella Rawson, Zachary Simpkins, Niki Zheng


Grady Bibeault, Zachary Bienkiewicz, Jaxon Boyes, Emma Bryan, Lucas Comeau, Brady Deschene, Emerson Deschene, Leah Goodwin, Amani Grant, Abbigail Halliwell, Keira Harnois, Jordan Harrop, Aayan Khan, Samantha Lemire, Thomas Leonard, William McNeil, Julien Medeiros, Sarais Miller, Kiera Moison, Connor Reilly, Jack Wallbillich


Evan Asfour, Emilia Budzyna, Kaitlyn Farmer, Ingrid Hagstrom, Olivia Lee, Mackenzie Marcoux, Madelyn McNeil, Mia Remeika, Catherine Rogers


Matthew Baillargeon, Marjorie Black, Amelia Boyes, Alessandra Camastro, Cooper Carlson, Davis Carter, Nicholas Carufel, Kaiden Dalby, Carter Deslauriers, Katrina Duquette, Jillian Kraus, Anna Kroner, Olivia Labonte, Zoey LaChance, Grace Lane, Wyatt Letizia, Julie Nolf, Ava O’Neill, Anne Paiva, Mason Pereira, Taylor Smith, Phoebe Stephanie, Alvendz Viera Dones, Jaclyn Vincent, Cole Zajac, Kate Zonin



Anna Aleksiewicz, Madison Allard, Anabelle Alves, Caiden Carriere, John Caruso, Cohle Corey, Sophia DeCataldo, Grace DeStefanis‐ Ouellette, Lily Ferra, Sofia Frechette, Jackson Gamboa, Brea Groeneveld, Lora Halliwell, Adam Harrison, Landon Hebert, Joseph Jeschke, Isaiah LaChance, Conner Listenfelt, Mason Lynch, Sophia Majeau, Sean Mania, Skyler Manning, Brady McNamara, Ryan Nault, Mercedes Nkrumah, Allison Paeres, Samantha Perron, Madalynn Proulx, Wyatt Pullen, Caroline Rapp, Anabel Redford, Liam Regan, Alison Remeika, Nathan Robbins, Cody Roy, Addison Slaughter, Amelia Smith, Ellanora Tessier, Nathan Tessitore, Nathan Tremblay, Lilly Turcotte, Kiyanna Wolowicz, Molly Wright


Kaitlyn Archambault, Olivia Audette, Madison Austin, Danielle Berard, Zachary Berghammer, Benjamin Black, Ella Boisvert, Avery Burgos, Emma Cabral, Sophia Chiaverini, Sophia Colucci, Ethan Corriveau, Ryan Dellinger, Noah Deragon, Owen Eggleston, Morgan Glennon, Ethan Glucksman, Camden Governo, Sophie Grant, Jazmine Gutierrez, Trista Harris, Robert Harvey, Kate Kitada, Ava Lavoie, Kaleb Limoges, Amelia Marseglia, Noah McCall, Catherine McNeill, Samantha Mendez, Jack Narodowy, Tayra Ortiz Melendez, Logan Pereira, Alex Pickering, Veronica Reyes, Bryce Santos, Emily Shurick, Declan St.Vincent, Andrew Stark, Makenzie Storme, Ethan Suzedelis, Benjamin Tessier, Michael Tremblay, Kori Weiker, Sophia White, Patrycja Wos


Grace Aleksiewicz, Casey Bosco, Andrew Butler, Janjira Caron, Leila Chmielinski, Madison Costello, Dominic Cunha, Nathan Dec, Lyneshka Fernandez, Moses Flores, Brianna Fournier, Victoria Freitas, Emma Gabrielson, Zoey Garnett, Ian Hanlon, Anna Houle, Abigail Kelly, Kaiden Kobani, Jackson Lanctot, Madeline McCauley, Shae McGarrahan, Teagan McMahon, Maya Mosquea, Sophia Parente, Jada Parra, Prestyn Phomsoupha, Owen Priestley, Gabrielle Pullen, Raeghan Reilly, Megan Richardson, Abigail Roden, Mya Silveira, Alyson Smith, Rachael Snyzyk, Trinity Spas, Samantha Strickland, Samantha Thibeault, Frances Tiner, Briana Yang


Julia Alves, Jasmine Baccouche, Eden Beauregard, Brett Becker, Alina Bienkiewicz, Aidan Bienvenue, Ryan Blanchette, Owen Boisvert, Jacob Cenedella, Nathan Comeau, Connor DeSousa, Magdalena Echevarria, Robert Fiore, John Freitas, Tyson Green, Emma Gudz, Jazmyne Hall, Leo Labonte, Luke Letizia, Caidan MacDonald, Julia Mandeville, Bethany Masse, Thomas Matchett, Logan Medenica, Logan Moison, Joshua Neves, Juliana O’Keefe, Kasey O’Reilly, Emma Pepin, Brendan Regan, Gracie Rei, Grace Sande, Ava Zajac

Town meetings

The North Smithfield Town Council will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 2 starting at 6:45 p.m. at Town Hall at 83 Green St. The agenda is here.

The North Smithfield School Committee Budget Subcommittee will hold a meeting on Thursday, Jan. 4 starting at 5:30 p.m. at North Smithfield Middle School at 1850 Providence Pike. The agenda is here.

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