Tuesday Mar 4
The Miami Herald
US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,176
As of Tuesday, March 3, 2014, at least 2,176 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
Tuesday Mar 4
Air Force Times
Airman dies in non-combat incident
Master Sgt. David L. Poirier, 52, of North Smithfield, R.I., died Feb. 28 from a non-combat related incident while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Non-combat incident takes life of Rhode Island Airman
Master Sgt. David L. Poirier, 52, of North Smithfield, Rhode Island , died Feb. 28, 2014, from a non-combat related incident.
North Smithfield town worker charged with stealing skis
A truck driver for the North Smithfield highway division has been arrested for stealing $1200 snow skis out of someone's pickup truck.
Should Food Stamp Recipients be Required to Show ID?
Rhode Island Senator Nicholas D. Kettle has introduced legislation that would require anyone using an electronic benefits card to show photo ID.
RI boot company reaping benefits of snowy winter
The world headquarters for The Original Muck Boot Co. moved to North Smithfield when it was bought by Honeywell five years ago.
RI, Conn. cops seize 46 pounds of pot, arrest 3
Rhode Island and Connecticut authorities say they've seized more than 46 pounds of marijuana and arrested three men while busting an illegal pot distribution network.
N. Smithfield Town Council approves transfer to School Dept.
The Town Council voted Monday night to transfer $240,000 to the school dept. to help them deal with a budget deficit.