Five Things for Wednesday: Help the Homeless, T-Day Football & More

Check in with your daily dose of Smithfield area information, including news, weather and celebrity birthdays!


Smithfield Weather

  • Wednesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny. Highs around 50.
  • Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid-30s. 
  • Thanksgiving Day: Sunny. Highs around 50.

Help the Homeless: If you're heading out to Smithfield Crossing to shop this weekend, your lunch stop at UNO Chicago Grill will do more than fill your stomach — it'lll help the homeless in Rhode Island. UNO is donating 20 percent of each bill to the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless.

Thanksgiving Football: The Smithfield Sentinals are scheduled to travel to North Providence High School tomorrow for the annual Thanksgiving Day game. Click here to find out more.

Going to the Game?: If you're planning to be at the Sentinals/Cougars contest, you can post the results on the SmithfieldPatch Announcements page. Sign in with your Facebook account and click here to post the story. [P.S. There's a button to upload photos and video, too!]

Celebrity Birthdays Today:

  • Bjork, 47: Icelandic singer/songwriter.
  • Harold Ramis, 68: Starred in "Ghostbusters" (1984)
  • Troy Aikman, 46: Three-time Super Bowl-winning QB of Dallas Cowboys


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