Thursday, September 20, 2012
Smithfield gets its own Patch on Sept. 27.
The new Smithfield Patch will go live a week from today! Local Editor Joe Hutnak and his team is working to get Smithfield Patch ready for its debut. Joe is meeting with Smithfield residents and officials and planning coverage for the site. He's also created a Facebook page. Make sure you like Smithfield Patch on Facebook to stay up to date on the latest news in Smithfield. Keep an eye on smithfield.patch.com in the meantime. As we get closer, we'll be asking you to sign up for the newsletter so when Smithfield Patch goes live, you will be the first to know. Have a tip for Joe or want to say hello? E-mail him here.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Our list of 5 Things to Know Today includes the final few days of ticket sales for a great Senior Center fundraiser.
1. Support the Seniors: The Johnston Senior Center is hosting a Meatball and Macaroni fundraising dinner next Wednesday, Sept. 19. $10 for adults, $5 for kids, with proceeds going to the JSC and its excellent programs. 2. Locally Grown: If you're up for a little travel — and want to pick up some fresh produce — take a spin to these area farmers markets: 3. Clouds Roll In: Another nice start to the day, weather wise, with sun and temps in the upper 70s — but there's a 50-percent chance of rain overnight, diminishing to 30 percent tomorrow. 4. Read All About It: You're already well-informed by reading JohnstonPatch — you can also be ahead of the curve by signing up for our email newsletters. 5. 13 Days and Counting: All you Johnston …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Smithfield Patch will join our Rhode Island Patch sites this month.
Since launching JohnstonPatch in December, 2010, we frequently have received inquires about when SmithfieldPatch will launch. It only makes sense — Smithfield is near places with Patch sites, such as Johnston and Woonsocket. You wanted a SmithfieldPatch — and we are here to deliver. SmithfieldPatch will launch Sept. 27 under the direction of Local Editor Joe Hutnak. As we get ready for SmithfieldPatch's launch date, we want to keep you in the loop. Make sure you like Smithfield Patch on Facebook to stay up to date on the latest news in Smithfield. Keep an eye on smithfield.patch.com in the meantime. As we get closer, we'll be asking you to sign up for the newsletter so when Smithfield Patch goes live, you will be the first to know. …