5 Things, Oct. 15: Committee, Cops, Candidates

The local school board meeting and the Smithfield Police Department's citizens academy make the list of 5 Things to Know today for Oct. 15, 2012.


1. Committee: The Smithfield School Committee is scheduled to meet tonight at 7 pm at the high school. According to the agenda [find a .pdf attached to this article], there's a second vote scheduled on the 2012-13 school calendar, which .

2. Cops: Want to learn more about law enforcement? The Smithfield Police Department kicks off its Citizens Police Academy tonight at 7 pm. Don't worry if you haven't signed up yet — Ptlm. Braxton [(401) 231-2500, ext. 202] says they'll take registrations until next Monday. 

3. Candidates: Which of the Presidential candidates [there are actuall four, you know] do your beliefs match? Check out this online quiz — you might be surprised.

4. Fast and Easy: Want to know how SmithfieldPatch is able to inform you of the events in the area? It all starts with the organizers posting a listing on our calendar — and you can, too! Sign up [or use your Facebook profile to sign in] and click here to complete our easy online template.

5. Weather in 10 Words: Warmer, with clouds and chance of rain. Drying out Tuesday.


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