DPW working to widen dangerous stretch of Smithfield Road

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town workers are widening a dangerous portion of Smithfield Road to create a safer trip for pedestrians and motorists and prevent accidents. Public Works Director Bernie Salvatore said it’s a “huge job” involving workers removing walls of ledge abutting the roadway next to Peter... more

Pelagio’s future with NPPD in doubt after suspension

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi’s suspension of Acting Police Chief Chris Pelagio last week puts the embattled chief’s long-term future with the department in doubt. Though Lombardi wouldn’t confirm rumors that he’s planning to replace Pelagio, he said Monday that he expects the police... more

Vitali seeks conflict of interest ruling

PAWTUCKET – City Councilor Albert Vitali Jr. is asking the Rhode Island Supreme Court’s chief disciplinary counsel to rule on what... more

Mixed Magic highlights new outdoor space with free performance

PAWTUCKET – Representatives for Mixed Magic Theatre will showcase their new outdoor amphitheater at 560 Mineral Spring Ave. with a... more