NP Farmers Market ends abruptly

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Seven years after its founding at Notte Park, the North Providence Farmers Market appears to have ended for good. The market struggled off and on for years with attendance, and it moved this year from Notte Park to the North Providence High School parking lot on Mineral Spring... more

Continuity is key ingredient for 90th Greek Festival

PAWTUCKET – Fans of Pawtucket’s Greek Festival know exactly what to expect: the same old favorites, no gimmicks, and a commitment to tradition. Elli Panichas, of the Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, said this festival represents continuity and authenticity, two qualities... more

Lombardi: Agreement near on senior center

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi says he’s ready to present a proposal to the Town Council on making the nonprofit senior... more

Curb appeal

Council relaxes food truck rules, making city more attractive to mobile businesses
PAWTUCKET – The city enhanced its appeal to food truck operators when the City Council last week passed new rules relaxing... more

Grebien announces Col. Vartanian as new public safety director

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PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald Grebien has announced that R.I. National Guard Col. James Vartanian will be Pawtucket’s new public safety... more