North Providence

Crime in North Providence down 16 percent in 2017

Tikoian releases first report
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Soon after being sworn in more than six months ago, Chief of Police David Tikoian expressed a desire to have transparency, accountability, professionalism and community outreach... more

North Providence Councilman wants halt to new stop signs

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – A longtime member of the Town Council says he’s longing for the days when the town was regularly saying no to new stop signs. Councilor Manny Giusti, head of the council’s... more

Ciccone bill calls for $20 fee to turn porn sites back on

PROVIDENCE – Sen. Frank Ciccone, a Democrat serving District 7 in Providence and North Providence, has introduced legislation requiring internet service providers to provide the capability, if a... more

Virtual tour mimics Alzheimer’s or dementia, yielding greater understanding by caregivers

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Interacting every day with a loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be a frustrating experience, say those who work with such patients. The knowledge of that family’... more

NPHS settles on in-school activities in place of walkout

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Staff at North Providence High School have come up with events in lieu of the walkout that students at schools across the country are planning for today, Wednesday, March 14. In a... more

Birthday Club

Here is an addition to our February Birthday Club. Feb. 22 Maggie Jankuska, Happy 17th Birthday! Love, Mimmie, Grandpa and Auntie Kathy