North Providence

Police stay busy responding to MSA, other top roads

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Police are more likely to find themselves responding to Mineral Spring Avenue than any other two roadways in town combined, according to call totals for the first half of the year... more

Residents, officials will hash out plan for new and improved schools

NORTH PROVIDENCE - A plan to spend some $75 million on upgrades to local school facilities should be finalized this fall, say school and town officials. Now that a statewide moratorium on school... more

DOT: July inspection found Route 146 overpass is OK

NORTH PROVIDENCE - A spokeswoman for the Rhode Island Department of Transportation said this week that a July 8 inspection revealed that the Route. 146 overpass over Mineral Spring Avenue is safe.... more

New slate roof tops off spruced up St. Mary's Home

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The leaks had gotten so bad that the spaces beneath were no longer usable, says the development officer for St. Mary's Home for Children. Susan DeRita said staff at the nonprofit... more

Lombardi orders police officers into the neighborhoods

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Mayor Charles Lombardi is ordering police officers in town to spend more time patrolling the neighborhoods instead of sitting in stationary cars. Lombardi said he's been seeing too... more

Council considers adding more stop signs in town

NORTH PROVIDENCE - For the first time this year, town officials on Tuesday were set to consider adding more stop signs to local streets. The latest year-long moratorium on the red and white signs isn... more

College news

Oleg Lee, of North Providence, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Rochester Institute of Technology. Michael John DiMuccio Jr., of North Providence, received a bachelor of arts degree... more

NP's Apaloo earns National Society of High School Scholars membership

ATLANTA, Ga. - The National Society of High School Scholars has announced that student Enyonam A. Apaloo, of North Providence, has been selected to become a member of the student esteemed... more

August Birthday Celebration planned at Mancini Center

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Salvatore Mancini Resource & Activity Center announces the following programs and events. Learn about consumer fraud on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 10:30 a.m. A representative from... more

Take in Voices of the Earth concert and poetry reading

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Notable Works Publication & Distribution Co. Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness for environmental and social concerns through the arts, will host a... more

NPHS Class of 1955 plans reunion

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence High School Class of 1955 will hold a 60-year reunion on Sunday, Oct. 11. Class members are being sought. For more information, call Jeanie (Jacques) Buckley... more