North Providence

NP police tough on parking ban during snowstorm

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Officers from the North Providence Police Department issued 16 tickets and had 19 vehicles towed during the first major snowstorm of the winter season last week, continuing a tough... more

Lombardi: Borrowing money for new football field would gain residents’ support

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – If the town is unable to secure the grant funding needed to build a new state-of-the-art athletic field behind North Providence High School, Mayor Charles Lombardi says he believes... more

'Montana Millz' the rapper sentenced for trafficking fentanyl and heroin

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PROVIDENCE – A Johnston rapper whose songs include “Sell Drugsz,” “Feds Watching” and “All White,” was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Providence to three years in federal prison for... more

NP police seek suspect in theft of skid steer loader

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Police Department is requesting the help of the public with any information or leads on the theft of a piece of stolen construction equipment. A 2013 yellow... more

NPHS earns credit for AP program

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence School Department is one of two districts in the state, and 447 districts across the United States and Canada, to earn a spot on the eighth annual AP District... more

Committee will explore tougher rules on trash disposal

NORTH PROVIDENCE – After more than a year of extensive discussions on the way the town and its residents collect and dispose of trash, one councilman is proposing that local restrictions be tightened... more

DeBlasio presented service award from CharterCARE Health Partners

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Dr. Peter DeBlasio Jr., an ophthalmologist who has been on staff at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital for more than 35 years, was presented with the 2017 Distinguished Service Award for... more

RIC awarded more than $400,000 to renovate chemistry facilities

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College has been awarded a $455,550 grant from the Champlin Foundation to renovate the Instrument Room and chemistry teaching labs in the John Clarke Science Building. The... more

Red Sox scholarship for high school seniors

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox Foundation is seeking submissions from seniors at local high schools who are dedicated to making a positive impact in their communities, for the New England Red Sox... more

NRI Chamber of Commerce hosting Networking at Night with Trivia Twist

LINCOLN – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce begins its new year of activities with Networking at Night with a Trivia Twist, a chance to meet and match wits with fellow Chamber members, on... more

Virtual Dementia Tour being offered Jan. 25

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Darlington Memory Lane, in collaboration with Kindred Hospice, will offer a Virtual dementia tour on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 1:30 to 4 p.m., at Darlington Memory Lane, 1081 Mineral... more