North Providence

Fruit Hill Day Services is shutting down

There’s a dispute over who is to blame
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Fruit Hill Day Services for Elderly has never been a major money-making operation, but small payments are better than no payments, say staff members. On May 4, Sister Noreen Murray... more

NP police offer reward, release photo in arson

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Officials have released a photo of a vehicle believed to have served as the getaway car in the intentional burning of a local home in February. They're also offering a reward for... more

Town’s first Planet Fitness coming to Mineral Spring Avenue

NORTH PROVIDENCE – This town is joining the Planet. The commercial complex previously housing Blast Fitness at 1920 Mineral Spring Ave. will soon welcome Planet Fitness, according to owner Joe... more

Cataldi should reimburse town for school board pay, says mayor

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi is asking the North Providence School Committee to seek a $12,666 reimbursement from member Donald Cataldi in response to him missing 19 meetings since the... more

NPHS teacher named financial literacy educator of the year

NORTH PROVIDENCE – State Treasurer Seth Magaziner made a surprise visit to North Providence High School on Monday to name business teacher Anthony Avicolli as this year’s Financial Literacy Educator... more

Hitting the right note

NPHS senior accepted to Manhattan School of Music
NORTH PROVIDENCE – It was music to her ears when North Providence High School senior Anna Maria Vacca learned she had been accepted to the prestigious Manhattan School of Music, a conservatory of... more

NP police announce reward for information, release photo of suspect car in arson

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Officials last week released a photo of a vehicle believed to have served as the getaway car in the burning of a local home in February. They’re also offering a reward for... more

Agent Orange Town Hall Meeting set for June 9

WARWICK – An Agent Orange Town Hall Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 9, at 1 p.m., in the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane. The program, sponsored by Rhode Island Chapter 273 Vietnam... more

Middle school band concert is Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence middle school bands will be presenting their annual spring concert this Thursday, May 24, in the North Providence High School auditorium, 1828 Mineral Spring... more

Snodgrass running for Council District 3 seat

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Brendan Snodgrass has announced his candidacy for Town Council District 3, the seat being vacated by Council President Dino Autiello in his pursuit of an at-large seat. Snodgrass,... more

Rep. Cicilline will host BBQ for veterans Saturday

PAWTUCKET – U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline will host his second annual Community Conversation and BBQ for Veterans and Their Families on Saturday, May 26, at the Slater Memorial Park Pavilion, from... more

CFHS Class of 1958 plans 60-year reunion

CENTRAL FALLS – The Central Falls High School Class of 1958 will be holding its 60-year reunion at the Pawtucket Country Club on Friday, Sept. 21. For more information, contact Armand Frechette at... more

CHS Class of ’83 planning reunion

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland High School Class of 1983 is seeking classmates for its 35th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 5 p.m. at J Grays, 405 Mendon Road. Tickets, available in advance, are $55... more

Centredale School lists Feinstein Jr. Scholars

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Centredale School’s Feinstein Jr. Scholars for April are: Gabriella Castro, Hailey Estacio, Christine Sans Souci, Sophia Graham, David Giammarco, Jayden Racine, Laila Mitchell,... more

Households in need can apply to Good Neighbor Energy Fund

PROVIDENCE – With the May 1 end to the moratorium on energy shut-offs for all households not on protected status, the Rhode Island Good Neighbor Energy Fund’s sponsoring energy companies and its... more

Senate president addresses Eggs & Issues breakfast

LINCOLN – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce will hold an Eggs & Issues breakfast with Senate President Dominick Ruggerio on Monday, June 4, from 7:45 to 9:15 a.m., at Kirkbrae Country... more

LEC seeking host families for French students

Loisirs Culturel A L’Etranger is seeking local host families for French students this summer, from July 6 to 26 and/or Aug. 2-22, a three-week stay. Students bring their own spending money, have... more