North Providence

McGuire student earns national recognition for song ‘Hero’

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – When faced with hard times, it helps to have a hero in life to look up to. Eleven-year-old Jeremiah Nouel, of North Providence, believes a hero’s spirit lives inside all of us.... more

Lombardi planning to remove beds from firehouses

Mayor: ‘Tell me where (it says) I’ve got to pay them to sleep.’
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Local firefighters could lose the beds they sleep in at town firehouses under a plan proposed by Mayor Charles Lombardi. “Stay tuned,” said Lombardi this week. The head of the... more

Memorial Day Parade, road race step off Monday

Expect local closures as roads to be shut down completely
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Everything is a go for the North Providence Memorial Day Parade and Celebration next Monday, May 27, says Mayor Charles Lombardi. Police this year have to plan traffic management... more

Two of Centredale’s biggest developers disagree on Brayton School

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Once a building of historical relevance comes down, there’s no bringing it back, says Brad Aubin, owner of the buildings that make up the Hopscotch Room Village and Tumblesalts... more

Whelan heroes receiving accolades after saving custodian

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Staff at Whelan Elementary School are being recognized by the North Providence School Committee this week after they jumped into action to help to save the life of a maintenance... more

Group led by former General Treasurer Caprio buys Farina property’s tax title

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Dr. Anthony Farina now has one year to pay last year’s taxes on his Mineral Spring Avenue property or it will be handed over to a group led by former General Treasurer Frank Caprio... more

North Providence Police Department pays tribute to the fallen

NORTH PROVIDENCE – More than 50 people attended the town’s Police Officers Memorial Service and Wreath-Laying Ceremony last Wednesday, May 15, on the front lawn of North Providence Police... more

Mancini Center offers sign language classes

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs. The Creative Writing Group will meet Friday, May 24, at 1 p.m. The group is open to all... more