North Providence

Libertarian Martinelli takes on Autiello for at-large seat

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Francesco “Porky” Martinelli, a first-time Libertarian candidate with a desire to “give the government back to the people” is challenging Town Council President Dino Autiello, a... more

Former McGuire principal Meagher returns from leave, named dean of students at NPHS

Trio on School Committee balk at expense of new position
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Thomas Meagher has been named North Providence High School dean of students after spending the last five months on paid administrative leave, according to school officials. Three... more

Jones working at ‘better relationships’ between police union, town

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Lt. Thomas Jones was officially installed as new president of the North Providence Fraternal Order of Police No. 13 on Sept. 12, marking an apparent change in direction for a... more

Martins brings Pawtucket’s crime prevention initiative to North Providence

NORTH PROVIDENCE – New Deputy Chief of Police Arthur Martins, who was previously recognized for his work implementing the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design techniques in Pawtucket, is... more

Submitted 22 years ago, NP police patch featured by FBI

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Back in 1996, an official in the North Providence Police Department submitted the department’s official patch to the FBI’s Law Enforcement Bulletin, an international publication.... more

Blount Fine Foods promotes Vittorio

FALL RIVER, Mass. – Blount Fine Foods has announced that David Vittorio, of North Providence, has been promoted to senior director of marketing, a role that supports not only Blount-branded products... more

R.I. Legal Services to visit the Mancini Center Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs. Blood pressure screenings will be offered on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.... more

Al Testa Jazz Trio to perform at the library

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Al Testa Jazz Trio will perform at the North Providence Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. Testa is a musician with more than 13 years... more

Parish hosting retreat for grieving parents

TIVERTON – Parents of children of any age who have passed away from any cause, no matter how long ago, are invited to a spiritual retreat at St. Theresa Parish, 265 Stafford Road, in Tiverton. “... more

Fall fairs and holiday bazaars

If your nonprofit organization is planning a fall fair or holiday bazaar, submit the information for inclusion in this listing to or mail to The Valley Breeze, 6 Blackstone... more