North Providence

Labbadia applies to be NP fire chief, but Mayor Lombardi says he’s not in the running

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Paul Labbadia, the former North Providence firefighter and Coventry fire chief who still owes taxpayers thousands of dollars after fraudulently accepting pension payments he wasn’t... more

Most tickets for ‘hands-free’ violations on Mineral Spring, Smith Street

Tikoian: Consistent enforcement leading to fewer accidents
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Local police have continued their targeted enforcement of the state’s new “hands-free driving law,” stopping another 40 drivers and handing out 37 tickets from June 18 to July 16... more

Signatures are in, and candidates secure place on fall ballot

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Local candidates handed in the required number of signatures from qualified residents by Monday’s 4 p.m., deadline, qualifying them to be on the ballot this fall. With all... more

Planning Board approves Charles Street condominiums

NORTH PROVIDENCE – More condos are coming to Charles Street. The Planning Board last Wednesday unanimously approved a master plan for eight new condos at 1195 Charles St. The applicant, Imperial... more

Carrie’s reaches 40 years, closes Seafood Express location

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Carrie’s Seafood Express, the last visible sign of the former Carrie’s Restaurant in North Providence, closed its doors last week. In a posting, owners Mike and Denise O’Brien... more

Town’s senior center gets a new name

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town’s senior center on Atlantic Boulevard has a new and simpler name, chosen for a number of reasons, say those involved with its operation. The Salvatore Mancini Resource and... more

Marciano seeks re-election to School Committee

NORTH PROVIDENCE – School Committee Chairman Anthony R. Marciano has announced he is running for re-election to his at-large seat. Marciano is a lifelong resident of North Providence and has served... more

Church hosting car wash and Food Pantry Saturday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Allendale Baptist Church, 545 Woonasquatucket Ave., will hold a car wash on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $5 per car. There will also be a bake sale,... more