North Providence

Police seek man for stealing coins from Salvation Army

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Police are searching for a man responsible for stealing coins from the Smith Street Salvation Army store. On Nov. 4, around 9:45 p.m., the North Providence Police Department was... more

Veterans: Reviving ceremonies is first step in becoming more visible

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Gil Arruda Jr. was there for the original dedication of the Vietnam and Korean War monuments in front of North Providence Town Hall back in 1986. For whatever reason, few Veterans... more

NP Town Council seeks traffic study from police dept.

Speed factors into local crash
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Instituting significant traffic-calming measures on one town street could have a detrimental impact on surrounding streets, say Town Council members, who are asking police to... more

Mayor catches roofing contractors working without permits

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi was coming back from checking on a matter on Twins Lane last Thursday when he noticed a couple of vehicles with Massachusetts license plates at a home on... more

Superintendent search moves forward

Interviews start in Morisseau investigation
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence School Department’s search for a new superintendent of schools formally began last month when School Committee members agreed to hire a consultant to guide... more

Still no decision on Farina building

NORTH PROVIDENCE – District Court Judge Walter Gorman again postponed a decision on ordering the dilapidated building on the corner of Mineral Spring Avenue and Smithfield Road down last Friday.... more

Call for entries: ‘Reflections’ student art contest

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Parent Teacher Association at McGuire Elementary School is encouraging Pre-K through 12th-grade students from across the district to participate in this year’s National PTA... more

Allendale Baptist Food Pantry open today and Saturday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Allendale Baptist Church Food Pantry, 545 Woonasquatucket Ave., will be open today, Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., with non-perishable items, and Saturday, Nov. 17,... more

Bridge work in Johnston on I-295 to force changes

JOHNSTON – Starting this Friday, Nov. 16, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will undertake the $42.6 million construction project to rehabilitate bridges carrying I-295 at its interchange... more

Holiday bazaars and craft fairs

Wednesday, Nov. 14 Holiday Craft Bazaar at the Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., Pawtucket, Wednesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Crafts, bake sale, gift raffles and more. Call 401-728-7582. Weekend of... more

Centredale School names Feinstein Jr. Scholars

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The following students have been named Feinstein Jr. Scholars for October at the Centredale School: Zachary Delmar, Alexander Fowler, Ava Gonzalez, Ethan Arruda, Eric Ethier, Aaron... more

Local author to visit Mancini Center Friday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs. Blood pressure screening will be offered on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and... more

AARP Chapter 4580 will meet Nov. 29

NORTH PROVIDENCE – North Providence AARP Chapter 4580 will meet at the Church of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 1081 Mineral Spring Ave., on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 1 p.m. The guest... more