North Providence

Surprised students get fire truck ride to prom

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Strangers and friends alike joined forces in North Providence last week to provide two high school students with the memory of a lifetime: a fire truck parade escort to senior prom... more

Winter, Monterroza tops in NPHS Class of 2018

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Though North Providence High School’s Class of 2018 valedictorian does not yet know what her future holds, she says being president one day is not out of the question. Victoria... 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

Board approves two restaurants, storage facility

Planners take steps to limit impact on homes
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Planning Board on May 9 granted approval to a new Wendy’s restaurant and Providence Bagel store, at 1460 and 1480 Mineral Spring Ave., as well as a new self-storage facility on... more

Goodhart creating sculptures for front of Holy Family Home

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Ed Goodhart’s latest sculpture project has consumed more than 200 hours of his retirement time and left him with nicks and cuts up and down his arms. “Like Arnold (Schwarzenegger... more

Martone announces run for District 3 council seat

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Democrat Mario Martone has announced his candidacy for the Town Council seat in District 3, currently held by Council President Dino Autiello, who will run at-large. “While some... more

Catarina da Silva running for District 2 school board seat

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Catarina da Silva announced she’s running for the District 2 School Committee seat being vacated by Donald Cataldi. She said she has chosen North Providence to “give back and... more

Mancini Center lists upcoming activities

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., plans the following events. A Memorial Day celebration will be held Wednesday, May 23, at 11 a.m., featuring... more

Veterans invited to Q & A at Post 29

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A veterans question and answer session with the director of the Rhode Island Office of Veterans Affairs, Kasim Yarn, will be held on Tuesday, June 12, at 10:30 a.m., at the Dodge-... more