North Providence

Lombardi: Bond upgrade ‘huge news’ in face of borrowing

Mayor unsure on tax increase; two buildings will bring revenue
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town’s latest bond rating upgrade, from the toughest of the big three ratings agencies, is “very, very important” for taxpayers, particularly as this community borrows big... more

New Dole Fellow focused on helping military caregivers

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Consuelo Bulawan-Jessop has a simple but important message to share with military caregivers such as herself: you are not alone. “I was blind to all of the resources available,”... more

Town’s union laborers to be promoted on merit

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A pending new contract agreement between Mayor Charles Lombardi and members of the Local 1033 of the Laborers International Union of North America will allow the town to promote... more

Police vs. Fire on the court, all to benefit charity

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The battle for on-court supremacy between the North Providence Police and Fire Departments will play out next Thursday, March 28, in the North Providence High School gym, 1828... more

Commission plans hanging baskets in Centredale

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A local board with a tiny budget but a commitment to making Centredale a more beautiful place is making plans to take some early steps in the initiative. The North Providence... more

Mancini Center announces spring events, trips

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs. • Louise Cadieux will present the program Laughter Is The Best Medicine on Tuesday, March... more

Rep. Cicilline will hold Community Conversation Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – U.S. Rep. David Cicilline will host a Community Conversation at the North Providence Union Free Public Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave. on Thursday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m. More... more

St. James Church to hold craft fair and quarter auction Saturday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – St. James Episcopal Church, 474 Fruit Hill Ave., will hold a Springtime Craft, Gift Fair and Quarter Auction on Saturday, March 23. Doors open at 11 a.m. The auction starts at... more