North Providence

Big raises, senior center cut are the focus of first NP budget hearing

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - Only one resident stood up to speak against Mayor Charles Lombardi's proposed budget on Monday, but his comments on big raises for town department heads in the face of a $50,000... more

What a week of weather in store

Have this week off? You're in luck. Sun and a high of 80 degrees on Monday will be just the start of a glorious week of weather. There may be a little rain on Tuesday, but the rest of the week should... more

Judge finds Mastracchio violated his probation on murder plea

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Superior Court Justice Stephen Nugent on Tuesday found Gerald Mastracchio, age 52, of 420 Woodward Road in North Providence, to be in violation of his probation on his second-degree murder plea deal... more

New recreation league meant to remind players of their youth

Wiffle ball, kickball are first two sports on the schedule
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The founder of a new outdoor recreation league in town says his goal is to give participants the chance to re-create the experiences of the "sports we played as children." Lee Hall... more

Just 20 claims for pothole damage in North Providence since last August

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - Despite this town's reputation for having bad roads, few drivers are filing claims for pothole damage, according to information provided by officials. Since last August, only eight... more

Organizers of food distribution site celebrate anniversary

PROVIDENCE - For the past year, St. Joseph Health Center has served as a distribution site for the Federal Hill House and the Rhode Island Food Bank, with workers there responsible for distributing... more

Tri-Town issues call for volunteers at NP sites

NORTH PROVIDENCE - With the planned move of the Tri-Town Community Action's emergency services to its facility on Emanuel Street in North Providence, leaders of the organization are seeking teams of... more

Birthday Club

May 2 Happy Birthday Kyla Lynn Russo! Beautiful smile, pretty bows, love of dance. Happiest 13th Birthday! Love, Grandma B and Poppa Happy Birthday Ethan Shorey, from your friends at The Valley... more

National Day of Prayer event at Town Hall May 7

NORTH PROVIDENCE - A National Day of Prayer event will be held at North Providence Town Hall, 2000 Smith St., on Thursday, May 7, at noon. For more information, call 401-232-0900.

Library to close for renovations

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Mayor Salvatore Mancini Union Free Public Library and Cultural Center will be closed from Monday, May 4, to Friday, May 8, for a second-floor facelift made possible by a grant... more

After-school swim lessons being offered

NORTH PROVIDENCE - North Providence Pool & Fitness Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., is offering after-school swim lessons with the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program. Registration for the... more

Reminisce about the 1940s at the Mancini Center

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Salvatore Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announced the following events. The Season of Sharing - 1940s will be held on Monday, May 4, at 10:30 a.m. Rhonda Taddei from Home... more