North Providence

Town, school leaders hope to duplicate success of 2018

Autiello: Ready and excited to keep the ball rolling
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Speaking at the town’s inauguration ceremony on Sunday, local leaders said the list of achievements made across town this year was perfectly summed up in the recent Breeze headline... more

NP saw another drop in crime last year

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Crime in town was down again in 2018, say police officials, who are crediting the ongoing decline in criminal activity to continued smart police work and a strong relationship... more

New Bread Box Bakery serving up artisanal creations

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Marieville is now home to Bread Box Bakery, an artisanal bakery serving handcrafted breads and pastries, made fresh every day with local ingredients. Bread Box, located at 1101... more

Students from Japan visit NPHS

NORTH PROVIDENCE – For the third consecutive year, North Providence High School was selected to host a group of students and teachers from a high school in Fuji City, Japan, in December. During the... more

NP students’ boats featured at R.I. Boat Show

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Boats built by students in the North Providence marine trades program featured prominently during the Rhode Island Boat Show in Providence over the past weekend. Debbie Wood,... more

Washington Trust opens branch in NP

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Washington Trust Company, the oldest community bank in the country at 219 years, according to its executives, has opened its newest branch at 1588 Mineral Spring Ave., the site... more

Betancur named director at RWU

PROVIDENCE – The Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University has announced that Marcela Betancur will become its new director on Jan. 14. Betancur has been working as executive adviser for... more