North Providence

Community outraged by allegations against longtime music teacher

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Questions are swirling in North Providence as to how a music teacher, who was arrested on child pornography charges last week, managed to slip under the radar for more than two... more

Board wants redesign from MSA developer

Concern centers on how to protect residential stretch of road
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Planning Board last week sent the developer of a proposed new commercial complex at 1998 Mineral Spring Ave. back to the drawing board, with members telling... more

Grand opening of new NP Safety Complex is this Saturday

Floor of fire side polished up and ready to go, says mayor
NORTH PROVIDENCE – A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new North Providence Public Safety Complex will be held this Saturday, Sept. 21, at 1835 Mineral Spring Ave. across from North... more

Initially, town’s K-9 unit will run with no local tax money

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Police Department likely won’t have to create a local budget expenditure to pay for its new K-9 program for the next two or three years thanks to grants,... more

Award recognizes transformation of Lyman Mill

Developer in a dispute with state after project goes $10 million over
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The massive renovation of the historic Lyman Mill has won its developers one of 10 Rhody Awards from Preserve Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation &... more

Pre-engineering among expanded CTE offerings at NPHS

NORTH PROVIDENCE – For the first time, students at North Providence High School have the opportunity to enroll in a new pre-engineering course, gaining career skills, hands-on experience and an... more

EPA celebrates progress at Centredale Manor Superfund Site

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Last week in Tennessee, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the completion of the Superfund Task Force and issued the group's final report... more

Race for Matt and Grace 5K fundraiser is Saturday

PROVIDENCE – The 10th annual Race for Matt and Grace, a 5K run, walk, or roll event, will be held at Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., on Saturday, Sept. 21. Registration will be held... more

Boys and girls invited to check out Scouting programs on Sept. 26

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Cub & Scouts BSA will be hosting joint open houses to learn all about the programs in North Providence on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the North Providence... more

AARP chapter 4580 will meet Sept. 26

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence AARP chapter 4580 will be meeting on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 1 p.m., at the Church of the Presentation on Mineral Spring Avenue. John DiTomasso of the state... more

Dexter Training hosts Health and Wellness 5K

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Dexter Training Concepts will hold its 2nd annual Health and Wellness 5K on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 9 a.m., beginning in the Re/Max parking lot on the corner of Douglas and Mineral... more