North Providence

Flood map changes will save big money for some

Meeting planned for July in North Providence
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Many local homeowners will no longer have to pay for flood insurance under pending revisions to flood insurance rate maps from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Town... more

Town officials may end licenses for flower peddlers

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Opening a flower shop is a lot of work. There's coming up with a business plan, building out the space, complying with all the state and local codes, getting all the permits, and... more

DOT: Rte. 146 overpass in tough shape, but is not a danger

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - The overpass that takes Rte. 146 over Mineral Spring Avenue is one of the worst bridges in the state, say officials from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, but it does... more

Lombardi to send Catanzaro payout issue to collections attorney

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - Mayor Charles Lombardi says he's set to send the issue of the $17,586 payout to former Fire Chief Steven Catanzaro to a law office that specializes in collecting payments. Rossi... more

Final hearing on $93 million budget is Thursday

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - Before town officials finalize a $93 million budget plan, they'll hear from residents one more time. Only one resident - the head of the town's police union - spoke at the first... more

Ciccone sponsors Kilmartin bill to regulate the manufacture of butane hash oil

PAWTUCKET - Attorney General Peter Kilmartin filed legislation in the Rhode Island Senate last week that prohibits medical marijuana patients and caregivers from extracting tetrahydrocannabinol (THC... more

Join the Jets cheerleaders and football players

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Registration for North Providence Jets Football and Cheerleading is open to boys and girls age 5-14. Registration events will happen this Saturday, May 30, and again June 27 and... more

NPHS Class of '65 meets Aug. 28

NORTH PROVIDENCE - North Providence High School, Class of 1965, will hold its 50-year reunion on Friday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. at the Quidnessett Country Club, North Kingstown. Tickets are $60 per... more

Ricci Middle School lists third quarter honor roll

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The following students have been named to the third quarter honor roll at Dr. Edward A. Ricci Middle School. Grade 8 Honor Roll: Danielle Francis, Chrisla Gabriel, Gillian Hodge,... more

Celebrate Senior Health and Fitness Day at the Mancini Center

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center announces the following events. Mini memory screenings will be offered on Thursday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to noon. This is a short... more

St. James Church yard sale Saturday

NORTH PROVIDENCE - St. James Episcopal Church, 474 Fruit Hill Ave., will host its Spring Yard Sale on Saturday, May 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 401-353-2079.