North Providence

Catanzaro: Lombardi budget does nothing for taxpayers

Budget process starts next Monday
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NORTH PROVIDENCE - On it's face, the zero tax increase budget being put forward by Mayor Charles Lombardi may look good, says Town Councilor Kristen Catanzaro, but this proposal is far from what... more

DeStefanis: 'Litter' from Projo Express is making a mess

Council wants the free edition delivered to door
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NORTH PROVIDENCE - They often sit there for days, soaking up the water when it rains, clogging up the snowblower when it turns cold, and generally causing "a mess" no matter what the weather is, says... more

NPHS student jumps to help Kansas youth who lost varsity letter

His campaign goes international
NORTH PROVIDENCE - What started as a simple act of kindness for someone in another state has turned into an international campaign for change. Christian Sermos, a 15-year-old sophomore at North... more

Settlement for $8.75 million reached for Centredale Manor site

BOSTON - The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement last week with New England Container Company, Inc. relating to the Centredale Manor Restoration... more

NP School Committee looks to approve charter school resolution

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - In an effort to combat the growing cost of charter school tuition, the North Providence School Committee is looking to adopt a resolution, similar to Cumberland and Lincoln, that... more

Twin River hotel ban lifted, needs approval from town

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LINCOLN - A bill that seeks to remove a prohibition against hotels on casino property is awaiting the governor's signature, after both chambers of the General Assembly gave the go-ahead last Thursday... more

NP names 15 finalists for 15 firefighter jobs

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Fifteen finalists have been selected to become new firefighters in North Providence. The North Providence Fire Department Recruit Training Academy Class 2015 began on March 1. The... more

Week that was

Resident found guilty of first-degree robbery A Providence County Superior Court jury last Friday found Jason Cardoso, a 34-year-old North Providence resident, guilty of first-degree robbery. The... more

St. Mary's Home will honor those who help children

NORTH PROVIDENCE - In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, St. Mary's Home for Children will honor two people for their contributions to children's health. Next Thursday, April 30,... more

Ruggerio bill to up penalties for animal cruelty passes Senate

PROVIDENCE - Though Rhode Island already has laws to penalize individuals for cruel treatment to animals, some acts "are so malicious and so outrageous" that they deserve more severe penalties, says... 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.