North Providence

Lombardi pledges to create community center

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – There was no doubt about the highlight of last Thursday’s rollout of the new North Providence Health Equity Zone. The crowd roared when Mayor Charles Lombardi announced his... more

N. Providence Rep. Hull votes no to tolls

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PROVIDENCE – Rep. Raymond Hull, of House District 6 representing Providence and North Providence, was the only Democrat to vote no on Tuesday to Gov. Gina Raimondo's RhodeWorks infrastructure and... more

Pinball fills the void for semi-retired Lantagne

Old arcade game seeing a resurgence locally
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Henry Lantagne was set to take a step back from his position with Portion Meats and head into semi-retirement, but he needed something to fill the extra time. He’d dabbled in... more

Attendance at DPW strong for most recent snowstorms

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – All employees needed to clean up from last Friday’s snowstorm, and all but one employee needed for Monday’s storm, showed up for duty, said Public Works Director Bernie Salvatore... more

Overall, crime was down in NP for 2015

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Overall crime in town was down by about 8 percent in 2015, compared with the previous year, according to new statistics released by the North Providence Police Department. The 987... more

Committee will study tax credits for condo residents

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Town Council’s finance committee will study the impact of a proposal to give residents of local condo developments new tax credits. Town Councilor Kristen Catanzaro made the... more

Council votes to approve purchase for safety complex

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – By a 5-2 vote last week, the Town Council voted to sign off on the purchase of a commercial property at 1825 Mineral Spring Ave. The plaza will be torn down to make room for a... more

CharterCARE opens integrated behavioral health center focusing on addiction

PROVIDENCE – CharterCARE Health Partners has announced the opening of its new integrated behavioral health center, an outpatient program designed specifically for people who need a structured support... more

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Mancini Center

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Salvatore Mancini Resource & Activity Center announces the following events. The center will be closed Monday, Nov. 15 in honor of Presidents Day. The Support Group for... more

Langevin warns residents of tax scams

WARWICK – U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin released a public service announcement this week to warn Rhode Islanders about the threat of scam artists this tax season. Langevin’s office has received multiple... more

Free blood pressure screenings offered

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Golden Crest Nursing Centre is offering free blood pressure screenings at the North Providence Pool and Fitness Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., on Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 9 to... more