North Providence

All five North Providence elementary schools will get improvements under new plans

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – School officials say they will use some of the money they’re saving by reworking construction plans for two elementary schools to make improvements at three others. The... more

Planning Board approves Honey Dew at problem intersection in North Providence

NORTH PROVIDENCE – North Providence Planning Board members have given conditional preliminary approval to build a new Honey Dew Donuts shop on Mineral Spring Avenue in Marieville. The board on Jan.... more

'Montana Millz' the rapper sentenced for trafficking fentanyl and heroin

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PROVIDENCE – A Johnston rapper whose songs include “Sell Drugsz,” “Feds Watching” and “All White,” was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Providence to three years in federal prison for... more

NP police seek suspect in theft of skid steer loader

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Police Department is requesting the help of the public with any information or leads on the theft of a piece of stolen construction equipment. A 2013 yellow... more

RIDOH: No timeframe on conclusion of cancer rate analysis in NP schools

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Representatives for the Rhode Island Department of Health say they’re still combing thousands of records in the Rhode Island Cancer Registry to determine if there’s any connection... more

Mancini Center returns to full schedule

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town’s senior center is back to a full five-day schedule this week. Friday, Jan. 19, will be the first Friday the center will be open as a town-run facility. Mayor Charles... more

Resident hails town workers for help on cold night

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Every month, Bob and Colleen Kerwick receive automatic oil delivery at their North Providence home, but on Jan. 7, they returned to find that the boiler wasn’t running. A call to... more

School of Rock to open first R.I. location in NP

NORTH PROVIDENCE – School of Rock will open its first location in the Ocean State early this year, welcoming music enthusiasts to the plaza at 1270 Mineral Spring Ave. Woonsocket native Dave LaSalle... more

NP Wrestling Boosters hosting comedy fundraiser this Friday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Wrestling Boosters Association is hosting a comedy show to raise funds for the North Providence High School wrestling team this Friday evening, Jan. 19, at the... more

R.I. Society of CPAs hosting networking event

LINCOLN – The R.I. Society of CPAs will present its annual premier networking event for CPAs, financial advisers, lawyers, academics and other professionals from Rhode Island and southeastern New... more

Birthday Club

Jan. 25 Marilyn Santomaro, Happy Birthday from your family!

Centredale School lists Feinstein Jr. Scholars

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The following students have been named Feinstein Jr. Scholars for December at the Centredale School: Aimee Wolloh, Olivia Depina, Xavier Remy, Sean Janvier, Elizabeth O’Connell,... more