North Providence

Board gives first OK to O’Reilly Auto Parts

Dexter Training, second tenant to expand next door
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Planning Board has given the nod to a preliminary plan to tear down the old Tasty Diner at 1410 Mineral Spring Ave. and replace it with an O’Reilly Auto Parts... more

Building Inspector: We’re making progress on rodents

Proposal to spend town money now in question
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Building Inspector Mike Carnevale says owners of two Lymansville apartment complexes that are trouble spots for rats are taking steps to address the problem. Owners of the Stone... more

Tip leads NP police to breaking and entering suspect

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Police have arrested a suspect connected to an incident of breaking and entering incident on June 1. A surveillance video of the suspect caught him allegedly stealing about about $... more

Expanded summer programs help students advance, maintain skills

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Some summer classes have not only helped North Providence students maintain academic skills over the three-month break from school, but through these course offerings, Supt.... more

Lyman Lofts project gets state tax credits

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation posted details this week about three rehabilitation projects that are getting historic preservation tax credits this year, including one from... more

National Grid warns of scam using iTunes card payment

National Grid is warning Rhode Island customers about a National Grid scam requesting payments with iTunes cards. Scam artists posing as representatives of National Grid are banking on business... more

Assembly approves Ruggerio bill to make way for Sunday simulcast betting

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PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly last week approved legislation sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Dominick Ruggerio and state Rep. John Carnevale that would open the door for simulcast wagering... more

Corvese to seek re-election

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Rep. Arthur Corvese has announced his intention to seek re-election to the House of Representatives District 55 seat representing North Providence. “In seeking re-election this... more

Peluso announces run for Senate District 7

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town resident Thomas Peluso has announced he will run for the Senate District 7 seat representing North Providence and Providence. Peluso is a graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School... more

Free lunch, police presence are new additions to NP Summer Camp

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Summer Camp Program will offer free lunch for all participates 18 years old and younger this year, according to organizers. Mayor Charles Lombardi and Supt.... more

Free HIV and hepatitis C testing on June 27

PROVIDENCE – Free, fast, and anonymous HIV and hepatitis C testing will be offered on Monday, June 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m at 9 Pleasant St. in Providence. AIDS Project Rhode Island is providing... more

Independence Day celebration at Notte Park July 3

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town will hosts its annual Independence Day Celebration on Sunday, July 3, with festivities and fireworks at Notte Park off Douglas Avenue. The celebration starts at 6 p.m.... more

Mancini Lodge celebrates Pezza’s 105th birthday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Salvatore Mancini Lodge #2440 celebrated the 105th birthday of longtime member, Emma Pezza, on March 30. Pezza is the oldest member of the 12 lodges that make up the Grand... more