North Providence

Panel's report: Close three NP schools and rebuild

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - After sifting through more than a dozen options for the North Providence school district's facilities overhaul, town and school officials finally narrowed it down to one master... more

Marieville Elementary

NORTH PROVIDENCE - With the circa-1930 elementary school Marieville set to close in 2016, a plan was constructed in order to accommodate the students there. Luis Torrado of Torrado Architects created... more

McGuire Elementary School

NORTH PROVIDENCE - James L. McGuire Elementary School, like Stephen Olney and Marieville schools, was first opened in 1930. Because of its age and rough shape, school and town officials have worked... more

Stephen Olney School

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Stephen Olney Elementary School was one of three schools opened 84 years ago in North Providence. Since then, the school has undergone two major renovations, in 1953 and in 1960.... more

Shooting rocks Woodville neighborhood

Police identify suspect
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Officers from the North Providence Police Department have arrested a Providence man in connection with the shooting death of an Eliot Avenue resident late Sunday night. Dari... more

Public invited to discuss town's future

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - Residents are invited to discuss a plan that will set the course for the town for decades to come, according to officials. A public hearing on revisions to the North Providence... more

NP resident takes home title of Miss Dance America

NORTH PROVIDENCE - After 15 years of dancing, North Providence resident Nicole Matarese ended her career on a high note, taking home the title of Miss Dance America at her final competition last... more

New radio system connects town and schools like never before

Officials: Expect improved safety, faster response times
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Local officials say North Providence is one of the first towns in the state to implement a radio communications system that directly ties the police and fire departments in with... more

Curriculum changes expected as NP students begin school

NORTH PROVIDENCE - School officially begins on Tuesday, Aug. 26, for North Providence students in grades K through 9, and Wednesday, Aug. 27, for students in grades 10 through 12. Supt. Melinda Smith... more

Amoriggi wants to boost student proficiency

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Kenneth Amoriggi, an at-large candidate for North Providence School Committee, said if elected, he wants to focus his efforts on improving student proficiency in math and science,... more

Marciano focusing on technology updates

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Anthony Marciano, an at-large candidate seeking re-election for North Providence School Committee, said this week in a press release that he plans to continue updating school... more

NP GOP to host Mark Zaccaria

NORTH PROVIDENCE - U.S. Senate candidate Mark Zaccaria will be speaking on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at 6 p.m. in the North Providence Public Library conference room. Zaccaria is a former Rhode Island GOP... more

Friends of the Poor Walk is Sept. 20

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The 7th annual Society of St. Vincent de Paul Friends of the Poor Walk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Notte Park off Douglas Avenue. The one-mile fundraising event is... more

Alliance of Retired Americans to celebrate birthdays of federal programs

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Alliance of Retired Americans will hold an event to celebrate Social Security's 79th birthday and Medicare and Medicaid's 49th birthday on Aug. 29 at the Salvatore... more

1964 Sacred Heart High School 50-year class reunion

PAWTUCKET - The Sacred Heart High School Class of 1964 will be celebrating a 50-year reunion on Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Pawtucket Country Club. For information, contact Gail at 401-722-5722, Peg at... more

Mancini Center's annual picnic is this Friday

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center announces the following events. An End-of-Summer Clambake and Game Night will be held on Thursday, Aug. 28. The clam bake will... more

Langevin's offices in R.I., Washington accepting applications for interns

WARWICK - U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin is accepting applications for interns in his Rhode Island and Washington, D.C., offices for the fall semester of 2014. This unpaid program is open to civic-minded... more