North Providence

Jets invest more green in Greystone field

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Few youth sports leagues invest in their facilities quite like the North Providence Jets. President Josh Johnson said the league put another $4,000 this year toward a new water... more

Man arrested, charged in connection with murder, shooting

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Nicholas Armenti, 18, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit felony assault in connection with the murder of Hernan Avila Jr., 46, and shooting of Avila’s 23-year-old... more

Finalists selected to design animal shelter

Overall costs for regionalized shelter revised downward
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Members of the North Providence Animal Shelter Advisory Board voted unanimously last Wednesday to choose two finalists for the design of the town’s new animal shelter on Smithfield... more

Catanzaro defends calling police on Deion

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town Council member and mayoral candidate Kristen Catanzaro this week is defending her decision to make six complaints to local police about a man who was taking pictures at her... more

Summer program prompts students to be leaders in community

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Students in North Providence may be on vacation, but 60 children from town make up a hands-on, interactive program at Stephen Olney Elementary School where instructors are aiming... more

Prosecutor Caruolo gets a promotion

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo last week presided over the swearing-in of James Caruolo, the longtime North Providence prosecutor she promoted to associate justice of the Rhode Island District Court... more

McKenna’s objection to Paolino’s candidacy denied

LINCOLN – Keven McKenna’s objection of the eligibility of Republican Thomas Paolino’s candidacy for the District 17 spot was denied unanimously on Monday night by the state Board of Elections. The... more

New voting equipment launches in September

Secretary of State says devices will yield quicker results, ease process
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PROVIDENCE – New voting equipment for Rhode Island is expected to ramp up the poll administration process this election season. “We’re going to see a real transformation, a positive transformation,... more

North Providence High School lists fourth quarter honor roll

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The following students have been named to the fourth quarter honor roll at North Providence High School. Grade 12 Honor Roll: Enyonam Apaloo, Rebecca Berube, Austin Conte, Marisa... more

Ricci Middle School announces fourth quarter honors

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The following students have been named to the fourth quarter honor roll and merit list at Dr. E.A. Ricci Middle School. Grade 8 Honor Roll: Spendylove Apaloo, Bhagyashree Behera,... more

DiDonato artwork on exhibit in Warwick

WARWICK – A free opening reception for “Visions,” a group exhibition, will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road. This diverse exhibit, on... more

Town Hall closes earlier in summer

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Summer hours at North Providence Town Hall are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hours will return to 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. after Labor Day. Town Hall is located at 2000 Smith St.

Forum on disabilities Friday at NP library

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Governor’s Commission on Disabilities is hosting a series of public forums this week for people with disabilities and their families to tell state officials about... more

Enjoy free food, games at National Night Out Aug. 2

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Police Department will host its annual National Night Out event next Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Governor Notte Park off Douglas Avenue. Come out for... more

Birthday Club

Aug. 12 Abigail Arnold, Happy 3rd Birthday, Princess! Love, Gramma and Pa Aug. 14 Lily Jankuska, Happy 12th Birthday! Love, Grandpa, Mimmie and Auntie Kathy Aug. 17 Christopher Max Nicynski, Happy... more