North Providence

Lombardi wants new artificial turf field at high school

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - Mayor Charles Lombardi says it's high time the town has a high school football field that's in line with some of its neighboring communities, and he believes residents are willing... more

Coogan, helpers complete first leg of new trail system at Camp Meehan

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Local Boy Scout Noah Coogan and a few dozen friends got the ambitious effort to establish a trail system in North Providence started last Saturday with a full day of hard work at... more

Manfredi: Give millions back in property tax relief

Lombardi: Relief appropriate, but wants reduced car taxes, new roads
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NORTH PROVIDENCE - This town will make its last $2.3 million payment on a five-year deficit reduction bond next spring, and town residents have many ideas for what to do with the extra money once the... more

Planning Board gives conditional nod to plan for Spardello's property

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Town planners last week approved the master plan for a major land development of the former Spardello's Men's Clothiers property at 1483 Mineral Spring Ave., effectively moving... more

Windsor at Brentwood sold

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Windsor at Brentwood, a 240-apartment community on Smithfield Road, sold for $25.8 million last week, according to CBRE/New England. Bower Hill Associates, an affiliate of GID... more

Fired Corrente says he regrets his actions

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Glenn Corrente, the town's former public works director who was fired two weeks ago as a response to his handling of a controversy over the condition of town parks, said this week... more

Lombardi wins 'Fire Bowl' bet with Polisena

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JOHNSTON - The first Fire Bowl flag football game between the firefighters from North Providence and Johnston last Thursday ended as a 7-0 win for the North Providence Fire Fighters Local 2334 over... more

Braided rug maker Colonial Mills thrives on 'Made in the USA' tradition

PAWTUCKET - All that talk about industry leaving the country? The people at the Colonial Mills want nothing to do with it. The constant bustle in the company's headquarters at the Lorraine Mills, 560... more

Shipyard Pub opens at Twin River

LINCOLN - Tucked back on the second floor of Twin River Casino is the new Shipyard Pub, a rustic bar that offers its patrons award-winning craft beers, acoustic entertainment and a unique food menu.... more

AARP Chapter 4580 meets Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE - AARP North Providence Chapter 4580 will meet this Thursday, Nov. 20, at 1 p.m. at the Dillon Council Knights of Columbus, 1675 Douglas Ave. The guest speaker will be a... more

Vendors needed for Centredale PTO Elf Shop

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Centredale Elementary School's PTO is seeking interested vendors for the annual Elf Shop on Wednesday, Dec. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. Each vendor will have a basket of their product... more

Centredale names Feinstein Jr. Scholars

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The following students have been named Feinstein Jr. Scholars at Centredale Elementary School. September: Aaron Chellel, Issac Remy, Seth Pimentel, Evan Garneau, Lacey Esposito,... more

Local nurse practitioner Kristine Batty honored

SMITHFIELD - Smithfield resident Kristine Batty has been named the recipient of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2014 State Award of Excellence. The award recognizes "a nurse... more

Boy Scouts food collection a success

EAST PROVIDENCE - The Narragansett Council Boy Scouts of America hosted its 27th annual Scouting for Food Drive on Nov. 1, collecting food for Rhode Island, southeastern Massachusetts and Connecticut... more

NP AARP seeks members

NORTH PROVIDENCE - AARP North Providence Chapter 4580 is seeking new members. The group meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, except July and August, at 1 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall... more

Dog owners invited for photos with Santa

PAWTUCKET - Stop by Daggett Farm greenhouse in Slater Park on Sunday, Nov. 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and get your dog's photo taken with Santa. Christmas music will be playing throughout this rain-... more

Laughter yoga at Gatchell Post Monday

PAWTUCKET - Gatchell VFW Post #306 Ladies Auxiliary will host a Laughter Yoga program on Monday, Nov. 24, from 7 to 8 p.m., at the post, 171 Fountain St. The suggested donation is $3.

Pawtucket Soup Kitchen will serve dinner on Thanksgiving

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket Soup Kitchen will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving Day dinner on Thursday, Nov. 27, from noon to 1 p.m. The dinner will be held at the soup kitchen, 195 Walcott St. The... more

Gateway to host 'Evening with Kevin Hines'

WARWICK - Gateway Healthcare, a provider of community behavioral health care, will host an event dedicated to increasing awareness of depression, on Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Crowne... more

LIHEAP accepting applications for heating season

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is accepting applications for the upcoming heating season. In partnership with the federal government and local Community Action Program agencies, the... more

Elks accepting scholarship applications

WOONSOCKET - The Elks National Foundation's Most Valuable Student Scholarship contest was launched on Sept. 1 to help lessen the cost of college tuition for 500 deserving students. The foundation... more

Tolman Class of 1959 to reunite Saturday

PAWTUCKET - Tolman High School Class of 1959 will hold its 55-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 6 to midnight, at the Pawtucket Country Club, 900 Armistice Blvd. For more information, call 401-... more