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North Providence graduates urged to be ‘So extra!’

‘Cut the negativity and keep doing you,’ suggests valedictorian
NORTH PROVIDENCE – One graduation speech will likely stand out among the rest for North Providence High School’s Class of 2018, after Principal Joseph Goho’s address to the graduates morphed into a... more

Officials use drone to inspect eyesore building in North Providence

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The years-long standoff between town officials and a local doctor over what officials have deemed an “eyesore” building at the corner of Smithfield Road and Mineral Spring Avenue... more

NP police: Man found in local woods is in stable condition

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Police say a man found in the woods near his home on June 4, after going missing a day earlier, is in stable condition. On June 3, at around 11:45 a.m., members of the North... more

Town Council approves up to $3 million in borrowing

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Town Council last week approved an ordinance authorizing the town to issue bonds and notes up to $3 million to purchase multiple properties for use as open recreation space.... more

NP officials place limits on two new drive-throughs

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Two new drive-through restaurants planned at 1460 and 1480 Mineral Spring Ave. will be allowed to operate, but with limits. Zoning Official Mike Carnevale said both Wendy’s and... more

Centredale students give back, wear red noses

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Students at Centredale Elementary School raised enough money for all of the students to receive a red nose as part of Red Nose Day on May 24. Preschool teacher Jacquelyn Fratus... more

Citizens Bank, new exit ramps near completion

JOHNSTON – With carpeting in place and furniture moving in, the Greenville Avenue Citizens Bank campus is looking ready to meet an expected mid-August opening date, said bank Executive Vice President... more

Sen. Nesselbush concedes that ‘sugary drink’ bill needs work

PROVIDENCE – A bill to place an extra tax on sugary drinks in Rhode Island got the dreaded “held for further study” treatment last Thursday, and its sponsor, Sen. Donna Nesselbush, is conceding this... more

North Providence High School Class of 2018 graduates

Arianna Acevedo *†+ Richard Africo *†^ Jonathan Aldana William Almeida Dania Almuhtaseb † Christopher Alves Mohamed Amer *†^ Aria Amico Alexandra Andrade Alyssa Aniello *† Isabella Atkinson... more

NPHS presents senior scholarships

NORTH PROVIDENCE – North Providence High School announces the following scholarships awarded to members of the Class of 2018. • The Joseph P. McDonald Esq Memorial Scholarship: Rachael Iannazzi •... more

Davies culinary students earn spot in nation’s top 10

LINCOLN – A team of four students from the William M. Davies Jr. Career and Technical High School took the floor of the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence April 28, to represent the state... more

Bay View students earn RIMEA awards

EAST PROVIDENCE – On Saturday, May 19, 10 students from St. Mary Academy - Bay View earned awards at the Rhode Island Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble Festival. The event was held at... more