North Providence

Autiello seeks Google cash for new animal shelter

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Town Councilor Dino Autiello will ask local officials to come together to seek approval to use federal forfeiture funds for a new and improved animal shelter on Smithfield Road.... more

Sides haggle over sale of Fox Field property

Catanzaro and Lombardi disagree on how to pay
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Creditors charged with finding a buyer for the former failed supermarket site in the center of town are balking at the latest offer for the property from town officials. Reports... more

Lombardi: We'll replace sewer line if we have to

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Mayor Charles Lombardi responded this week to accusations contained in a lawsuit from resident Teresa Lepore by saying that he feels badly for the 86-year-old widow and is doing... more

North Providence offers first summer meal program

NORTH PROVIDENCE - For four weeks this summer children and teenagers in North Providence did not have to worry about finding a lunch, as dozens gathered at Marieville Elementary School each day for... more

Smith: New science curriculum could raise scores

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Below average test scores in science have plagued the two middle schools in North Providence but Supt. Melinda Smith is working alongside multiple organizations to initiate a... more

Italo-American Club names Lombardi and Fossa 'Outstanding'

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The board of directors at the Italo-American Club of Rhode Island will present its Outstanding Achievement Award to Mayor Charles Lombardi and his chief of staff, G. Richard Fossa... more

Yu pleads not guilty in murder of parents

PROVIDENCE - North Providence resident Mark Yu pleaded not guilty last Wednesday to two charges of murder. Yu, 37, is accused of bludgeoning his parents to death last July. He is due for a pre-trial... more

Alsawaf announces run for Senate District 22

SMITHFIELD - Dr. Hasan Alsawaf, a 44-year-old Greenville resident and owner of Family Dental Center of Greenville, has announced he will run on the Republican ticket for Senate District 22, serving... more

Installation of car seats part of National Night Out

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Members of the North Providence Police Department will install free car seats for residents as part of a National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 5. The event, 5-8 p.m. at... more

Enjoy a summer sing-along at the Mancini Center

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center announces the following programs. The center will welcome Maxine Hutchins, from All is Well Home Care, on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at... more

Free e-waste drop-off event set for Aug. 8

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence Farmers Market on Aug. 8 will feature a free electronic waste drop-off event. The market runs each Friday from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Bring old, unused, or unwanted... more

Birthday Club

Aug. 3 Happy Birthday Karen Buckley! From all your friends at The Valley Breeze Aug. 14 Lily Jankuska, Happy 10th Birthday Lily! Love, Grandpa, Mimmie and Auntie Kathy Anthony Reed, Happy 60th... more

AIDS Walk for Life is set for Sept. 27

PROVIDENCE - The 29th annual AIDS Walk for Life that starts and ends on the Statehouse lawn will be held Saturday, Sept. 27. On-site registration for the 2.5-mile walk begins at 9 a.m., with the kick... more

'Runaways' 5K set for Aug. 3

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. - Runners and walkers are invited to join the "Runaways Runaround," sponsored by the Runaways Running Club, on Sunday, Aug. 3, at 9 a.m. This year, the traditional 5-mile race... more

Pawtucket East High School Class of 1954 seeks members for reunion

PAWTUCKET - The Pawtucket East High School Class of 1954 will hold its 60-year reunion on Friday, Sept. 26, at the Pawtucket Country Club. The reunion committee is trying to locate the following... more

National Grid reminds off-road drivers that utility corridors are off limits

PROVIDENCE - National Grid wants to remind off-road drivers that utility rights-of-way are private property where unauthorized dumping and trespass by motorized vehicles is unlawful. These rights-of-... more