North Providence

Camp Meehan amphitheater project wins $400,000 grant

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A $400,000 grant from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management will pay for a new outdoor amphitheater and sunset overlook at the town’s Gov. Notte Park/Camp Meehan... more

Cumberland Farms gets master plan approval for store, gas station

But company fails to secure former Betty’s property
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Cumberland Farms now has the key early approval it needs to build a convenience store and gas station on a 1.2-acre parcel at the corner of Mineral Spring Avenue and Charles Street... more

Cataldi says he’ll be back to school board soon

NORTH PROVIDENCE – School Committee member Donald Cataldi says he’ll be back at board meetings soon, perhaps as early as Wednesday’s meeting, after dealing with a variety of health and personal... more

Quirk: I’ll serve just one term, push to eliminate mayor’s position

Lombardi says it will take power from the people
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Independent mayoral challenger Brian Quirk is pledging to stay in office just one term if elected and says he’ll devote those four years to eliminating the position of mayor in... more

North Providence officials inspect dilapidated building to bolster case

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A contingent of town officials, including the mayor, building inspector and fire marshal, visited a run-down building at the corner of Mineral Spring Avenue and Smithfield Road... more

NP woman pleads to unemployment insurance benefit fraud

Attorney Gen. Peter Kilmartin announced that Melody Vieira, age 48, of North Providence, pleaded no contest Monday before Superior Court Justice Daniel Procaccini to one count of obtaining money... more

Mecurio making it big, but still has time for Rhody

Performing at Comedy Connection this weekend
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Sure, success in show business might require a lucky break here and there, but Paul Mecurio shows it’s more about hard work and a nonstop desire to be better. It seems Mecurio, who... more

Recess more colorful, inclusive after Greystone blacktop transforms

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Students at Greystone Elementary now have a transformed blacktop play area that school faculty hope will make the space more welcoming and safer for children. Teachers also plan to... more

Enjoy some old-time fun at Cricket Field Carnival this Saturday

JOHNSTON – This Saturday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council will host the Cricket Field Carnival at Cricket Field, 1 Riverside Ave., on the North Providence... more

Enjoy family fun at Scout-O-Rama Saturday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – North Providence Scouting presents Scout-O-Rama Family Fun Day this Saturday, Oct. 1, at Gov. Notte Park and Camp Meehan. The event, which is free and open to all families, runs 11... more

St. Mary’s Home partnering with Savers

NORTH PROVIDENCE – St. Mary’s Home for Children, 420 Fruit Hill Ave., is partnering with Savers as a drop-off point this Sunday, Oct. 2, from 8 a.m. to noon. That is the only time the home will be... more

Mancini Resource and Activity Center offering digital photo class

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs. Medicare open enrollment for the 2016 benefit year begins on Saturday, Oct... more

Breeze offers free digital marketing seminar

LINCOLN – The Valley Breeze is hosting a free digital marketing seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 18, for business owners and managers looking to better understand today’s digital world. Brad Poirier, Breeze... more

Birthday Club

OCT. 28 Bob Conroy, Happy Birthday Poppy! Love you for all you do for me! Kyle XO