North Providence

Chief Catanzaro explains controversial $17,000 payment

Lombardi: Why did it it take so long to ‘concoct’ story?
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Nearly a year after accusations that he received a $17,586 payment he wasn’t entitled to, former Fire Chief Steven Catanzaro is offering an explanation. According to Catanzaro, the... more

NPHS mural project will focus on stormwater pollution

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A new partnership between North Providence High School and the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council is designed to bring greater awareness to the issue of stormwater pollution... more

Town getting $15,000 grant for 35-foot gazebo at Camp Meehan

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation will award the town a $15,000 recreation grant to build a new gazebo and put up signs near where Camp Meehan meets Notte Park off Douglas Avenue.... more

Ciccone says tree bill appears to be ‘dead’

But he leaves the door open on bringing it back
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Local Sen. Frank Ciccone said this week that he’s received no more feedback from colleagues in the General Assembly on his bill to penalize people for tree debris that enters... more

Bond says NP Youth Commission has changed his life

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Noah Bond, a senior at North Providence High School and outgoing chairman of the North Providence Youth Commission, says being part of the commission the past four years has... more

Senate OKs Archambault's bill to expand hardship licenses

PROVIDENCE – The Senate passed legislation introduced by Sen. Stephen Archambault, a Democrat representing Smithfield, North Providence and Johnston, that would extend the reasons that someone could... more

Mancini Center’s Walking Club starts up Monday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Salvatore Mancini Resource & Activity Center announces the following events. The Support Group for Caregivers of Memory Impaired Seniors will meet Thursday, April 28, from... more

Birchwood Middle lists third quarter honor roll

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The following students were named to the third quarter honor roll at Birchwood Middle School: Sara Y. Alani, Nicholas R. Barrow, Isabella Bruzzese, Eva Burchfield, Joshua Cohen,... more

NPHS inducts students into National Honor Society

NORTH PROVIDENCE – On April 6, North Providence High School honored 42 members of the senior class at the National Honor Society Induction banquet. These were seniors who demonstrated strong... more

NP Pool and Fitness Center hosts spring swim lessons

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Pool and Fitness Center, located at 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., behind the library, is hosting after-school spring swim lessons through the American Red Cross... more

Day of Prayer May 5 at Town Hall

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town will host a National Day of Prayer event on Thursday, May 5, from noon to 1 p.m. All are invited. The multi-denominational event, titled “Wake up America,” is meant to... more

Birthday Club

May 2 Kyla Lynn Russo, you have many talents and a heart that’s full of love! Love, Grandma and Poppa May 6 Judy Bazzle, Happy 50th Birthday! From your friends at NSES. May 17 Mason Demelo, to our... more

North Providence AARP meets Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence AARP will meet this Thursday, April 28, at 1 p.m. in the Church of the Presentation. The monthly meeting will feature a guest speaker from the Veterans Affairs... more