Town likely to foot the changeover cost
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Four local streets will get new names as part of a plan to bring them into compliance with the state's emergency 911 system and avoid potential future tragedies if an emergency... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - A controversial application to build duplex condos off Smith Street behind the Wine & Cheese Restaurant was put off last week after members of the Planning Board were notified... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Town officials' bartering for a better price on an abandoned lot of land off Douglas Avenue appears to have backfired for now, as the owners of land alongside it are trying to... more
This week before school vacation always ends up going in one of two ways.
The first way, my personal favorite, is a laid-back week where teachers still teach and students do work, but nothing is... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The kids in Jill Harraka's 5th-grade class at Dr. Joseph A. Whelan Elementary School earned themselves a pizza party for raising the most money during a recent Pennies for Patients... more
Sellers are reluctant to pass on the costs, hopeful for grilling season
The cost of meat is hitting record highs, with little or no relief expected by the summer grilling season.
Experts say there are a variety of factors for the unusually high prices, from bad weather... more
Green indicted for alleged attack on girlfriend
Frank Green, 40, of 94 Alexander St., was indicted by the Providence County Grand Jury on charges that he tried to kill a former girlfriend. Green... more
Allendale Baptist Church, 545 Woonasquatucket Ave., North Providence, 401-231-7669.
Sunday, April 20 - Easter service at 10:30 a.m.
Chapel Street Congregational Church, 185 Chapel St., Lincoln... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Members of the North Providence Fire Department have started annual hydrant inspections. The yearly program is a "vital component" of providing fire protection, according to a news... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Mayor Salvatore Mancini Union Free Public Library and Cultural Center announces the following programs.
Project Chick: Casey's Farm will present a talk about a variety of eggs... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Allendale Baptist Church Food Pantry, 545 Woonasquatucket Ave., will be distributing food on Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The pantry will have extra items to... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence School Department, together with Kids Klub, will host a six-week summer camp for North Providence students entering grades 5, 6 or 7 next year.
Sailing into... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Diabetes is an epidemic, say officials from Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, and recognizing that informed individuals are better able to manage the complex disease, the Diabetes... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence Police Department, 1967 Mineral Spring Ave., will host a drug take-back event on Saturday, April 26. Police are once again partnering with the U.S. Department... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Walt's Roast Beef, located at 2050 Smith St. in Centredale, will hold a re-grand opening week to celebrate a new look, new menu choices, and a contest to name the restaurant's new... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs.
A program on stress and anxiety will be presented on Thursday, April 17, at... more
LINCOLN - The following students have been named to the second quarter honor roll at William Davies JR. Career & Technical High School.
High Honors: Mauricio Agudelo, Maria Ataxca,... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - AARP North Providence Chapter 4580 will meet Thursday, April 24, 1 p.m., at the Dillon Council Knights of Columbus, Douglas Avenue.
Guests and new members are welcome. Members are... more