North Providence

Salvatore ‘finalizes’ list of 50 roads getting repaved

More likely to be added
NORTH PROVIDENCE – New agreements with utility companies and completion of local drainage projects are allowing Public Works Director Bernie Salvatore to expand the town’s repaving list from 40 roads... more

New Cumberland Farms likely at former Betty’s property

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Residents in Marieville are protesting what is widely believed to be a planned Cumberland Farms gas station and convenience store at the site of the former Betty’s Restaurant on... more

Principal Goho running for seat on Lincoln School Committee

LINCOLN – Joseph Goho of Lincoln, principal of North Providence High School, aims to be “a new voice” for the Lincoln School Committee. Goho, a Lincoln resident for more than 10 years, will run for... more

Town sees savings, new activities in transition program at NPHS

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town has saved $140,000 through in-district transition services for students with disabilities at North Providence High School, during Christopher Jones’ first year serving as... more

Residents upset after Hobson Avenue property cleared

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Motorists on Hobson Avenue were surprised last week to find trucks and equipment from Northeastern Tree Service parked near the corner of Hobson and Central avenues. They were even... more

Tip leads NP police to breaking and entering suspect

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Police have arrested a suspect connected to an incident of breaking and entering incident on June 1. A surveillance video of the suspect caught him allegedly stealing about about $... more

Quirk enters NP’s mayoral race as an independent

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Brian Quirk, a longtime critic of Mayor Charles Lombardi, says he’s asking residents to “be part of something special” as he seeks to win the mayor’s seat. Quirk, of 6 Amelia Court... more

Rep. O’Brien will run again

NORTH PROVIDENCE – State Rep. William O’Brien on Monday filed to run for re-election to the District 54 seat in the Rhode Island House of Representatives. He is a deputy majority leader and vice-... more

Fireworks, music and food on tap for Sunday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town will host its annual Independence Day Celebration this Sunday, July 3, with festivities and fireworks at Notte Park off Douglas Avenue. The celebration starts at 6 p.m.... more

Birthday Club

July 1 Debby Rossi, Happy 60th Birthday, Debby! Love, Mom, Ken and family July 3 Happy 18th Birthday, Gian Perrotta. Love you so! Mom, Dad and Damian Happy 16th Birthday, Sarah Elizabeth Russo!... more

Deadline for CharterCARE scholarship is Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The CharterCARE Foundation is accepting applications from high school seniors and graduate students pursuing a career in nursing at an accredited Rhode Island school or university... more

Test your musical knowledge with Mancini Center’s ‘70s and ‘80s Trivia

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Salvatore Mancini Resource & Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following events. The center will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence... more