North Providence

Lombardi and Mollis renew feud over town's past financials

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - Mayor Charles Lombardi decided last week that it was time to publicly refute claims by former Mayor A. Ralph Mollis that Mollis left North Providence in "great shape" when he left... more

DeStefanis takes down Lynch to win District 2 council seat

'We beat the machine'
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Upstart challenger Raymond DeStefanis took down incumbent Councilor John Lynch in Tuesday’s primary, a victory that surprised some observers. DeStefanis, 40, accepted... more

Marciano takes at-large School Committee seat in North Providence

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Incumbent and lifelong North Providence resident Anthony Marciano held onto his at-large School Committee seat after defeating opponent Kenneth Amoriggi in yesterday’s Democratic... more

Police search for stabbing suspect

PROVIDENCE - Police in Providence are searching for 27-year-old Malcolm Querido, of North Providence, wanted in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Providence. Querido is charged with... more

Rep. Corvese will seek to ban all fireworks in Rhode Island

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - State Rep. Arthur Corvese has announced that he will propose a new law to ban any kind of fireworks in Rhode Island. Corvese, of House District 55 in North Providence, says he is... more

Excitement over Mary's image has lasting impact at Presentation Church

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The rush of fervent faithful was unlike anything ever seen in this town, backing up traffic for miles. It's been a year since the claimed sighting of an image of the virgin Mary in... more

Spilka wins three gardening awards at fair

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Local resident Aaron Spilka had never won a prize for any of his entries at the Washington County Fair before last month. Now he has three. Spilka, a gardener who teaches... more

Harvest Health Fair is Tuesday at the Mancini Center

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following events. The center's Harvest Health Fair is set for Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 9 to 11:... more

NP Republicans will host rally Thursday at Knights of Columbus

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence Republicans will host a rally this Thursday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus hall, 1675 Douglas Ave. There will be dinner and a raffle with... more

St. Mary's Home Golf Classic set for Sept. 19

EAST PROVIDENCE - St. Mary's Home for Children's 18th annual Golf Classic will be held on Friday, Sept. 19, at Agawam Country Club in East Providence. Founded in 1877 in North Providence, St. Mary'... more

Allendale Baptist Church to hold backpack blessing

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Allendale Baptist Church, 545 Woonasquatucket Ave., will hold a Blessing of the Backpacks event on Sunday, Sept. 14, at 10:30 a.m. during the worship service. This will be a time... more