North Providence

Cambio’s future uncertain after arrest for illegal gambling

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The future for Finance Director Giustino “Justin” Cambio is cloudy after his arrest on felony charges after alleged illegal gambling at Twin River last week. Police say everything... more

Health Equity Zone evens the field for disadvantaged youth

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Local school officials say they’re taking steps toward making this town a place where every child is treated equitably, where no student is at a disadvantage in achieving their... more

Greystone Elementary students share why they’re thankful

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Kindergarten students at Greystone Elementary School were asked this week what they’re most thankful for. The following are their answers. Zach Lacava “Halloween and my... more

Former NP teacher’s book inspires others, raises awareness about rare disease

After working 29 years as a music specialist and teacher in North Providence schools, Anne Marie (McDonnell) Vale had dreams of retiring to Florida with her new husband and living a trouble-free... more

Police investigating another series of break-ins

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Police are investigating another series of break-in incidents off Douglas Avenue, this time in the Town and Country neighborhood behind Stephen Olney Elementary School. There were... more

Like others, local students struggle with PARCC test

PAWTUCKET – Several local schools scored near the state average in reading or math on the state’s new PARCC test, according to results released last week. The district overall came in under the... more

Tri-Town Community Action receives $250,000 to expand dental services

JOHNSTON – Tri-Town Community Action Agency Health Center received $250,000 through the federal Health Resources and Services Administration to expand its dental program and treat more patients in... more

Andreozzi brings back her dipped treats with Andre’z

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Alicia Andreozzi is back at 1903 Mineral Spring Ave., this time selling her sweet treats under the name Andre’z Dipped and Drizzled. Andreozzi previously co-owned Dipalicious... more

North Providence firefighters make it two in a row with Fire Bowl win

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Members of the North Providence Firefighters Local 2334 defeated the Johnston Firefighters Local 1950 for a second straight year in the flag football Fire Bowl last Thursday,... more

Town Christmas tree lighting is Sunday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Join Mayor Charles Lombardi for the lighting of the town’s Christmas tree at North Providence Town Hall this Sunday, Nov. 29. The event is held each year on the first Sunday after... more

Town Hall closed, trash service delayed

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town Hall will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27. There will be no trash pickup on Thursday and trash service will be delayed one day... more

NP Assembly of God will perform three nights of ‘Your Family Christmas’

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Assembly of God, 244 Lexington Ave., will host its annual Christmas production, this year titled “Your Family Christmas: A Musical,” on Friday, Dec. 4, at 7 p... more

Join Mancini Center for ‘Holiday Table Topper Sale’ Dec. 2

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following activities. “What to Expect When You Are Diagnosed with Cancer” seminar will be held... more