NORTH PROVIDENCE - Local town and city officials have been talking about regionalizing emergency dispatch services for communities in northern Rhode Island for the past five or six years, but Mayors... more
Says it's not up to the town to guide developers
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The developer who is building the 16-unit River Breeze Apartments on Waterman Avenue says he's received no "special treatment" from town officials in making the complex a reality.... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The president of the local police union is firing back this week at comments made by Mayor Charles Lombardi on how the union should be "embarrassed" to be representing Officer... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - With the North Providence School Facilities Committee seeking $15 million for immediate health and safety, the original master plan to revamp the district's schools was modified to... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Despite a particularly brutal winter, the town's bookend villages haven't lost any more of the decorative lights that have toppled in past winters, allowing town officials to... more
Wickford's Landry will try for 3rd consecutive win
LINCOLN - Can he do it? Can young Stephen Landry, now a 7th-grader from Wickford Middle School in North Kingstown, win the Rhode Island Spelling Bee for the third year in a row? Amazingly, he's won... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - KJ Ricci, the local boy who has inspired many with his fight against a rare form of leukemia, has been named the Boy of the Year for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2015 Man... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Deborah Giannini, a Realtor with Williams & Stuart Real Estate and CEO of Alpha Metal-Works in Johnston, has been named to the board of directors of Fatima Hospital. Giannini... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Salvatore Mancini Resource & Activity Center announces the following events.
A Wheel of Fortune game will be played Monday, March 9, at 10:30 a.m.
A Mancini Cabaret Night... more
PROVIDENCE - Rep. William O'Brien, of House District 54 in North Providence, has been appointed to the Permanent Joint Committee on State Lottery. The announcement was made by Speaker of the House... more
A bill by Sen. Frank Lombardi, of District 26 in Cranston, would allow bake sales to be held at election polling places.
The bill has local cosponsors in the Senate and House, including Sen. Frank... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Pax Christi Rhode Island and American Friends Service Committee-South Eastern New England will meet on Thursday, March 12, at the St. Anthony Parish Center, 1413 Mineral Spring Ave... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - A fundraiser for St. Mary's Home for Children will be held on Saturday, March 14, 7 p.m., at St. Luke Episcopal Church, 670 Weeden St.
Tom Bair will present "St. Mark's Gospel -... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - It's been called "the toughest job you'll ever love," and state Rep. William W. O'Brien, a former volunteer with the Peace Corps, agrees.
"I loved my time in the Peace Corps and... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Parents in North Providence are invited to attend a presentation on social responsibility and social networking on Tuesday, March 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at North Providence... more
The following is a late addition to the March Birthday Club.
Happy 10th Birthday Christopher Sandors! Love, Mom, Dad and Cara