NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi, with authority from the Town Council, negotiated the sale of a commercial complex at 1825 Mineral Spring Ave. for $1,025,000.
Lombardi was set to present... more
DPW director: ‘Mice among men. This is a sad state of affairs’
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Leaders of Rhode Island Council 94, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO last week defended North Providence public works employees against... more
PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island is characterizing public meeting agendas in Rhode Island as “often vague, lacking critical information, and at times entirely unhelpful... more
Looks to partner with groups to bring them back
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Ken Postle was searching the cemeteries of Lincoln for members of the Angell family when the trail took him to nearby North Providence.
Postle, a seeker and restorer of old... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi says he’s followed Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena’s lead and suspended Building Official Ben Nascenzi for 30 days.
Nascenzi works in North Providence only on... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Rep. William W. O’Brien is cosponsoring three proposed laws with the aim of keeping dollars in the pockets of Rhode Island’s taxpayers.
The three bills he is backing would:
RI Food Fights will “settle the Italian grinder argument once and for all” with the Italian Grinder Throwdown, running through Feb. 29.
The contest, featuring North Providence’s own RI Billiards Bar... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Health Equity Zone (HEZ) will host a free public event this Thursday, Feb. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the North Providence High School auditorium, 1828 Mineral... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Sen. Edward O’Neill, of Senate District 17, Lincoln, North Providence, North Smithfield, has introduced two bills that would give pickup truck owners the same tax break as those... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE – State Rep. Arthur Corvese is offering yet another bill to limit use of fireworks in Rhode Island.
The bill from Corvese, of House District 55 North Providence, would prohibit use... more
PROVIDENCE – Roger Williams Medical Center is offering its next free informational session on weight loss surgery on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the hospital’s Kay Auditorium.
PROVIDENCE – State Sen. Edward J. O’Neill has introduced Resolution S 2060 asking the voters of Rhode Island to amend the state’s Constitution to give the Rhode Island Ethics Commission jurisdiction... more
Happy Birthday, Mary Conte! From, your girls
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center announces the following programs.
Learn more about women and heart disease on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Diabetes Management Center at Fatima Hospital is offering two, two-hour classes that will meet weekly for a total of five weeks beginning on Wednesday, March 2, from 6 to 8 p.m... more
JOHNSTON – A pasta night fundraiser will be held at PJ’s Pub, 198 Putnam Pike, on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m., to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
The event is run by Maddie’s Mission,... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Tri-Town Community Action Agency is looking for taxpayers to apply for free tax preparation through the agency’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
“Last year, our... more
The Nardolillo Funeral Home has posted former Providence Mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci's obituary online. Cianci died on Jan. 28 at the age of 74.
"In 1974 the city of Providence’s future changed... more
WARWICK – Joseph M. McNamara, chairman of the Rhode Island Democratic Party, announced that there will be free bus service to New Hampshire for supporters of the Get Out the Vote effort for Hillary... more