North Providence

Town orders operators of shuttered senior center to leave by Friday

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town officials are moving to evict the operators of the Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center. In a letter hand-delivered to members of the senior center’s board of... more

Tikoian: No cases compromised by lost evidence

New chief adjusting to life as head of North Providence Police Department
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Police Department still has 16 “high-risk” items unaccounted for from its evidence rooms, says new Chief David Tikoian, but none of the items have compromised... more

Town officials debate merits of adding more speed bumps

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – When Town Councilor Raymond DeStefanis asked about borrowing one of the town’s 16 temporary speed bumps to address speeding on a local road over the summer, he said he was told... more

To combat rats, town may penalize residents for leaving trash bags on sidewalk

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town officials are considering new approaches to addressing yet another local rat boom, including adopting an ordinance outlawing the practice of leaving bags of trash on the... more

NP teen set to compete in ‘New England’s Got Talent’

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Antonio Lorenzo Ross seems like an all-around American teen. The Birchwood Middle School honors student, 13, plays basketball with North Providence’s recreation league, runs cross-... more

Master Gardener Spilka wins eight more ribbons

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Aaron Spilka, a 24-year University of Rhode Island Master Gardener and landscaper who lives at 20 Angelo Ave., won eight ribbons out of his 14 entries at the Washington County Fair... more

Walk to End Alzheimer’s events in Newport and Providence this month

PROVIDENCE – The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Rhode Island residents to participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Fort Adams State Park will be the site of the... more

INSIGHT to host wine tasting and auction

EAST PROVIDENCE – INSIGHT, a nonprofit agency that provides programs and services for Rhode Islanders who are living with vision loss, will host a fundraising wine tasting and auction on Thursday,... more

Fall festival at Greystone School Sept. 23

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence PTA/PTO will host a fall festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, from noon to 6 p.m., at Greystone Elementary School, 100 Morgan Ave. Event features inflatables, train... more

Manville Sportsmen's Club hosting Settlers' Days

LINCOLN – The Manville Sportsmen’s Rod & Gun Club 25th annual Settlers’ Days will be Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Manville Sportsmen's Club, 250 High St.... more

Learn about adopting teens

PROVIDENCE – Adoption Rhode Island, 2 Bradford St., will host a Community Information Meeting, with a focus on older youth, for families considering adoption on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6:30 p.m. This... more

Dillon Council holds classic car show Oct. 1

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Rev. Jordan J. Dillon Council, 1676 Douglas Ave., will hold its first classic car show on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the council. The event will support Knights... more

Employers invited to participate in Hiring Our Heros Job Fair

WARWICK – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce invites its members to participate in the Hiring Our Heros Job Fair, organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The fair is scheduled for... more

U.S. Census jobs available

The U.S. Census Bureau is now accepting applications for more than 1,000 temporary positions supporting peak operations for the 2018 End-to-End Census Test in Providence County. The test area... more

Birthday Club

Here is an addition to our September Birthday Club. Sept. 25 Ryan Elizabeth Sabbagh, Happy 1st Birthday! Love, Nana and Papa, Auntie and Uncle.