North Providence

Senior center board relents, provides some info to town officials

But council members still seeking complete review
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Representatives for the town’s senior center have provided elected leaders some of the financial information they were requesting, but the messy back-and-forth between the two... more

Police say driver in Johnston way over the legal limit

A Massachusetts woman was arrested Wednesday for driving under the influence of alcohol after Rhode Island State Police stopped her on Route 295 South in Johnston and found her blood alcohol content... more

Ruggerio elected president of R.I. Senate

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Senate on Thursday unanimously elected Sen. Dominick Ruggerio, of District 4, Providence and North Providence, to the office of president of the Senate. Just prior to... more

Corvese bill would create animal abuser registry

STATE HOUSE – Rep. Arthur Corvese last week filed legislation to create a statewide animal abuser registry aimed at preventing those with a history of mistreating animals from obtaining other animals... more

NP Mayor’s Youth Commission sees unprecedented popularity

NORTH PROVIDENCE – These teenagers aren’t waiting for tomorrow to become the movers, shakers, and community organizers their town needs. The North Providence Mayor’s Youth Commission, which started... more

Principal: Whelan’s lice problem has cleared up

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Whelan Elementary School Principal Kim Granato says the lice problem at the school has cleared up, despite continued complaints from parents of students at the school. “We’ve been... more

Teacher arrested for child porn previously resigned from NP job

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Local school officials aren’t saying why Henry Tedeschi resigned from the local school district four years ago, even after the former North Providence educator was arrested last... more

Keosouphanh pleads to North Providence shooting that killed Avila

Ernest Keosouphanh, age 19, of Providence, pleaded guilty Friday before Superior Court Justice Robert Krause to the May 15 2016 shooting at Sam’s Food Mart in North Providence that left Hernan Avila... more

PPAC transforming Ricci students’ poem into performance

Student group wins anti-bullying poetry contest
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Students at Dr. Edward A. Ricci Middle School will see their poetry transformed into works of art on stage at the Providence Performing Arts Center at the end of the month. The 28... more

Teachers prepping for summer learning programs

NORTH PROVIDENCE – For the third year, the North Providence School Department will offer summer learning programs, made possible by Kids Klub and the Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative through United... more

Dabbawala Indian Restaurant serving authentic food on Smith Street

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Dabbawala Lunch Box Indian Restaurant, which serves up Indian food in authentic containers, is now open at 2009 Smith St., across from Town Hall. Owner Saravanan Subra Maniyan... more

Detailed Destinations offers travel services in Centredale

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Detailed Destinations, a full-service travel agency owned by North Providence native Jamie Perrotti, is now open at 11 Waterman Ave. The “beautifully remodeled” space, said... more

Donate clothes, items, at Whelan School

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Whelan School PTO is collecting clothes and household items to raise funds for the school. A FUNDrive event will be held on Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the... more

Parent Expo is March 30 at Ricci Middle School

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence School Department will host a Secondary Parent Expo on Thursday, March 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Dr. Edward A. Ricci Middle School, 51 Intervale Ave. North... more

RIDE seeks feedback on schools

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Education is encouraging all parents and guardians of children in grades 3 through 12 to share their perspectives on education and the issues affecting... more

Centredale Elementary lists Feinstein Jr. Scholars

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The following students have been named Feinstein Jr. Scholars for February at Centredale Elementary School: Carissa Guerrero, Xavier Remy, Renata Mosque, Jace Johnson, William... more