North Providence

Animal shelter overcrowded, falling apart

Officials seek money for major upgrade
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence Animal Control Center is at capacity and overflowing with animals, say those who work there, making the run-down building an even tougher place than before to... more

Second dog found in hot car

JOHNSTON – Police last Saturday responded to a second incident of a dog left in a hot vehicle in less than a week. Both dogs were left in the parking lot of BJ's in Johnston. Animal control officers... more

Resident Lepore suing town over repeated sewage backups

Widow seeks $1 million in damages
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NORTH PROVIDENCE - Teresa Lepore, an 86-year-old widow, is suing North Providence for $1 million after she claims raw sewage repeatedly backed up into her home due to a malfunction in the town's... more

Police expand this year's 'National Night Out' event

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence Police Department is inviting residents to its National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 5, promising that the second year of the event will be even better... more

Taxpayers will have chance to pay tax bills online

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Starting Aug. 1, residents and business owners will have the option to view, print, and pay their tax bills online. For the first time, local taxpayers will have the access that... more

FBI informant Caranci wins national award recognizing acts of political courage

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) honored Rhode Island Deputy Secretary of State Paul Caranci with the 2014 Margaret Chase Smith American Democracy Award,... more

Mancini Center to host Hawaiian luau Friday

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center announces the following events: A bus trip to the North Providence Farmers Market will be offered on Friday, July 25, at 3:30 p.m... more

Candidate Cormick Lynch to speak in NP next Tuesday

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Former Marine Cormick Lynch, a 29-year-old who is seeking the GOP nomination to run against Congressman David Cicilline in District 1, will speak at the North Providence GOP... more

NP Youth Basketball Association gets grant

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence Youth Basketball Association has received a state legislative grant of $3,000 through a request by state Rep. William O'Brien. "Rep. O'Brien has long been a... more

North Providence High School Class of 1964 planning 50-year reunion

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Members of the North Providence High School Class of 1964 are planning a 50-year reunion for Saturday evening, Sept. 20, at the Coachmen's Lodge in Bellingham, Mass. For details,... more

Ricci Middle School announces fourth quarter honor roll

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The following students have been named to the fourth quarter honor roll at Dr. Edward A. Ricci Middle School. Honor Roll: Aniello, Alyssa; Behera, Bhagyashree; Bevilacqua, John;... more