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WOONSOCKET – The Museum of Work and Culture has opened a new, bilingual exhibition titled “Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964,” which incorporates the Bracero federal work program and tells the stories of Latinos in Central Falls and Woonsocket.

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As part of its ongoing support for programs that empower students to get the training they need to pursue the career of their choice, Cox Communications recently presented a $3,000 donation to North Pro… More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Commerce Corp. has awarded the town of North Providence funding through the statewide Take It Outside effort to encourage residents to have increased outdoor activities t… More

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BOSTON – North Providence-based St. Mary’s Home for Children last week received the $10,000 first-place award in Rhode Island as part of the eighth annual IMPACT Awards, a joint initiative of the Red So… More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs. More

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PAWTUCKET – Officials are in negotiations with the owner of an undisclosed private property on the western side of the city to be used as a replacement for Morley Field, which is in the process of being… More

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PROVIDENCE – They came, they saw, they conquered. This year’s class of North Providence High School seniors are officially graduates after walking the stage last Thursday, June 9, at the Veterans Memori… More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – A massive pep rally in the North Providence High School gymnasium last Wednesday ended in the surprise announcement that Lisa Leaheey is Rhode Island’s Teacher of the Year. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Students at Birchwood Middle School are getting a hands-on education in the school’s new greenhouse, developing complex hydroponic systems and following closely along to see which gro… More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town Councilor Steve Loporchio says North Providence has a “gem” in Camp Meehan/Notte Park, particularly with its beach, but maintains that the improvements there have almost made it … More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town officials are prepared to go in a new direction on the redevelopment of the old public safety complex property, after another request for a continuance from developer Douglas Con… More

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North Providence police responded to a home on Atlantic Boulevard last week for a report on a bicycle stolen from a 3-year-old boy overnight. Chief Alfredo Ruggiero Jr. said officers, many of whom have … More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Moving central offices of the North Providence School Department from their current location at 2240 Mineral Spring Ave. to the former Masonic temple at 2121 Smith St. won’t work for … More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Lt. Michael Gawel has officially resigned from the North Providence Police Department, the second officer in the past month to do so after facing accusations of improper behavior. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – On June 6, at around 3 p.m., North Providence Police Capt. John Brady aided 83-year-old Anne Newman, who was lying face-down in a grassy area about 25 feet from the door entrance at 2… More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Alicia Charpentier, a longtime North Providence High School science teacher, has been named the district’s 2022 Teacher of the Year. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi says he doesn’t completely agree with some members of the Town Council that the town may be reaching the point of having too many spaces tabbed for athletic fields, though he said he does agree that the community needs an adequate and comprehensive m… More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Village Festival in Centredale should not be the be-all and end-all of activity in the area, says Town Councilor Ron Baccala, who is proposing a summer concert series leading up to the September festival to bring more attention to a neighborhood he say… More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Rep. Arthur Corvese has announced he will be seeking re-election as state representative in House District 55 in North Providence to “continue to be our community’s voice for local concerns at the legislature, while keeping a watchful eye on the many larger state issues th… More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Lt. Thomas Jones won re-election as president of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 13 over the weekend, turning back a challenge from Dennis Stone, who was previously head of the union before Jones unseated him in 2018. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – This town should do more to diversify its energy portfolio, says Town Councilor Ron Baccala, which is why he wants to ask grant writer Lisa Andoscia to seek out grants for electric vehicles to offset the community’s carbon footprint. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The 43rd annual Saint Anthony Feast and Flea Market returns to the parish grounds at St. Anthony Church, 1413 Mineral Spring Ave., this weekend, June 10-12, with Italian food, amusement rides, raffles, beer and wine, and an indoor flea market. More

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Emily King, of North Providence, was honored with the Most Valuable Peer award during the School of Communication Awards at Emerson College. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – At the entryway to the western edge of town, on Route 44 in Centredale, stands a one-time Masonic temple that would later become home to the Nueva Generacion Cristiana church. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – After more than a decade of attempts, North Providence High School will be forming its own Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC). More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Town Council has approved going out to bid for major potential improvements at numerous local parks and public recreation facilities, a step that doesn’t obligate the town to do the work using American Recovery Plan Act funds, but gives officials a better idea how far … More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – On Sunday, June 12, the North Providence Fireman’s Memorial Committee will be holding its 58th annual Fireman’s Memorial service at 10 a.m. at the Public Safety Complex on Mineral Spring Avenue. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Town Council last week returned Mayor Charles Lombardi’s zero-increase budget to him for a final hearing and sign-off. More

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Miss Rhode Island 2021 Karly Laliberte, center, crowned Bonita Baskerville prom queen and Danny Gomes prom king during the Senior Prom Night at Lincolnwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in North Providence on May 20. The Lincolnwood care team collected donated gowns and suits for re… More

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Jamie Celona, a junior in Mr. Avicolli’s financial literacy class at North Providence High School, was awarded General Treasurer Seth Magaziner’s Young Leader Award on May 9 at the Rhode Island Statehouse. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – School Committee Chairperson Frank Pallotta is announcing his candidacy for re-election as the District 1 School Committee representative. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Incumbent at-large School Committee member Anthony Marciano has announced his plans to seek another term this year. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Monday was a huge day in North Providence in more ways than one, with more people than ever turning out to honor fallen heroes, and the town putting on its grandest parade and after-event in recent memory. More

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Birchwood Middle School students, from left, Sophia Carroll, Liliana Albanese, Miyanjel Curry, and Zainab Diallo, who are in the Marine Academy at Birchwood, participated in the Rhode Island History Day contest held in April. The theme of History Day this year is “Debate and Diplomacy in His… More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Paula Zhuang and Steven Sequira are the top two students in the Class of 2022 at North Providence High School. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Vito Paglia says he isn’t a heavy talker, but he doesn’t have to be. Now some six decades into his profession of cutting hair, he learned a long time ago that it’s all about listening. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – A pair of Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management grants will help the town as it continues its move to invest in recreation space beyond Camp Meehan/Notte Park, where numerous grant-funded upgrades have transformed the facility. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Library began its summer hours on May 23. The new hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7:45 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi is inviting all residents to this year’s Memorial Day Parade, Monday, May 30, which he says will be filled with all-time favorites as well as new features as the town goes all-out to make it a big one. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Planning Board will consider specifics on six proposed projects at its June 8 meeting, which starts at 6 p.m. in Town Hall. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Union Free Library hosted a filming day for “Our Town: North Providence” on May 14, the last filming event before a summer editing process that will result in the final documentary on the town this fall. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mayor’s Youth Commission inducted 40 members in a ceremony at North Providence High School on Monday. More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi and representatives from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation have differing ideas about whether a new turn lane should be added to Mineral Spring Avenue near Route 146. It’s a critical piece, says Lombardi, in the task of alleviating heavy … More

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following events. More