North Providence

Lorraine Fabrics opening warehouse in North Providence

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Lorraine Fabrics, an institution in Pawtucket since 1908, is preparing to make an expansion to Smith Street in North Providence. A check of property records last week for the... more

Town not doing much to replace dead trees

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – With the exception of a small project here and there, North Providence hasn’t undertaken a major tree-planting initiative since planting 50 or so trees near Birchwood Middle School... more

NP, Smithfield among those facing glut of vacant properties

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A former Burger King at 1382 Mineral Spring Ave. is still vacant after closing before the start of the pandemic, despite numerous businesses checking it out as a potential new home... more

Goho: Schools will wait and see on testing program

NORTH PROVIDENCE – As students head back to school this week, the state is rolling out a new COVID-19 surveillance testing program for schools. For now, North Providence School Supt. Joseph Goho said... more

Library offering hotspots and story times

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Union Free Library has 21 mobile hotspots available to town residents to borrow. Patrons may borrow the hotspot for one week for internet home use. For more... more

Birthday Club

Here is an addition to our January birthday club: Jan. 25 Marilyn Santomaro, Happy Birthday, Mom! We hope you have a great day. Love, Phil, Talia, Nico and Rita

Amos House offers free tax prep

PROVIDENCE – IRS-certified volunteers at Amos House, a fully handicapped-accessible agency at 460 Pine St., prepare free income tax returns for those earning $57,000 or less. There are two options:... more