North Providence

New NP Animal Welfare Society launches with fundraiser

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The newly formed North Providence Animal Welfare Society, officially launched over the weekend, will host its first fundraiser this Saturday, Sept. 25, with Best Buddy Bingo at the... more

NP buys ladder truck, sells old one for other communities to share

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Mayor Charles Lombardi has acquired a used ladder truck for $30,000 from the city of Cambridge, Mass., simultaneously selling the town’s former backup ladder truck for $15,000 to... more

Zoning Board approves gas station at Mineral Spring, Douglas

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A new Sam’s Food Mart and Gulf gas station are coming to 1700 Mineral Spring Ave. after the Zoning Board last week granted approvals for the project. Representatives for the... more

Goho: Most local busing issues addressed

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Most of the busing concerns from the first few days of the school year have been cleared up, according to school officials, with the notable exception of statewide busing for out-... more

Town goes with AM Electric to replace decorative streetlights

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Purchasing Board last week awarded a bid to Warwick-based AM Electric to replace decorative streetlamps in Centredale and Marieville. The lights, which have... more

Breeze wins first-place awards; Shorey elected co-president of R.I. Press Association

The Valley Breeze won a trio of first-place awards among its 13 total awards in the Rhode Island Press Association’s annual awards ceremony and banquet last Friday, Sept. 17, two by Staff Writer... more

O’Brien calls for meeting on ILO contract

PROVIDENCE – Rep. William O’Brien, of House District 54, North Providence, is requesting a House Oversight Committee meeting to examine the recently awarded $5 million contract to the ILO Group to... more

This week at the Mancini Center

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs. • The Poker League resumes on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m. • Play Bridge resumes on... more

AARP 4580 will meet Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – AARP local chapter of North Providence 4580 will meet on Thursday, Sept. 23, at 1 p.m., at the Firefighters Hall, 141 Urban Ave. Installation of officers followed by coffee. Annual... more

NPHS Class of 1971 to hold 50-year reunion

NORTH PROVIDENCE – North Providence High School Class of 1971 will hold its 50-year reunion on Nov. 5 at the Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln. For more information, email nphs50reunion@gmail.com .