North Providence

Town looks to purchase open land from Lincoln

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town is looking to add to what Mayor Charles Lombardi calls its “crown jewel” at Camp Meehan and Notte Park off Douglas Avenue, commencing talks with Lincoln about the... more

NP churches making decisions on reopening

NORTH PROVIDENCE – In Rhode Island the reopening date for churches was deemed to be this Saturday, May 30, and the churches in North Providence have been working through various scenarios on how to... more

Town won’t force restaurants to trade off indoor capacity

NORTH PROVIDENCE – When indoor dining does begin making a comeback in North Providence, restaurant owners won’t be required to make corresponding moves to slash their capacity outside, according to... more

Amoriggi seeks re-election to District 2 council seat

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Incumbent Town Councilor Kenneth J. Amoriggi has announced his intention to seek re-election this year to the seat he holds in District 2. “During my first term, and particularly... more

Library offering curbside pickup

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Library is offering curbside pickup now through when the facility eventually reopens. Any patron may fill out the form on the library website,,... more

Graduates of all ages getting their due at Dexter Training

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Paul and Laura Dexter typically show their company’s latest offerings on their electronic sign in front of Dexter Training Concepts on Mineral Spring Avenue, but during pandemic... more

School officials say photos will be permitted at graduation

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Clearing up confusion among graduating seniors and their families, North Providence school officials said photography will be permitted during this year’s alternative graduation... more

Police seek suspects in vandalism at Tumblesalts

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Members of the public are being asked for tips on the identity of two people who vandalized the outdoor areas at Tumblesalts Café, 1 Morgan Ave., overnight last Friday, May 22, two... more

EPA offers safety tips for Woonasquatucket River

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is reminding the public how to safely enjoy the Woonasquatucket River this summer. EPA officials said in a press release that exposure to... more