North Providence

Town receives proposal for Brayton School building

A separate fundraiser is intended to go toward structure
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Historic District Commission has received a confidential letter of interest for the adaptive reuse of the old E.A. Brayton School building on Thomas Street,... more

Seniors left waiting for late, no-show transportation

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Residents of Centredale Manor describe three weeks of some of the worst transportation services they’ve ever seen, saying the company now responsible for getting them back and... more

N. Providence not part of the problem with lower donations

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Of four communities with new for-profit textile collection programs, North Providence is the only one that hasn’t seen a dip in donations to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode... more

Board hears concerns on two developments, holds off on votes

NORTH PROVIDENCE – After significant discussion on two major developments, one commercial and one residential, the Planning Board held off on approving either one at a meeting on Oct. 9. Armand... more

Tikoian reflects on career at SHS ceremony

SMITHFIELD – North Providence Police Chief David Tikoian said that speaking at last week’s Smithfield High School National Honor Society induction ceremony was the highlight of his career. Tikoian,... more

Morisseau expected to pay restitution

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Bridget Morisseau, the former North Providence superintendent of schools, is expected to pay restitution in the coming weeks. Morisseau is charged with two felonies stemming from... more

Mancini Center offers program on adaptive telephone equipment

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs. • Learn about the Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan program on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 10:30... more

Local police attend Blue Mass at Providence cathedral

PROVIDENCE – Members of the North Providence Police Department attended the Blue Mass on Sept. 29 at the Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul in Providence. Celebrants for this special Mass for... more

Junior Achievement Rhode Island receives $100,000 grant

WARWICK – Junior Achievement of Rhode Island announced they have received a $100,000 grant from American Student Assistance to support their JA Inspire career pathways program. JA Inspire, which is... more

North Providence AARP meets Oct. 24

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The next meeting of the North Providence Chapter #4580 will be on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Presentation on Mineral Spring Avenue. The discussion will... more

USO Show will benefit Habitat for Humanity

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Bombshell Betty Productions will present a Stars & Stripes USO Show and Dance on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Knights of Columbus ballroom, 15 Bassett St. The event will benefit... more