North Providence

Vallee will go to one position, but base pay will remain the same

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Following the revelation last week that Maria Vallee took home $181,000 in pay for working two positions last year, Mayor Charles Lombardi says he plans to keep Vallee’s base pay... more

Crime in NP ‘evened out’ in second half of 2020, but declined overall

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Violent crimes in many communities increased during the 2020 pandemic year, but not in North Providence, where overall crimes against persons were down 5 percent, from 235 to 223... more

Police say suspect has been stealing from health facilities

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Police Department is asking for help in identifying a man suspected of stealing items from health care facilities in town. The suspect pictured here has been... more

Spring vendor event benefits NPHS students

NORTH PROVIDENCE – It’s been a tough year for everyone, and particularly high school students, says Sherri Bonaminio, of the Cougar Alumni, Parents and Students (C.A.P.S.), which is why the group... more

Tri-County’s health center leads in effort to vaccinate hardest-hit communities

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Tri-County Community Health Center’s, 33 Maple Ave., COVID-19 vaccine clinic is proving to be a well-oiled machine as it helps meet the increased demand with more local zip... more

AJ’s Army continues to grow; fundraiser May 1

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Months after North Providence teenager AJ Quetta suffered a severe spinal injury during a high school hockey game, the community has continued to rally around him. North Providence... more

Chief Silva: Old home has proven a valuable training ground

NORTH PROVIDENCE – An old home behind the town’s former public safety complex on Mineral Spring Avenue has been a valuable resource in training for firefighters, says Chief John Silva. There have... more

NP and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island grow partnership

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island and the town of North Providence have had a longstanding partnership to help keep the community’s unwanted items out of the landfill and... more

North Providence Library announces outdoor reading bubbles

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Library has kicked off National Library Week, “Welcome to Your Library,” with outdoor reading bubbles. Reading bubbles will be available Mondays through... more