North Providence

Chief: Let's make NP 'test case' for police body cameras

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - Police Chief Chris Pelagio says he's settled on a plan to put body cameras on the uniforms of local police officers, but he first wants to make sure the move doesn't have a... more

Andreozzi requests grievance over firing

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - Joanne Andreozzi, the part-time town secretary who was fired this month by Mayor Charles Lombardi after he learned about her past arrest, has asked local union representatives to... more

Town officials commit to building new animal shelter, dog park

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - If all goes according to plan, officials say the town will soon have a "beautiful" new animal shelter that's on par with some of the best in the state, as well as an adjoining dog... more

Planning Board gives initial nod to Douglas Avenue development

Town officials lose gamble, get less money for vacant lot
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NORTH PROVIDENCE - A commercial development off Douglas Avenue can finally move forward after the North Providence Planning Board approved changes to a master plan for the property located between... more

63 special education students receive out-of-district services

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NORTH PROVIDENCE - With the fair funding formula not enhancing state aid for special education students who are sent out of district, their tuition and transportation can weigh heavily on the school... more

NP students awarded scholarships at GRRL Tech

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Two North Providence High School students were awarded scholarships after attending Tech Collective's 14th annual Girls Reaching Remarkable Levels Interactive Technology Expo on... more

Big Brothers Big Sisters needs mentors

PROVIDENCE - The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State have 187 boys in the state waiting for someone to invest in their life, with most of those from Providence and immediate surrounding areas... more

College news

Victoria Peloquin of North Providence has been named to the fall semester dean's list at Stonehill College. Jacklyn Olivieri of North Providence has been named to the fall semester dean's list at... more

Last kindergarten registration is set for Saturday

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence School Department will host a third kindergarten registration session at North Providence High School this Saturday, March 28, from 8 a.m. to noon. The... more

Enjoy 'Tea and Friends' at the Mancini Center

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center announces the following programs. The Support Group for Caregivers of Memory Impaired Seniors will meet Thursday, March 26, at 10... more

Mancini Center announces events

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center announces the following events. * Rite Aid Pharmacy will present the program Urinary Tract Infections on Wednesday, March 25, at... more

Town GOP meets on Tuesday

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence Republican Town Committee will hold its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in the North Providence Public Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave.... more

Fatima offers diabetes management class

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Diabetes Management Center at Fatima Hospital is offering classes that will meet weekly for five weeks. The first session will begin on Wednesday, April 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.... more

DAV van to visit NP on April 3

WARWICK - The Disabled American Veterans mobile service office will be at the Knights of Columbus, 1675 Douglas Ave., North Providence, on Friday, April 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide counseling... more

AARP Chapter 4580 will meet on Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE - AARP North Providence Chapter 4580 will meet this Thursday, March 26, at 1 p.m., in the Dillon Council Knights of Columbus, 1675 Douglas Ave. The guest speaker will be William... more