North Providence

Chief Martins starting ‘Coffee with a Cop’ events

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Police Chief Arthur Martins says he’s finally ready to kickstart some of the initiatives that came to a screeching halt with the arrival of the pandemic last year, including the... more

Board rejects variance for home on tiny lot, but it might still go up

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Zoning Board last week denied a request for a 1-foot variance allowing a 25-foot-wide home to be built on an undersized lot on High Service Avenue. But the owner of the lot at... more

First vaccine clinic seamless, second will have more doses

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town’s first in a series of vaccine clinics for residents age 75 and older over the weekend was seamless and left everyone “very, very happy and satisfied,” said Mayor Charles... more

School Committee adjusts proposed budget downward

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Final adjustments are being made to the School Department’s proposed budget for 2021-2022. North Providence school leaders announced a few weeks ago that they’d be requesting a... more

Autiello plans resolution to address bar closure times

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town Council President Dino Autiello says that while he appreciates “the state’s positive response” to the council’s earlier resolution calling for restaurants to be allowed to... more

Andoscia appointed to board overseeing NBC

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo has appointed Lisa Andoscia, president of North Providence-based Rosewood Consulting Inc., to a two-year term on the Board of Commissioners tasked with... more

North Providence Library to launch hoopla app

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., announces the following. • The North Providence Library will be launching the hoopla app and services on Monday, March 1,... more

Birthday Club

March 2 Happy Birthday, Nicole Dotzenrod! From all your friends at The Valley Breeze! March 6 Gloria Tanguay, Happy Birthday from all your friends at The Valley Breeze! March 10 Penelope, Happy... more

NP man sentenced to nine years in prison

PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter Neronha announced that a North Providence man was sentenced last week in Providence County Superior Court to serve nine years at the Adult Correctional... more

InVitro International adds Steve Pitassi to board

NORTH PROVIDENCE – InVitro International has announced that Steven Pitassi, a 42-year resident of North Providence, has joined its board of directors. “In 2014, Steve was named one of the top 10... more

Tri-County offering vaccine to NP residents

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Tri-County Health Center will be offering the COVID-19 vaccine to residents of North Providence this Thursday, Feb. 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., by appointment only. To be... more

Rep. O’Brien introduces bill to raise earned income tax credit

PROVIDENCE – Rep. William O’Brien, who represents District 54 in North Providence, has introduced legislation (2021-H 5366) that would raise the state’s earned income tax credit to 50 percent by Jan... more