North Providence

Local businesses trying to make the most of new normal

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Brisk sales of zeppoles for St. Joseph’s Day helped the bottom line at Pauly Penta’s Gourmet Italian Deli and Catering last week, but owner Paul Penta told The North Providence... more

Few hiccups due to combined dispatching

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The first full week of joint emergency dispatching services between North Providence and Pawtucket went “better than expected” last week, said Communications Director Ralph... more

Schools plug into virtual learning

District, Durham to split busing bill amid school closures
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Instead of walking into their classrooms on Monday morning, students in North Providence and across the state turned on their computers to begin virtual learning. Amid the new... more

Mission for Ricci students: Projects that make a difference

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A group of Ricci Middle School students are working to better their school, town and world with ongoing projects they say will have a direct impact. Social studies teacher Teresa... more

Thank you to our local medical professionals

At no time in recent memory have those in the medical and wellness fields been seen as so vital to our lives, and it's not even a question that they'll continue being there for us. In this week's... more

NP Fire Department accepting applications

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Fire Department announces its firefighter recruitment application period. Applications will be accepted for the position of Firefighter/EMT from 8:30 a.m.... more

Chartercare Foundation to award $225,000

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town-based Chartercare Foundation has announced its primary areas of focus for grant proposals for 2020. The grants, to total $225,000, focus on nursing and continuing medical... more