North Providence

Eyesore building to finally be demolished

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The dilapidated building on the corner of Mineral Spring Avenue and Smithfield Road, long the target of complaints and town citations, is set to be demolished after Rhode Island... more

Snodgrass tries to make history in District 3 Council race

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – No Republican has won a Town Council seat in some 40 years or more, says Brendan Snodgrass, but he’s intent on changing that track record with a victory in the race to replace... more

Consultant hired for superintendent search

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence School Committee has hired consultant Joseph Erardi to aid with its search for the district’s next superintendent of schools. Erardi, a veteran superintendent... more

Interest in P-Tech, Marine Trades swells

NORTH PROVIDENCE – At North Providence High School, motivated students are getting a jump-start on college and career by enrolling in one of two career and technical education programs, offering them... more

Louisquisset board member: We’re in a time of transition

$14 million condominium siding project not definite
NORTH PROVIDENCE – A member of the board of directors at the Louisquisset Condo Association now concedes that residents there have some legitimate concerns about the care and management of the... more

New trash rules coming, but enforcement in question

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Local officials are seeking two rule changes designed to make the planned transition over to an automated trash tote collection system more effective in keeping town streets clean... more

CPNRI will host Community Conversation Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Community Provider Network of Rhode Island, in partnership with Seven Hills and The Fogarty Center, will host the third event in the Community Conversation Series on Thursday,... more

Retired firefighters to host evening with 9/11 survivor

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Firefighters Retirees Association will host an evening with retired New York City Fire Department Lt. Joe Torrillo, a 9/11 survivor and international speaker,... more

NP Police will hold drug take back event Oct. 27

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Police Department, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration, will be hosting the annual National Prescription Drug... more

Fall fairs and holiday bazaars

If your nonprofit organization is planning a fall fair or holiday bazaar, submit the information for inclusion in this listing to or mail to The Valley Breeze, 6 Blackstone... more

Mancini Center announces Pink Out Week activities

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs. • The center will hold the following Pink Out Week programs in support of Breast Cancer... more

Library offers paint party, financial workshops

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Mayor Salvatore Mancini Union Free Public Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., announces the following programs. A paint party will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 2 to 4 p.m... more

No. Prov. special ed advisors plan pizza night meeting Nov. 6

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Special Education Local Advisory Committee will be hosting a free pizza night meeting for parents and educators on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at... more

Blue Cross/Blue Shield providing free flu shots for uninsured

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is sponsoring free flu clinics for residents who do not have health insurance. During the next two months, BCBSRI will partner with... more