North Providence

Police: Motorists already going slower on Mineral Spring Avenue

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Though it’s still early to make grand determinations on the impact of a changed speed limit on Mineral Spring Avenue, local police say they’ve noticed that drivers seem to be... more

NP Easter egg hunt will happen indoors

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Due to a threat of rain on Saturday, April 20, the North Providence Easter egg hunt will take place inside the Meehan Overlook building on the Wenscott Reservoir off Douglas Avenue.

NP police seek suspect in Town Hall break-in

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect from a recent burglary into Town Hall that occurred on March 31 at approximately 2:30 a.m.... more

North Providence experiences rise in residency, truancy cases

NORTH PROVIDENCE – As the town prepares to open two state-of-the-art elementary school buildings this fall, school officials are doubling down to ensure that the town’s public schools are only... more

Lombardi: OT threshold for firefighters wouldn’t immediately impact town

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Bills making their way through the Rhode Island General Assembly to mandate a 42-hour average work week for firefighters wouldn’t immediately impact North Providence, says Mayor... more

Report: 35 percent of children in N.P. are overweight, obese

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Thirty-five percent of North Providence children are overweight or obese, according to a newly released report by Rhode Island Kids Count. The results of the three-year study show... more

Officials again looking to set rules on breeding animals in town

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Problems with breeding of animals at a local home are back, prompting neighbors to again go to town leaders about implementing stricter standards. Councilor Ken Amoriggi, at the... more

Camp Nowhere seeks permission for outdoor space

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Owners of Camp Nowhere, 1838 Smith St., have adapted previous plans for an expansion by proposing an added service bar area on the Smith Street side of the property, including four... more

Easter egg hunt moved to this Saturday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – An Easter egg hunt originally planned by the North Providence Mayor’s Youth Commission for last Saturday, April 13, has been rescheduled to this Saturday, April 20, from 9 to 11 a.... more

Mancini Center plans Mother’s Day event

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center announces the following programs. • “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” on Tuesday, April 23, at 10 a.m. Learn what can and cannot be recycled. • Bingo... more

Breakfast to benefit Angie’s Angels set for May 5

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A breakfast to benefit Angie’s Angels will be held on Sunday, May 5, at Knights of Columbus hall, 15 Basset St. Breakfast will be served from 9 a.m. to noon and raffles will be... more

NPHS Class of 1959 announces reunion

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence High School Class of 1959 will hold a 60-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Kirkbrae Country Club. The reunion committee is still searching for some... more