North Providence

Mayor, police hail new era after officers volunteer time at town’s National Night Out

NORTH PROVIDENCE – None of the 26 officers and civilian employees of the North Providence Police Department who participated in the town’s National Night Out last week were paid a dime to be there.... more

Ahead of audit, School Committee stalls payment of bills

Council questions why State Police aren’t in town
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Members of the North Providence School Committee voted against approving the payment of bills at last Wednesday’s special meeting, citing a need to further review charges made... more

Council gives mayor go-ahead to buy Pate property

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town officials have finalized the purchase of a new recreation property near the existing Ivan Street baseball fields. The Town Council, on Aug. 7, voted to approve the purchase... more

Talks recycle the idea of wheeled trash totes

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Months after ending talk of designating money to purchase new covered trash totes this year for all town households, officials are again discussing the possibility. Mayor Charles... more

Town Council delays 24-hour license for new Cumberland Farms

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Citing a desire to wait and see whether owners of Cumberland Farms come through on their pledge to install a buffer on the back side of their new store on Mineral Spring Avenue,... more

Memorial service for ‘Mayor’ Ian Novacek is today

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town officials said they were devastated to learn last week about the death of Ian Novacek, the 12-year-old local boy who stole hearts when he and his family received his new... more

Ricci Middle School plans welcome event for incoming 6th-graders on Aug. 27

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Dr. Edward A. Ricci Middle School, 51 Intervale Ave., is rolling out the welcome mat for incoming 6th-grade students on Monday, Aug. 27, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. School officials and... more

Mancini Center offers trip to Aqua Turf

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following events. A trip to the Aqua Turf Club is set for Tuesday, Oct. 16. The trip will feature live... more

Charles joins Pawtucket Credit Union as mortgage originator

PAWTUCKET – Terence Charles, of North Providence, has joined Pawtucket Credit Union as a mortgage originator serving communities in Southeastern Massachusetts, the credit union’s president and chief... more


Catarina da Silva, a candidate for North Providence School Committee, was previously reported to be a principal in Fall River, She is currently principal at Jenks Middle School in Pawtucket.