North Providence

Grant allows NP Library to loan out home office kits

Project’s goal to improve residents’ access to technology
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Wanting to provide more residents with access to technology and bridge the digital gap in town, staff at the North Providence Union Free Library have created what they’re calling “... more

Council looks to shut down emerging nightclub scene

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – This town is still a bedroom community and should stay as such, say members of the Town Council, who are voicing strong concerns about a seemingly relatively new phenomenon of... more

Lombardi agrees with parents on building better playground

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – During a meeting with local parents on June 3, Mayor Charles Lombardi agreed to give them a greater say in the final design of a new and more inclusive playground planned for... more

New town park to be named after Westcott

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – A new riverfront park will be named in honor of the man who did so much to ensure that it was acquired and protected. The town will name the new park off Adams Lane for former Town... more

CCRI honors NPHS P-TECH grads

NORTH PROVIDENCE – For the first time in school history, 12 North Providence High School students will graduate with both a high school diploma and an associate degree from Community College of Rhode... more

Autiello says more speed bumps in Providence shifting traffic to NP

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town Council President Dino Autiello says he believes the proliferation of new speed bumps on streets just over the line in Providence are causing more people to change their... more

Carnival kicks off summer reading at NP Library

NORTH PROVIDENCE – To begin a series of summer reading events at the North Providence Union Free Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., staff are hosting a carnival on Wednesday, June 30, from 1:30 to 3... more

Allendale Baptist Church Food Pantry open

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Allendale Baptist Church Food Pantry, 545 Woonasquatucket Ave., will be open fully, including perishable items, on Saturday, June 19, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Anyone in need is... more

Mancini Center offers grief support group

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., will offer a grief recovery support group, led by John DaSilva of Beacon Hospice, on Thursday, June 17, at 1 p.m. This will be an ongoing... more


A story two weeks ago on the planned Centredale Village Festival in North Providence stated that the event would be moved from its three-day schedule in July to two days in September. The event will... more