A better Broad Street

Initiative relaunches with funding, coordination
The effort to build a better Broad Street has funding, planning and support like never before, say backers of a project to remake the busy roadway. Officials say the Broad Street Regeneration Initiative has regained its long-lost momentum thanks in part to the announcement in the spring of $11.5... more

Director: Senior center staying open without town funding

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Not many organizations could keep going after the sudden loss of three-quarters of their funding, but that’s exactly what staff and volunteers at the town’s senior center plan to do. Karen Testa Leone, pictured, executive director of the Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity... more

Councilors seek do-over on street sweeping policy

PAWTUCKET – City Councilors say they want to scrap a new parking ban policy for street sweeping and recycling pickup. Council... more

Among elementary teachers, worries mount over possible ‘cancer cluster’

NORTH PROVIDENCE – With demolition dates nearing, North Providence teachers say they’re still in fear of a possible “cancer cluster... more