North Providence

Planner Piche buys vacant Smith Street building, envisions revival in Centredale

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Shane Piche, a developer and member of the North Providence Planning Board, has purchased a building at a prominent spot at the mouth of the Centredale roundabout, part of a... more

North Providence will review ban on overnight parking

Council approves several other measures
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – A local councilman has requested a review of a town ordinance limiting on-street parking overnight. Stephen Feola said he wasn’t aware until recently that the town had such an... more

Johnston man missing for six days

JOHNSTON – The Johnston Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in locating Kenneth Stedman, a 69-year-old resident who has been missing since Feb. 10. Stedman stands, five feet, five... more

DeStefanis seeks potential challenge to Honey Dew approval

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Town Council has taken a rare first step toward potentially challenging decisions made by other municipal boards. The approvals in question relate to votes to allow... more

Officials doing homework on covered trash totes

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Town Council, at Councilor Stephen DiLorenzo’s request, is seeking a request for proposals from various sanitation companies as they prepare to see what it would take to go to... more

Town’s elementary school projects still in planning phase

NORTH PROVIDENCE – School officials are on a listening tour as they determine top improvement priorities at three elementary schools that are not being replaced this year. Officials are reworking... more