North Providence

Old Brayton School set to be demolished

New parking will help move Centredale plan forward
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The old and abandoned Brayton School on Thomas Street, previously targeted for redevelopment as a center for nonprofit organizations, will instead be torn down, say town officials... more

Schools look to town to offset loss in state aid

NORTH PROVIDENCE – This Thursday, April 25, the School Department is set to submit a 2020 budget of $58.2 million, an increase of 3.5 percent over this year. Anticipating a drop in state aid to... more

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

Aquilante named grand marshal of NP’s Memorial Day Parade

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Every year World War II veteran Joseph Aquilante watches with his neighbors as the Memorial Day Parade winds its way through North Providence. This year the 93-year-old North... more

Officials to address go-carts on town streets

NORTH PROVIDENCE – There’s a growing danger involving young people driving their go-carts on town streets, particularly in the Marieville area, says freshman Town Councilor Stefano Famiglietti, and... more

Police run enhanced training exercises in schools

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Police Department conducted an expanded active shooter response training over school vacation last week, maintaining a commitment to being proactive in... more

Stop & Shop stores reopen after strike ends

Workers from local Stop & Shop stores were back at work Monday morning following the announcement of a deal between the United Food and Commercial Workers and the company the night before.... more

Public safety employees donate game proceeds to Tri-County

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town public safety employees last Friday donated money raised from their charity basketball game in March to the Tri-County Community Action Agency. Police and fire personnel,... more

Mansella earns foreign language award

WARWICK – Community College of Rhode Island Professor Maria C. Mansella of North Providence, who teaches in the department of foreign languages and cultures, was honored at the Rhode Island Region of... more

Mancini Center offers ‘Tea and Paint’ fun

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs. • A Tea & Paint event will be held Wednesday, May 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. This is a two-... more