North Providence

Ian gets his van, and Ricci goes wild

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Faced with the daunting task of raising the $40,000 needed to purchase a new wheelchair-accessible van, Heather Callahan-Novacek said her family was feeling increasing pressure,... more

New street lights, in North Providence, too bright, say some residents

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The conversion of the town’s nearly 4,000 streetlights is about halfway through a 10-week project timetable, but some residents are already complaining about the new look. Ralph... more

NP dentist pleads guilty to tax evasion

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PROVIDENCE – A North Providence dentist pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence on Tuesday to tax evasion, admitting that he diverted and failed to report as much as $1.2 million in... more

Membership up, bingo on its way at Mancini Center

Giorgio’s goal: Make this a model statewide
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Tiles clicked and voices blurred together as 17 members of the Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center faced off against 17 members of the Lincoln Senior Center in what... more

NP has more than triple the number of ‘hands-free’ violations as Pawtucket

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Since the state’s “hands-free” law went into effect on June 1, North Providence police officers have made 38 stops based on observed violations of the law, including 34 tickets... more

Famiglietti running in Council District 2

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Stefano Famiglietti, a lifelong resident of North Providence, has announced his candidacy for Town Council District 2. Famiglietti, a 26-year-old attorney of Coia & Lepore LTD... more

O’Brien running again in District 54

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Rep. William O’Brien has announced his re-election campaign for the District 54 seat in the Rhode Island House of Representatives. “It has been a true honor representing the... more

Palmieri not running again

NORTH PROVIDENCE – School Committee member Stephen Palmieri announced on Monday that he will not seek re-election to the School Committee in District 3. “My health, my family and my business are my... more

Library announces children’s summer reading programs

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Mayor Salvatore Mancini Union Free Public Library and Cultural Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., announces its Libraries Rock Summer Reading Programs for 2018. The programs are... more