North Providence

NP police union president demands action on filling detective posts

Chief and mayor: We only need seven detectives
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – The head of the town’s police union is urging the Town Council to exercise its authority and demand that Mayor Charles Lombardi fill two vacant detective positions in the North... more

Brady won’t seek another term on Town Council

Council President Autiello will look to replace her
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town Councilor Alice Brady, one of a group of council members who took power in 2010, after a scandal that saw three former council members go to prison, says she will not seek... more

RIDEM confirms rabies in NP raccoon

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and the Department of Health are advising the people who live in the Lymansville area of Sack Street North Providence that a... more

Dari Garcia goes away for life – and then some

PROVIDENCE – Dari Garcia, a 28-year-old Providence resident, was sentenced on Friday, April 13 by Superior Court Justice Netti Vogel to two consecutive life sentences, with 125 years to serve... more

Goal of new NPPD drop box: Reduced drug accessibility

NORTH PROVIDENCE – An open house is a prime time for someone seeking out prescription drugs to find them, says police Chief David Tikoian. Thieves have an open door to walk into a home, no questions... more

Planning Board accepts RIC’s master plan

College leaders describe improvements over past decade
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The draft master plan for the next 10 years of change and growth at Rhode Island College is consistent with the town’s master plan, said members of the Planning Board on April 11.... more

Town’s budget talks set to begin

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Town officials will lay the groundwork for what to expect with upcoming budget talks when they discuss the purchase of two new properties to be used as recreation space. At a Town... more

AARP group will meet April 26

NORTH PROVIDENCE – AARP #4580 will meet Thursday, April 26, at 1 p.m., at the Church of the Presentation, 1081 Mineral Spring Ave. The speaker will be Dr. Edward Iannuccilli.

Special Education Advisory Committee hosting pizza night

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Special Education Local Advisory Committee will host a free Pizza Night meeting on Wednesday, May 2, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Birchwood Middle School, 10... more

NPHS Class of ‘68 will reunite Aug. 17

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence High School Class of 1968 is holding its 50-year reunion on Friday, Aug. 17, at The Rhode Island Historical Society Aldrich House, 110 Benevolent St.,... more