North Providence

Land Trust favors creating kayak launch at new riverfront property

Addition of dog park being researched
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Members of the North Providence Land Trust, who met last week to discuss ideas for the recently purchased property off Adams Lane along the Woonasquatucket River, agreed that... more

NP tackling widespread speeding, parking issues

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Police and town officials have been tackling dozens of traffic and parking issues in this pandemic year, all part of an effort to address increased complaints from residents and... more

Districts seek help from Highlander to fill substitute gap, but few reach the classroom

NORTH PROVIDENCE – With more need for substitute teachers than ever due to the COVID-19 pandemic, school departments across Rhode Island are trying to fill huge gaps in their rosters with limited... more

Still plenty of grant money available to businesses

NORTH PROVIDENCE – About half of the town’s $75,000 in Take It Outside grant money is still available to businesses, says Mayor Charles Lombardi, and he’s encouraging more owners to apply. The town... more

Goho: No change coming to NPHS during shutdown

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Supt. Joseph Goho says the state’s new pandemic mandates will not impact North Providence High School students. Starting Nov. 30, most Rhode Island high schools will move back to... more

Governor releases Q & A on two-week ‘pause’

Beginning Nov. 30, Rhode Island will be “hitting pause” for two weeks, says Gov. Gina Raimondo, a move intended to reduce community transmission of COVID-19 by dialing down overall mobility and... more

Public should beware bill collection scams

With a recent increase in scams announced by the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office and National Grid, the Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association is warning the public to be vigilant of scammers... more

Union Free Library announces programs

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Patrons of the North Providence Union Free Library are asked to limit browsing to 15 minutes, self-screen for symptoms before entering and must wear a mask. Lobby pick-up is... more