North Providence

Nascimento’s mission: Meet the need for hygiene products

NORTH PROVIDENCE – State lawmakers’ decision during this year’s legislative session to require that feminine hygiene products be made available for free to students was a huge step in the right... more

Town goes out to bid as cost of replacement street lamps doubles

Lombardi questions if town can continue maintaining them
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NORTH PROVIDENCE – More than two decades after they were installed, maintenance of the town’s decorative street lamps has become twice as expensive as it once was, raising questions about the... more

After year off, NPYSA looks for comeback

NORTH PROVIDENCE – After a pandemic year with no recreation soccer, the North Providence Youth Soccer Association is looking to make its return and bring back families. NPYSA’s Aldo Luna told The... more

Officials will try to continue filming public meetings

NORTH PROVIDENCE – With the state’s executive order allowing online public meetings set to expire this week, the town is preparing for a return to in-person meetings. North Providence Communications... more

Town gets a second lifeguard, but beach hours still limited

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town was able to hire a second lifeguard to patrol the Notte Park beach, said Recreation Director Lois Barbieri this week, but hours of operation will still be limited to the... more

Upegui named 2021 Rhode Island ‘Outstanding Biology Teacher’

CENTRAL FALLS – The National Association of Biology Teachers, in conjunction with Carolina Biological Supply Company, has presented David Upegui, of North Providence, with the 2021 Outstanding... more

Union Free Library offers programs for children and families

NORTH PROVIDENCE - To register for children’s programs at the North Providence Union Free Library, call 401-353-5600, ext. 5. Here are the upcoming offerings: • Paws and Claws for middle and high... more

Summer concerts return to Notte Park

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Following last Thursday’s successful opening night for summer concerts at the Meehan Overlook in Notte Park, held during one of few rainless periods last week, town officials say... more

Civics proficiency will be required of high school graduates

PROVIDENCE – Civics proficiency will be a requirement for all Rhode Island public high school graduates under a new law that was sponsored by state Sen. Hanna M. Gallo and state Rep. Brian C.... more

Mancini Center brings back BoneBuilders class

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., welcomes back its BoneBuilders wellness class on Mondays at 10 a.m., beginning Aug. 2, and on Thursdays at 11 a.m., beginning... more

Notre Dame all-class reunion is Sept. 19

CENTRAL FALLS – After several delays, the final All Classes Reunion for the former Notre Dame High School in Central Falls will take place on Sunday, Sept. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at... more