North Providence

Mancini Center board proposes Oct. 1 turnover

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Representatives for the town’s senior center have offered to allow the town to take over operations of the facility, but not until Oct. 1. John Fleming, vice chairman of the board... more

School year kicks off with changes in NP

#Cougarcode campaign is rolling out this year
NORTH PROVIDENCE – This academic year will be one of changes in North Providence schools, with students entering “swing spaces” for the first time while two new elementary schools are built, and new... more

Ward completes mission to see total eclipse

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. – It was “mission accomplished” in little Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Monday as I and my wife, Carol, were able to watch the “American” total eclipse of the sun under cloudless skies in... more

Scout bridges gap, puts his stamp on Olney Park

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Stephen Grivers, a 17-year-old senior at North Providence High School and a Boy Scout with Troop 76 in Providence, gave back to his hometown this summer. Grivers replaced the... more

Meeting on RIC parking project set for Saturday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College will host a community meeting this Saturday, Aug. 26, to update neighbors and hear concerns about an ongoing parking expansion off Sheffield Avenue. Saturday’s... more

Bell finds ‘true place’ as eulogy writer

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Accurately summing up a life is one of the most challenging – and rewarding – tasks Regina Bell has undertaken. Bell enjoys her work teaching in the public relations program at the... more

Summer concert in the park this Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The town will host Summer Concert in the Park, with the varied sounds of local band Image, this Thursday, Aug. 24, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. near the tennis courts at Notte Park off... more

Mancini Center hosting farmers market Tuesday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center announces the following programs. Free blood pressure screening will be available on Monday, Aug. 28, from 10 to 11 a.m.; and... more

Firefighters hit the streets with ‘Fill the Boot’ for MDA

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Members of the North Providence Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 2334 are showing support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as its members kick off the annual Fill... more

State Rep. Patricia Morgan will speak at Aug. 29 event

NORTH PROVIDENCE – A “Community First” event by local Republicans, who will be hosting the House minority leader, State Rep. Patricia Morgan, will take place next Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 7 p.m. at the... more