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  1. North Providence Police open fire on man brandishing 'replica' gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | WLNE-TV Providence

    An officer that joined the North Providence Police Department in October is now on administrative leave, after shooting a man outside his home Sunday night. It unfolded at around 8:30 p.m. on Manning Street after police got a call from family about a loved one threatening to harm themselves.

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  2. Police: Officer shoots man pointing replica gun at himRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | WLNE-TV Providence

    North Providence police said Monday that officers responded to a home at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday for reports of a man threatening to harm himself. Police say Solitro got out of his car holding a gun, refused commands to drop it, and pointed it an officer.

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  3. RI woman battling cancer granted wish to see Bruce Springsteen on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A North Providence woman battling stage 4 breast cancer got the surprise of a lifetime Thursday when she was gifted tickets to see her idol, Bruce Springsteen, on Broadway. Jane Matheson has been a Springsteen super-fan since she was 17. Now 61, she's been undergoing cancer treatments at Rhode Island Hospital for the past nine years.

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  4. Police LogRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 6 | Warwickonline.com

    ... siren. She then made contact with the driver, identified as John Rappa, 24, of 31 Ivan St. Apartment #43 in North Providence. Officer Goes immediately detected a strong odor of alcohol as she approached the Rappa, who said he knew he was going fast ...

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  5. Former responder saves elderly man who suffered heart attack on roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | EMS1.com

    ... there was more benefit in compressions. As a state trooper began taking down Reed's name and details, a North Providence cop told them, "They got pulses back." Something about this struck Reed differently than when he was an EMT responding to active ...

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  6. Mayor Elorza vetoes zoning change for 46-story Hope Point TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | CW28 Providence

    ... this specific project and the economic development Hope Point represents." The veto infuriated Ruggerio, D-North Providence, and House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello, D-Cranston, who sent a letter to Elorza last week urging him to support the zoning ...

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  7. Johnston reaches street light agreement with National GridRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | CW28 Providence

    ... of these roadways, regardless of the actions of the mayor or other mayors," Alviti said. On Friday morning, North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi publicly said he plans to take the same action as Johnston. Two of the state's biggest cities, ...

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  8. Police search for suspect in Salvation Army theftRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 29 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Providence Journal reports that North Providence police identified 44-year-old Adam Rogers, of North Providence, as a suspect in the Nov. 4 break-in after releasing surveillance images. Police have obtained a warrant for Rogers' arrest.

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  9. 'They proved everyone wrong'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Warwickonline.com

    ... and we got healthy at the right time. The way we turned it around speaks volumes. From the second half of North Providence all the way through the Super Bowl, it's a huge accomplishment," said Simpson. "I owe it all to the kids and what they did ...

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  10. 24 arrested after state flags nearly $50K worth of food stamp fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | CW28 Providence

    ... 24 suspects from across the state, including Central Falls, Coventry, Cranston, Johnston, Newport, North Providence, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, Providence and Warwick. Among those arrested, 22 were charged with fraudulently obtaining assistance ...

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  11. Vacant building featuring lewd mural of mayor demolishedRead the original story

    Monday Nov 19 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... tore down a vacant building owned by Dr. Anthony Farina Monday morning. Farina commissioned the mural of North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi in July after the mayor said the building was a "health hazard" and needed to be demolished. The Rhode ...

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  12. Dispute over North Providence building ends with demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | CW28 Providence

    North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi held a news conference Monday morning and just over his shoulder was an artist's depiction of him wearing a crown and sitting on a toilet. Lombardi's focus was not the mural, however, but rather the state of the run-down building it was painted on, which for years has been at the center of a legal dispute between the town and its owner, Dr. Anthony Farina.

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  13. Super Bowl boundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2018 | Warwickonline.com

    ... "We've been building off of these wins every week. It all started during that second half against North Providence, these guys are buying in to what we've been preaching all year long. They now know that they have a legitimate shot at this," said ...

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  14. Police respond to 35 weather-related crashes during evening commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    ... the region, including in Burrillville, Coventry, East Greenwich, Glocester, Hopkinton, North Kingstown, North Providence, North Smithfield, Portsmouth, Richmond, Scituate, Swansea, Warwick, West Greenwich and Westerly. "Please know that the decision ...

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  15. Brown University recruits 7-year-old basketball playerRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Christian Berardi, of North Providence, officially signed his "letter of intent" with the Brown Bears on Tuesday. Berardi has an immune disease called eosinophilic esophagitis, and he met the team through the nonprofit organization Team Impact.

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  16. Dentists avoids prison in tax evasion caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... pay a $75,000 fine. Authorities say the Lincoln resident as early as 2011 began diverting portions of his North Providence practice's business receipts, including insurance payments, into a personal bank account. The funds were transferred to other ...

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  17. Dentist avoids prison in tax evasion caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | CW28 Providence

    ... pay a $75,000 fine. Authorities say the Lincoln resident as early as 2011 began diverting portions of his North Providence practice's business receipts, including insurance payments, into a personal bank account. The funds were transferred to other ...

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  18. Police LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | Warwickonline.com

    On November 7 at 11:29 a.m., an officer took custody of Alynzea Marie Quaranta, 32, of 290 River Ave. in Providence, for domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly as a result of North Providence Police arresting her on a Cranston Police affidavit and arrest warrant.

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  19. 7-year-old boy joins Brown University basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    "It was pretty apparent right away he was going to be a great fit for our program," said Head Coach Mike Martin. Martin is talking about seven-year-old Christian Berardi from North Providence, who officially signed his letter of intent with the Brown Bears.

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  20. Car crashes into 2 North Providence homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | WLNE-TV Providence

    NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Police are investigating after a car crashed into two houses early Sunday morning in North Providence. North Providence Police received a call around 1:00 a.m. Sunday to report an accident in the area of Smith Street and Sunset Avenue.

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