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  1. North Providence and East Providence Police Departments Expanding Police Access to NaloxoneRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    As part of a coordinated, statewide effort to address Rhode Island's drug overdose crisis, the North Providence and East Providence Police Departments are working to get naloxone to other municipal police departments whose officers are currently not equipped with the overdose rescue medication. "Naloxone is an essential tool in our work to prevent overdoses and save lives, but it can only work if it is in the hands of first responders and others whose swift action can mean the difference between life and death," said Governor Gina Raimondo.


  2. News | Scoundrels Part 3 Chapter 6: McMansionsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2017 | Go Local

    ... and son-in-law Paul Caranci (the co-author of this book.) The plan was to remain in Paul and Margie's North Providence home until her application for senior housing was approved allowing Carol and Paul LaCourse the opportunity to live in a North ...


  3. News | RI Doctor Charged With Healthcare Fraud, Receiving KickbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Go Local

    A Rhode Island doctor has been charged with healthcare fraud and receiving kickbacks in connection with prescriptions for "powerful, expensive and highly-addictive" fentanyl spray, according to the U.S. Attorney's office in Providence. Jerrold Rosenberg, 62, of North Providence and Jamestown was charged with healthcare fraud, conspiracy to solicit or accept kickbacks, and receipt of kickbacks related to Rosenberg's prescription of a fast-acting, powerful, and highly-addictive version of the opioid drug Fentanyl that is administered as an under-the-tongue spray.


  4. Schools: Fix up or build new?Read the original story

    Jan 31, 2017 |

    ... President Joseph Solomon would like to know what it costs to build a school and plans to be in touch with North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi. North Providence is building a school. "Ed's right," Solomon said of Ladouceur, "if you've got an old ...


  5. RI City Poised to Train 80 New Firefighting RecruitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 |

    Jan. 28--PROVIDENCE -- The Fire Department will train 80 recruits, selected from an original pool of 2,000 applicants, at a six-month academy to run at a former parochial school in North Providence, Public Safety Commissioner Steven M. Pare said Friday. The six-month academy will mint enough firefighters to boost the strength of each of the department's four platoons to about 94 persons each, he said.


  6. Politics | Student Loan Forgiveness, Millitary Pensions Exempt: This Week at the State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Go Local

    ... on their student loans for their first two years out of school. Rep. William W. O'Brien (D-Dist. 54, North Providence) reintroduced legislation that would terminate all parental rights of convicted rapists when a child is born from the assault. The ...


  7. Teachers, staff in North Providence schools could be subject to dress codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Mayor Lombardi says students in North Providence schools already have a dress code, so it should be expected that teachers and administrators dress professionally as well. "I don't think we should be having to ask anyone to dress appropriately.


  8. News | Scoundrels: Chapter 4 "It's Not My Loan"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Go Local

    ... which have negative and deteriorating effects on the society as a whole. As 2006 drew to a close, former North Providence Town Councilman Robert DiStefano decided to retire from his position as the Town's Finance Director. He held the job for a ...


  9. Immigration bill could thwart Providence mayor's 'sanctuary' pledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Day

    ... should take Trump's threats to cut funding more seriously. "They can withhold anything they want," said North Providence Democratic Rep. William O'Brien, noting that he voted for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. "He is the president. It's not ...


  10. Immigration bill could thwart Providence mayor's pledgeRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... immigration violations. New civil and criminal penalties could punish officials who don't cooperate. North Providence Democratic Rep. Arthur Corvese says his bill isn't specifically aimed at Elorza, a fellow Democrat. Corvese introduced similar ...


  11. St. Barnabas Church celebrates Father Jim's ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 |

    ... for the high school football Redskins in his native town, packed up his family in Maine and moved to North Providence to become the priest-in-charge at St. Barnabas. Bocchino was no stranger to Rhode Island, as he was once the rector at All Saints ...


  12. Richard W. LevesqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 |

    ... United Methodist Church in Mapleville, RI and recently celebrated their sixty-sixth anniversary. Born in North Providence, RI, the son of the late Alfred C. and Elsie (Selley) Levesque, he graduated from Burrillville High School and lived in ...


  13. Politics | New Committee Chairs & Majority Leaders Appointed: This Week at the State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Go Local

    ... E. Craven (D-Dist. 32, North Kingstown) will chair the Labor Committee, Rep. Arthur J. Corvese (D-Dist. 55, North Providence) will chair the Rules Committee, Rep. Kathleen A. Fogarty (D-Dist. 35, South Kingstown) will chair the Municipal Government ...


  14. North Providence planners OK $30M public-safety buildingRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    North Providence's planning board has passed a preliminary plan to build a $30-million public-safety complex that would house the traffic court and most of the town's police and fire operations. The Providence Journal reports the plan for the 52,000-square-foot building was approved Wednesday night.


  15. Ryan Yankee Scores 44 to Keep Johnston Unbeaten, SK Beats LaSalle, NK Over Mt. PleasantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Johnston star Ryan Yankee scored 44 points to help the Panthers beat visiting North Providence, 76 to 53. Yankee buried six triples in his point total. Kyle Nelson had a double-double with 12 points and 12 boards.


  16. Appeal denied for ex-police sergeant convicted of burglaryRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island's highest court has denied the appeal for a former North Providence police sergeant serving a 20-year prison term after jurors convicted him of crimes including burglary and attempted theft. The Providence Journal reports the state Supreme Court determined last week that the superior court judge acted appropriately by weighing factors that led to a longer prison term than what sentencing guidelines suggested for Michael Ciresi.


  17. JNP comes up short against first-place PilgrimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 |

    The Pilgrim boys' hockey team broke open a one-goal game in the third period on Friday evening, outscoring Johnston/North Providence 4-1 over the final 15 minutes in an eventual 8-4 triumph that improved its record to a league-best 5-1.


  18. Spill the Beans set for 11 a.m. TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Tribune-Star

    The saying goes, "There is nothing certain but death and taxes." So, in recognition of "Blame It On Someone Else Day," Lori Carpenter with Stadler and Company Tax Service in Terre Haute and John Fitzpatrick with Fitzpatrick Funeral Home in West Terre Haute will speak at the next Spill the Beans with a Tax Preparer lunch.


  19. Lifestyle | Fit For Life: The Rule of ExpectationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Go Local

    ... Providence, areas around Charles Street or Mineral Spring Avenue. Or many city streets in communities like North Providence or Pawtucket, lined with strip malls and abandoned stores, potholes and traffic. Dismal in the middle of January; probably ...


  20. Creative Highway Signs Get the Message Across to Rhode Island DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Transport Topics

    ... "I get what they are going for, but to me a lot of them came off as morbid," said Frank O'Donnell, 60, of North Providence, who does stand-up comedy in his spare time. "It conjures up highway death." "It was a collaborative effort, involving police ...


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