NORTH PROVIDENCE - The case of the rookie 52-year-old firefighter, Stephen Campbell Sr., who retired on a disability pension just a decade after he was hired caused a stir last week when it was... more
JOHNSTON - Charles Dowd, a resident of 20 Bellcourt Ave. in North Providence, was indicted on Wednesday, Dec. 4, and charged with one count of domestic simple assault and one count of refusal to... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Mayor Charles Lombardi had long struggled to believe this day would come. When the call finally came, he told The Breeze, "I couldn't even speak."
Seven years after Lombardi came... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Town officials, intent on avoiding another mass clearing of trees without their knowledge or approval, say they'll consider new rules on how and when people can take trees down... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Champlin Foundations has awarded the town another $176,000 in grant funding to improve the newly expanded Notte Park and Camp Meehan facility.
The gift, which will go toward... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Diane Coccia says she may never hear the pitter-patter of little feet in her house.
The North Providence woman, desperate for answers after years of flooding in her Eliot Avenue... more
PAWTUCKET - The trustees of the Old Slater Mill Association announced last week that they've received a grant of $483,000 from the Champlin Foundations to complete exterior renovations of the Slater... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Junior League of Rhode Island will host a Brunch with Santa at The Tasty Diner, 1410 Mineral Spring Ave., on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 9 to 11 a.m.
Tickets, which include an... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Under the musical direction of conductor, Catherine Gagnon, the Warwick Symphony Orchestra continues its 47th season with a Holiday Pops Series on Thursday, Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m., at... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announce the following programs.
A Holiday Aromatherapy program will be presented on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 10:... more
PROVIDENCE - MAS Home Care of Rhode Island is organizing its third annual "Stockings for Seniors" for local seniors in Providence and surrounding areas.
The organization is asking the community for... more
* Woonsocket Adopt-A-Family solicits donors to "adopt" the wish list of a needy child from Woonsocket. Donors purchase 3-4 clothing items, 2-3 toys and a stuffed stocking from the wish list. Donors... more
SMITHFIELD - The North Central Chamber of Commerce will host Home for the Holidays - A Fabulous Ladies Holiday Event at North Bay Manor, 171 Pleasant View Ave., on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30... more
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Leaders at St. James Episcopal Church, located at 474 Fruit Hill Ave., are announcing meetings for two church groups.
The Pathways Group, an open group where members study the... more
Deadline to enter Breeze contest is Dec. 11
Is your house decked out for the holidays? Might it have what it takes to win The Valley Breeze 'Spirit of Christmas' Contest? We invite you to enter by... more
PAWTUCKET - More than 30 local artists will be participating in the second annual Holiday Open Studio Art Sale at Mad Dog Artist Studios & Gallery in the Pawtucket Armory Arts District. The event... more
Alarice Y. Luwaga, Happy 6th Bday Ala! Love, Mom, Dad, Aunt Fat and Ray.
Cynthia Marie DeTora, Happy 30th Birthday to my daughter. Still young and beautiful! Love forever, Mom. XO... more