The Town is Collecting Old Recycle Bins on Saturday, August 19th

Get rid of your old blue and green recycling bins!

The North Providence Recycling Division will hold a bin collection event on Saturday, August 19th from 8am to 12 noon in the parking lot of North Providence High School, 1828 Mineral Spring Ave.

Community Heroes Grant Program Voting – Vote Now!

The North Providence Mayor’s Youth Commission has been chosen as one of ten nonprofits in Rhode Island to receive a $5,000 Community Heroes Grant!

Hundreds of youths participated in the campaign. The group’s video was chosen based on creativity, messaging and connection to theme. In addition to this $5,000 grant, they will be awarding one bonus $5,000 grant to the video that receives the most votes via social media! 

From August 16th through August 23rd, please vote for the North Providence Mayor’s Youth Commission by visiting and voting via the poll on that page. The selected organization will be announced live at McCoy Stadium on August 26.

Trash Pickup Delayed the Week of August 14th

Recycling Saves Tax DollarsThere will be no trash and recycling pickup on Monday, August 14th, Victory Day holiday.

Trash pickup will be delayed one day for the rest of that week.

Express Beach Bus Service – Weekends through August 14th

Tennis is Back for the Summer! Kids Ages 6-11

NRITA is offering tennis lessons for all kids ages 6-11 who live in North Providence! 

Starting Tuesday July 11th and running every Tuesday and Thursday through August 10th from 9:00am-10:30am, Coach Terry Charles and his team will conduct tennis lessons at the Stephen Olney Park Tennis Courts. Bring your racket, wear athletic shoes and get ready to have fun, while learning the sport of tennis. Some of you may have brothers or sisters who learned with Coach Terry, this is your chance to do the same!

Cost is $85 for the 5 week session for town residents, $100.00 for non-residents. Please call Coach Terry at 401-451-9305 for more information, and to register visit and search for “NRITA Summer Tennis Camp”.

2017 Summer – Youth Swim Lessons

North Providence Pool & Fitness Center
2017 Summer – Youth Swim Lessons
American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program
Children ages 6 months to 13 years old

North Providence is Live with Online E-Permitting

E-Permitting Portal

North Providence has now gone live with online E-Permitting at
This online system will allow contractors and homeowners to apply for the following permits from their office or home:

  • Building Permit
  • Demolition Permit
  • Electrical Permit
  • Mechanical Permit
  • Moving Permit
  • Plumbing Permit

Don’t have a computer? No worries. There are two kiosks located in the Inspections Department lobby that you can use to apply for your permit. Our staff will be there to assist you in filling out the application online.

This system will help better streamline the permitting process and allow a better means of communications between the Applicant, Clerk, Inspector, Building Official, and Fire Marshal. Where you can always log in or receive email notifications and check the flow status of your application. and completed inspection.

Paper applications for the above permits will no longer be accepted.

Please send your feedback to

E-Permitting Kisoks in the Inspections Department lobby that you can use to apply for your permit. Our staff will be there to assist you in filling out the application online.

Teen Center Now Accepting Registrations and Donations

youth-centerNorth Providence Youth Center, scheduled to open in early October, is now accepting registrations for 6-12 grade students. The week of September 26th-30th, the youth center will be open 5:00-7:00 PM to host visiting hours and collect registrations.

To become a member, students must complete the registration form with a parent/guardian. Forms will be available online and at the center itself. Early registration is encouraged as space is limited.

There will be an annual membership fee of $25. However, registrations submitted before October 3rd will only be charged $20. A family discount is available for multiple-child households.

If you are interested in donating to the center, there are various methods of doing so. The youth center currently has two online registries through Target (Org. Name: North Providence Youth Center) and Walmart (Last Name: Youth Center).

To inquire about other ways to help, please email Mandy Roach at or call 719-1633.

Monetary donations can be made out to Town of North Providence Youth Center and mailed to 2 Governor Notte Park Way, Building 2. Donations will help enrich the experiences of youth members, pay for exceptional programming, and provide member sponsorships.

North Providence Youth Center Registration Form (.pdf)

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Home Repair Assistance Available

The Johnston-North Providence Home Repair is encouraging home owners to a use the Home Repair program to assist with home repairs, code compliance, furnace replacements and upgrades, as needed before winter sets it. Income eligible North Providence home owners may apply and receive a zero-interest loan with no regular payments. The loan becomes due upon sale or transfer of the home.

For more information, please contact the Johnston North Providence Home Repair Program at 231-4000, extension 4117. The Home Repair Coordinator is at North Providence Town Hall, 2nd floor, every Thursday morning from 10 am to 12 noon. Interested persons can come by and speak to the coordinator in person, or call the office over in Johnston, Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 3:00 pm.

This program is sponsored by the Mayor’s Office and receives funding from the RI CDBG program.

For more information, click the linked .pdf document below:


CodeRed Notification Upgraded to Include Optional Weather Notifications

This is the Town of North Providence, RI with an important message for all residents and businesses in North Providence.

We have recently upgraded our CodeRED Community Notification System to include CodeRED Weather Warning, an automatic severe weather notification service, to alert citizens in the path of severe thunderstorms, flash floods and tornadoes.

CodeRED Community Notification Enrollment PageUnlike community notification, citizens must register to receive these warnings by going to the Emergency Info page, then click on the CodeRED logo located on the right (or click the CodeRed logo to the left) and entering their contact information. At sign up you may select which types of warnings you’d like to receive. Entering your information will also update our Community Notification System with your current contact details. There is no charge to register for this service.

If you know of anyone who did not receive this call who lives in New Providence, please encourage them to visit the city website and enter their information.

Should you not have Internet access, please contact a friend or family member to help add your contact information. You can also call the North Providence Communications Director Ralph Nahigian directly at 401-719-1500 ext 3 for assistance. When calling, please leave your name and phone number on his voice mail.


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