Beloved Jersey Shore star Paul “Pauly D” DelVecchio will have his own MTV show in 2012, “as he builds his DJ career internationally.” The Rhode Island native comes from Johnston, where he currently resides. His 12 part series will feature him and his childhood “chums” on the road to promote Pauly D’s DJ career. Jersey show co-stars Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Jenni “JWOWW” Farley are also rumored to have reality shows coming soon.
In light of current strains on the Providence public school budget, North Providence schools are looking into their own opportunities to save money. In the last two years, it has been reported that North Providence public schools have spent more money than was necessary on cutting the grass and window repairs. North Providence Public School Superintendent Donna Ottaviano, however, warned that spending money outside of federal guidelines might result in losing federal grants.
Newport students are planning a “Hope for Japan” week to take place next week in the town. Salve Regina University’s Japanese students have organized the week to raise funds to send to the Japanese Consulate in Boston. Events for the week include Japanese music performance, a sushi sale and a speech from Newport Mayor Stephen C. Waluk. The name for the event came from Rhode Island’s state motto, “Hope.”