Cumberland teen dies after hit-and-run accident

CUMBERLAND – Police confirmed on Tuesday that Carl John, 18, of Cumberland, has died of his injuries after he was struck in a hit-and-run accident early Monday morning. Police in Cumberland have reported that Laura Belhumeur, 29, of 19 Ridgeland Drive in Cumberland, was charged with leaving the... more

New signs in works for town properties

CUMBERLAND – Signs that identify town buildings and properties will be getting a new look, says Mayor Bill Murray, beginning with Town Hall and the entrance to Tucker Field. A $10,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation’s Centennial Community Grants program will kick off the process of... more

McCourt's Masterson is state's top secondary school principal

CUMBERLAND – Jason Masterson, principal of McCourt Middle School since 2012, was named the 2016 Secondary School Principal of the... more

Middle school musician heads to Carnegie Hall

SMITHFIELD – When Gallagher Middle School 7th-grader Zander Semerjian travels to New York City for the first time next month, he’ll... more