Cumberland, Lincoln area

Cumberland hands over Haunted Hill operations

CUMBERLAND – Town officials have washed their hands of Cumberland’s popular Haunted Hill Halloween attraction, content to give up an average of $40,000 in revenue to not have to deal with the running... more

Lonsdale, Saylesville residents urged to vote for consolidation

Election is Saturday in both fire districts
LINCOLN – This Saturday, Sept. 23, voter turnout will determine the fate of the Lonsdale Fire District and future of the neighboring Saylesville Fire Department. Now that state lawmakers have passed... more

Cumberland man sentenced for sexual assault of young boys

CUMBERLAND - A Cumberland man and former supervisor of the Cumberland Police Department's cadet program has been sentenced to life plus 20 years for child molestation of two young boys. It was his... more

Greenway Bistro to open on Front Street

New restaurant will take place of former Thai Fusion on Front Street
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LINCOLN – Coming soon to Front Street is a new restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Baral family from Attleboro, Mass., has been busy readying space at 259 Front St. to transform... more

Students’ request for screen-free time included in Cumberland schools’ new strategic plan

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland High School students, tired of spending too much time looking at electronic screens, are asking for “screen-free days” in the future, and school officials say they’re inclined... more

Proposal would put 10,000 solar panels on lot off Rte. 116 in Lincoln

LINCOLN – A proposal to construct a solar array, composed of roughly 10,000 solar panels, is expected to be heard by the Planning Board next week. Green Development LLC and DiPrete Engineering... more

Restoration of future ‘destination’ farmhouse begins

CUMBERLAND – A partnership more than five years in the making is finally breaking ground. Under newly raised scaffolding, stakeholders in the Metcalf-Franklin Farm farmhouse rehabilitation project... more

$86,000 ‘error’ halts new Ferguson Field concession stand

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LINCOLN – One School Committee member referred to it as an $86,000 “error.” The construction project to build a concession stand and public restroom facility at Ferguson Field behind Lincoln High... more

Newly renovated Mount St. Rita Health Centre hosts open house, prayer service

CUMBERLAND – Several dozen people, including officials from Covenant Health, Sisters of Mercy of the Northeast Community and staff and residents of Mount St. Rita Health Centre, attended an open... more

LHS renovation panel, advocacy group gearing up for Nov. 7 vote

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LINCOLN – The Lincoln High School renovation committee is gearing up for a special election on Tuesday, Nov. 7, when Lincoln residents will vote on a $59 million addition-renovation project. The... more

Committee awards bid to build public safety complex

Groundbreaking at the Diamond Hill Road site expected by end of October
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CUMBERLAND – The land has been cleared of buildings and trees and a builder selected, as officials prepare to kick off construction of a new public safety complex at 1391 Diamond Hill Road. The... more

90-plus Birthday Party luncheon is today at Cumberland Senior Center

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Senior Center, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, will be hosting a free 90+ Birthday Party Lunch today, Thursday, Sept. 21, at 11:30 a.m. The 90+ Birthday Party Lunch pays tribute... more

Baby and toddler group meets Mondays at 10 a.m.

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, is providing a special time and place on Mondays for parents to visit the library, spend one-on-one time playing with their babies or... more

Cumberland library offering teens opportunities to volunteer

CUMBERLAND – Teens looking for community service hours or opportunities to volunteer are invited to consider the following options at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Teen... more

Make an autumn tree craft on Saturday

LINCOLN – Children age 4 and older are invited to make an autumn tree craft at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, this Saturday, Sept. 23, at 11 a.m. Participants will trace their hand... more

Health Fair is Sept. 28 at Lincoln Senior Center

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, will hold its 6th annual Health Fair on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend this free event. There will... more

McCarthy earns tax law ‘Lawyer of Year’ award

CUMBERLAND – Kimberly McCarthy, of Cumberland, was recently named 2018 Providence tax law “Lawyer of the Year” in the 24th edition of the peer-reviewed publication “The Best Lawyers in America.” Just... more

Kelleters for the Kure Alzheimer’s fundraiser set for Sept. 28

WOONSOCKET – Kelleters for the Kure, a fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association, will be held at St. Joseph’s Veterans Association, 99 Louise St., on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m. The event... more

Former CHS administrator DeGoes to be honored in E. Providence High Hall of Fame

EAST PROVIDENCE – The late John V. DeGoes, a former assistant principal at Cumberland High School, as well as a scholar, athlete and coach, will be celebrated as an honorary inductee into the 34th... more

St. Ray's hosting open house Oct. 1

PAWTUCKET – Saint Raphael Academy invites prospective students and their families to an open house on Sunday, Oct. 1, from noon to 3 p.m. Registration will be in Alumni Hall, located at 194 Walcott... more

Psychic Fair at North Attleboro Fire Barn is Saturday

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The North Attleboro Barn Preservation Society will host its first Psychic Fair fundraiser at The Falls Fire Barn, 100 Commonwealth Ave., in Attleboro Falls, this Saturday,... more

Cumberland library offering free ballet classes

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library, along with Heritage Ballet of Lincoln, will offer free ballet classes for 3- and 4-year-olds on Thursdays in the Children’s Room at the library, 1464... more

Lincoln Senior Center planning Foxwoods trip for Oct. 17

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Senior Center is hosting a trip to Foxwoods Casino on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The bus leaves from the Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $18 per person, due at... more


In the story “Volunteer coaches: We had no involvement in fundraisers,” published in the Sept. 14 issue of The Valley Breeze, the story read that John Picozzi, School Committee member, said former... more

Find your inner party planner at the library

CUMBERLAND – Anyone interested in planning to host more social events, but doesn’t know where to start, is invited to find their inner party planner at an event Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at... more

Brookdale Cumberland hosting Classic Car Show

CUMBERLAND – There will be a Classic Car Show and open house at Brookdale Cumberland, 10 Old Diamond Hill Road, on Saturday, Sept. 30, starting at 10 a.m. Registration is from 10 a.m. to noon, with a... more

Details on new PawSox stadium at Chamber’s Eggs and Issues breakfast

LINCOLN – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce is hosting an Eggs and Issues breakfast on Wednesday, Sept. 27: “The Ball Park at Slater Mill – Know the Score.” Find out the details on the... more

Cumberland Lions Club cohosting chess simul

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Lions Club, along with the Southeast New England Chess Association (SENECA), will be holding a Chess Master Fall Simul at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill... more

Community Christian Church kicks off fall programs

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland Community Christian Church, formerly known as Cumberland Community Methodist Church, at 481 Broad St., will have a "Fall Kickoff" for its fall/winter programs on Sunday, Oct... more

OCYL offering fall classes; sign up now

CUMBERLAND – The Mayor’s Office of Children, Youth and Learning is now taking registrations for its fall eight-week early childhood classes. • Music and Movement with parent/guardian. On Mondays,... more

St. Aidan Seniors plan Halloween party Oct. 6

CUMBERLAND – St. Aidan Seniors will host their meeting and Halloween party on Friday, Oct. 6, at St. Aidan Parish Center, 1460 Diamond Hill Road. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and meeting begins at 10 a.m... more