Cumberland, Lincoln area

Lincoln's Year 2015 ornament features Hannaway Blacksmith Shop

Paying homage to one of the town's first businesses
LINCOLN - The Hannaway Forge and Blacksmith Shop, nestled at Chase Farm on Great Road, boasts a great deal of history, said Dave Sale, the town's recycling director, and it has been selected as the... more

CHS Principal Tenreiro is best in U.S.

He's tops in nationwide field of 100,000 school leaders
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CUMBERLAND - The man who made Clipper pride cool again, tossed out general education courses, and relocated the graduation ceremony to the posh Providence Performing Arts Center was recognized this... more

Lambi calls for annual cap on master lease spending

Says solicitor's refusal to provide legal help 'borders on insubordination'
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CUMBERLAND - Election day last November saw voters in Pawtucket, Smithfield and North Smithfield asked to support bond issues to cover repairs to school buildings related to health and safety... more

Wings of Freedom Tour lands at North Central

SMITHFIELD - The Collings Foundation had intended to make history immersive years ago when they first renovated World War II aircrafts and put them back into flying condition. Since the non-profit's... more

Lime Rock approves fire truck,adjusts budget at annual meeting

LINCOLN - Though no fire tax increase is coming to residents of Lime Rock Fire District, the budget for the next fiscal year has gone up from $2.34 million to close to $2.42 million since the last... more

Cumberland's credit rating notches up again; now at AA/positive

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CUMBERLAND - In a glowing report this week, Standard & Poors noted it's improving the town's strong credit rating to AA/positive, a level that signifies to bond investors that the town's "... more

Fire tax bills mailed to Manville residents

LINCOLN - Manville Fire District taxpayers who haven't received their fire tax bill in the mail by Oct. 10 are asked to call the tax collector's office at 401-765-4456, or email inquiries to... more

Cumberland and Lincoln receive a total of $31,000 in recycling profit shares

JOHNSTON - Cumberland and Lincoln have received recycling profit shares for the 2015 fiscal year, totaling to about $31,000 combined. Of this statewide reward system, Cumberland was awarded $20,412... more

Teens invited to 'Cooks & Books'

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Public Library will host the teen program "Cooks & Books" on Mondays from 6 to 7 p.m., October through December. The program combines the fun of cooking with the love of... more

Sneak Peek Productions presents 'The Great American Songbook'

LINCOLN - The historic 1694 Valentine Whitman House, 1147 Great Road, will host a fundraiser with Pat Perry and Sneak Peek Productions on Friday, Oct. 16. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts... more

Conservation Commission has an opening

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Conservation Commission has a vacancy following the resignation of one of its members. The Town Council will be appointing a new member to serve the remainder of the term... more


CUMBERLAND - You may purchase tickets for the Oct. 18 Blackstone River Duck Race, held on behalf of the Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland-Lincoln, at any Navigant Credit Union branch in Cumberland... more

Parent Information Night at Lincoln High today

LINCOLN - Lincoln High School will host a Parent Informational Night tonight, Thursday, Oct. 8, on the subject of "Talking to Teens about Sensitive Topics." The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at... more

Troop 711 Albion signing up Scouts tonight

LINCOLN - Boy Scout Troop 711 Albion is holding a recruitment night tonight, Thursday, Oct. 8, in the school gymnasium of Northern Elementary School, 315 New River Road, from 7 to 8 p.m. Boys 11 to... more

Road rally through Cumberland and Mass. rescheduled

Columbus Day weekend event will now take place in May
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CUMBERLAND -- The 2nd annual road rally through northern Cumberland and parts of Massachusetts, under Cumberland resident Tom Letourneau's direction, has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2016... more

Local photographers chosen in Blackstone Valley photo calendar contest

WOONSOCKET - The work of two photographers from Cumberland and Lincoln will be featured in The Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor's 2016 calendar. They were selected to be among 13... more

Operation Stand Down seeking landscaping volunteers

JOHNSTON - Operation Stand Down is looking for volunteers to help landscape its headquarters at 1010 Hartford Ave., in time for the grand opening if its new veterans service center. Volunteers are... more

Fall Bazaars and Craft Fairs

If your nonprofit organization is planning a fall fair or holiday bazaar, submit the information for inclusion in this listing, to, or mail to The Valley Breeze, 6 Blackstone... more

Zumba classes offered at Wesley Church

LINCOLN - Wesley United Methodist Church, 55 Woodland St., is offering Zumba Fitness classes with licensed instructor Beth Lamarre each Wednesday in October. Doors open at 6:10 p.m. and class begins... more

Calvin Church plans pasta dinner

CUMBERLAND - Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, will host a pasta dinner on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 5 to 8 p.m. No fee required. For more information, call 401-333-0355.

First United Methodist Church's Pumpkin Patch open for business

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. - The First United Methodist Church, at the corner of Route 120 and Route 1, will be holding its annual Pumpkin Patch through Oct. 31. All sizes of pumpkins are available for... more

Donate items, rent a table for St. Joseph flea market

CUMBERLAND - St. Joseph Church, 1303 Mendon Road, is holding an indoor flea market on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items for the flea market can be dropped off at the parish center on... more

Cumberland special education committee meets Tuesday

CUMBERLAND - The first meeting of the Cumberland Special Education Advisory Committee (C-SEAC) is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cumberland Public Library, Room 2 of the... more

Mercymount hosting Open House on Oct. 22

CUMBERLAND - Mercymount Country Day School will host an Open House Drop-In for new students on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 9:30 a.m. at the school, 35 Wrentham Road. Personal tours and an information... more

Girl Scout collecting coats, warm clothing for those in need

CUMBERLAND - Gently used coats and other warm clothing are being collected during October at several locations in Cumberland, including the Cumberland Public Library and any of the Cumberland public... more

OCYL offers new fall STEAM programs

CUMBERLAND - The Office of Children, Youth and Learning is offering three new STEAMshop programs this fall at the OCYL center at 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Suite 2. Creation Lab meets Mondays, beginning... more

Arnold Mills Cub Scouts serving clamcakes and chowder Friday

CUMBERLAND - Arnold Mills Cub Scouts Pack 1 is offering a clamcakes and chowder dinner this Friday, Oct. 9, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Arnold Mills United Methodist Church, 690 Nate Whipple Highway. Tickets... more