Council expects to change Murray’s budget

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CUMBERLAND – Town Council members say they’ll likely make a number of changes to Mayor Bill Murray’s budget, though they say it’s too early to say what the final spending plan will look like. The... more

Lincoln resident arrested for Cumberland break-in

Man charged with assault, breaking and entering
CUMBERLAND/LINCOLN - A Lincoln man has been arrested for breaking into a Cumberland home and assaulting the homeowner. Cumberland Police said Robert Piasecki, 33, is charged with breaking and... more

School officials interviewing CHS principal candidates

Looking for 'talented educational leaders'
CUMBERLAND – School officials on Monday began conducting interviews of qualified candidates seeking to take the post being vacated by Cumberland High School Principal Alan Tenreiro. Supt. Robert... more

Cumberland officials: Settlement with DEM costly, but best option

CUMBERLAND – An agreement reached between local officials and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management will cost the town substantial dollars, but put to rest a dispute going back more... more

Graduation times 3 – twice

Two sets of triplets at CHS will walk the stage at PPAC in June
CUMBERLAND – Two sets of triplets will graduate together on Monday, June 12, when the Cumberland High School Class of 2017 takes the stage at the Providence Performing Arts Center. The Mathers trio... more

Frustrated at getting blocked in, Waumsett Ave. resident finally wins ‘no parking’ signs

CUMBERLAND – More than a year after she became the first Cumberland resident to log a complaint with the town’s online SeeClickFix system, Susan Hook is getting her “no parking” signs. Hook, a... more

Butash ready to serve Mount after ‘senior year’ at CHS

CUMBERLAND – Jessie Butash can’t wait to return to middle school – the Mount St. Charles Academy’s junior high school, that is. The current Cumberland High School assistant superintendent is... more

Second Stage Studio closing doors at 1 Angell Road

Building sold last summer; new owner asks arts studio to move out
CUMBERLAND – As Second Stage Studio in Cumberland was celebrating its 10th anniversary, its founder and artistic director, Joanne Vecchio, announced that the arts studio must move out of 1 Angell... more

Blackstone Heritage Corridor honors volunteers

Blackstone Heritage Corridor honored its local volunteers during National Volunteer Week, and applauded them for donating a total of 13,431 hours of their time to the organization in the past year.... more

Walters completes Air Force basic training

CUMBERLAND – U.S. Air Force Airman Andrew J. Walters graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The 2016 graduate of Cumberland High School... more

Cumberland Education Foundation holding kickoff event Monday

CUMBERLAND – Board members for the newly formed Cumberland Education Foundation are planning a kickoff event on Monday, May 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Venue 131, 131 Mendon Road, in Cumberland.... more

Cumberland Lions Club seeking new members

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Lions Club is seeking civic-minded men and women to join the group and get involved in the work it does in the community. “Our club gives members an opportunity to... more