Giants at Nine Men's Misery? History Channel investigators on the job

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CUMBERLAND - Two History Channel investigators, who claim that an unusual number of men of giant-sized proportions with double rows of teeth lived in colonial America, are about to focus attention on... more

'Polar Express' anniversary brings Van Allsburg, Warner Bros. to Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET - An event on Saturday, Dec. 6, will showcase the top-notch holiday entertainment operated at One Depot Square to guests from across the country, when The Polar Express author Chris Van... more

Open Meeting complaint against new fire board pending AG opinion

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CUMBERLAND - The Office of Attorney General is investigating whether the new Fire Committee violated the state's Open Meeting Act on Nov. 6 when it held an unposted meeting prior to the swearing in... more

Pulled over? Study looks at traffic ticketing habits in Rhode Island

Cumberland, Lincoln among lowest in stops
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You're less likely to be stopped for a traffic violation in Cumberland and Lincoln than many other communities, a statewide study of traffic stops data is showing. And when you are stopped, you're... more

Game's on: CL girls' co-op hockey season a go

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Editor's Note: Due to a lack of qualified candidates for the deputy director of special education position, the job has remained unfilled. In turn, the Cumberland School Committee was able to fund... more

Cumberland expects more state aid for schools, but higher bill for charters

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland School Committee learned last week that the increase in state aid it expects to receive next year would go directly toward charter school tuitions, resulting in almost a... more

Cumberland schools launch first of electronic report cards

CUMBERLAND - The days of hanging good report cards on the refrigerator are no more, as the Cumberland school district completed its transition from hard copy to electronic report cards last week.... more

School Committee reorganizes, Beaulieu re-appointed chairwoman

CUMBERLAND - Lisa Beaulieu, who will serve a second term as chairwoman of the Cumberland School Committee, says she is excited about the team of people working alongside her and thinks the committee... more

Cumberland school officials look at revamping CHS schedule

CUMBERLAND - To better meet the needs of individual students, school officials in Cumberland have come up with a plan to rework the high school's schedule, allowing students to decide their own path... more


A photo of fire chiefs in last week's Breeze misidentified Deputy Chief Fred Mitchell of the former North Cumberland Fire District as Acting Chief Michael Feather of the former Cumberland Fire... more

Hockey player Coyle will hold book signing Saturday

CUMBERLAND - Jamie Coyle, a young hockey player who suffered a stroke on the ice at the age of 12, will be signing copies of her new book "The Luckiest Girl in the World," at the Cumberland Public... more

Teens invited to Art Lab at the library

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library will hold a Teen Art Lab on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 10:30 a.m. Students in middle and high school are invited to experiment with different media centered on... more

Teen writing workshop meets Nov. 29

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library will hold its monthly writers workshop for teens on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m. Writers of all abilities are welcome to attend the workshop. This session... more

Library trustees will meet Monday

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Library Board of Trustees will meet in the Conference Room of the Cumberland Public Library on Monday, Nov. 24, at 5:30 p.m. Individuals requesting interpreter service... more

Registration for OCYL Early Childhood Winter Session begins Dec. 1

CUMBERLAND - The Office of Children, Youth and Learning will begin accepting registration for its Early Childhood Winter 2015 Session on Monday, Dec. 1. Classes begin the week of Jan. 12 and fill on... more

Republican Town Committee meets

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Republican Town Committee will meet on today, Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m., in the Community Room at 2176 Mendon Road. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Members are asked to bring a... more

Serving our country

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Anthony P. Mancini graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2013 graduate of Lincoln High School... more

CHS Class of 1974 reunites Nov. 28

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland High School Class of 1974 will hold its 40-year reunion on Friday, Nov. 28, from 6:30 to 11 p.m., at Twelve Acres in Smithfield. Admission is $40 at the door.

Thanksgiving eve service at Calvin Church

CUMBERLAND - Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, will host an ecumenical Thanksgiving eve service on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. The Rev. Stan Duncan will preach, and the Cumberland-... more

CHS Class of 1989 reunion Nov. 26

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland High School Class of 1989 will hold its 25-year reunion on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at The Last Resort, 325 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. The event starts at 7 p.m. No advance... more

Silver Award project: winter coats giveaway on Nov. 28

CUMBERLAND - Girl Scout Silver Award candidate Molly Cabatingan will hold a winter coat distribution on Friday, Nov. 28, from 9 to 11 a.m., at St. Patrick Church, 301 Broad St. Gently-used coats that... more

Boy Scouts food collection a success

EAST PROVIDENCE - The Narragansett Council Boy Scouts of America hosted its 27th annual Scouting for Food Drive on Nov. 1, collecting food for Rhode Island, southeastern Massachusetts and Connecticut... more