PROVIDENCE – After a review, Attorney Gen. Peter Kilmartin has found that daily fantasy sports are currently legal under Rhode Island law. Kilmartin sent his finding in a letter to Gov. Gina Raimondo... more
CUMBERLAND - A storm that's got Cumberland in its sights, according to weather officials, has prompted Mayor Bill Murray to order a parking ban as of 2 a.m.
Widespread school closings, including... more
CUMBERLAND – One of the state’s highly regarded labor attorneys, Vincent Ragosta, will be heading up the legal team as the Cumberland Fire Committee begins contract negotiations with the unionized... more
CUMBERLAND – In Cumberland schools, students can be found working with robots and learning to engineer while developing items for 3D printers, among other tasks, in science, technology, engineering... more
Next step: nationwide contest
CUMBERLAND – “Art is work” is what Cumberland High School students hear often in Betsey MacDonald’s classes, and this year, five seniors have seen their work awarded for their creative ambition.
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo said she’s dedicated to rebuilding Rhode Island’s economy “one job at a time” by bringing “jobs that pay and skills that matter” to the residents of the Ocean State.... more
Cumberland location will be sold to Tasca
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The owners of the Simon Auto Group have opened a new pre-owned car store at 1040 Charles St., the former longtime Village Motors.
Joe Simon, who owns the company with his father,... more
CUMBERLAND – Alan Tenreiro of Cumberland High School, who was named National Principal of the Year for 2016, was invited to meet with Acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. and senior U.S.... more
SMITHFIELD – Navigant Credit Union leaders reported “strong growth” and “recommitted its dedication to the communities it serves” at the credit union’s 100th annual shareholders meeting last week.... more
CUMBERLAND – St. Joseph Parish will host a trip to the Reagle Music Theatre in Waltham, Mass., to see the show “A Little Bit of Ireland,” on Saturday, March 12.
The Silver Fox coach bus will depart... more
CUMBERLAND – Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, will host a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on Feb. 9, at 6 p.m.
The menu will feature pancakes, sausage, tater tots, applesauce, sherbet and a... more
PLAINVILLE, Mass. – There will be an Ash Wednesday service next Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Plainville United Methodist Church,16 East Bacon St. Service will include Holy Communion and the... more
PROVIDENCE – Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee and Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers Administrator Thomas F. Ahern announced last week the launch of Empower RI, a website that McKee says... more
PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island is characterizing public meeting agendas in Rhode Island as “often vague, lacking critical information, and at times entirely unhelpful... more
CUMBERLAND – Alan Albert, 47, of 1 Rawson Road and a co-owner of Apollo Auto Sales, is facing five counts of second degree sexual assault on a female employee, Cumberland Deputy Chief Douglas Ciullo... more
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Preschool Center is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. The deadline is March 1.
This an inclusion model preschool program that includes children who... more
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Special Education Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. at the Cumberland Public Library has been canceled. The next meeting is scheduled... more
CENTRAL FALLS – The 19th annual Irish Celebration fundraiser for the Ralph J. Holden Memorial Scholarship Fund will be held Friday, March 4, at Club Madeirense, 46 Madeira Ave., from 7 p.m. to... more
CUMBERLAND – The Children’s Room at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, is offering a “delectable” Cook-a-Book program, pairing stories and food, for children ages 4 to 8 on... more
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library offers reader newsletters for every genre, information about upcoming bestsellers and a list of what the library staff are currently reading, all available... more
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, will hold a Teen Watercolor Class on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m.
Rhode Island School of Design artist Jennifer Rolfsema will... more
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library will hold a one-day Safe Sitter course for ages 11 and older on Tuesday, Feb. 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road.
Safe Sitter... more
These are a few late additions to this month’s Birthday Club, which was published last week.
Rachie Greive, Happy 11th Birthday to our favorite middle daughter and sister! You’re the best... more