Council delays decision on closing BMX bike track

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CUMBERLAND – Now that word is out on the privately operated BMX track on Monastery land, most Town Council members were acknowledging last week that Cumberland’s got a problem. “We have a big... more

BMX riders optimistic about reaching an agreement with town to keep track open

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CUMBERLAND – The Monastery-based BMX track is closed for the winter, say the riders who maintain it. Frost freezes the soil and ruins the ramps and jumps, they say. It won’t reopen until next May –... more

Biking liability an issue at Diamond Hill Park, too

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CUMBERLAND – Town Council members last week approved a one-day entertainment license for the Rhodeduro bicycle race held at Diamond Hill Park last Saturday, Nov. 21, but only after lengthy debate... more

Cumberland’s Planning Director Morris resigns

CUMBERLAND – Kelley Nickson Morris, the attorney hired as director of Planning and Community Development under the Daniel McKee administration, has resigned from that post, Mayor Bill Murray... more

Cumberland resident pledges $500,000 for Providence College facility

CUMBERLAND – Resident Gustave C. Coté, a professor emeritus of business administration at Providence College, pledged $500,000 for the Arthur and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies facility,... more

Honey Dew giving away gift cards

Honey Dew Donuts is once again running its gift card promotion. Starting Black Friday and continuing through Dec. 25, when customers purchase a $25 gift card, they will also receive an additional $5... more