RIDOT plows contribute to sidewalk mess in Cumberland

CUMBERLAND – Town workers cleared the snow from sidewalks along school walking routes on Monday, but plows from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation undid much of that work on Tuesday, said... more

Safety complex, park upgrades top Murray’s list

Mayor wants ice rink at Diamond Hill or Tucker
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CUMBERLAND – At the top of Mayor Bill Murray’s list of initiatives for 2018 is completing the John J. Partington Public Safety Complex by December. Next on Murray’s agenda? Making improvements to... more

Grant funds help further Blackstone River Theatre mission

CUMBERLAND – Inside an otherwise beautifully refurbished building, the upper level of the Blackstone River Theatre stands as a dilapidated reminder of what used to be. With aged graffiti adorning the... more

Scouts continue Christmas tree pickup in Cumberland Sunday

CUMBERLAND – Troop 12 Berkeley-Ashton Boy Scouts were out in force last Sunday morning, braving frigid temperatures for their first ever Christmas tree pickup 
fundraiser, with all proceeds going to... more

Car tax reimbursement checks sent out

CUMBERLAND – The town sent out about 10,000 rebate checks to Cumberland residents who pay car taxes last week. According to Mayor Bill Murray, it cost the town about $3.50 per check to send them out... more

Cumberland preschool lottery accepting applications

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland preschool, located at Ashton Elementary School, will be accepting names of children interested in being part of the inclusion model program. This is a lottery for... more

Orange cream bars and chocolate-coated vanilla ice cream bars recalled

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Fieldbrook Foods Corporation is recalling orange cream bars and chocolate-coated vanilla ice cream bars, announced through a press... more

It’s Winter Story Time at the Cumberland library

CUMBERLAND – Winter Story Time is now in session at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, and will run through Wednesday, Feb. 23. No registration is necessary. All story times are... more

Register Saturday for AMCH winter craft sessions

CUMBERLAND – Registration for the winter session of programs at Arnold Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road, will be this Saturday, Jan. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at AMCH. After Saturday, mail-in... more

Library’s Tech Tuesdays offer chance to learn computer programs

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, is offering a series of weekly computer workshops for adults called Tech Tuesdays. Each session will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m.... more

Teens invited to destress and make a zen garden

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, is hosting a series of events for teens to offer them tools to destress and ease anxiety. This month’s DestressFest event, “Teen... more

Judge Flanders speaker at TEA Party event

CUMBERLAND – Robert Flanders, who is vying to contend for the U.S. Senate seat held by Sheldon Whitehouse, will be the guest speaker at an Act For Rhode Island meeting hosted by the Cumberland TEA... more

Cumberland/Lincoln Lions Club meets Jan. 18

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland/Lincoln Lions Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. at the J. Gray’s Family Tavern, 405 Mendon Road. This month, the club will be hosting... more

Birthday Club

Here is an addition to our January Birthday Club. Jan. 13 Happy 23rd Birthday, Jessica M. Salvadore! Love, Mom, Dad, Christian, Jennifer, Taylor – and Columbia University Graduate School – Way to go... more