PROVIDENCE - A Cumberland man, Frank Andrade, 50, of Broad Street, was indicted this week by the Providence County grand jury on 10 counts of child molestation and one count of first degree sexual... more
CUMBERLAND - Phone numbers and email addresses, school start times, a complete school calendar, as well as news about new education programs are all wrapped up in a 12-page special section produced... more
CUMBERLAND - There was plenty of Monday-morning quarterbacking going on all week after Mayor Bill Murray announced plans to build the combined police and rescue complex just a few hundred feet west... more
CUMBERLAND - Voting 4 to 3 last week, Cumberland's Town Council authorized spending nearly $50,000 on a trackless train for kids to ride on at town events and festivals.
Parks & Recreation... more
CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Land Trust finalized its acquisition of another 13.7 acres last week when the Town Council agreed to abandon several platted but never developed streets in the Plantation... more
CUMBERLAND - Spending on local street repairs that will total $2.5 million will begin soon, Mayor Bill Murray is indicating, but he isn't ready to disclose exactly where.
Murray said the final list... more
CUMBERLAND - Cumberland's new tax assessor is Kenneth Mallette Jr., who served as assessor and tax collector for Warwick from 1993 to 2013 before opening his own consulting service.
CUMBERLAND - When Angelo LaGreca Jr. and his wife, Brucene, moved into their home on Massasoit Pass 30 years ago, there was no vegetation on their property.
Today, one entire side of their lawn is... more
CUMBERLAND - Fifty years after the first 12 little girls took lessons in her parents' basement on Saturday mornings, Arlene Gilbert's Jasper School of Dance is marking its silver anniversary this... more
CUMBERLAND - When the party invitation went out to all those 90 years and older, Karen Kane, social director of the Cumberland Senior Center, wasn't sure how many would respond. Maybe a dozen or so,... more
LINCOLN - St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 191 School St., Albion, will hold its annual Parish Clambake on the parish grounds on Sunday, Sept. 13, from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free for this annual... more
The following Cumberland students were recognized during the 2015 commencement exercise at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Andre Lussier graduated with a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering;... more
SCITUATE - Local children dealing with the loss of a loved one found solace at Camp BraveHeart, Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island's summer camp program designed to help children cope with grief... more
CUMBERLAND - The Children's Room of the Cumberland Public Library resumes its Krafty Kids program on Wednesdays starting Sept. 9, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Children ages 10 and under are invited to... more
CUMBERLAND - Cub Scout Pack 12 Berkeley-Ashton will be holding "Hooked on Scouting," a recruitment and sign-up event, on Thursday, Sept. 3, in the parish hall of St. Joseph Church, 1303 Mendon Road.... more
CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library Teen Coding Club will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the library.
Coders of all abilities are welcome. The club gives students in middle... more
CUMBERLAND - St. Aidan Senior Group will meet Friday, Sept. 4 at St. Aidan Parish Center, Diamond Hill Road. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m.
A luncheon of shepherd's... more
CUMBERLAND - The Sisters of Mercy Northeast Community announces this year's "Celebration of Mercy" will be held Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Broadway show "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" at the... more
PROVIDENCE - Lifespan has announced the opening of its Lyme Disease Center at the Newport Hospital.
The first of its kind in the state, the center unites academic and clinical infectious diseases... more
PROVIDENCE - Free HIV and Hep C testing is offered on Tuesdays, from 4 to 6 p.m. and Thursdays, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at Aids Project R.I., 9 Pleasant St.
For more information, 401-831-5522, ext. 3824.