CHS Principal Tenreiro is best in U.S.

He's tops in nationwide field of 100,000 school leaders
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CUMBERLAND - The man who made Clipper pride cool again, tossed out general education courses, and relocated the graduation ceremony to the posh Providence Performing Arts Center was recognized this... more

Lambi calls for annual cap on master lease spending

Says solicitor's refusal to provide legal help 'borders on insubordination'
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CUMBERLAND - Election day last November saw voters in Pawtucket, Smithfield and North Smithfield asked to support bond issues to cover repairs to school buildings related to health and safety... more

Cumberland's credit rating notches up again; now at AA/positive

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CUMBERLAND - In a glowing report this week, Standard & Poors noted it's improving the town's strong credit rating to AA/positive, a level that signifies to bond investors that the town's "... more

Cumberland and Lincoln receive a total of $31,000 in recycling profit shares

JOHNSTON - Cumberland and Lincoln have received recycling profit shares for the 2015 fiscal year, totaling to about $31,000 combined. Of this statewide reward system, Cumberland was awarded $20,412... more

Conservation Commission has an opening

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Conservation Commission has a vacancy following the resignation of one of its members. The Town Council will be appointing a new member to serve the remainder of the term... more


CUMBERLAND - You may purchase tickets for the Oct. 18 Blackstone River Duck Race, held on behalf of the Boys & Girls Club of Cumberland-Lincoln, at any Navigant Credit Union branch in Cumberland... more

Road rally through Cumberland and Mass. rescheduled

Columbus Day weekend event will now take place in May
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CUMBERLAND -- The 2nd annual road rally through northern Cumberland and parts of Massachusetts, under Cumberland resident Tom Letourneau's direction, has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2016... more

Local photographers chosen in Blackstone Valley photo calendar contest

WOONSOCKET - The work of two photographers from Cumberland and Lincoln will be featured in The Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor's 2016 calendar. They were selected to be among 13... more

Fall Bazaars and Craft Fairs

If your nonprofit organization is planning a fall fair or holiday bazaar, submit the information for inclusion in this listing, to, or mail to The Valley Breeze, 6 Blackstone... more

Calvin Church plans pasta dinner

CUMBERLAND - Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, will host a pasta dinner on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 5 to 8 p.m. No fee required. For more information, call 401-333-0355.

First United Methodist Church's Pumpkin Patch open for business

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. - The First United Methodist Church, at the corner of Route 120 and Route 1, will be holding its annual Pumpkin Patch through Oct. 31. All sizes of pumpkins are available for... more

Donate items, rent a table for St. Joseph flea market

CUMBERLAND - St. Joseph Church, 1303 Mendon Road, is holding an indoor flea market on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items for the flea market can be dropped off at the parish center on... more

Cumberland special education committee meets Tuesday

CUMBERLAND - The first meeting of the Cumberland Special Education Advisory Committee (C-SEAC) is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cumberland Public Library, Room 2 of the... more

Mercymount hosting Open House on Oct. 22

CUMBERLAND - Mercymount Country Day School will host an Open House Drop-In for new students on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 9:30 a.m. at the school, 35 Wrentham Road. Personal tours and an information... more

Girl Scout collecting coats, warm clothing for those in need

CUMBERLAND - Gently used coats and other warm clothing are being collected during October at several locations in Cumberland, including the Cumberland Public Library and any of the Cumberland public... more

OCYL offers new fall STEAM programs

CUMBERLAND - The Office of Children, Youth and Learning is offering three new STEAMshop programs this fall at the OCYL center at 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Suite 2. Creation Lab meets Mondays, beginning... more

Arnold Mills Cub Scouts serving clamcakes and chowder Friday

CUMBERLAND - Arnold Mills Cub Scouts Pack 1 is offering a clamcakes and chowder dinner this Friday, Oct. 9, 5 to 7 p.m. at the Arnold Mills United Methodist Church, 690 Nate Whipple Highway. Tickets... more

Cumberland Garden Club meets Wednesday

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Garden Club will meet Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 12:30 p.m., at the Arnold Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road. Susan Dzyacky will do a demonstration on how to make a... more

Children invited to Crazy 8s Math Club

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library announces its Crazy 8s Math Club, an eight-week program that begins on Thursday, Oct. 15, and runs through Thursday, Dec. 10, from 4 to 5 p.m. Children in... more

Children invited to read to a therapy dog at the library

CUMBERLAND - Children 6-12 are invited to practice reading aloud with a therapy dog who loves to listen to stories in the Children's Room of the Cumberland Public Library from 6 to 7 p.m. on the... more

Library showing 'Rocky Horror Picture Show'

CUMBERLAND - Grab your props and come down to the Cumberland Public Library for a viewing of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" on Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m. Learn how to do the "Time Warp" in this... more

Teen readers meet Oct. 17

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library Teen Book Club will meet on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m. Bring one or more books that you have read in the teen horror genre. The discussion will focus on... more

Touch-a-Truck program this Saturday

CUMBERLAND - The Children's Room of the Cumberland Public Library is hosting a Touch-a-Truck program with the Cumberland Fire, Police, Rescue and Water Departments this Saturday, Oct. 10, from 1 to 3... more

Birthday Club

Here is an addition to our October Birthday Club. Oct. 3 Amy Marshall, Happy 25th! Have a beautiful day!! From Mr. Mike

St. John Vianney Seniors will meet Oct. 21

CUMBERLAND - The October meeting of the St. John Vianney Seniors will be held in the church hall, 3609 Diamond Hill Road, on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at noon. The meeting will include a ham dinner. This... more

Literacy Volunteers looking for tutors

Literacy Volunteers is seeking volunteer tutors to teach area residents the basics of reading, writing and speaking English. Also needed are tutors in math, computer basics, and other critical skills... more

Texas Instruments Retirees Club meets Tuesday

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. - Texas Instruments Attleboro Retirees Club and Friends will meet Tuesday, Oct. 13, 1 p.m., at the VFW hall, 50 Jefferson St. Following a business meeting, John McNiff, a... more