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It's all about 'follow-through' says Cumberland's new code enforcement officer

New form at Cumberland Town Hall for residents with complaints
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CUMBERLAND - The town's new zoning code enforcement officer, retired police officer Alan Crowe, is describing an action plan that he says comes with the follow-through needed to compel homeowners to... more

The horror of Haunted Hill starts Oct. 3

But there's a family-friendly day on Oct. 26
CUMBERLAND - Killer clowns, Freddy, Jason, giant spiders and more creepy creatures of the season await those who dare at the 13th annual Haunted Hill by the Cumberland Parks & Recreation... more

Proposed storage facility at former American Steel gets zoning OK

CUMBERLAND - A sprawling facility large enough to offer 650 consumer storage units won the rezoning go-ahead from the Town Council last week, provided, several said, that a buffer of trees and shrubs... more

Ciullo promoted to deputy chief

CUMBERLAND - Active and retired police officers, family members and friends filled the Town Council chamber last Wednesday to see Capt. Douglas Ciullo sworn in as the town's new deputy chief. Chief... more

Death not linked to Enterovirus D68, reassures Supt. Thornton

CUMBERLAND - School Supt. Philip Thornton found himself reassuring parents this week that the weekend death of a Community School 5th-grader, Emily Otrando, was not related to the Enterovirus D68, or... more

FEMA funding 'safer' air packs for Valley Falls firefighters

CUMBERLAND - The Valley Falls Fire District will be purchasing 10 new Scott Safety air packs using an $81,000 grant secured by Chief Brian Jackvony from the Federal Emergency Management Association... more

Nathan's Angels' hosts beer and wine-tasting fundraiser Oct. 3

CUMBERLAND - The Nathan's Angels Memorial Foundation will host its 3rd annual beer and wine tasting event in Cumberland on Friday, Oct. 3. Melissa Soares established the foundation in memory of her... more

CHS senior wins title of Miss Rhode Island Teen USA

CUMBERLAND - Cumberland High School senior Mary Malloy says she was more than shocked when she won the Miss Rhode Island Teen USA competition two weeks ago, having competed in only two pageants in... more

Serving our country

Army Private Matthew E. Zarski graduated Army Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia, in August. During his training he studied the Army mission, history, traditions, values, and military... more

Photography class offered at Cumberland library

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library is hosting photographer David Wuerth for a free four-part photography class for owners of DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) cameras. The class is designed... more

Digital Bookmobile visits Tuesday

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library will have a visit from the Digital Bookmobile on Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 74-foot tractor-trailer is equipped with broadband Internet-... more

Cumberland library lists storytimes

CUMBERLAND - The Children's Room of the Cumberland Public Library announces its fall storytime schedule. The following programs are drop-in; no registration is required. For more information, call... more

Sing along to the 'Frozen' movie at Cumberland Library

CUMBERLAND - The Children's Room of the Cumberland Public Library presents the "Frozen" movie and sing-along for children up to 12 years old, on Saturday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. Watch the movie and sing... more

Henna program offered at the Cumberland library

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library will offer the program Henna by Heather on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 6:30 p.m. Participants will learn how to make and apply their own henna designs. To register... more

Children invited to join Crazy 8's Math Club

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library presents Crazy 8's Math Club, an eight-week program that begins on Wednesday, Oct. 1, and runs through Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 4 to 5 p.m. Children in... more

Toastmasters meet Saturday

CUMBERLAND - The Saturday Brunch Bunch Toastmasters Club will hold its next meeting Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Hayden Center of the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond... more

Operation Stand Down serves hundreds of veterans

CUMBERLAND - More than 450 U.S. military veterans were provided with life essential services last weekend at the 21st annual Operation Stand Down Outreach Weekend in Diamond Hill Park. Veterans who... more

Fore Court hosts Women's Wellness event this Friday

CUMBERLAND - Fore Court Racquet and Fitness Club, 44 Cray St., is holding its first Women's Wellness Event on Friday, Sept. 26, starting at 6 p.m. The event will feature demonstrations and vendors,... more

Bradley fundraiser Monday at Angelo's

CUMBERLAND - Peter Bradley, who is running for an at-large seat on the Town Council, will hold a fundraiser on Monday, Sept. 29, 6 to 8 p.m., at Angelo's Palace Pizza, 133 Mendon Road in Cumberland.... more

Health and Wellness Fair at Christ Church Sunday

LINCOLN - Christ Church will hold its annual Health and Wellness Fair this Sunday, Sept. 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the parish hall, 1643 Lonsdale Ave. It is free and open to the public.... more

Call-Fregeau fundraiser Oct. 13

CUMBERLAND - Josh Call-Fregeau is holding a campaign fundraiser at J Greys Family Tavern on Monday, Oct. 13, 5 to 8 p.m. He is a District 1 Town Council candidate. Tickets are $25 per person or $40 a... more

Kearns fundraiser is Tuesday

CUMBERLAND - The District 3 Town Council member, Jeff Kearns, will hold a fundraiser on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at J Grays Family Tavern, 405 Mendon Road in Cumberland, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Light hors d... more

Electronics recycling at Four Corners Chapel Saturday

CUMBERLAND - Four Corners Community Chapel, corner of Angell and Diamond Hill roads, is holding an electronics waste collection on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your unwanted... more

CHS girls tennis team yard sale is Saturday

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland High School Girls Tennis Team will hold a yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 8 a.m. to noon, in front of the tennis courts at Tucker Field, across from the... more

St. Aidan Seniors meet Oct. 3

CUMBERLAND - St. Aidan Senior Group will meet Friday, Oct. 3, at St. Aidan parish center on Diamond Hill Road. Doors open at 8:30 a.m., and the meeting begins at 10 a.m. A lunch of chicken Francais... more

St. Joseph Church plans annual flea market

CUMBERLAND - St. Joseph Church, 1303 Mendon Road, will hold its annual indoor flea market on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the parish center hall. For table rental information, call... more