Cumberland teachers boycott chance to learn about new HSA plan

Too many unanswered questions, claims union
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CUMBERLAND - An informational session arranged on Monday to educate teachers about a voluntary new health savings account plan drew only about a dozen teachers after union leaders called for a... more

Cumberland man indicted on child molestation counts

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

Pooled funds from closed fire districts totals more than $2 million

CUMBERLAND - Thanks to cash and other resources contributed by the former North Cumberland and Cumberland Hill districts, the unified Cumberland Fire District may have cumulative surplus or fund... more

Injured firefighter returns to duty and $10K in unused sick and vacation time

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CUMBERLAND - A Cumberland Hill firefighter who's returning after being on "injured on duty" - or IOD - status for four years is collecting $10,116 from the Cumberland Fire District to reimburse him... more

Family takes steps to raise awareness of PWS

CUMBERLAND - Siena DiMuccio is 2 years old, and though she may be young, she has a whole team behind her - a team that has named themselves Cure Siena. The toddler was diagnosed with Prader-Willi... more

Emmanuel church creates garden for all to enjoy

CUMBERLAND - On the weekend of Sept. 25-27, a prayer and meditation garden will open at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 120 Nate Whipple Highway, not only for members of the parish, but anyone from... more

New CEO at helm of mayoral academies

PROVIDENCE - Michael Magee, the Cumberland resident who was the first chief executive officer of the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies, is moving on, the organization announced this week. In his place... more

Birthday Club

Sept. 1 Tom Ward, Happy birthday from all of us at The Valley Breeze! Sept. 2 Brayden Alan Flanagan, Happy 5th birthday Brayden "The Mad Scientist!" Love, Auntie XOXO Brayden Alan Flanagan, Happy 5th... more

College news

Erin Miller, a forensic psychology major and resident of Cumberland, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Florida Institute of Technology. Bethany P. Douglas, daughter of Ruth and Peter... more

Arnold Mills Church lists fall schedule

CUMBERLAND - Arnold Mills United Methodist Church, 609 Nate Whipple Highway, will launch its fall worship schedule Sunday, Sept. 13, with its traditional Sunday School Rally Day. Fall worship... more

Apply by Sept. 10 to witness speech by Pope Francis in D.C.

PROVIDENCE - U.S. Sen. Jack Reed's office is now accepting requests from Rhode Islanders for tickets to be a part of Pope Francis' address to Congress on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. Pope Francis... more

Four Corners Chapel hosting e-waste dropoff Sept. 12

CUMBERLAND - Four Corners Community Chapel will be hosting a free electronic waste dropoff and fundraising event on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church at 200 Angell Road.... more

Cumberland Garden Club meets Wednesday

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Garden Club will have its first meeting of the season on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 12:30 p.m. in the Arnold Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road. Frank Geary will be the... more

Wanted: Volunteers to help at Haunted Hill

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Parks and Recreation Department is searching for volunteers to work at Haunted Hill at Diamond Hill Park this fall. Any and all talent is needed, including actors,... more

Hear a 9-11 survivor's story at Cumberland library

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library presents "Wife and War: The Memoir of a 9-11 Survivor and Military Wife" on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. Amelie Flynn will tell about her first-hand... more

Friends of Cumberland Library 'Brown Bag Book Sale' coming up

CUMBERLAND - The Friends of the Library are holding its semi-annual Brown Bag Book Sale in the Hayden Center of Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 4 to 7:30... more

Saturday hours at the library start up Sept. 12

CUMBERLAND - Saturdays at the library return in Cumberland. The Cumberland Public Library will begin Saturday hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Sept. 12. Call 401-333-2552 or visit www.cumberlandlibrary.... more

OCYL offers college planning course

CUMBERLAND - The Office of Children Youth and Learning announces a new program for high school students. College and Career Planning is a 10-week course to assist students with college applications... more

Cub, Boy Scout Rally is Sept. 12 at Diamond Hill Park

CUMBERLAND - Your adventure is waiting! There will be a Cumberland Scouting Rally/Sign-up for boys in Grades 1 through 8 on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Diamond Hill Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Any boy or... more

CHS Class of '65 plans reunion Sept. 19

CUMBERLAND - Reservations are still being accepted for Cumberland High School's Class of 1965 50-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 19. For more information, contact Sally Ann Campagnone at Scampy2782@... more

CHS Class of 1952 meets Sept. 25

CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland High School Class of 1952 is holding its 63-year reunion at the Lincoln Country Club on Friday, Sept. 25. Cocktail hour starts at noon, followed by dinner at 1 p.m. The... more