Although the town-owned land was recommended for safety complex by 8-3 vote
CUMBERLAND - In spite of all the public debate so far, the decision about building a police and rescue headquarters on the Monastery Grounds may be turned over to a townwide referendum.
Mayor Bill... more
Lambi questions mayor's plan to spend $5 million without voter approval
CUMBERLAND - The relationship between Republican Town Council member Art Lambi and Democratic Mayor Bill Murray continued to unravel this week as the two used emails to argue over the legality of $5... more
CUMBERLAND - Fire Chief Kenneth Finlay has his first contract with the unified district after working the last six months under the terms of the contract he had signed with the former Cumberland Hill... more
CUMBERLAND - Money the town spends to buy Chromebook laptops for the schools must be considered a recurring expense and therefore counted toward the total minimum amount taxpayers invest in schools... more
This update on Thursday afternoon notes that the committee will consider the Nov. 1 deadline at its July 14 meeting.
CUMBERLAND - Late legislation introduced by state Rep. Karen MacBeth would have... more
CUMBERLAND - Crews closed the Albion Road bridges Monday morning as promised and immediately got to work on a six-week plan to seal, repave and stripe both bridges, as well as resurface the roadway... more
CUMBERLAND - Emma Cotter, an 11-year-old from Cumberland and recent elementary school graduate, is just like any other kid. She's an active member in Girl Scouts and has taken up an interest in... more
CUMBERLAND - Seven young men were elevated to the rank of Eagle Scout in a Court of Honor Saturday afternoon at St. John Vianney Church. They are all members of Troop 1, Diamond Hill, led by... more
CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland School Department announces the last opportunity for non-public students to borrow textbooks for the 2015-16 school year. The last date to order textbooks is Tuesday, July... more
The following local students were named to the Community College of Rhode Island's spring dean's list.
From Cumberland: Brandon Bader, Barrett Bernier, Kaitlyn Carr, Evan Coelho, Alison Ducharme,... more
Cumberland American Little League Coach Dave Belisle and his team are the stars of a new #ShowYourStripes commercial for Kellogg's Frosted Flakes.
"As the official breakfast of Little League,... more
Julie Purkal, Happy 29th birthday! Cheers to being in your 20s, now let's party! Love, your husband
Happy birthday, Cooper Stebenne, 11. All our love, Mom, Dad and Finley
WOONSOCKET - St. Joan of Arc Church in Cumberland and St. Joseph Church in Woonsocket are having a combined Summer Bible Camp for grades Pre-K to 6, Monday-Friday, July 13-17, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.... more
CUMBERLAND - Book Buddies will be returning this summer to the Cumberland Public Library on Thursdays, from 3-4 p.m., starting July 9 through Aug. 6. The program pairs teen volunteers with children... more
CUMBERLAND - The Children's Room of the Cumberland Public Library will resume its Krafty Kids program every Wednesday, July 1-Aug. 5, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Children 10 and under are invited to... more
CUMBERLAND - Shayna Eisemann will present the event "Dreams Come True" at the Cumberland Public Library on Thursday, July 9, at 10 a.m.
The program, for ages 4-12, will include songs and stories... more
PROVIDENCE – Legislation designating the American burying beetle at Rhode Island’s official state insect, a bill initiated by 3rd-graders at St. Michael’s Country Day School in Newport, has passed... more