Cumberland

A bridge too far

CHS students have no interest in going out of their way to cross Mendon Road
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CUMBERLAND – The end of the school day at Cumberland High School brings with it quite a sight outside, where hundreds of students stream across two crosswalks on Mendon Road, stopping traffic for 10... more

Police nab career criminal Paiva in local thefts

CUMBERLAND – A nerve-racking week for residents of the Bear Hill area ended with the arrest of a career criminal last Saturday, Jan. 12. David Paiva, 48, is the sole suspect in a series of break-in... more

Suspect in Cumberland break-ins taken into custody

UPDATE: Police have announced that David Paiva was located at 1:45 p.m. on Saturday and taken into custody by the East Providence Police Department. CUMBERLAND – Police say they've identified one... more

RXBAR recalls products due to a potential undeclared peanut allergen

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that RXBAR is recalling certain varieties of bars because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have peanut allergies run the... more

Mutter tackles Diamond Hill Park, senior center issues in first days

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CUMBERLAND – New Mayor Jeff Mutter says it was a good but exhausting first week in office as he established the inner workings of his administration and got further up to speed on important issues... more

For Cumberland woman, fundraising effort means a chance at better life

CUMBERLAND – For 24-year-old Karli Macatrao, a lifelong Cumberland resident who was born with cystic fibrosis and has spent her life in and out of the hospital, the question is not about whether she... more

Work on Howard Road Bridge now expected this spring

CUMBERLAND – The rehabilitation of the Howard Road Bridge, which connects Abbott Run Valley Road in Cumberland with neighboring Massachusetts, is now set to start in the spring. With an expected six... more

Arnolds Mills Community House to hold winter class registration Saturday

CUMBERLAND – Registration for the winter session of programs at Arnolds Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road, will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. After Saturday, mail-in... more

Arnold Mills Parade Association meets Jan. 24

CUMBERLAND – The Arnold Mills Parade Association will meet at the Arnold Mills Methodist Church, Nate Whipple Highway, on Thursday, Jan. 24, to begin planning for the 93rd annual Fourth of July... more