PROVIDENCE - Members of a special state legislative commission meeting weekly to analyze the state's funding formula are promising to thoroughly scrutinize the financial impact of charter schools on... more
CUMBERLAND - Extra desks arrived last week as Fire Chief Kenneth Finlay finds places at Station 4 to fold together three treasurers, three tax collectors, one administrative assistant and a business... more
CUMBERLAND - In an emailed letter to parents of Cumberland High School students, Principal Alan Tenreiro on Monday expressed the school community's grief over the death of 9th-grade student Mahdi... more
LINCOLN - More than 200 people, many of them colleagues in the cross-over media and political worlds of Jim Baron, gathered last Saturday, Jan. 17 to celebrate the life of this esteemed Rhode Island... more
CUMBERLAND - The House of Compassion, a long-term shelter for the homeless that's been running on a shoestring for years, was closed Wednesday, Jan. 14, after a poorly insulated sprinkler system pipe... more
SMITHFIELD - Cumberland's Jeff Mutter will be a panelist on a forum that explores whether a community can, or should, forever protect public land from development.
Sponsored by the Rhode Island... more
CUMBERLAND - Students from both Cumberland and Lincoln took home the Research Award last Saturday after competing in the FIRST Lego League Robotics State Championship at Roger Williams University.... more
CUMBERLAND - The former Tuck's Restaurant in Cumberland Hill will open in early February with a new owner, a new menu and a fun theme that harkens back to 13 years of prohibition when America went... more
The phone number to make an appointment at all locations of the College Planning Center of Rhode Island is 401-736-3170. The phone number listed in the Jan. 15 is for the Cumberland-Lincoln Boys... more
LINCOLN - Robert A. DiMuccio, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Amica Insurance, received the Paul Harris Fellowship Award from the Cumberland-Lincoln Rotary Club in a ceremony Nov.... more
CUMBERLAND - The Arnold Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road, holds in-person registration for its next session of craft classes on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Class projects will be... more
CUMBERLAND- The Lincoln-Cumberland high school girls' ice hockey team is hosting a wine and beer tasting fundraiser on Sunday, Jan. 25, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Cumberland Public Safety Union Hall... more
CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library will hold a dream board creation workshop for middle- and high school-age students on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m., as part of the library's Best Year Yet... more
CUMBERLAND - State Rep. Christopher Blazejewski, serving District 2 in Providence, and state Sen. Ryan Pearson, serving District 19 in Cumberland and Lincoln, are sponsoring legislation to allow... more
CUMBERLAND - The CHS swim team is holding a spaghetti and meatball fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Public Safety Union Hall, 7 Cray St.
Tickets are $10, and all proceeds... more
CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Public Library will hold a Teen Art Lab on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 10:30 a.m. Explore many types of beads and create jewelry, mosaics, or a piece from your own imaginations.... more
WOONSOCKET - The Blackstone Valley Business Alliance will hold its general membership meeting on Monday, Jan. 26, at the Rhode Island Athletic Club, 600 Social St.
The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m... more
Sampson AFB Vets Association's monthly meeting is at Twin Oaks Restaurant, Cranston, on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 1 p.m. All Air Force veterans are welcome, especially those who served at Sampson Air... more