Two of three candidates for Cumberland Town Council, Art Lambi and Bob Thibodeau, participated in a debate Thursday at The Valley Breeze offices. The debate was sponsored by The Breeze and Hamel Tire... more
CUMBERLAND - Mayor-elect Bill Murray found himself at odds with the six others on the Town Council last week when he strongly objected to funding a new salaried position in town, just weeks before he... more
CUMBERLAND - The Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy's Elementary School 2 - a blue and white striped box with soaring windows that from the inside frame the late-19th-century neighborhood it's... more
CUMBERLAND - The gymnasium at B.F. Norton Elementary School was bustling with excitement last week as Mobile Ed Productions transformed the room into a mini science museum aimed at teaching students... more
CUMBERLAND - For everyone with questions about the proposed $12.5 million public safety complex bond, town leaders are offering a hearing tonight, Thursday, Oct. 23, in Town Hall, 45 Broad St., at 6... more
CUMBERLAND - Said Peter Bradley in a press release this week, "The Cumberland public schools have shown signs of improvement over the last few years and I intend to assist in any way to foster... more
CUMBERLAND - Says District 3 Town Council candidate Jim Scullin, "For the past two years, the mayor and Town Council have talked about Broad Street becoming the gateway to Cumberland, which is all... more
CUMBERLAND - Joshua Call-Fregeau, Democratic nominee for District 1 Town Council, said, "I want to assist small businesses in our town to help them thrive. We are fortunate to have long-time... more
CUMBERLAND - Joyce Hindle Koutsogiane, candidate for Cumberland Town Council in District 4, says she favors passage of the bond issue for a Cumberland Public Safety Complex.
Said Hindle Koutsogiane... more
CUMBERLAND - Independent candidate for Town Council in District 1, James K. Metivier, says he is calling attention to his years of experience as both a businessman and taxpayer as he campaigns door-... more
CUMBERLAND - Art Lambi, who notes he's the only incumbent in the at-large Town Council race, said this week he will use his current experience on the Town Council, as well as his 28 years of working... more
CUMBERLAND - Regarding first-term accomplishments, says District 4 Town Council incumbent Scott Schmitt, "There is no doubt that the most important thing we did was to reduce our long term... more
CUMBERLAND - Tom Schmitt, a Cumberland resident for nearly 30 years, says he's running for an at-large seat on the Fire Committee "because when I see an opportunity to help, I take it."
He went on, "... more
CUMBERLAND - At a recent gathering of friends and supporters, says Bob Thibodeau, he discussed his record and qualifications.
The at-large candidate for Town Council said, "Having served on the... more
CUMBERLAND - Deb Vickers of DLH Paranormal Investigations will discuss her after-hours work as a ghost hunter with daughters Lauren and Heather on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m.
Registration is... more
CUMBERLAND - American Legion Post 14, 695 Broad St., will hold a Halloween party on Friday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m.
The event will feature a roast pork dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. and raffles and music... more
COVENTRY - A fundraiser to help defray the medical expenses of Glenn Kuzirian, of the 2nd Avenue band, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Coventry/West Greenwich Elks hall on... more
CUMBERLAND - Cumberland Public Library will hold a Howlarious Halloween program with Mary Jo Maichack on Monday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 7 p.m., for children 5-12. Free tickets are required and available... more
CUMBERLAND - The Children's Room of the Cumberland Public Library is holding the first meeting of the "Milk & Bookies" Book Club on Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 6 to 7 p.m.
It is a new kind of book... more
Submit your drawings by Nov. 14
Kids! We depend on you for one of our favorite holiday traditions.
Here at The Valley Breeze every year, we use children's drawings for our company holiday greeting... more
LINCOLN - Philip Desrosiers, music director and organist at St. James Church in Manville, has been elected president of the National Catholic Band Association.
The NCBA exists to both encourage and... more
CUMBERLAND - In recognition of Red Ribbon Week during National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, Cumberland High School's Student Assistance Program will hold a special screening of "Out of Reach," a... more
CUMBERLAND - Chimney Hill Apartments, 2065 Mendon Road, will host bingo games on Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 p.m.
CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Democratic Town Committee will be hosting an open house tonight, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. at Angelo's Palace Pizza on Mendon Road.
Said Bruce Lemois, committee chairman, "We are... more
CUMBERLAND - The Cumberland Colts youth football organization holds its 2nd annual comedy show fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Lusitana Club, 10 Chase St.
The show... more
CUMBERLAND - A ham and bean supper will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, at St. John Vianney Church hall, 3609 Diamond Hill Road, hosted by the Boy Scouts of Troop 1, Diamond Hill. Supper will be 6-7:30 p.m... more
CUMBERLAND - St. Aidan Senior Group will meet Friday, Nov. 7, at St. Aidan Parish Center, Diamond Hill Road. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. New members are welcome.