Cumberland

Monument to Russell Falconer Stearns brought out of the shadows

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CUMBERLAND – There it was, hidden in plain sight. Charles Tramontana spotted it one Fourth of July while passing the North Cumberland Fire Department on his way to the Arnold Mills annual parade.... more

Contract on $83 million school bond may not be valid

CUMBERLAND – Members of a newly formed committee are holding internal discussions about whether school officials violated bidding laws when they amended a contract with Torrado Architects and didn’t... more

Cumberland High School announces third quarter honor roll

CUMBERLAND – The following students have been named to the Cumberland High School third quarter honor roll. Grade 12 High Honors: Julie F Andrade, Isabel C Arribas, Gianna L Bedoya, Emily K Bennett,... more

Karawan Brand Tahini Recalled

A recall has been issued for Karawan brand Tahini sold in 16-ounce jars and 39-pound buckets that were imported from Palestine between December 2018 and January 2019. These products have the... more

New trash totes arrive in Cumberland next month

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CUMBERLAND – Nearly 12,000 charcoal-gray trash totes will be delivered to Cumberland residents over three weeks in June, says Public Works Director Bob Anderson. The bins must all be in place by... more

Lynch family asks that renaming of NCMS be put on hold

CUMBERLAND – Members of the Lynch family have asked that a proposal to rename the North Cumberland Middle School as the Richard B. Lynch Middle School, in honor of the school’s first principal, be... more

More visible work on roundabout project set to restart soon

CUMBERLAND – Though it might not appear that much work is currently happening on Diamond Hill Road’s double roundabout project, a representative from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation... more

Cumberland High School honors top 10 percent of graduating class

CUMBERLAND – On Monday, Cumberland High School announced this year’s distinguished scholars, the top 10 percent of its Class of 2019, during a ceremony in the Joyce Dapper Memorial Auditorium at CHS... more

Food truck nights coming to Diamond Hill Park this summer

CUMBERLAND – The town will host a new food truck event series at Diamond Hill Park this summer, mixing food and entertainment on June 27, July 25, and Aug. 22, all at 5 p.m. Town Councilor Lisa... more

Grivers wins Cumberland/Lincoln Lions Club service award

CUMBERLAND – At their June monthly meeting, the Cumberland/Lincoln Lions Club presented longtime member Margaret “Gidget” Grivers with a Melvin Jones Fellowship. The fellowship is awarded when a... more

Rotary Pet Walk at Monastery June 1

CUMBERLAND – The Rotary Club of Cumberland-Lincoln will be holding its 16th annual Pet Walk on Saturday, June 1, at the Monastery, Diamond Hill Road. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the gazebo, and... more

Health advisory about Baker's Corner Flour

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising people through a press release to not consume flour from 5-pound bags of Baker’s Corner All Purpose Flour packed for ALDI with lot code L18A02B and a... more

Miles for Meals 5K June 9 supports Northern R.I. Food Pantry

CUMBERLAND – The Northern R.I. Food Pantry will host a Miles for Meals 5K Walk to benefit the food pantry on Sunday, June 9, at the Monastery, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Registration will begin at 9 a.m... more