Cumberland officials want junk cars put away

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CUMBERLAND – Frank Souza recently acquired a 1948 Chevy Suburban once used as a school bus on a native American reservation. Souza, 83, says the unusual vehicle may look like a pile of junk now, but... more

Charter Review Commission recommends 4-year terms

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CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Charter Review Commission is recommending that two-year terms for local politicians go the way of dial-up internet and pay phones. Chairman Dave Chenevert, pictured, said... more

CHS grad’s world record: Most Lego castles in minute

CUMBERLAND – Marcel Bonnici was sitting in class last April when the idea popped into his head. Always “mesmerized” by the Guinness World Records, he decided his best shot at a record-breaking... more

School Committee wants action on changing CHS start times

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CUMBERLAND – Local educators have done plenty of talking about the benefits of moving high school start times later, School Committee members say, but now they want to see action. Vice Chairman Bill... more

CHS students performing in All State concerts

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland High School students selected as members of the 2018 All State band and chorus are performing in All State concerts that are open to the public. Senior David Canavan was to... more

Ready-to-eat meat products recalled

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Olli Salumeria Americana is recalling 3,946 pounds of ready-to-eat meat products due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination... more

Lefrancois joins Lila Delman Real Estate

CUMBERLAND – Michelle Lefrancois, of Cumberland, recently joined Lila Delman Real Estate’s Providence office as a Realtor/sales associate. Lefrancois grew up in Lincoln and now lives in Cumberland... more

Spring Festival and Easter Egg Hunt is March 25

CUMBERLAND – The Town of Cumberland will celebrate the arrival of spring with its annual Spring Festival on Sunday, March 25, on the grounds of the Monastery, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, near the... more

J.M. Smucker Company withdrawing certain dog food products

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising pet owners that the J.M. Smucker Company is withdrawing certain canned dog food products from its Gravy Train, Kibbles ‘N Bits, Ol’ Roy, and Skippy... more

Birthday Club

Here is an addition to our March Birthday Club: March 23 Kathy Thayer: To my sister, a gift from God, what would I do without you? Happy Birthday, Love Mare