New owner restores 1886 Cullen Commercial Block

Preservation doesn’t have to cost a fortune, says Charette
CUMBERLAND – In 1886, John Cullen’s great grandfather, John F. Cullen, put up a building that would become his general store, dealing in dry goods, clothing, wood and coal to meet the needs of Berkeley Village, while running tenements above the space. The Cullen family would own the building for... more

Beacon Theatre Workshop to stage ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

WOONSOCKET – Shakespeare’s classic tale of love and magic in an enchanted forest will come alive at Beacon Charter High School for the Arts beginning next Thursday, Feb. 27. The show follows the story of four young lovers who escape into the woods and the fairies who live there sowing mischief and... more

Plans for new fire station move forward after delay

SMITHFIELD – Looking back through old files, Fire Chief Robert Seltzer discovered plans for a new fire station on the Routes 116 and... more

Manville Park, shelter addition in Almond’s budget

LINCOLN – Town Administrator Joe Almond has submitted his proposed 2020-2021 budget to the Budget Board for review ahead of the... more

Buxton Street neighbors cry foul over composting operation

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NORTH SMITHFIELD – Neighbors of a Buxton Street composting operation are raising a stink about a business they say doesn’t belong in... more