Authors Broadmeadow and Doherty at McT's Tavern Oct. 17

Authors Broadmeadow and Doherty at McT's Tavern Oct. 17

CUMBERLAND – On Thursday, Oct. 17, at 5 p.m., authors Joe Broadmeadow and Brendan Doherty will be at McT’s Tavern, 940 Mendon Road, for a book signing for their new book “It’s Just the Way It Was: Inside the War on the New England Mob and Other Stories.”

Both Broadmeadow, who graduated from Cumberland High School in 1974, and Doherty, who rose to the rank of colonel in the Rhode Island State Police and also lived in Cumberland, will be on hand to sign copies of the book and answer questions.

In their book, Broadmeadow and Doherty take readers inside the investigations, covert surveillances and murky world of informants in the war against organized crime.

The signing begins at 5 p.m. and will go until 8 p.m.