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CUMBERLAND – Six years after U.S. Navy Korean War veteran and retired town employee Stanley “Stosh” Stowik was found murdered in his home, police have yet to make an arrest in the case, but are saying again that they still believe they know who committed the crime.

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State highway crews were back in Cumberland last Friday fixing end-of-driveway berms that were built too low as part of a water line and repaving project along Diamond Hill Road near the Monastery. Owne… More

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CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Town Council has accepted the Silva family’s promised donation of open wetland space at 45 Canning St., with the condition that it be protected from further development. More

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CUMBERLAND – The Lafayette Lodge Masons will host a 12th annual pancake breakfast to benefit the Franklin Farm Community Garden this Saturday, Oct. 16, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Lafayette Lodge, 680 Nat… More

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CUMBERLAND – Town officials have committed to match half of a $300,000 investment in the old Franklin Farm farmhouse, but that won’t cover the extent of the upgrades needed inside the old building. More

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With a full month of school already completed, Cumberland High School is back and better than ever. More

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CUMBERLAND – Restaurants that have been operating under temporary permissions to serve customers outside now have an indefinite extension to do so, though with temperatures turning colder, note Council … More

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CUMBERLAND – Town leaders have made their picks for the newly formed Diamond Hill Park Renovation Committee, charged with planning reconstruction of a new ski lodge and other projects. More

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CUMBERLAND – Arnold Mills has “innumerable structural quirks and anomalies accumulated over the past 300 years,” says local historian Craig Johnson, making the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’… More

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CUMBERLAND – As construction continues on Broad Street as part of a three-town regeneration project, increased traffic and sidewalk removal have created what local business owners are calling a nightmare. More

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CUMBERLAND – Town officials have committed to match half of a $300,000 investment in the old Franklin Farm farmhouse, but that won’t cover the extent of the upgrades needed inside the old building. More

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With a full month of school already completed, Cumberland High School is back and better than ever. More

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CUMBERLAND – Restaurants that have been operating under temporary permissions to serve customers outside now have an indefinite extension to do so, though with temperatures turning colder, note Council … More

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CUMBERLAND – Town leaders have made their picks for the newly formed Diamond Hill Park Renovation Committee, charged with planning reconstruction of a new ski lodge and other projects. More

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CUMBERLAND – Arnold Mills has “innumerable structural quirks and anomalies accumulated over the past 300 years,” says local historian Craig Johnson, making the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’… More

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CUMBERLAND – As construction continues on Broad Street as part of a three-town regeneration project, increased traffic and sidewalk removal have created what local business owners are calling a nightmare. More

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CUMBERLAND – Flooding at 304 Sneech Pond Road after heavy rain was so bad that Ray Barry and his wife Leann were forced to purchase more than $1,000 worth of sump pumps in an attempt to find their yard again. With a pump in each hand, Ray says he grew stuck in the muck of the stream near his… More

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Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 3-9, and this year’s theme is, “Learn the sounds of fire safety.” The campaign works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to stay safe. More

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CUMBERLAND – The town’s state-of-the-art new jetter vacuum truck will greatly enhance efforts to keep sewers and storm drains clean, hopefully keeping water flowing from place to place and reducing flooding in town. More

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Matthew J Bibeault, of Cumberland, graduated summa cum laude from Rhode Island College. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in accounting and was a recipient of the 2021 Accounting Outstanding Student Award. Matthew is the son of Robert and Monique Bibeault. More

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CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Water Department is in the final stages of activating a new water source, the next milestone in the department’s efforts to upgrade its infrastrucutre. More

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CUMBERLAND – The Planning Board last week approved a development plan and variances sought for the expansion of the John J. McLaughlin Cumberland Hill School on Manville Hill Road, including for an 8,369-square-foot addition and reconfiguring of the property. More

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CUMBERLAND – Clube Juventude Lusitana was officially founded on Oct. 8, 1921. It was incorporated on Oct. 15 of that year, which, as longtime President Henrique Craveiro sees it, seems a little suspicious because of the day of the week it fell on. More

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CUMBERLAND – Though one local mother’s campaign to get a bus monitor on her children’s elementary school bus proved successful last week, the Cumberland School Department is still short a dozen monitors, with school officials noting it’s seemingly impossible to find people to fill the positions. More

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CUMBERLAND – Car crashes at the Cumberland roundabouts on Diamond Hill Road have tripled this year over last year, due in part, it appears, to more traffic being on the road and many people still not understanding how the traffic configuration works. More

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CUMBERLAND – School officials and members of the Cumberland Teachers Association have officially announced terms of agreement on a new successor contract that will be effective for the 2021-2024 school years. More

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CUMBERLAND – The Children’s Room of the Cumberland Public Library is inviting families with children age 12 and under for an afternoon of bingo on the library’s front lawn on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. More

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CUMBERLAND – A Cumberland man with a passion for veterans’ causes is hoping to raise public awareness and write a book about the sacrifice of citizen soldiers and U.S. war veterans once he completes his college degree. More

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CUMBERLAND – The Blackstone Valley Garden Club will resume monthly meetings on Monday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m., at the Arnolds Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road. More

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CUMBERLAND – Cumberland Emergency Medical Services is now providing in-home monoclonal antibody infusions for individuals who test positive for COVID-19 and meet certain criteria that put them at higher risk. More

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CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland School Department on Tuesday announced that Ashton Elementary School has been designated a National Blue Ribbon School. More

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CUMBERLAND – Matthew Picchioni says he didn’t want to just build some benches or create some other unhelpful run-of-the-mill Eagle Scout project that no one would appreciate. More

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CUMBERLAND – A new law meant to improve over-the-phone CPR instructions and introduced by House Deputy Majority Whip Mia Ackerman, a Democrat serving District 45, Cumberland, Lincoln),and Senate Majority Whip Maryellen Goodwin, of District 1, Providence, was signed by Gov. Dan McKee during a… More

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CUMBERLAND – School officials are moving to change school walking distance standards as part of a multi-pronged approach to fixing busing and traffic issues that have plagued the start of the 2021-2022 year. More

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CUMBERLAND – Town officials held their first detailed and substantive discussion in months with the developer of the Ann & Hope mill last week, saying the project is still on despite taking longer than expected for a plan to come before them. More

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CUMBERLAND - After the first days of school, a number of Cumberland parents say they have concerns and complaints about busing and transportation to and from school. More

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CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Police Department is hosting Coffee with a Cop on Saturday, March 27, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Chief John J. Partington Public Safety Complex, 1379 Diamond Hill Road. More

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PROVIDENCE – Former Cumberland Mayor Dan McKee was sworn in as Rhode Island's 76th governor on Tuesday evening, replacing Gina Raimondo after Raimondo was confirmed as commerce secretary in President Biden's administration. More

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The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for much of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts for Sunday, Feb. 7, with heavy wet snow expected. More

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Many papers from the Thursday editions of The Breeze were delivered prior to the storm, but many others will be delivered late in the day as the snow dissipates and drivers are able to get out as the roads are cleared. Thank you for your understanding, and please stay safe. More

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SMITHFIELD – Police have identified the victim of a crash on Route 295 in Smithfield Monday evening, and are still investigating how the fatal collision took place. More