Cumberland

Cumberland High grads met the moment

CUMBERLAND – As Rocky Balboa so eloquently put it, it’s not about how hard you hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward, said Karen Freedman. The Cumberland School Committee... more

At hearing on backyard chickens, councilman warns of ‘Pandora’s box’

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CUMBERLAND – As David Dugre and Paromita Ghosh make a play to keep their five chickens in the yard of their Cumberland Hill home, they’re getting little support from neighbors. Several residents... more

Cumberland to incorporate more trees into Broad Street project

CUMBERLAND – Town officials have secured permission from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation to run their own effort to add more street trees to the state’s ongoing Broad Street... more

Community celebrates Supt. Mitchell at retirement party

CUMBERLAND – At a celebration last week in honor of his upcoming retirement, Supt. Robert Mitchell grew emotional as he addressed a crowd of friends, family, and colleagues saying while he knew the... more

UFC trainer Kearns finds new home in Cumberland

CUMBERLAND – Coach Kevin Kearns, noted mixed martial arts trainer and author, has brought his craft along with him to his new home at the Ashton Mills in Cumberland, where he can now be found... more

Cumberland High School Class of 2021 graduates

Sophia A Abramek Paul S Acello Emily H Achin Andres O Aldana Oswaldo D Aldana Gabriel L Almeida Connor A Almstrom Raquel J Amaral Morgan Ashley Anderson William J Andrews Nicole Arrubla Nicholas K... more

Senior Center picnic planned for June 29

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Senior Center, located at the Monastery on Diamond Hill Road, will host its free annual membership picnic on Tuesday, June 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free to... more

Marshals needed for Arnold Mills Parade

CUMBERLAND – The 95th annual Arnold Mills 4th of July Parade and 53rd annual road race will be held on Monday, July 5, and the association is in need of marshals to help with parade duties. Marshals... more

State leaders announce program to put body-worn cameras on every uniformed officer

PROVIDENCE – State leaders and law enforcement leaders have announced an innovative statewide program to put body-worn cameras on every frontline police officer and supervisor in Rhode Island, a... more

DEM offering summer programs for adults, families and youth

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Fish and Wildlife has announced summer programs from fishing days and archery lessons to hunter education and virtual wildlife... more