Ann & Hope plan calls for mostly residential units

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CUMBERLAND – Early plans for the redevelopment of the Ann & Hope mill complex on Ann & Hope Way call for mostly residential units with a bit of commercial sprinkled in, town officials have... more

Traffic group recommends more changes on local roads

Permanent stop signs on Hines; striping expected on Abbott Run
CUMBERLAND – The newly formed Cumberland Traffic Management Group isn’t sitting idle, tackling more traffic issues by setting the wheels in motion on a number of initiatives at its most recent... more

Higgins says Metivier votes may have been problematic

Metivier calls suggestion ‘absurd’
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CUMBERLAND – District 1 Town Council candidate Jim Higgins is questioning whether it was appropriate for opponent Jim Metivier, as the previous councilman in District 1, to vote to move town road... more

Milligan gets extension on buying old police motorcycle

CUMBERLAND – Alan Milligan isn’t giving up the idea of buying the old police motorcycle that his father, former Officer Ken Milligan, once drove in Cumberland, despite a lack of progress to date.... more

Pedro adds name to write-in campaign for School Committee District 4

CUMBERLAND – Daniel Pedro, of 136 Abbott Run Valley Road, says he’s seeking a return to the School Committee as a write-in candidate for District 4. “I ask for your support by writing my name on the... more

Metivier illustrates differences with opponent

CUMBERLAND – Former Town Councilor and current candidate in District 1, Jim Metivier is drawing sharp differences between himself and his opponent. “As a 30-year resident of Valley Falls, and former... more

Higgins: District 1 needs councilor to be their voice

CUMBERLAND – District 1 Town Council candidate Jim Higgins notes that opponent Jim Metivier has emphasized his independence during the campaign. “Unfortunately, he has a conflict involving the J.H.... more

Marszalkowski cites accomplishments, urges people to vote

CUMBERLAND – Citing his experience and achieving positive results for Cumberland, House District 52 Rep. Alex Marszalkowski is asking residents for their support. “I am proud to represent Cumberland... more

Hogan: I believe in power of public service

CUMBERLAND – House District 52 candidate Christopher Hogan says he has always believed in the power of public service. “I am a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. I have volunteered with various... more

Ouellette seeking re- election to fire board

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland Fire Committee Chairwoman Cynthia Ouellette says she’s enjoyed being a part of the committee, and she looks forward to serving again. “I have been fortunate to be involved in... more

Scullin slams actions of opponent

CUMBERLAND – Jim Scullin, candidate for Cumberland Fire Committee in District 3, says his effort to remove the current District 3 committee member, Cynthia Ouellette, is based on his “complete lack... more

Cumberland Special Education Advisory Committee meets Oct. 27

CUMBERLAND – There will be a Cumberland Special Education Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m.via Zoom, All... more

Red Monkey Foods, Inc. recalls organic parsley and Herbes de Provence

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers in a press release that Red Monkey Foods, Inc. is recalling select organic parsley and Herbes de Provence products due to... more

Dance with Me program extended at Library

CUMBERLAND – Dance with Me, a children’s program, has been extended and will take place outside at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, every Friday at 10:30 a.m., through Friday,... more

Seneca Snack Company recalls Cinnamon Apple Chips

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Seneca Snack Company is recalling Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips and Clancy’s Cinnamon Apple Chips due to possible... more