Superintendent search will be run internally

DiManna not applying for top post
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland school community will run its search for a new superintendent internally instead of hiring an outside firm, with an emphasis on candidates from the New England area.... more

Lancaster Foods Recalls Processed Butternut Squash Items

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising people of a voluntary recall by Lancaster Foods LLC of its processed butternut squash items due to the potential for Listeria Monocytogenes... more

Residences at Broad finally ready to proceed

Two other Mendon Road projects stalled
CUMBERLAND – Hay bales and staked black plastic, the telltale signs that a project is about to get started, have taken up residence at the corner of Mendon Road and Broad Street. Planning and... more

Commission: Plaque could acknowledge great preservation work

Town seeks grant for old post office
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CUMBERLAND – A discussion by the Historic District Commission on a historic plaque for the mostly redone Lewis Tower House on Mendon Road last week turned into a larger discussion about how the town... more

Neighborhood favorite Conroy remembered by community

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CUMBERLAND – Longtime Cumberland resident Muriel Conroy was the type of person who made friends everywhere she went, and since her death on Jan. 7, many people have been feeling her absence, say her... more

McKee sees great opportunity to help people

COVID-19 response, help for business are top priorities
PROVIDENCE – As former Cumberland Mayor Dan McKee sees it, being governor of Rhode Island presents a tremendous opportunity to help the state and people he loves. As a former mayor and local... more

Mercymount, others seeing few COVID-19 cases

CUMBERLAND – As debates continue about the best way to educate students in the ongoing pandemic, officials at several local Catholic schools are reporting success with both 100 percent in-person... more

Goal in Cumberland: Bring more students back

CUMBERLAND – School officials say they feel a responsibility to safely get as many students into school as soon as possible, despite rising COVID-19 numbers. Mondays would still remain as virtual... more

Ackerman proud of promotion to deputy whip

CUMBERLAND – Mia Ackerman says her appointment as the first woman to the position of deputy majority whip in the House of Representatives reflects a whole lot of hard work and a commitment to her... more

Old police motorcycle off the table for Cumberland

CUMBERLAND – Former Cumberland Police Officer Alan Milligan’s efforts to raise the $25,000 needed to buy back the town’s old police motorcycle and give it to the town came to an end as 2020 wound... more

Local teens seek community support to keep Cumberland kids warm

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Youth Commission of the Mayor's Office of Children, Youth and Learning, OCYL, is seeking individual donations and sponsorships to the annual Home Heating Assistance... more

One Energy pledges support to Boys & Girls Clubs of NRI

MARLBORO, Mass. – One Energy Inc. of Marlboro Mass., who owns the local Zoom Mart, is pledging its support to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Rhode Island by embarking on a fund-raising... more