Available: Cumberland’s old police motorcycle

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CUMBERLAND – In 1964, the Cumberland Police Department landed a new Harley-Davidson Servi-Car three-wheeled motorcycle, a vehicle that would quickly become the pride of the department. Four years... more

DEM warns Rhode Islanders of 'extreme fire danger'

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is warning Rhode Islanders in a press release of extreme fire danger, as the drought that has gripped the state, and now the New... more

Mattiello introduces bill to allow takeout alcohol sales through 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the restaurant industry, Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello has introduced legislation that would allow restaurants to continue the practice of... more

Residences, brewery, other uses envisioned at Ann & Hope

CUMBERLAND – Owners of the mostly empty Lonsdale Co. Ann & Hope Mill property are seeking a new overlay designation to ease restrictions around its planned redevelopment as a mostly residential... more

In Cumberland, the natural landscape should shall be maintained

CUMBERLAND – Officials are hoping that replacing “should” and “encouraged” to “shall” and “required” when laying down stipulations for developers will pay off in the form of a maintained landscape in... more

Champi leaving post as Cumberland’s water superintendent

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CUMBERLAND – Chris Champi, a 30-year Water Department employee and superintendent for the past decade, is leaving for a similar municipal job in South County. Champi, who said he actually began... more

Traffic group taking specific action steps in Cumberland

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Traffic Management Group has completed studies on several local roadways and recommended a series of changes on some of them. Updating the Town Council on the town’s new... more

Mitchell: Lots of activity happening in schools

CUMBERLAND – Extensive ventilation and air quality work is happening across all district schools, says Supt. Bob Mitchell, as school officials push to get students back in the classroom on or before... more

Group gives youth access to meaningful adventures, wellness

Partnership with Cumberland farm provides food for families in need
When Joann “Jo” Ayuso founded Movement Education Outdoors in 2018, her goal was to offer youth of color and with limited economic resources outdoor experiences and opportunities to learn about... more

Cumberland EMS will provide in-home flu shots and clinics

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland Emergency Medical Services will be providing in-home flu shots to homebound Cumberland residents and will host several flu clinics this fall. Residents may also receive a flu... more

Cumberland Library hosts virtual meditation event Sept. 29

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library is hosting a meditation event via Zoom on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. John Bednarik will lead the program. Registration is required for access to the... more

College News

Jack Charbonneau, Marc Rosenthal, Solaimon Saqib, and Ryan Tougas, all of Lincoln, have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Ishani Bedre, Raymond Dolan,... more

RIDOH responding to COVID-19 outbreak near Providence College

Rhode Islanders reminded about testing program for people without symptoms
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Health and Providence College are responding to an outbreak of COVID-19 among off-campus students near the school. Approximately 120 cases have been... more