Cumberland

Property within Mercy Woods up for sale

CUMBERLAND – A 5-acre parcel of property in the middle of the town’s newly acquired open space Mercy Woods property in the northeast corner of town is now up for sale for $500,000, promoted as a “... more

Del Monte Fiesta Corn recalled

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers in a press release that Del Monte Foods is recalling 64,242 cases of Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers, due to under-... more

Cumberland man arrested on solicitation, child porn charges

State Police have announced the arrest of Michael Uccello, age 29, of 11 Greenview St., Cumberland, on charges of indecent solicitation of a child and possession of child pornography. The arrest... more

Council has concerns about hydro power on the river

CUMBERLAND – Town Council members said they still had too many questions related to proposed first-of-their-kind hydroelectric facilities on the Blackstone River, even after hearing from... more

GottaQ expanding to former Casa Vallarta space

CUMBERLAND – GottaQ BBQ, a barbecue restaurant on Mendon Road, is set to continue its rapid growth with a move to the end cap space previously occupied by Casa Vallarta Mexican Restaurant in the... more

Library receives another $14,000 from Champlin Foundation

There’s always another upgrade to be made, says director
CUMBERLAND – One of the busiest libraries in the state is set to complete a makeover of its most high-traffic area after the Champlin Foundation delivered another $14,000 to the Cumberland Public... more

New safety complex late but well under budget, says Murray

CUMBERLAND – The town’s new 20,000-square-foot public safety complex won’t be done by the end of the calendar year as previously expected, says outgoing Mayor Bill Murray, and he won’t push to have a... more

Local artists invited to exhibit in gallery

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, is looking for artists to show their work in the Library’s Hayden Art Gallery in the main hallway on the second floor. Selected... more

Cumberland/Lincoln Lions poster contest work at library

CUMBERLAND – Posters submitted by students from McCourt and North Cumberland middle schools are on display at the Cumberland Public Library’s Hayden Art Gallery, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, for the month... more

Planet Fitness hosts holiday giving tree through Dec. 19

CUMBERLAND – Planet Fitness locations throughout Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts are currently collecting unwrapped gifts for area Boys & Girls Clubs. Giving Trees are on display at... more

Multiple brands of tahini recalled

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that the company Achdut is recalling its tahini products produced from April 7, 2018, to May 21, 2018, because they may be contaminated... more