No new fire station this year in Cumberland

Combined fire district facing $400,000 shortage
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CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Fire District is at least $300,000 over its budget for overtime pay this year, say commissioners, nixing any hope of getting construction of a new fire station on the... more

RIDOT: Roundabout project won’t shut down Diamond Hill Road

CUMBERLAND – Rhode Island Department of Transportation officials say they’re serious about making the upcoming reconfiguration of Chapel Four Corners and installation of two new roundabouts on... more

Local officials working with RIDE on fix for CHS pool’s air quality

CUMBERLAND – State representatives say they are working with officials from the Rhode Island Department of Education and the Cumberland School Committee to secure a $400,000 grant for improvements to... more

School Committee: No snacks if lunch funds hit zero

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CUMBERLAND – Students will no longer be allowed to charge a la carte items such as snacks or smoothies if the money in their pre-paid meal accounts hits zero. The School Committee last Thursday voted... more

Abernethy is new 
dentist at Diamond Hill Dental

CUMBERLAND – Dr. Saba K. Abernethy has joined Diamond Hill Dental, at 2343 Diamond Hill Road. Abernethy attended Brandeis University, then the Boston University School of Dental Medicine, followed... more

Cruise America joins with Apollo Auto Sales as regional RV dealer

CUMBERLAND – The RV rental company Cruise America has partnered with Apollo Auto Sales, 625 Broad St., as part of a nationwide expansion. “Our partnership with Cruise America will add a new dimension... more

Cumberland GOP hosting candidates for governor April 26

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Republican Town Committee will be hosting Republican candidates for Rhode Island governor at its meeting on Thursday, April 26, at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend... more

DEM offers tips for preventing black bear problems

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is reminding residents to remove potential food sources from their properties, as black bears emerge from hibernation. Increasing... more