Sides agree on $1.5 million purchase of open space property

CUMBERLAND – The Sisters of Mercy were never planning to put their property up to the highest bidder, say representatives for the organization, and always wanted the land’s natural beauty preserved.... more

Santoro due in court on allegations he shoved firefighter into a grill

CUMBERLAND – Paul Santoro, a commissioner with the Cumberland Fire Department, is due in Sixth District Court on Tuesday, Oct. 24, on misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct charges after... more

Buddy bench at B.F. Norton dedicated to the late Mark Perry

Custodian’s memory and kindness recalled at elementary school
CUMBERLAND – The B.F. Norton Elementary School community is paying homage to Mark Perry, former custodian at the school, keeping his memory alive through a new addition to the playground. A... more

Duck Drop Raffle replacing Duck Race Nov. 11

Fundraising event ‘brings it back’ to the Boys & Girls Club
CUMBERLAND – After eight Blackstone River Duck Races, organizers have had enough of the unpredictability of the water, saying they’re replacing the popular event with a drier alternative. This year’s... more

Volunteers needed for McCourt Fall Harvest event

CUMBERLAND – Volunteers are needed to help at the McCourt Fall Harvest event to be held on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 4 to 8 p.m. Needed are parent, teacher and student volunteers who can help out... more

Learn about beavers at Cumberland Land Trust annual meeting

CUMBERLAND –The Cumberland Land Trust will hold its 2017 Annual Meeting on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m., in the Arnold Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Drive. The meeting will feature a... more

Yard sale at Four Corners Chapel set for Saturday

CUMBERLAND – Four Corners Community Chapel, 200 Angell Road, will be holding a Fall Yard Sale on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Clothes, small furniture, knick-knacks, household items,... more

Pancake breakfast benefits Franklin Farm

CUMBERLAND – A Pancake Breakfast fundraiser, to benefit Franklin Farm, will be held at Lafayette Lodge, 680 Nate Whipple Highway, on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 7 to 11 a.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $5... more

Howl-o-ween Dog Walk set for Saturday

CUMBERLAND – The New England Humane Society will hold a Howl-o-ween Dog Walk on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 11:30 a.m., in Diamond Hill Park, 4097 Diamond Hill Road. Enjoy a fun walk at 13th World with... more

Electric car show at Cumberland Library Saturday

CUMBERLAND – The New England Electric Auto Association will host a hybrid/plugin-hybrid/electric car show and ride-and-drive event on Saturday, Oct. 21, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Cumberland Public... more

Brookdale Cumberland hosting Classic Car Show

CUMBERLAND – There will be a Classic Car Show at Brookdale Cumberland, 10 Old Diamond Hill Road, on Sunday, Oct. 22, starting at 10 a.m. Registration is from 10 a.m. to noon, with a $10 donation... more

Learn to decorate cakes with fondant at the library

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library will present the final class in its “Cake Decorating: The Basics” series on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 1:30 p.m. Cake Decorating 101: Fondant will conclude the... more

Free first aid course offered at Arnolds Mills Community House

CUMBERLAND – The Arnolds Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road, as part of its community outreach program, will be offering a first aid course that includes CPR, first aid and AED training for... more

Children invited to register for Sew Simple classes

CUMBERLAND – The Children’s Room of the Cumberland Public Library welcomes children ages 6-12 to join in Sew Simple, a program for learning hand-sewing basics. This learn-to-sew program is a great... more

Open house at St. Ray’s

PAWTUCKET – Saint Raphael Academy will hold an open house on Sunday, Nov. 5, from noon to 3 p.m. Registration is not required. Tours will begin at Alumni Hall, 194 Walcott St. There will also be a... more