Mutter: ‘Unhealthy budget’ puts town in tough position

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CUMBERLAND – Mayor Jeff Mutter says the town budget passed last May “is not a healthy budget,” adding that the decision last year to wait to deal with a projected tax increase exceeding the town’s... more

Road closures happening in Cumberland this week

CUMBERLAND – Some town roads will be shut down this week as part of the I-295 Corridor Bridges Project. Scott Road will be closed on Sunday and Monday nights, Feb. 10-11. Bridge demolition will take... more

Chuck Moreau opening Chucky’s Creamery

CUMBERLAND – Charles “Chuck” Moreau, a Pawtucket native and former disgraced mayor of Central Falls, is getting ready to open a new ice cream shop in Cumberland. Chucky’s Creamery, at 48 West... more

Despite cutbacks, officials say Broad Street project still a win

CUMBERLAND – While revised plans for a reconstructed Broad Street may not be everything everyone wants, the fact remains that Cumberland stands to gain significantly from a planned infrastructure... more

Mutter: Partnership would build $900,000 investment in Diamond Hill Park

CUMBERLAND – Mayor Jeff Mutter is looking to build on a $300,000 Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management grant for upgrades at Diamond Hill Park through a combination of matching... more

Community’s Yenumula spells her way to state bee

CUMBERLAND – After a whopping 26 rounds of competitive spelling, Community School 5th-grader Sahasra Yenumula became Cumberland’s District Spelling Bee champion last Wednesday, Feb. 6, beating out... more

Patriots’ winning legacy leaves lasting impression on Woonsocket fan

CUMBERLAND – A sixth Lombardi Trophy for the New England Patriots meant a sixth Lombardi Trophy for Woonsocket resident and diehard Pats fan Emil Belisle. His sixth Lombardi Trophy tattoo, that is.... more

RIDOT: More road closures likely as part of 295 projects

CUMBERLAND – Residents in the neighborhoods of two Route 295 bridges were reporting having some trouble sleeping this week as overnight demolition work took place and roads were shut down. Town roads... more

Cumberland Republican Town Committee meeting Feb. 21

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Republican Town Committee will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Feb. 21, starting at 6 p.m., at the Hayden Center, Meeting Room 1, at the Cumberland Monastery, 1464... more

Community School presents Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast, Jr.’

CUMBERLAND – The Community School 4th-grade students will perform Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast, Jr.’ on Saturday, April 6, at 6 p.m., and Sunday, April 7, at 2 p.m., at the Cumberland High School... more