New warning in Cumberland: Now entering nature

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CUMBERLAND – As if there wasn’t enough to be worried about upon heading out the front door each day, Cumberland residents are now warned that nature itself could be coming to get them. “Natural... more

Cumberland High School announces first quarter honor roll

CUMBERLAND – The following students have been named to Cumberland High School's 2019 first quarter honor roll. Grade 12 High Honors: Braelee A Abilheira-Cargil, Adah G Anderson, John W Barlow,... more

Fuji food products recalled

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers through a press release that Fuji Food Products, Inc. is recalling ready-to-eat sushi, salads, and spring rolls because of potential... more

Wild Harvest flour being recalled

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers through a press release that UNFI is recalling certain 5-pound bags of its Wild Harvest Organic All-Purpose Flour because of the potential... more

Stricter standards for trash pickup; bulky item days cut by half

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CUMBERLAND – The start of the town’s automatic trash collection program this week brings with it some changes to how waste is collected here. Public Works Director Bob Anderson said the only real... more

Retired Army nurse Manning Jencks honored for her place in history

CUMBERLAND – Meredith Manning Jencks was never shy about chasing what she wanted. After enlisting in the Army Nurse Corps in the spring of 1945, and completing basic training before being sent to... more

DOT spokesman: New sidewalks will meet federal minimum standard of 36-inch clearance

CUMBERLAND – Workers completing the double roundabout project on Diamond Hill Road at I-295 last week cemented in the first of several telephone poles between the off-ramp and Chapel Four Corners.... more

Ravenous set to open Saturday in Cumberland

CUMBERLAND – The official grand opening of Dorian Rave’s Ravenous Brewing Company is set for this Saturday, Dec. 7, at 10 Industrial Road, near the new roundabouts. Rave, founder and brewer, said the... more

Holiday bazaars and fairs

Friday-Sunday, Dec. 6-8 Saint John the Baptist Church, 69 Quincy Ave., Pawtucket, will hold its Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m... more

Mitchell explains why he went with two-hour delay

CUMBERLAND – School officials in Cumberland faced the usual din of complaints about how they handled Tuesday’s snowfall, and Supt. Bob Mitchell is explaining why administrators decided to keep the... more

Gift drive seeks items for teens

WOONSOCKET – Elite ACE is holding its Operation Christmas for Teens drive though Dec. 14. The group is collecting items for local teens 13-17. Items sought are gift cards, new or unused electronics... more

Boys & Girls Clubs delivering STEAM programming to members

CUMBERLAND – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Rhode Island, a nonprofit organization serving northern Rhode Island youth and teenagers, is providing its members with access to high quality... more

Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition to host town hall to prevent underage drinking

CUMBERLAND – The Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition will hold a town hall-style event to prevent underage drinking on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 6 p.m., at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad Street.... more

HarborOne Bank donates to NRI Food Pantry

CUMBERLAND – HarborOne Bank made a $500 donation to the Northern Rhode Island Food Pantry. Laura Cabral, HarborOne Bank branch manager in the Lincoln office, presented a check to Robert Chaput, of... more

Donations needed for Happy Basket Program

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Happy Basket Program is in need of toys or gifts for approximately 375 children for the upcoming holiday season. Gifts, toys and clothes are needed for children ages... more

Cumberland High School Clef Singers hosts Holiday Concert Dec. 19

CUMBERLAND – Join the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, on Thursday, Dec. 19, for a performance by the Cumberland High School Clef Singers Chorus at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be... more

Winterfest open weekends in Diamond Hill Park

CUMBERLAND – Winterfest is now open at Diamond Hill Park, 4097 Diamond Hill Road, each Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. The town event has a $5 cover but it includes free parking... more

Cumberland EMS hosts free CPR, AED training Dec. 11

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland Emergency Medical Services will offer a cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator training on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The training... more

Birthday Club

Dec. 5 Lynn Elora, Happy Birthday! Love you guys. Love, Mom and Family. Dec. 6 Happy 19th Birthday, Emma Regina Kaczorowski! We love you! Dad, Daniel, Zachary, Ryan, Grammy, Papa and Uncle Mark Dec.... more