Klowan’s titanic pumpkin was no accident

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CUMBERLAND – Russ Klowan knew he had a winner in the making back in July, when the pumpkin he had started growing in the spring started packing on a whopping 50 pounds each day for 10 days. “If you’... more

RIDOT: Extreme Mendon Road traffic problem is temporary

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CUMBERLAND – It’s a question that’s flummoxed the town for more than a week: Why does it seem like traffic on the already busy Mendon Road has at times ground to an almost complete halt? And while... more

Great Value pork sausage and turkey sausage patty products recalled

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that approximately 6,500 pounds of Great Value pork sausage patty products and turkey sausage patty products are being recalled because... more

Article from 1974 brings back memories of Bear Hill hangout

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CUMBERLAND – Sometimes a simple discovery can bring back a flood of old memories. Susan Catterall, a lifelong Cumberland resident, was at her mom’s house in Cumberland on Oct. 9 when she found a... more

Scullin criticizes fire board over Finlay payout; attorney responds

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CUMBERLAND – A former member of the Cumberland Fire Committee is questioning why the board chose to pay former Chief Kenneth Finlay the amount it did in a severance package when it wasn’t obligated... more

Manufacturer recommends duct tape for trash bins; Mayor Mutter says no go

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CUMBERLAND – A California-based manufacturer is denying that its wheeled trash bins were the cause of massive numbers of maggots in Cumberland over the summer, but since Mayor Jeff Mutter is asking... more

New shop brings unique whimsy to Mendon Road

CUMBERLAND – From skull candles and crystals to necklaces and sage kits, Ethereal Oddities, a new boutique located at 3400 Mendon Road, in Cumberland, offers a hodgepodge of goods and gift items. “... more

Mutter introduces Cumberland Community Resource manual

CUMBERLAND – Members of Mayor Jeff Mutter's administration say they're proud to announce the creation of a Cumberland Community Resources Manual for residents of the town. The manual contains... more

CHS Class of '74 reunites on Nov. 29

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland High School Class of 1974 will be holding its 45th class reunion on Friday, Nov. 29, at Twelve Acres Restaurant, 445 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. The... more