Lemois calls for one tax bill, but Ouellette says it should wait

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CUMBERLAND – Former Cumberland Fire Committee Chairman Bruce Lemois, running to retake a seat he lost two years ago, is reviving the idea of having one tax bill for town and fire taxes. “Having one... more

Contrasting styles in Cumberland’s District 1 race

CUMBERLAND – Incumbent freshman Councilor Jim Metivier is seeking to fend off an election challenge from Democrat Stephanie Gemski and independent Adam Samir Khoury, though both Metivier and Gemski... more

Broad Street reconstruction expected next spring

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CUMBERLAND – The long-awaited Broad Street Regeneration Initiative, a plan headlined by the reconstruction of Broad Street through three communities, is set to get going in earnest next spring,... more

Permanent repairs avoids future replacement of Route 99 bridges

CUMBERLAND – Some minor traffic shifts in the short term will help ensure that a key connection to northern Rhode Island communities stays viable for the foreseeable future. The Rhode Island... more

Leading local bird expert to address Land Trust annual meeting Oct. 27

CUMBERLAND – One of Rhode Island’s leading bird experts, Charles Clarkson, will be the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the Cumberland Land Trust next Saturday, Oct. 27. Land Trust members... more

Cumberland Special Ed Advisory meets today

CUMBERLAND – A Cumberland Special Education Advisory Committee meeting will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m., at the Cumberland Public Library, Hayden Center. All meetings are open to the public... more

Fall fairs and holiday bazaars

If your nonprofit organization is planning a fall fair or holiday bazaar, submit the information for inclusion in this listing to or mail to The Valley Breeze, 6 Blackstone... more

EMT course for high school seniors offered

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Rescue Service will be collaborating with Cumberland High School to offer high school seniors the opportunity to take an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course, with a... more

Cumberland Rec presents ‘not-so-scary’ family day

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland Recreation’s Not So Scary Halloween is a day for parents and their children who are not brave enough, or old enough, to attend the 13th World attraction in the haunted hills... more

Howl-o-ween Dog Walk and Fall Fair Oct. 27

CUMBERLAND – The Howl-o-ween Dog Walk and Fall Fair at 13th World, formerly Haunted Hill, will be held at Diamond Hill Park on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a rain date of... more