Cumberland

Cumberland hands over Haunted Hill operations

CUMBERLAND – Town officials have washed their hands of Cumberland’s popular Haunted Hill Halloween attraction, content to give up an average of $40,000 in revenue to not have to deal with the running... more

Students’ request for screen-free time included in Cumberland schools’ new strategic plan

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland High School students, tired of spending too much time looking at electronic screens, are asking for “screen-free days” in the future, and school officials say they’re inclined... more

Restoration of future ‘destination’ farmhouse begins

CUMBERLAND – A partnership more than five years in the making is finally breaking ground. Under newly raised scaffolding, stakeholders in the Metcalf-Franklin Farm farmhouse rehabilitation project... more

Newly renovated Mount St. Rita Health Centre hosts open house, prayer service

CUMBERLAND – Several dozen people, including officials from Covenant Health, Sisters of Mercy of the Northeast Community and staff and residents of Mount St. Rita Health Centre, attended an open... more

Committee awards bid to build public safety complex

Groundbreaking at the Diamond Hill Road site expected by end of October
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CUMBERLAND – The land has been cleared of buildings and trees and a builder selected, as officials prepare to kick off construction of a new public safety complex at 1391 Diamond Hill Road. The... more

90-plus Birthday Party luncheon is today at Cumberland Senior Center

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Senior Center, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, will be hosting a free 90+ Birthday Party Lunch today, Thursday, Sept. 21, at 11:30 a.m. The 90+ Birthday Party Lunch pays tribute... more

Cumberland library offering teens opportunities to volunteer

CUMBERLAND – Teens looking for community service hours or opportunities to volunteer are invited to consider the following options at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Teen... more

McCarthy earns tax law ‘Lawyer of Year’ award

CUMBERLAND – Kimberly McCarthy, of Cumberland, was recently named 2018 Providence tax law “Lawyer of the Year” in the 24th edition of the peer-reviewed publication “The Best Lawyers in America.” Just... more

Former CHS administrator DeGoes to be honored in E. Providence High Hall of Fame

EAST PROVIDENCE – The late John V. DeGoes, a former assistant principal at Cumberland High School, as well as a scholar, athlete and coach, will be celebrated as an honorary inductee into the 34th... more

Cumberland library offering free ballet classes

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library, along with Heritage Ballet of Lincoln, will offer free ballet classes for 3- and 4-year-olds on Thursdays in the Children’s Room at the library, 1464... more

Find your inner party planner at the library

CUMBERLAND – Anyone interested in planning to host more social events, but doesn’t know where to start, is invited to find their inner party planner at an event Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at... more

Brookdale Cumberland hosting Classic Car Show

CUMBERLAND – There will be a Classic Car Show and open house at Brookdale Cumberland, 10 Old Diamond Hill Road, on Saturday, Sept. 30, starting at 10 a.m. Registration is from 10 a.m. to noon, with a... more

Cumberland Lions Club cohosting chess simul

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Lions Club, along with the Southeast New England Chess Association (SENECA), will be holding a Chess Master Fall Simul at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill... more

Community Christian Church kicks off fall programs

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland Community Christian Church, formerly known as Cumberland Community Methodist Church, at 481 Broad St., will have a "Fall Kickoff" for its fall/winter programs on Sunday, Oct... more

OCYL offering fall classes; sign up now

CUMBERLAND – The Mayor’s Office of Children, Youth and Learning is now taking registrations for its fall eight-week early childhood classes. • Music and Movement with parent/guardian. On Mondays,... more

St. Aidan Seniors plan Halloween party Oct. 6

CUMBERLAND – St. Aidan Seniors will host their meeting and Halloween party on Friday, Oct. 6, at St. Aidan Parish Center, 1460 Diamond Hill Road. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and meeting begins at 10 a.m... more