Majority of motorists stopping at new ‘temporary’ stop signs

CUMBERLAND – A visit to Hines Road this week found that the large majority of drivers there are coming to at least a rolling stop at two new sets of temporary stop signs, and that traffic in the area... more

As gyms take COVID-19 hit, some pushing back against cancellations

As gyms struggle with the financial realities of COVID-19, some people are finding it easier to cancel their memberships than others. In North Smithfield, Myles Briggs said he was dumbfounded back in... more

Rogalski steps up to run for school board seat

CUMBERLAND – Amy Rogalski, a mother of three who says her family moved to Cumberland for its schools, has announced her intention to run as a write-in candidate for the District 4 School Committee... more

School board holds off on redistricting, moves forward with bus changes

CUMBERLAND – Supt. Bob Mitchell says school officials have decided against a limited redistricting of students from North Cumberland Middle School to McCourt Middle School in the coming school year.... more

Young Cumberland naturalist releases more butterflies

CUMBERLAND – Amelia Macbeth is a 7-year-old amateur naturalist with a goal of becoming an entomologist, said her mom, Lesley. This is her third year raising and studying butterflies. Over the weekend... more

Reunion for CHS Class of 1950 postponed

CUMBERLAND – A committee was planning a 70th reunion for the Cumberland High School Class of 1950, but due to COVID-19, the event has been postponed until further notice. The reunion is dedicated to... more

Diamond Hill cleanup planned for Saturday

CUMBERLAND – Chris Ratcliffe from the Save Diamond Hill group is organizing a cleanup at Diamond Hill Park, 4097 Diamond Hill Road, this Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9 to 11 a.m. Ratcliffe is going to... more

Cumberland Library hosts virtual homeschool workshop Aug. 20

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library is hosting ENRICHri’s “Introduction to Homeschooling: A Workshop for Parents New to Homeschooling or Interested in Homeschooling” via Zoom on Thursday, Aug... more

Virtual Budgeting 101 meeting Aug. 20

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library’s bookkeeper, Lynne Daigneault, will hold a virtual budgeting meeting on Zoom on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 6:30 p.m. Daigneault will take the stressful and... more

COVID-19 compliance orders issued

The Rhode Island Department of Health has announced that Rhode Island’s COVID-19 Enforcement Task Force has issued compliance orders to 10 businesses in the last two weeks for failing to comply with... more

Kader Exports recalling bags of shrimp

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers in a press release that Kader Exports is recalling frozen cooked, peeled, and deveined shrimp because it has the potential to... more

DEM asks residents to report cases of unusual rabbit mortality

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management is advising Rhode Islanders that a fatal disease affecting rabbits has been detected in North America and is asking residents to report unusual... more

State police establishes Large Gathering Task Force Hotline

SCITUATE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo; Rhode Island State Police Col. James M. Manni, superintendant of the Rhode Island State Police and the director of the Department of Public Safety; and Dr. Nicole... more