Picard is Autumnfest's grand marshal

State Sen. Roger Picard, who represents parts of Woonsocket and Cumberland in District 20, has been named grand marshal of this year’s Autumfest Parade, on Monday, Oct. 10. Picard was surprised by a gathering of friends and Autumnfest Steering Committee members in a gathering at his home Friday... more

As summer comes to a close, Smithfield prepares for new school year

SMITHFIELD – In the midst of the dog days of summer in Smithfield, children can be seen blissfully enjoying their summer vacation at any park or playground around town. But for teachers and administrators, they are back in the offices and classrooms working hard in preparation for the 2016-17... more

NP gets another bump to its bond rating

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Moody's Investors Service has again upgraded North Providence's general obligation bond rating, this time from A3... more

Cumberland Touch-a-Truck event is this Sunday

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland Professional Firefighters Local 2722 will hold its annual Touch-a-Truck event on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 10 a.... more