Mutter crosses finish line victorious

‘I never felt we weren’t going to be competitive,’ says mayor-elect
CUMBERLAND – As a competitive runner, Jeff Mutter knows that it’s not always how one starts the race, it’s how you finish. Mutter, who maintains that he was surprised by his win over incumbent Mayor... more

RIDOT: Diamond Hill Road bridge may need to close for future repairs

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CUMBERLAND – A small but critically important bridge connecting Diamond Hill Road north of Nate Whipple Highway to the rest of town is up for major repairs in the near future, says a spokesman with... more

School board votes 4-3 to extend contract with PR firm

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CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland School Committee last Thursday narrowly voted to extend the district’s contract with Martin & Associates Management Consulting, a move questioned by one member of the... more

Young fashion designer sews up spot at Styleweek

PROVIDENCE – Styleweek Northeast opened its 15th season this week at the Rhode Island Convention Center, with a big treat for young fashion enthusiasts. The SEEDlings: Student Design Challenge will... more

Cumberland teen takes Portuguese pride to international stage

CUMBERLAND – With hours to go before her Portugal-bound flight departed on Monday, Anastasia DeCosta Pattison was ensuring her gowns were properly packed and every detail of her trip in order. For... more

School board: Time to move on from Durham busing?

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CUMBERLAND – School Committee members say they’ve all but reached their limit when it comes to ongoing issues with Durham School Services delivering students to school “consistently late.” Supt.... more

Cumberland woman shares gift of accessible cycling

CUMBERLAND – When Donna Furlong became paralyzed two decades ago, she never imagined she’d ride a bicycle again. She once enjoyed cruising along the East Bay Bike Path with her husband, Bob, coasting... more

Ground beef products recalled

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling 132,606 pounds of ground beef products in connection with an E. coli investigation. The following... more