‘Miles of Fortune’

Cumberland woman earns world championship horse show title
CUMBERLAND – According to Cumberland equestrian Nancy Andreano, her 10-year-old gelding named Miles of Fortune “wants to be a show horse.” “He’s like a little pistol,” Andreano says of Miles prancing... more

Council approves new ordinance governing local towing

CUMBERLAND – Local leaders last week approved a new ordinance regulating how tow companies operate on behalf of the town and its Police Department, but not before making changes they say protect... more

Mutter’s top priority is to make staffing decisions

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CUMBERLAND – With his election made official on Nov. 6, Mayor-elect Jeff Mutter is now able to tackle his top priority before being sworn in as the town’s top executive in January: staffing decisions... more

Council OKs pay hike for members after 2020

CUMBERLAND – Town Council members, by a 4-3 vote last week, approved a measure more than doubling pay for individual council members serving on the board and doubling pay for the council president.... more

Local Eagle Scout candidate transforms Monastery stage area

CUMBERLAND – As a child, local teenager Dan Bliss remembers loving the stage area near the playground at the Cumberland Monastery, performing short skits with his three siblings as his parents... more

Object of Nov. 26 summit: Save CumberlandFest

CUMBERLAND – Without a new generation of volunteers stepping up, CumberlandFest will be little more than another lost tradition, say organizers. CumberlandFest Chairman Joe Vela told The Breeze after... more

Mendon Road clearing could make way for bank

CUMBERLAND – Clearing of land next to Planet Fitness on Mendon Road is being done to make the property more marketable to potential bank tenants, says Mayor Bill Murray. The mayor said he and... more

Ground turkey products recalled

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales is recalling 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be associated with an illness outbreak... more

Pictsweet Company recalls Steam’ables Asparagus Spears

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that the Pictsweet Company has recalled 1,872 cases of Pictsweet Farms 8-ounce Steam’ables Asparagus Spears because they have the potential... more

Duncan Hines cake mix being recalled due to potential presence of salmonella

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers in a press release that several varieties of Duncan Hines cake mix are being recalled because of a positive finding of salmonella in a... more

Second CEF Gala builds on successful support of schools

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Education Foundation, a growing nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting local public schools, will hold its second annual CEF Gala on Friday, Nov. 30, from 6:30 to... more

Diamond Hill Road seeing lane closures

Long delays due to multiple jobs on site at once
CUMBERLAND – This week, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation is completing drainage work and grinding down the roadway surface along Diamond Hill Road as part of the double roundabout... more

Salve Regina honors Cumberland parents

NEWPORT – Brian and Carla Lynch, of Cumberland, the parents of 2018 Salve Regina graduate Jonathan Lynch, were presented with the University’s Exceptional Parent Volunteer Award during its recent... more

Lions hold raffle benefiting Ronald MacDonald House

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland/Lincoln Lions Club is having a 10-Week Raffle to benefit the R.I. Ronald McDonald House expansion project. Tickets, which may be purchased from any member of the club,... more