Cumberland

Officials dig for answers on mortgage payments

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CUMBERLAND – Town officials say they made no changes to the way tax bills were delivered this year and say their actions had nothing to do with many residents’ monthly mortgage payments ballooning by... more

Cumberland council won’t pursue law on door-to-door sales

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CUMBERLAND – The Town Council will not pursue approval of the door-to-door sales ordinance members have been discussing for the past several months. At a July 17 meeting, the council sent the matter... more

Two front yards?

Zoning quirk on fence heights up for future discussion
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CUMBERLAND – At the corner of Mendon Road and Rolling Acres Drive, a makeshift 6-foot sign last week asked motorists if they would want to look around a fence that tall to get onto Mendon Road. “... more

Focus on town center with historic designation

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Town Hall Historic District, the town’s civic center, is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and that’s a win for the area and the town as a whole, say... more

Volunteers invited to help with big Happy Baskets effort

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland Happy Baskets, celebrating its 28th year of distributing food baskets and toys this upcoming holiday season, is again staring down heavy demand in 2019. John Johnson, of... more

RIDOT installs lights at roundabouts; season ends in a month

CUMBERLAND – The Rhode Island Department of Transportation and its contractors are in the process of installing and activating new LED street lighting around the double roundabout at Diamond Hill... more

Momentum builds with 3rd annual CEF Gala helping Cumberland schools

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Education Foundation is gearing up for its 3rd annual CEF Gala on Saturday, Dec. 7, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Kirkbrae Country Club in Lincoln. “We are excited,” Amy Neary... more

Bradley abstains from votes amid legal proceedings

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CUMBERLAND – Citing concern over the legality of business being conducted by the Town Council during an ongoing court case, Councilor Peter Bradley abstained from all council votes during a meeting... more

Mount St. Rita Health Centre recognized

CUMBERLAND – On Wednesday, Oct. 30, Mount St. Rita Health Centre, a member of Covenant Health, was recognized as being deficiency-free and in full compliance with all Centers for Medicare &... more

Beacon Pole Hill Chapter to host talk on DAR Schools Nov. 23

CUMBERLAND – The Beacon Pole Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a special presentation on NSDAR Schools at their next meeting, Saturday, Nov. 23, at 10 a.m., at the... more