Cumberland

Sides agree on $1.5 million purchase of open space property

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CUMBERLAND – The Sisters of Mercy were never planning to put their property up to the highest bidder, say representatives for the organization, and always wanted the land’s natural beauty preserved.... more

Santoro due in court on allegations he shoved firefighter into a grill

CUMBERLAND – Paul Santoro, a commissioner with the Cumberland Fire Department, is due in Sixth District Court on Tuesday, Oct. 24, on misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct charges after... more

Buddy bench at B.F. Norton dedicated to the late Mark Perry

Custodian’s memory and kindness recalled at elementary school
CUMBERLAND – The B.F. Norton Elementary School community is paying homage to Mark Perry, former custodian at the school, keeping his memory alive through a new addition to the playground. A... more

Duck Drop Raffle replacing Duck Race Nov. 11

Fundraising event ‘brings it back’ to the Boys & Girls Club
CUMBERLAND – After eight Blackstone River Duck Races, organizers have had enough of the unpredictability of the water, saying they’re replacing the popular event with a drier alternative. This year’s... more

Learn to decorate cakes with fondant at the library

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Public Library will present the final class in its “Cake Decorating: The Basics” series on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 1:30 p.m. Cake Decorating 101: Fondant will conclude the... more

Free first aid course offered at Arnolds Mills Community House

CUMBERLAND – The Arnolds Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road, as part of its community outreach program, will be offering a first aid course that includes CPR, first aid and AED training for... more

Children invited to register for Sew Simple classes

CUMBERLAND – The Children’s Room of the Cumberland Public Library welcomes children ages 6-12 to join in Sew Simple, a program for learning hand-sewing basics. This learn-to-sew program is a great... more

Open house at St. Ray’s

PAWTUCKET – Saint Raphael Academy will hold an open house on Sunday, Nov. 5, from noon to 3 p.m. Registration is not required. Tours will begin at Alumni Hall, 194 Walcott St. There will also be a... more