Friday Apr 11
New Speaker Mattiello Tours Woonsocket in First of Many Planned Community Tours
At the invitation of Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli Hunt and the city's House delegation, Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello took an invigorating tour of expanding city businesses and areas envisioned for revitalization this morning in order to get a better grasp on the community's needs.
Off the Couch: Boogie nights
A super-busy weekend on the live music circuit jumps off FRIDAY at AS220 , with NYC's at the Blackstone River Theatre in Cumberland ; and the Sandywoods Center for the Arts presents the .
Your View: Outcomes of proper education at UMass Dartmouth
Guillermo Paz-Y-Mino-C. is a member of the biology faculty at UMass Dartmouth. He lives in Cumberland, R.I. Some months ago, an administrator ventured to school me by asserting: "E.O. Wilson is known for his books in popular science, but his area of research is ants."
Possible new owner of Pawtucket's Chester Building
Pet Food Experts Inc., a Cumberland pet food and supply distributor, is in talks with the Pawtucket Redevelopment Agency... negotiating a $2.2 million deal.
Several injured in RI nightclub disturbance
Cumberland police are still sorting through the details of what happened during a nightclub melee over the weekend that ended with two arrests and several people being brought to the hospital.
Ex-tax collector charged with embezzlement
Rhode Island State Police say the Cumberland fire district's former tax collector has been charged with embezzling nearly $84,000 from her ex-employer.
Winter just won't let go
The long, cold winter has taken its toll on roads and local budgets, however, and Rhode Island isn't out of the woods quite yet, with more cold and two to four inches of snow in the forecast for tomorrow.