Cumberland, Lincoln area

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

Lincoln ‘ahead of the game’ on high school renovation

LINCOLN – The clock is ticking, but Lincoln High School renovation board members and others say in terms of school construction projects statewide, Lincoln is ahead of the field. As board members... 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

Zibelli named new LHS baseball coach

LINCOLN – Lincoln High School’s newly appointed baseball coach, Vincent Zibelli, is the educator and coach that administrators and School Committee members say they were looking for. Zibelli, a... more

Talks of plan for circa-1927 school administration building ongoing

If LHS vote doesn’t pass, Almond says, Lincoln would ‘get back in line’ with other districts
LINCOLN – Questions about the future of the Lincoln Public Schools’ central administration building saw some answers at Tuesday night’s Town Council meeting, during the second presentation of... 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

Lincoln resident takes one-man play to the big city

Performance with humor, drama and history pays homage to Italian roots, life in family’s bakery
LINCOLN – A piece of Rhode Island’s nostalgic past is making its way to New York City. Nick Albanese of Lincoln is taking his one-man play, “The Last Sicilian,” about his childhood, Italian roots and... more

Fashion show, performances to benefit youth, victims of abuse

International Fashion Designers & Music Artists Masquerade Ball fundraiser showcases work of young artists
LINCOLN – This isn’t the average fashion show, designer Tina Melo says. Children of The Melo Project Runway for Youth, based in Lincoln, are launching their creations at a show this Saturday that... more

Twisted Hop Tavern slated to open on School Street in Lincoln

LINCOLN – Twisted Hop Tavern, described as a family restaurant and pub, is slated to open on School Street. At Tuesday’s Town Council meeting, board members voted unanimously to approve victualing... more

Manville Fire board chairman, vice chairman re-elected

LINCOLN – The Manville Fire board of wardens saw no changes to its leadership after Chairman Bob Lake and Vice Chairman Ed Burbank were re-elected at the committee’s last meeting. Lake has served the... more

Make a crafty votive at the Lincoln Library

LINCOLN – Teens, tweens and adults are invited to learn how to make a tissue paper votive at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, on Monday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m., or Tuesday, Oct. 24, at... 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