Cumberland, Lincoln area

New Mendon Road condos up for review

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CUMBERLAND – A plan to construct 22 buildings containing 115 new condo units off Mendon Road, near Doire Road and Meadowbrook Drive, will go before the Cumberland Planning Board on Wednesday, Feb. 28... more

Almond on budget: Schools can’t keep adding spending

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LINCOLN – Town administrator T. Joseph Almond presented his proposed fiscal year 2019 budget to the Lincoln Budget Board last Thursday, calling for a 1.4 percent municipal spending increase and 1.7... more

20 homes to be built near Diamond Hill Reservoir

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CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Planning Board has approved a preliminary plan for a 20-lot subdivision called Hidden Meadows on the town line with Plainville, Mass., east of the Diamond Hill Reservoir.... more

Lincoln school board seeks input on new superintendent

LINCOLN – The Lincoln School Committee will host a public forum to gather community input on its search for a new superintendent of schools. The forum is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in... more

Officials’ feud over Cumberland school accounting boils over

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CUMBERLAND – School Business Manager Alex Prignano says accusations from Mayor Bill Murray that schools “hid” a budget surplus are “extremely misleading.” He says the comments could damage his... more

Lincoln receives clean audit

LINCOLN – The town of Lincoln’s annual audited financial statements for the fiscal year ending last June revealed that the town and the school department closed the year with operating surpluses.... more

AG denies Salvatore’s OMA complaint

CUMBERLAND – The Office of the Attorney General has found that Mayor Bill Murray did not violate the Open Meetings Act when he set up a special advisory commission on education funding in the town... more

Northern Rhode Island Chamber offers invitation to annual Legislative Reception

LINCOLN – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce is taking registrations for the annual Legislative Reception at the Rhode Island State House, 82 Smith St., Providence, on Wednesday, March 14... more

Navigant pledges $25,000 to Mercy Woods purchase

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CUMBERLAND – In one fell swoop, representatives from Navigant Credit Union lopped off a quarter of the money the Cumberland Land Trust is attempting to raise to pay for its portion of the Mercy Woods... more

Panera Bread seeking delivery drivers; job fair today in Lincoln

LINCOLN – Panera Bread is holding a job fair at its Lincoln café, 613 George Washington Highway, today, Thursday, Feb. 22, from 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m., for anyone interested in learning more... more

Cumberland Republican Town Committee will meet Tuesday

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Republican Town Committee invites residents to attend its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. The meeting will include a visit by Paul Pence, candidate for lieutenant... more