Lincoln

Almond, Ward urge moving school administration to LHS

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LINCOLN – Some town officials say moving the school administration offices out of the current space at 1624 Lonsdale Ave. to the Lincoln High School campus should be considered in renovation... more

Twin River bill would guarantee $3 million a year for Lincoln

LINCOLN – Thanks to Tiverton, Lincoln taxpayers will enjoy extra years of guaranteed dollars designed to make up for revenue lost to table games. A new General Assembly bill, if passed, would allow... more

Lincoln schools propose 3 percent budget hike

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LINCOLN – Lincoln Public Schools will propose a 3 percent budget increase to taxpayers for next year, enough to cover increased costs driven by preschool and elementary enrollment rates, tech-related... more

Lincoln’s annual audit puts town at ‘low risk’

LINCOLN – Lincoln wrapped up the 2015 fiscal year last June 30 about $100,000 in the black, and both Finance Director John Ward and Town Administrator Joseph Almond said practical decisions account... more

Lost graveyard recovered

Postle finds site by Lampercock Lane
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LINCOLN – Yet another historical cemetery has been uncovered by Pawtucket’s Ken Postle, who now has a handful of volunteers, including John Houghton, vice president of the Blackstone Valley... more

Northern R.I. Chamber announces award winners to be honored at annual dinner Tuesday

LINCOLN – Larry Lucchino, Pawtucket Red Sox chairman and president/CEO emeritus of the Boston Red Sox, will be the keynote speaker at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber’s 25th annual dinner on Tuesday... more

Downsize of Cullen land development advised

LINCOLN – No votes were made at the last Planning Board meeting regarding the Whipple-Cullen farmland development proposal, but board members advised changes to roadway widths, and Kenneth Bostic,... more

Lincoln Public Schools holding kindergarten events and registration

LINCOLN – Lincoln Public Schools will hold kindergarten orientations and conduct registration for first grade and kindergarten students new to the district for the 2016-2017 academic year.... more

O’Neill’s resolution would extend Ethics Commission oversight to General Assembly

PROVIDENCE – State Sen. Edward J. O’Neill has introduced Resolution S 2060 asking the voters of Rhode Island to amend the state’s Constitution to give the Rhode Island Ethics Commission jurisdiction... more

O’Neill introduces bills extending tax break to pickup trucks

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Sen. Edward O’Neill, of Senate District 17, Lincoln, North Providence, North Smithfield, has introduced two bills that would give pickup truck owners the same tax break as those... more

Book Buddies meets on Wednesdays

LINCOLN – The winter/spring session of Book Buddies at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, will be held on Wednesdays through April 13, from 4 to 5 p.m. There will be no program Feb. 17... more

Watercolor & Snowflake Art at library Feb. 18

LINCOLN – Students age 11 and older are invited to a Watercolor & Snowflake Art Project during winter vacation on Thursday, Feb. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River... more

Celebrate Mardi Gras at pancake supper Tuesday

LINCOLN – There will be a Mardi Gras Pancake Supper on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Christ Church Parish House, 1643 Lonsdale Ave. Menu includes scrambled eggs, baked beans, sausage, fresh fruit, juice, milk... more

Lincoln Senior Center hosting bus trip to Foxwoods Casino

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Senior Center is hosting a trip to Foxwoods Casino on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The bus will leave the center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $18 and includes a lunch... more

DEM taking applications for seasonal jobs

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is accepting applications for seasonal employment at state parks, beaches and campgrounds. Rhode Island residents age 16 and older may apply.... more