Repairs to pothole-riddled Old River Road are finally scheduled

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LINCOLN - Residents in Lincoln can breathe a sigh of relief this week after state officials announced the planned re-pavement of Old River Road. The one-mile section, between School Street in Albion... more

Twin River hotel bill reaches governor's desk

LINCOLN – A bill that seeks to remove a prohibition against hotels on casino property is now before the governor, after both chambers of the General Assembly gave the go-ahead Thursday. Members of... more

For second time, state AG sues Manville Fire District

LINCOLN - The Rhode Island Department of Attorney General has filed a civil lawsuit against the Manville Fire District after determining the elected board "willfully and knowingly violated the Access... more

Zoning Board member gets 'problem' deck approved

LINCOLN - Zoning Board of Review member Mark Enander received approval from the board last week to continue constructing a deck on his home, after an engineering firm staked out the structure in the... more

Renovations moving forward at Lincoln, Cumberland gas stations

LINCOLN - The Shell gas station at the corner of Breakneck Hill Road and Louisquisset Pike will undergo a major overhaul, as owners look to develop a more modernized convenience store for the area's... more

Bridal party keeps the Blackstone Valley Bikeway clean

LINCOLN - Cumberland resident Laura Saccoccio celebrated her bridal shower with 40 friends and family members, but instead of wearing a pink "I'm the bride" sash, she donned an orange work vest. The... more

Costantino wants commission to study consolidation of educational, municipal functions

LINCOLN - Believing it could have a potentially positive financial impact on state and local government, state Rep. Gregory Costantino, of District 44 in Lincoln, Smithfield and Johnston, has... more

New Precision Political Consulting will guide candidates

LINCOLN - Michael Napolitano announced this week that he's part of a new political consulting group launched to assist candidates for General Assembly and other political races. Precision Political... more

Echo Messaging Systems co-founder wins tech award

LINCOLN - Tammy Fuller, chief software architect and co-founder of Lincoln-based Echo Messaging Systems, has been awarded the 2014 TECH10 award by the Tech Collective, Rhode Island's industry... more

Lincoln resident named to public relations board

LINCOLN - Michael MacKay of Lincoln was named to the 10-member board of directors of the Public Relations Society of America's Southeastern New England Chapter. MacKay, a content producer at Cumulus... more

Eggs and Issues Breakfast features House Speaker Mattiello

LINCOLN - The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce welcomes Rhode Island Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello as the guest speaker at its next Eggs and Issues Breakfast on Tuesday, April... more

Fusionworks founder wins sabbatical

PROVIDENCE - The director of a Lincoln nonprofit organization has been chosen for a program to energize mid-career executives in the state's nonprofit sector. Deb Meunier, the artistic director and... more

Blackstone River Earth Day cleanup this Saturday

LINCOLN - Join the Blackstone River Watershed Council/Friends of the Blackstone for the annual Earth Day Cleanup on Saturday, April 18, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Meet at the Environmental Center on the... more

Burger fundraiser for Relay for Life

LINCOLN - Join the fun at Five Guys Burgers and Fries at the Lincoln Mall on Tuesday, April 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. Support the Relay for Life of Lincoln, while enjoying some burgers and fries. At the... more

Casey Farm visits Lincoln Library

LINCOLN - Children ages 12 and younger are invited to attend an educational presentation about how chickens are raised and what precautions are taken to protect them from predators. The program takes... more

Safe Sitter program offered in Lincoln

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Public Library is offering a Safe Sitter Program on Tuesday, April 21, from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. The one-day program is designed for 11-14-year-olds. Training will include... more

Make a frog craft

LINCOLN - Hop into the Children's Room at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, and make your own special frog craft to take home on Saturday, April 25, at 11 a.m. Call the children's room... more

Sign up for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts on April 29

LINCOLN - Cub Scout Pack 711 and its newly-formed Girl Scout troop will hold a spring sign-up night on Wednesday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m., at Northern Lincoln Elementary School, 315 New River Road.... more