Capital improvements, visitor center slated for Chase Farm

LINCOLN – Changes are coming to Chase Farm as early as this summer, including the construction of a visitor center and renovations to the historic Hot Potato School, along with a recent proposal to... more

Almond’s budget needs 1.4 percent levy increase; no prediction yet on residential taxes

Budget Board to review proposal before FTM
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LINCOLN – Town Administrator Joseph Almond’s $79,778,249 proposed budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 represents a tax levy increase of $781,610, or 1.44 percent. John Ward, finance director, said it is... more

Lincoln paves the way with road projects

LINCOLN – Lincoln has rolled out roadway improvements for the next fiscal year, focusing mainly on the Manville area. Of the approximately $1,050,000 spent in fiscal year 2016-2017, many of the... more

Sen. Paolino co-sponsors line-item veto bill

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Republican Sen. Thomas Paolino, who serves District 17, has co-sponsored legislation that would allow the governor to utilize a line-item veto in the state budget, if approved.... more

Lincoln’s Azar named senior VP at Navigant

LINCOLN – Lincoln resident Brian A. Azar has been named Navigant Credit Union’s new senior vice president/chief lending officer. Azar has more than 30 years of experience at financial institutions,... more

One Mission comedy fundraiser is Saturday in Lincoln

LINCOLN – A local comedian will team up with Manville resident Jillian Butler on Saturday, Feb. 25, in her effort to raise money for One Mission, a pediatric cancer charity. Frank O’Donnell will... more

‘Taste of the Blackstone Valley’ at LHS March 4

LINCOLN – The 9th annual Taste of the Blackstone Valley, hosted by the Lincoln High School PACT, will take place on Saturday, March 4. More than 18 restaurants and multiple bakeries are scheduled to... more

Wesley Methodist announces Ash Wednesday service

LINCOLN – Wesley United Methodist Church, 55 Woodland St., is holding its Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. The service of ashes begins the season of Lent. For more information,... more